Buyers’ Guide

Nov 01, 2009 View Comments by

Deltran – Battery Tender® 2-Bank Charger

Deltran Battery Tender® offers a 2-Bank Charger that is not only two individual Battery Tenders® in one, but extremely lightweight (only three lbs)! The Battery Tender® 2-Bank Charger is great for anyone with more than one battery that needs to be fully charged and maintained. Instead of switching your individual charger back and forth, it’s possible to charge two at once. With the lightweight durability of the Two bank it’s possible to mount it on the ceiling or on a work station.

Although the 2-Bank Tender® is small and lightweight don’t let that fool you! Each output is equivalent to its cousin the Battery Tender® Plus, which has 1.25 Amps of power. The Two Bank is perfect for all AGM, sealed maintenance free and flooded batteries. Has a two-year warranty, is reverse polarity protected, and spark proof. Every Battery needs a Battery Tender®! MSRP $129.95 – (877) 456-7901

LDComfort – Dryline Riding Shorts

Give the gift of pain-free riding. Stop riding in pain from inferior undergarments with seams and folds in the seating area. LDComfort makes the finest riding shorts designed specifically for the comfort of motorcycle riders. No other undergarment can give you pain-free saddle time like our famous LDComfort Riding Shorts, the only choice for endurance riders the world over. Millions of proven miles show our four-way stretch fabric will always be a perfect fit. Our dual-layer fabric means the end of saddlesores and moisture rashes. Even when the garment is wringing wet the inside will keep you dry. Our riding Shorts can be washed and dried in less than five minutes. The perfect gift for all your riding friends and painless gift giving with online certificates. MSRP Women’s- $39.95, Men’s-$ – (360) 539-2043

Power Trip
Grand National Gloves

Riveted palm and injection-molded carbon knuckles, this glove means business! Other features on this short cuff bully include a doubled, natural drum-dyed leather palm, additional high-density finger protection, sculpted fit, and a Velcro® wrist closure to keep things in place. The Grand National is one tough customer.

Colors: Black.
Men’s Sizes: S-2XL
MSRP: $49.99 or – (800) 635-6103

RPW Motorcycle Accessories – H2W Clothes Sack

The Helen Twowheels (H2W) Clothes Sacks are waterproof packing bags that open along the length of the bag for easy access. They are made of black, high quality, rugged, waterproof material with all seams sealed. The opening of the bag rolls three times to seal water out and can be compressed with two straps on the top of the bag. The bags have unique reflective, slotted straps along both long sides of the bag for attachment versatility. Simply run your packing straps through the reflective straps on the bag and tighten down for a shiftless load. Double handles make for easy carrying once you get to your location. Racer Parts Wholesale is located at 411 Dorman, Indianapolois, IN 46202.
Available in three sizes to fit all your packing needs! Prices: M $78, L $95, XL $115 or – (800) 397-7815

Joe Rocket HempJacket

All the features that make a true rider’s jacket, but with a casual look and feel. The unique hemp material gives this jacket a high tensile strength that rivals cowhide road racing suits. In addition, the Hemp jacket also features the most aggressive ventilation in the industry – our patent pending BIGAIR™ system. A 20″ X 4″ FreeAir™ mesh panel so cleverly integrated into the main zipper… it’s invisible until you choose to open it up, keeping the Hemp jacket cool and casual with exceptional ride functionality! The Hemp jacket also includes CE-rated armor in the shoulders and elbows as well as a removable spine pad.
About Hemp: Ultra resistant and durable, hemp fiber is longer, stronger and more insulative than cotton. And it’s eco-Friendly – easily organically grown; hemp cultivation often requires no herbicides, fungicides or pesticides. Colors: black, green, Men’s sizes: S-3XL, MSRP: $249.99 or

Gerbing’s Heated Clothing
Microwire® Jacket Liner

Gerbing’s new 2010 Microwire® Jacket Liner is the must-have garment for your favorite rider this winter. Thinner, lighter, stronger, faster, Mil-Spec-tough, and patented! Developed for the U.S. Military, Microwire® technology takes heated clothing to a whole new level. Microwire® is so thin you can’t feel the wires but rugged enough for military use. It makes the Jacket Liner over a pound lighter and heats 90% faster than ever. Although Microwire® is more costly, Gerbing’s will maintain MSRPs through the end of this year. Along with the Jacket Liner, all 2010 Gerbing’s Heated Clothing is powered by Microwire®, including Gloves and Liners, Pant Liners, Vests, Insoles and Gerbing’s new eXtreme Element (XE) Outerwear. Ride with Gerbing’s, the industry leader, and get warmer faster with revolutionary Microwire® technology. Sizes: XXS-4XL, including split-sizes for an ultra-warm fit. Also available in regular and long sleeve lengths or custom sizes. MSRP: $199.95

For your nearest dealer visit: – (800) 646-5916

RoadRUNNER magazine
Custom MotoSox from DeFeet

RoadRUNNER has paired up with DeFeet to provide riders with customized mid-calf MotoSox, which are comfortable and stylish, and made for males and females. Composed almost entirely of CoolMax® and Lycra®, these riding socks feature a vented panel on the instep to aid cooling. They keep feet cool and dry, and won’t ride down or bunch up thanks to the no-slip cuff. Another good feature is the extra padding on the soles, cushioning you’ll appreciate whether you’re on the last leg of a long tour, off-road riding, on a camping trip, or just commuting back and forth to work. They’re also great for everyday use, especially for running or working out. Sizes: M/L, L/XL. $16.00 – (866) 343-7623

