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Hilleberg Nallo 3 Tent

Jul 01, 2007 View Comments by

This tent is the best solution for motorcyclists who want to keep their luggage as light as possible and still have plenty of room. The Nallo is a tunnel tent, a layout that offers the best weight-to-space ratio. The outer fabric is made of lightweight Kerlon 1200, which, according to the manufacturer, is more tear […]

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Sidi Vertigo Corsa Boots

Jul 01, 2007 View Comments by

By the look and feel of these new and improved Vertigo Corsa Boots, they resemble ski boots. The Sidi Tecno-II System places a buckle over the bridge of the rider’s foot, and by simply twisting a knob the boots can be adjusted to fit perfectly. This prevents foot injuries when sliding forward in a crash. […]

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REV’IT! Off Track Jacket and Dakar Pants

Jul 01, 2007 View Comments by

With the popularity of dual-sport bikes on the rise, the definition of a day’s ride is becoming a much more blurry proposition. And while that may be the beauty of these machines, it makes choosing the proper gear all the more difficult. Standard dirt-riding apparel simply doesn’t offer the armor and abrasion resistance needed for […]

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Caberg Justissimo Helmet

Jul 01, 2007 View Comments by

The Caberg Justissimo is an extremely well-designed flip-up helmet, featuring one of the best combinations of functionality and ergonomics. The quick-release fastener, top and chin air vents, one-touch chin bar release, and integral sun visor are all deployed with fidget-free simplicity, even with heavy gloves. The interior features a removable and washable CoolMax wicking lining, […]

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BMW AirFlow 3 Suit

Jul 01, 2007 View Comments by

The BMW AirFlow 3 suit is the perfect choice for traveling during the summer months. Constructed of tear- and abrasion-resistant Dynatec material and BMW’s AirTex® fabric, this outfit manages to stay cool even in the hottest climes. Equipped with a mesh lining that’s kind to the skin and feels great in the rushing air, it […]

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BMW AirFlow Boots

Jul 01, 2007 View Comments by

Keeping the air flowing over the body during those hot days in the saddle is a wonderful thing, and now you needn’t overlook your feet when summer outfits are assembled. BMW’s AirFlow 2 boots have lightweight uppers constructed of leather and fabric with highly breathable AirTex® side panels that allow the wind free access. But […]

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SportVue® MC2

May 01, 2007 View Comments by

If you’ve spent any time at all watching those Discovery Channel programs about jet fighters (and what motorcyclist hasn’t?), then you’re familiar with the high-tech, heads-up information displays the pilots use. Well, thanks to the folks at SportVue®, this radical technology is now available to motorcyclists in the form of their MC2 system. Like many […]

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British Motorcycle Gear (Belstaff) Challenger Jacket/Pioneer Pants

May 01, 2007 View Comments by

When combined, the pieces of British Motorcycle Gear’s all-weather riding suit exceed the sum of their parts. In fact, this outfit is so weather-resistant and comfortable that with the removable quilted liner installed in both pieces, an adventurous rider might trade in his or her two-wheeler for a dogsled and race the Iditarod in relative […]

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Moto Classic Slip-on Mufflers

May 01, 2007 View Comments by

Moto Classic Slip-ons are O.E. style replacement mufflers that impart a bigger, deeper sound and improved performance on your Kawasaki VN900 and other metric V-twins. The 3 1/2-inch diameter muffler canisters are similar in appearance to stock, feature removable baffles (optional quiet and performance baffles available), and come in a choice of interchangeable tapered and […]

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Sidi Doha Boots

May 01, 2007 View Comments by

Wearing boots while motorcycling is a no-brainer. Feet are very vulnerable to injury while riding and they should be properly protected at all times. But full-length boots can often be cumbersome and uncomfortable, especially around the office or if your ride leads you to an attraction that requires a bit of walking. Thankfully, there is […]

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BMW Rallye 2 Pro Jacket Santiago Pants

May 01, 2007 View Comments by

‘Wow!’ That was the reaction of a certain lady the first time she saw me wearing this jacket. Great appearance obviously isn’t the primary attribute of enduro riding gear, but when it comes along in a high-quality package that fits and feels great, it’s definitely appreciated. Once out on the road, the rugged Cordura® 500 […]

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BMW ProRace Gloves

May 01, 2007 View Comments by

As with everything else at BMW, it’s all about the quality and engineering. Their ProRace Gloves are made entirely of very fine but strong kangaroo leather; the inner hand is pre-formed to ensure a non-folding grip; and the extremely flat seams eliminate pressure points. Knuckles and wrists are protected by tough, light, good-looking carbon fiber […]

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First Gear Sierra Jacket and Pant

May 01, 2007 View Comments by

Testing motorcycle-related products is almost always lots of fun, except when it comes to rain gear. But, as any traveling motorcyclist will attest, wet happens, and it’s best to be prepared when it does. First Gear has long been known for top-quality riding apparel and their rainproof Sierra Jacket and Pants are no exception. Both […]

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Horizons Unlimited The Achievable Dream

May 01, 2007 View Comments by

While traveling around the world on two wheels like RoadRUNNER’s own Uwe Krauss and Ramona Eichhorn is certainly not a new idea, it is one that is becoming more popular. Thanks to groups like Grant and Susan Johnson’s Horizons Unlimited, surveying the world from the seat of a motorcycle is a pursuit undergoing a process […]

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Lookwell Woodland Jacket & Storm Pants

Mar 01, 2007 View Comments by

No matter how well organized a tour may be, there’s no way to truly predict the weather. This was especially true on a recent tour in the Adirondacks. Though the forecasters promised clear skies during the planning stages, those rosy prognostications quickly went south as I ventured north. Thankfully, part of the trip’s strategy involved […]

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