Product Reviews

Yoshimura: Silencers for R1

Posted: Friday 03 May 2013 at 11:12 AM / Product Reviews

Stunning carbon fibre silencers for your 2011 Yamaha YZF-R1 These Yoshimura silencers, now fitted on Chris’ long-term R1 (see pages 86-87 September 2011), are, you have to admit, a lovely-looking pair. And it’s a good job too, because they cost enough to bankroll a European nation or two. Yoshimura’s reputation speaks for itself, and there’s no doubting […]

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Pipe Werx slash cut exhaust trim for Yamaha R6 and Suzuki GSX-R

Posted: Friday 03 May 2013 at 11:09 AM / Product Reviews

Simplicity in exhaust form, the Pipe Werx slash cut exhaust trim is a lightweight, cheap way to modify the look and sound of your Yamaha R6 or Suzuki GSX-R.   The Pipe Werx slash cut exhaust trim is designed to replace the standard silencer on the Yamaha YZF-R6 (2006-2011) and Suzuki GSX-R600/750 (K8, K9, L0). It bolts directly on to […]

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TCX X-Street boots lightweight but with protection

Posted: Friday 03 May 2013 at 10:56 AM / Product Reviews

TCX X-Street boots will be tempting when summer arrives. We first saw these TCX X-Street boots at the NEC Bike Show Live last year and we were impressed. They look flimsy and, although they are light, they do offer a measure of protection. Designed in Italy with the fashion-conscious scooter rider in mind, Mr Hogan has already […]

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TCX S-Sportour boots

Posted: Friday 03 May 2013 at 10:49 AM / Product Reviews

The S-Sportour replaces the SS Sport in the TCX Sportline range. As its name suggests, the TCX S-Sportour is aimed at the sports-touring end of the sportsbike market – an everyday kind of boot, rather than an all-out racer. The polyurethane heel-guards and shin-plates are redesigned, and there’s also a poly’ heel-cup. Inside, the lining is made […]

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Sidi Vortice boots

Posted: Friday 03 May 2013 at 10:45 AM / Product Reviews

Once in place, the Sidis are comfortable and supportive. For 2012, the Sidi Vortice gets a spangly new range of colours, including these sooo-this-season fluorescent ones. There are also new clips on the shin and calf-tensioners that make the boots slightly less fiddly to get done up. That said, they still hold the record for taking the longest […]

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Extreme Racing under layer

Posted: Friday 03 May 2013 at 10:13 AM / Product Reviews

HOT OR COLD, IT DOESN’T MATTER. IT WORKS EITHER WAY… The suit that can be worn 365 days a year and provide outstanding performance. Extreme Racings two piece base layer keeps you cool in summer & warm in winter thanks to a specialised process that produces a material that “locks in” moisture and allows the […]

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Ultimate R1

Posted: Friday 03 May 2013 at 10:07 AM / Product Reviews

SOUTH DEVON TUNING CHAPS ULTIMATE R1 CAN TURN YOUR WOOLLY FUELLING R1 ECU INTO A POTENTIAL WSBK FACTORY YAMAHA UNIT. [MAYBE] Restrictions are a pain in the power curve of a dyno chart. Nobody likes to see them. Imagine riding without them. Smooth, linear power all the way through the rev range, lowered engine breaking […]

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Twisted Soul Taxim Jeans Black

Posted: Friday 03 May 2013 at 10:03 AM / Product Reviews

MADE FOR LOOKING SHARP, NOT MADE FOR THE ROAD… We’ve all been there, long ride outs wearing tight and claustrophobic leathers. And after 500 miles or so you just want to rip them off and get into something a little more comfortable. So when you eventually pull up to your B&B and wash off the exhaust fumes […]

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Kriega R30

Posted: Friday 03 May 2013 at 09:55 AM / Product Reviews

WATERPROOF LINING, COMFORT STRAPS AND FORCEFIELD ARMOUR ARE SOME OF THE LATEST ADDITIONS TO THE R30 Rucksacks aren’t the most exciting thing to test. They don’t make a noise, make you go faster or make you more attractive to the opposite sex. But on a commute or long distance touring they can be a life-saver. […]

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Changing for the seasons

Posted: Thursday 02 May 2013 at 13:16 PM / Product Reviews

Winter is going and summer is coming, so here’s a look at the kit that got us through the cold and the threads that saved our hides last summer. Motorcycle kit has a tough life; it’s expected to regulate our body temperature, keep us dry, let us move around and protect us when we get it […]

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