For a limited time, HJC's IS-16, IS-Max, IS-33 and Sy-Max II helmets are now available with a FREE high-definition Sun Visor. As the #1 helmet manufacturer in the world, HJC utilizes industry-leading CAD 3D modeling programs to design helmets that are lightweight, aerodynamic and extremely comfortable.
The helmet pictured, the IS-16, features an Advanced Polycarbonate Composite Shell, a 3-stage Adjustable Integrated SunShield, (ACS) Advanced Channeling Ventilation System for full front to back airflow and a moisture-wicking and odor-free SilverCool interior.
From Japan the Thomas' will venture into East Russia where they will traverse west to Siberia and Mongolia.
When I put the Alpinestars ATL relaxed fit leather motorcycle jacket on, I felt like a pit bull--stocky and solid. The 1.2-1.4mm thick, full-grain leather made its presence felt with its bulk and stiffness. I certainly felt I would be in good hands, so to speak, in the unfortunate event I'd find myself sliding across the pavement.
Working in conjunction with the protective plate is the patented ExoTec CE-approved armor.
Maybe you're too young. Or perhaps you are not intimately acquainted with automotive racing history. Whatever the reason, if dark and light blue stripes with red fail to make your heart go pitter-patter, you might miss the inspiration for the Ultimate MotorCycling Ducati 1098 Special.
The 2009 Isle of Man TTXGP will provide a unique glimpse into the future of the motorcycle, as the first major electric motorcycle race takes place during one of the most historic events in motorcycle racing. Alpinestars will be present at the TTXGP bridging tradition and technology.
The bright red/black/grey graphic is designed "to match nothing, but go with everything." The Corsair-V that will carry the new Aoyama replica is Arai's newest top-of-the line helmet, introduced just this year.
Touratech-USA introduces an oversized fuel tank kit for the BMW F800GS and F650GS twin cylinder motorcycles. The kit includes the additional tank, supply lines and fittings for a gravity-feed connection to the stock under-seat tank. The tank is crafted from nearly indestructible Polyamide Nylon, the same material used for car bumpers. The combined volume of 9.5 gallons (36 liters) more than doubles the mileage range over the 4.2 gallon stock fuel capacity making the F800/650GS motorcycles capable of long distance adventure riding.
Externally, ripstop Cordura panels at the shoulders and elbows offer abrasion resistance.
Stella Lux Leather Jacket Key Features
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Constructed using a combination of 500 denier quilted cordura combined with polyester mesh inserts positioned on the arms. Providing the ultimate in abrasion resistance, comfort and ventilation.
Available on Arai's popular Vector model, the new Schwantz replica is scheduled to reach North American retail dealers in the July-August timeframe.
Electrifying Motorcycle Helmet Innovation
Since the dawn of protective head-wear, the focus has been on increasing crash protection, improving aerodynamics, and lightening the weight of helmets. Akuma Helmets, based in San Antonio, Texas, has done something fresh with helmets-they have electrified them.