Archive for February, 2009

Heated Solutions: New Powerlet Products

Feb 13, 2009 View Comments by

The relatively passive nature of sitting on the bike doesn’t generate body heat and therefore you are always drawing down your body’s reserve. The only solution is to add heat back into your body with heated clothing, such as the Powerlet or Gerbings vests, gloves, pants, jacket liners, etc. However, the basic on-off switch that comes standard with these units is of limited value.

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Motorcycle Industry Council Urges New Hampshire To Postpone Motorcycle Sound Level Legislation

Feb 02, 2009 View Comments by

The Motorcycle Industry Council has urged the New Hampshire House Transportation Committee to postpone pending loud pipe legislation until early spring when a new stationary sound test is available. The MIC and the Society of Automotive Engineers are finalizing this test, SAE J2825, which will provide a quick, easy, economical, and science-based tool for accurately identifying motorcycles with excessively noisy exhaust systems.

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Triumph’s 2009 Daytona 675 Offers More Power And Better Handling

Feb 02, 2009 View Comments by

Triumph’s award-winning Daytona 675 has been revised and updated for 2009 with a host of modifications designed to improve on the bike’s class-leading handling and performance. The bike that caused such a stir by becoming the first three-cylinder machine to enter the supersport class now weighs in at just 356 pounds and develops 126hp.

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