RoadRUNNER’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

Oct 28, 2014 View Comments by

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TAPP™ All-Weather USB Powerports
(408) 891-4603
All-weather, all the time, means that you don’t have to unplug your USB device and cap the TAPP series USB power port when the weather turns ugly. The patented TAPP CAPP mating cable seal is the difference. With TAPP’s 2.1A or TAPP Lite’s 1.2A output, there is an all-weather power port for every USB application. Available in panel mount, universal mount, and bike specific models. Direct battery connection or plug-and-play makes installation a snap.


ABUSABUS Mobile Security
Granit Detecto X-Plus 8077
(312) 640-1111
The Granit Detecto X-Plus 8077 is the top of the line alarm disc lock from ABUS. It features a stealthy look, serious corrosion coatings, and it is made from the highest-grade, specially hardened steel to resist all forms of attack. In addition to its 13mm bolt and sturdy lock body, it features a 3D motion-sensing alarm. The slightest movement activates the 110db alarm, scaring off any would-be thieves or notifying a helmeted rider that a lock is present. $179.99






GlowRider™ Vest
This holiday season, give the gift of safety! The GlowRider Vest features Electro-
Luminescent (EL) strips that light up with the push of a button. The hi-viz color will make you stand out in the daylight and the EL strips on the back and sides will significantly increase your nighttime visibility. Made of mesh material with chest and side pockets, it can be worn over an existing 
jacket or by itself.






AGV AX-8 Evo DualAGV
AX-8 Dual Evo Helmet
Combining the 
maneuverability of an off-road helmet with the performance and comfort of a road model, AGV’s versatile AX-8 Dual Evo features both a face shield and a peak, making it perfect for adventure touring. Composite construction with carbon fiber, Kevlar, and fiberglass makes it light and strong, and it has DOT and ECE certification. Closeable vents are standard, as are an easily removable breath guard, chin spoiler, cheek pads, and liner. Starting at $399.95.



Comfort Seating Systems
(800) 851-3449
Don’t compromise the length of your ride because of “numb butt.” AIRHAWK is a motorcycle seat solution that has helped thousands eliminate discomfort, numbness, and pain on long rides.
AIRHAWK features:
• Medically-proven Shape Fitting Technology®
• Multiple sizes to fit most riders
• 60-day “You Bet Your Ass” money-back guarantee
Leave hard foams and hot gels behind. Try the AIRHAWK Comfort Seating System today, and enjoy longer, more comfortable rides.


BMW SeatsBMW Motorrad
NEW GS Exclusive seats
The BMW GS is the go anywhere, do anything machine from Germany, and now you can do it all with even more comfort. The Exclusive GS seats offer a high quality artificial leather surface, contrast stitching, and embroidered GS lettering 
over a 0.20-inch Soft-Touch TM memory foam insert for the new water cooled models. Three rider’s saddles and two passenger seats are available in different heights or widths. Application is for both GS and GS Adventure models. See your authorized BMW Motorrad retailer for pricing.


Dainese D-Explorer Gore-TexDainese
D-Explorer Gore-Tex Jacket
The most advanced technical adventure wear that Dainese has ever produced, the incredibly adaptable D-Explorer Gore-Tex jacket features a water-resistant outer shell of Quickdry, Mugello, D-Stone, and Duratex fabrics. Underneath are two completely removable liners, one with waterproof and breathable GORE-TEX® membrane and one made of thermal quilting. Front and rear flaps open to reveal mesh windows, increasing versatility even further. Available in three color combinations and in tall and short sizes. Suggested retail price: $899.95.



DannyGrayDanny Gray® Seats
(888) 443-2669
New for 2014! Danny Gray’s Independent Suspension Technology (IST) eliminates the compression and shock your body sometimes feels from riding on traditional solid seat pans. And now that we have seamlessly built IST into our saddles, you can have the custom look and unmatched comfort. IST is the perfect complement to any bike for longer, more comfortable rides.
IST seats—another example of more than 40 years of Danny Gray quality and innovation.


dynabeads newDyna Beads
Balance comes from the inside with 
internal tire balancing.
Dyna Beads
• Are easy to install
• Promote longer tire life
• Will not abrade inner liner
• No ugly spoke or rim weights
• Glass smooth ride
• Proven 



Fox Creek LeatherFox Creek Leather
Leather Rebel Vest
We designed the Leather Rebel Vest after motorcycle vests worn on the popular TV show Sons of Anarchy. Featuring six pockets including a leather-lined gun (with barrel) pocket and a poly-twill liner, this new motorcycle vest from Fox Creek Leather will bring out your inner rebel! Available with zippered front option and black or red liner.




Giant Loop LuggageGiant Loop
Siskiyou Panniers
(458) 206-9113
A ‘round-the-world contender, the Siskiyou Panniers combine the convenience of hard panniers with all of Giant Loop’s adventure-proven performance advantages. Rugged, rackless, lightweight—and sexy—the Siskiyou Panniers mount/dismount in minutes. Includes two laser-cut aluminum heat shields and stainless steel mounting clamps, two waterproof inner liner pods, and a limited lifetime warranty. Total volume is 70 liters. Adjustable width fits bikes without and with luggage racks. Designed in Bend, Oregon. Made in USA. Ridden worldwide.