Redline America – DVD

For years motorcycle enthusiasts have wished for a film that celebrates the joy of riding and captures the adventure and freedom of motorcycle touring. Well, having 21 days off, a TV cameraman decides to make such a movie, and heads west. With the help of bikers across the nation, he sets off on a journey to document the country’s best roads, but discovers that it is the journey that matters in the end. Covering 10,000 miles in 21 days, with breathtaking footage and compelling music, Redline America is a relentless visual feast and a powerful new look at the beauty that is America. Starring the magnificent United States of America, various motorcycles and very few people, this is no sponsor-driven infomercial, but a winner at the 2008 N.Y. International Independent Film and Video Festival. 104 minutes Runtime. $24.95- FREE Shipping in the U.S.

To order or view the trailer please visit
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Shoei RF-1100

Shoei’s evolution of perfection results in the all-new, groundbreaking RF-1100. Thanks to the Q.R.S.A (Quick Release Self-Adjusting) Base Plate System, every time the shield’s lowered, the spring-loaded base plates pull the shield back to contact the window beading evenly, ensuring a perfect seal, while still allowing for tool-less shield removal. The RF-1100’s all-new CW-1 shield is both wider and taller and protects the rider from 99 percent of UVA and UVB rays. Our three-dimensional injection-molding process ensures distortion free vision. The RF-1100 features an all-new Snell M2010 approved AIM+ shell, complete with shell integrated spoiler and industry-leading five shell sizes. The RF-1100 also takes advantage of the all-new Variable Ventilation System which features three intake and six exhaust vents. The RF-1100 comes equipped with a fully removable interior and cheek pads available in 6 different thicknesses for a custom fit. Sizes: XXS-XXL, Colors: solids and graphics. Starting at $399.99

Riding America’s Backroads:
20 Top Motorcycle Tours

Over the last ten years, the team at RoadRUNNER has taken you on countless motorcycle adventures through the pages of our magazine. Now, for the first time ever, enjoy 20 of our best U.S. tours in one book, Riding America’s Backroads. With new updated maps, travel information, and attractions included, it will quickly become an indispensable resource for planning trips. Also available: Limited Edition hardcover copies signed by publisher Christa Neuhauser. Act fast! Only 200 of these books are in print and once they’re gone, they’re gone. Softcover price: $27.95, with FREE shipping if you order before 11/30/09. Limited Edition Hardcover: $75 plus S&H $10.
Bonus Feature: Downloadable GPS files and printable tankbag maps included. – (866) 343-7623

Power Trip – Ronin Jacket

Classic heavy duty denim with a dark secret… It’s Armored! That’s right! At $149.99, the Ronin not only sports classic denim styling but features true riding protection with removable CE-rated armor in the shoulders and elbows, plus removable spine armor with a pocket for an optional CE protector. The Ronin also boasts industry leading ventilation with the integrated Variable Flow, flow-through ventilation system. Full-spec men’s and ladies’ riding jacket features so subtly integrated, you don’t even know they’re there!
Colors: black, Mens sizes: S-3XL, Ladies sizes: XS-2Diva. MSRP $149.99 or – (800) 635-6103

SHAD – SH49 Top Case

Shad releases the new large capacity SH49. This robust top case offers close to 50 Liters in Volume, enough space for two full-face helmets and a pair of gloves. A 17″ Laptop computer fits with ease. The locking system is hermetic and the case features a carrying handle, allowing for easy transportation on and off the bike. As with all SHAD cases, the SH-49 features a standard universal mounting plate for an easy fit to any flat surface. The SH-49 is an application for both Motorcycles and Maxi Scooters.
MSRP is $189.00.

Joe Rocket
Velocity Riding Shoe

This hybrid is built for speed – casual shoe walkability with race boot features; leather/ballistic nylon upper with injection molded reinforcements, road race inspired toe-slider, ankle protection cut, quick lock and adjustable (no laces – no snags) ankle strap, low profile design for better shifter control, and a sole sculpture developed specifically to slide not grab on foot pegs. Colors: black/black, white/black. Mens sizes: 7-13, MSRP: $119.99 or – (800) 635-6103

Touratech – ZEGA PRO Pannier System for Adventure Motorcycles

The legendary ZEGA panniers have provided secure dry storage for adventure riders the world over. The engineers at Touratech retained the proven mounting design and rugged construction while enhancing the looks and features for the next generation ZEGA PRO. For starters, the ZEGA PRO features a revolutionary dual-purpose latch that also functions as a hinge and is available with optional key locks. The body and removable lid feature rounded lines with rugged corner protection that is easily replaceable. And low-profile anchor loops provide a flat surface, making the pannier a good seat at the campfire. Crafted with 1.5mm aluminum and welded/stainless steel rivet construction, these sturdy travel companions are available in 31, 38 and 45-liter sizes. Colors: classic bare aluminum or (new) silver “hard anodized” finish. Bottle carriers, seat pads, inner bags and many other accessories are also available. 100% Made in Germany – (800) 491-2926

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