Scorpion Fall Motorcycle ApparelAs the temperatures are descending, Scorpion Sports has introduced two seasonal fall jackets for its 2013 fall collection.
First is the SJ2 Jacket, an upgraded leather sportbike jacket that also can be combined with the new SP2 leather pant. Second is the new Helix Waterproof Jacket, which is a textile piece that was designed for comfort, sporty appearance and protection from the elements.Scorpion SJ2 Jacket and SP2 Leather Pant ComboFor the dedicated rider that attacks the street and demands the best protection, the all new SJ2 jacket and SP2 pant combo make up Scorpion’s first ever 2-piece leather suit that is built and designed for the road, but ready for the elements.Sold separately, the jacket features a built-in 21″ circumference zipper for secure pant attachment and support while the integrated accordion stretch panels ensure full mobility in crucial areas.The SP2 pant is also designed with strategically placed stretch panels to ensure premium comfort in key areas. The SP2 also has hook and loop attachments to accommodate knee sliders should you ever find yourself on the track.Both feature Scorpion’s advanced Sas-Tec viscoelastic memory armor, providing premium protection and maximum comfort. The combo is constructed with premium 1.2 to 1.4mm cowhide for maximum abrasion resistance with the trademark Scorpion “broken-in” comfort. This is a feature packed, no nonsense leather jacket/pant combo built for real world riders.Scorpion SJ2 Jacket: $429.95 – $444.95 Scorpion SP2 Pant: $339.95-$354.95 Helix Waterproof JacketThe all new Helix Jacket combines a clean sporty design with a stable of premium features, making it an ideal textile jacket choice for a wide range of riders.The Helix features Scorpion’s H2O BLOK waterproof/breathable membrane system to ensure that you stay dry and comfortable in bad weather.The high-impact areas are protected by Scorpion’s exclusive EXOTEC CE armor and wrapped in tough 600D Nylon for maximized durability. Inside, the full sleeve EverHeat thermal liner keeps you warm after the sun goes down, while the strategically placed NightViz piping keeps you visible to other motorists while riding at night.The Helix wraps style and function in an affordable package to meet the high demands of today’s active riders.Scorpion Helix Jacket Price: $219.95-$234.95For additional information, log onto scorpionusa.com.
This week, Senior Editor Nic de Sena rides the all new Ducati Monster. Big changes have been made by Ducati–has the company ruined the considerable heritage of the iconic Monster–or are the changes worth it? In the second part of the show, we chat with Nick Ienatsch, Founder and Head Instructor at the Yamaha Champions Riding School. He says: “We aim to change your riding life by introducing you to Champions Habits: The techniques, approaches, skills, and the mindsets of the best riders in the world. These Champions Habits are the foundation of safety and consistency to whatever speed you ride, in any venue on any bike. Street riders, this is just as much for you as track riders. The best way to make safe riders is to make good riders.“ We hope you enjoy this episode!