Gorilla newGORILLA™
9-Series Gorilla Cycle Alarm
The NEW 9-Series Gorilla Cycle Alarm protects your bike with three powerful sensors and an ultra-loud siren. Utilizing an adjustable shock sensor, internal tilt sensor, and current sensor, the 9-Series alarm is the ultimate in motorcycle security. Two-wire direct-to-battery installation takes fewer than 30 minutes and fits virtually all makes and models. Also available with a 2-way paging system to alert you if your alarm is triggered from up to 1/2 mile away.



(510) 595-3300
Helite is a world leader in personal airbag technology. With an 80ms deployment time, Helite is the quickest mechanical airbag for motorcyclists. Available as a vest or integrated into leather and textile jackets, the Helite system’s effectiveness has been proven around the world in rigorous laboratory testing and real-world deployments on the street and racetrack. Every Helite 
product is backed by a limited lifetime warranty.



Joe RocketJoe Rocket
Burner Heated Glove
(208) 932-0303
Joe Rocket’s all new Burner Heated Glove boasts a stainless core heating system featuring a 3-stage heat setting with (up to) 4 hours capacity, combined with a heavy duty nylon outer shell, synthetic suede palm, and waterproof/windproof/breathable Hipora™ liner.
Other details include FullFlex™ wrist, adjustable cuff, touchscreen-friendly fingertips, silicone printed palm, reflective badging, two (included) lithium-ion rechargeable batteries, and a multi-port charging system.
Sizes: Small – 2XLarge
Colors: Black; MSRP: $159.99






Latitude Misano Jacket and Pant
The updated Latitude Misano Jacket and Pant enter the KLIM family with adventurous, comfortable riding in mind. Delivering increased mobility and lighter weight while still providing KLIM-worthy durability, the Latitude Misano series is set to perform and offers the easiest fit. The GORE-TEX® Performance Shell and Misano Cordura® fabric laminate in the main body of each piece adds flexibility while KLIM’s 840D Cordura® and GORE-TEX® Laminate take on the toughest duties in the highest abrasion zones.




LiquidPerformanceLiquid Performance
Ethanol Equalizer
Liquid Performance Ethanol Equalizer is all you need to fix problems related to ethanol added fuels. Its synthetic blend removes water from fuel and stops fuel system corrosion and ethanol phase separation that robs fuel of octane. Ethanol Equalizer replaces lost octane, increases horsepower, lubricates and cleans the entire fuel system, and stabilizes fuel for up to 36 months. One ounce treats up to 10 gallons.
See product test video at











FF386 Helmet
The LS2 FF386 modular motorcycle helmet offers features you’d expect to find on helmets costing twice as much. It is equipped with a full-metal latch system and chin bar with a secure detent. The FF386 has LS2’s built-in Drop Down Sunscreen that’s easy to open and close. Three dimensional, laser cut foam cheek pads make for a secure and comfortable fit. DOT/ECE approved. To find a dealer visit




This next generation audio system from MotoChello has more functions, more options, and more control in a sleek new design. The MC-200 features a removable display, direct iPhone interface with voice commands, prioritization, automatic volume, isolated inputs, and U.S./ Euro FM formats. True integration of multiple devices and blended channels provides seamless music and voice. An available BTA receives audio from your Bluetooth device for system input. Complete with headsets, earphone connector, connection cables, and the unmatched MotoChello sound quality.


Riding Undergarments
Moto-Skiveez® are “Patent Pending” technical undergarments designed to improve a person’s comfort while riding a motorcycle. Moto-Skiveez® were developed in Italy in conjunction with bicycle pad manufacturer TMF and use a proprietary process of thermo and pressure sensing technologies. This collaboration has resulted in the creation of three different products. Each style (Adventure, Cruiser, and Sport) is specifically designed to interface seamlessly with the rider’s area of seating contact and their style of motorcycle.




Mini Pro Inflator
The new MotoPumps Mini Pro Inflator combines features and certifications not found in any other inflator on the market. Powered by your bike’s 12-volt system using a cig plug, SAE plug, battery clips, or battery terminal rings and drawing less than 5A (BMW Can-bus compatible), it is ready any time you are. The pump will inflate a motorcycle tire in five minutes. The LED work-light and the backlit, accurate pressure gauge make working at night a snap.


RacetechGS3Race Tech
G3-S Custom Shocks
Custom, built-to-order shocks personalized for Adventure, Sport Touring, and Touring models. Made in the USA and 100 percent guaranteed to improve comfort, handling, and safety, which will add miles and smiles to your ride! Visit for specific applications.







