Archive for January, 2013

Avon Grips

Posted on: January 27th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

Upgrading your stock H-D grips to Avon Grips is an easy and inexpensive road to a better ride. Avon Grips are USA made and built for comfort out of a durable rubber compound. They are available in a variety of styles and finishes, and come with standard push-pull or fly-by-wire throttle sleeves. Our most popular [...]

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Alpinestars Vika Jacket

Posted on: January 27th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

If to ‘fit like a glove’ is to have reached the pinnacle of tailored fit, then the new Alpinestars Vika Jacket just might be a glove and a jacket at the same time. One of our Apparel Department’s favorites for women, the Vika features super-soft leather and flexible textile aramid, all of which combine in [...]

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Drayko Riding Jeans

Posted on: January 27th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

In 2007, a 32 kilometer tether connected a satellite orbiting Earth to a capsule set to reenter the atmosphere at a predetermined trajectory. This tether was made of an ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene fiber called Dyneema. “Space exploration is nice, but what about motorcycle riders?” thought the folks at Drayko Motorcycle Jeans. So, they decided [...]

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Metzeler ME 888 Marathon Ultra

Posted on: January 27th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA 2 Comments

Metzeler has one-upped the ME 880 Marathon with the new-for-2013 ME 888 Marathon Ultra. Metzeler’s “Triple Eight” delivers longer lasting performance, and is called by Metzeler marketing director Christopher Wall “the only ultra mileage V-Twin tire with Metzeler performance and handling”. Thanks to a redesigned tread pattern and deeper tread depth, the Triple Eight handles [...]

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Shoei Qwest Helmet

Posted on: January 26th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

For the Qwest, Shoei wanted to give cruiser and sport-touring riders the best full-face helmet they could muster. The Qwest has since stood out as one of our best-selling helmets, and one of the finest full-face helmets of the style on the market.  The engineers at Shoei used extensive wind tunnel research to mold and shape [...]

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Superbikes Of The Seventies

Posted on: January 26th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

Superbikes Of The Seventies By Roland Brown Published by David Bull Publishing (2002) Like fast cars, motorcycles are and probably always will be a guilty pleasure. Flip through Superbikes Of The Seventies by Roland Brown and you will see what we mean. The hundreds of photos make each page an all-out festival of eye candy and create [...]

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Pit Bull Motorcycle Stands

Posted on: January 26th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

There are lots of reasons why Pit Bull Motorcycle Stands are lifetime guaranteed. Here are four of them: They are all made in the U.S.A. of a thick-gauge, high-grade steel. They are zinc plated for longevity in the elements. They are constructed of thick, indestructible welds. The Pit Bull name remains synonymous with reliable durability [...]

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Yuasa SmartShot Battery Charger

Posted on: January 26th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

For either short term or long term bike storage, battery trickle chargers ensure that your bike’s battery is cared for. Even if you are riding your bike regularly, it is recommended that you use a battery charger once a month to maintain a full charge. Yuasa SmartShot Battery Chargers are an error-proof and easy way [...]

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Bell Star Helmet

Posted on: January 26th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

The legendary California company that brought us the Bell 500 way back in 1954 isn’t shy about making waves. Bell’s constant flow of new designs, innovations, and some of the best graphics in the biz make it one of today’s most impressive and innovative helmet manufacturers. These days, Bell does its helmet research and development [...]

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AFX FX-90 Helmet

Posted on: January 25th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

AFX is committed to providing riders more helmet for less money. The FX-90 is a fine example of living up to that mantra, and, for a full-face helmet under a hundred dollars, it’s an impressive offering. The FX-90 is lightweight, well-ventilated, and DOT and ECE (Economic Community of Europe) safety rated. It comes in a [...]

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