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Adirondack Touring Map
(866) 343-7623
If you enjoy RoadRUNNER’s famous tankbag maps, you’ll love our Adirondack Touring Map. Centered on Lake George, NY, the map offers five fantastic routes (free GPS files available for download). Printed on water/tear proof material, one side features a large, easy to read map with all five routes clearly marked in different colors while the opposite side gives a summary of what to expect on each loop, attractions along the way, and places to stop for lunch. Price: $9.95.



TI5C6294Third Eye Design
HelSTAR Wireless Helmet Brake
and Turn Signal Light
Give the Gift of Increased Visibility! Third Eye Design’s 
Kickstarter campaign is underway! Get special pricing on 
HelSTAR, the revolutionary, wireless brake and turn signal light that attaches to any helmet and any motorcycle. Research from around the globe confirms what we already know–
motorcyclists get hit because they aren’t seen. Don’t be one of them!
KickStarter participants receive special offers, and early delivery and will improve motorcycle safety forever! Perfect for yourself or as a gift to a loved one.
Price: $100.00

TopliteTop Lite™
(888) 960-1600
The Top Lite™ provides bright LED lighting for the interior of your top trunk or side bags. The rugged metal case will stand up to the rigors of travel, and the automatic on/off function means you can’t close the lid with the light on. Powered by AAA batteries to prevent draining the bike’s battery. Easy to install. Trunk model shown is $24.95. Models available for most touring motorcycles and trikes. Made in the USA!




TourMasterTour Master
Transition Series 3 Jacket
Tour Master’s Transition Series 3 Jacket includes a wealth of rider-focused features at an incredibly affordable price point. Its three-quarter-length shell incorporates tough 600-denier Carbolex® and 1680-denier ballistic polyester. A removable, waterproof, breathable Rainguard® barrier allows dryness without perspiration buildup, and full venting includes our Pipeline Ventilation System for flow-through comfort. Removable CE-approved armor, reflective panels for nighttime visibility, and more round out this remarkably versatile package.



Ultimate SeatsUltimate Seats
(877) 672-0288
Ultimate Seats are designed with your ultimate comfort as the first priority. Our design expertise guarantees to give you a long-distance, no “numb bum” ride with our exclusive comfort memory foam. We design our seat with the proper nose angle, which prevents sliding forward. With our seats, you sit in the seat, not on it. We stand behind our belief that our seats are the best in the market by offering a 14-day test ride guarantee.


Vee RubberVee Rubber
Vee Rubber is proud and excited about the latest addition to their performance family of tires—the ARACHNID. This tire is designed exclusively for the Can-Am Spyder 
with specific compound, construction, and weight carrying capacity to enhance the ride and performance of one of the most popular motorcycles to come on the market 
in the last 20 years. Now available for the RT models is a Touring Arachnid with a larger weight carrying capacity.






BMW glovesBMW Motorrad
New Two-in-One Gloves
The new Two-in-One gloves are sporty touring gloves with 2-chamber technology. The top chamber (PROOF) is waterproof, windproof, and breathable with a GORE-TEX® membrane. The bottom chamber (GRIP) is made of kangaroo leather for excellent tactile feedback and a crease-free fit. Other features include highly abrasion-resistant SuperFabric on the ball of the hand, impact-absorbing foam padding, adjustable Velcro fasteners at the wrist and cuff, a rubber wiper lip on left index finger, and 3M reflective stripes on the back of the glove.
Sizes: 6-6.5 to 12-12.5; MSRP: $209



Fork Upgrades
Personalized suspension upgrades for Adventure, Sport Touring, and Touring models. Springs, Gold Valves, personalized setup; 100-percent guaranteed and made in the USA. Go more miles with less wear and tear on the body! Visit for specific applications.


VegaHelmetVega Helmets
(800) 728-4898
Stealth Helmets, Vega’s feature-rich premium brand, introduces an incredible value in modular protection. The Vertice has an elliptical assist jaw with a mechanism to lock in the open position. The Vertice has multiple stage flow-through venting and an interior drop-down sunshield. This modular helmet is available in 2XS up to 3XL in Gloss and Flat Black, Silver, Pearl White, Candy Red, Hi-Vis Yellow, and Dark Gray Metallic. MSRP: $159.99.





VentureheatVenture Heat
Heated Clothing
As winter riding sets in, don’t let cooler temps keep you from your ride. Venture Heat offers near-instant warmth to your core with simple to use, integrated digital temperature controllers. The only additional thing to buy is gas—or a set for your passenger. Our entire line gives mid-layer warmth without the bulk and pinching that other brands may contain. Best fit, best heat—nothing left but to enjoy the winter season and “Keep Your Adventure Going.”






Wolfman LuggageWolfman Luggage
Skyline Series
The new Skyline Series is an exciting new luggage line for your sport or touring bike. It is an aerodynamic, sport-enhancing collection of three bags (tank bag, saddlebags, and duffel) featuring lightweight, 
waterproof, high-performance 
graphite ripstop that is quick-release, easy, and extremely tough. The sleek Skyline Saddlebags and Skyline Duffel feature a roll-top entry along with separate interior liners with plenty of reflective webbing for high visibility at speed. See the entire Wolfman line at



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