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Silicone Detailer and Protectant Spray from BelRay

Powersports enthusiasts can now attain a protective, shine-enhancing coating on various equipment surfaces with the new Bel-Ray Silicone Detailer and Protectant Spray.

The product is safe to use on numerous surfaces ― plastic, fiberglass, chrome, metal, glass and rubber ― this spray, specially formulated for powersports, provides a water-resistant, protective film that enhances color and hides flaws, restoring that desired factory-finish look and sheen to machines.

The durable coating will resist dirt and dust, making it easier and faster to keep equipment clean. Regular powersports cleaners can be used for easy wipe down, since the spray's unique finish thwarts dust and dirt from sticking to machines.


"Bel-Ray has long been recognized as a leader in the manufacture of premium quality, high-performance powersports lubricants," said Jennifer Liquori, Chief Operating Officer at Bel-Ray. "Now we can help powersports enthusiasts take care of their machines, both outside and inside, to get a shiny machine that performs better."

For more information on Silicone Detailer and Protectant Spray or other Bel-Ray products for powersports, visit www.belray.com


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Bel-Ray High Performance Fork Oil


Flex Your Engine with Bel-Ray High Performance Fork Oil, formulated for use in all suspension forks including those using cartridge and dual chamber systems.

Through the use of carefully selected high-viscosity base oils, fade is reduced providing smooth operation over a wide temperature range. The addition of friction modifiers increases lubricity to minimize stiction and drag while greatly improving fork action, while anti-foam properties eliminate foaming and air entrainment for consistent dampening.

Bel-Ray High Performance Fork Oil is recommended for all OEM factory fill replacements.

Available in 2.5w, 5w, 7w, 10w, 15w, 20w, and 30w Grades.
Available in 1 liter bottles  


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New Gore-Tex zipper closure to revolutionize garmet closure

Leave it to the maker of Gore-Tex to come up with a new Gee-whiz closure system that seems will basically revolutionize garment closures and become a motorcyclist's best friend.

We'll be the first to admit that garment closures aren't the first thing that come to mind when dreaming about new motorcycle gear; but get ready to say so long zipper, hello Gore Lockout because you're going to want this on your next motorcycle jacket if you're not just a fair-weather rider.

No more multiple layers of overlapping velcro to get into pockets, venting openings, etc. that all inevitably create a weak point in the fabric where water, wind, and cold eventually seem to creep in. The Gore-Lockout system uses no teeth like a conventional zipper, is totally waterproof, windproof, won't open accidentally, and is even said to be easy to use with gloves on. It's been tested through 2,500 closure cycles and remains waterproof.

It looks like it'll be the perfect closure system for the motorcycle industry as well as any industry that requires wind and waterproofness; winter clothing for example.

Watch for this product in the future from many motorcycle garment makers such as Rukka, Alpinestars, Biker's Comfort in Action, Hein Gericke, Held, Klim, Motoport and Rev’it. The product is patented and allows a lot of flexibility in design and style.



Special thanks to WebBikeWorld for bringing this product to our attention.

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Custard like body armour

Racer brand jackets are being unveiled at EICMA in Milan Italy (November 4-9, 2008) that feature 'custard-like' body armour.

The CE-approved armour is soft like custard during normal riding but hardens on impact to provide the same protection as regular armour. This new technology makes them less bulky than jackets with traditional armour.

In addition to having the special armour they have more common features like being waterproof and feature thermal linings. They've got six jackets in their range; some made from abrasion resistant textile, cordura, and leather.

Doubtful we'll see it in Canada very soon but if you'd like more information check out Racer's website at:

http://www.racermoto.com

Most of it's in French - even the English language sections.

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TankGrip sportbike handles

Just thought we'd pass along some details on an interesting new product we came across. Basically it's a handle that connects to the tank area of a sportbike providing a secure place for passengers to hang on.

Surprisingly they actually look pretty good and while I'm usually in the riding position rather than the riding position I'm sure that it wouldn't hurt to have a secure place to hold on to if you did want to go along for a ride. It would probably put a passenger more at ease.

The product would definitely rule out the use of a tank bag.

The company appears to be based out of the Netherlands and the site indicates the products are handmade in Europe. They do have a ".com" web address as well www.tankgrip.com No word on whether this product will be available in Canada.

The website features plenty of pictures and even some video.

The company website indicates that they're looking for partners and investors.

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Sportbike Canopy - Say What?


Lots of people are looking at motorcycles and scooters these days as a commuter tool to save some money on their fuel purchases. One major issue for some folks is wet weather. In your car you burn more gas but at least you stay dry right...

Well an inventive chap has created what he calls - the Rocketshield. It's a way to turn your sportbike into an all weather commuter. He's equipped his 2006 Kawasaki ZX-10R with a Rocketshield and claims that the results have far surpassed any of his expectations.

This type of design has been tried before by BMW with their C1 scooter and word is their working on a new version.

The canopy is patent pending design that is quickly detachable and utilizes existing fastening points on the bike. Currently he's custom making individual Rocketshields but is working on a new process that will allow them to be mass produced.

Interesting concept and a pretty slick design. I'd say that if you get one of these - you'd better be prepared to answer some questions and put up with some taunting. It's not for everyone.

Link to RocketShields for more information.

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McCuff Industries, Inc. Partners with Gamma Sales, Inc.


McCuff Industries, Inc., the manufacturer of the McCuff “No Splash, No Spill, Motorcycle Fill”, announced today that it has partnered with Gamma Sales, Inc. dba Gamma Powersports to distribute the company’s patented McCuff products throughout its extensive power sport dealer base.

“We are extremely pleased to add Gamma Sales, Inc. to the McCuff’s distribution network,” said Al Castro, CEO of McCuff Industries, Inc. “This partnership now makes the McCuff available to powersport enthusiasts throughout Canada.” Castro further stated, “we have a cross over product that extends beyond the motorcycle industry and Gamma Sales, Inc. gives us the ability to reach the Canadian power sports community ranging from snow mobiles to motorcycle enthusiasts.”

About McCuff Industries, Inc.

McCuff Industries, Inc. is a privately held corporation headquartered in Rancho Dominguez, California. The company focuses on creating products that enhance the every day life of motorists. The company is best known for its patented McCuff “No Splash, No Spill, Motorcycle Fill” which enables motorists to fill up their motorcycles, ATVs, jet skis, and ski boats, amongst other vehicles with all nozzle types, with or without the recovery boot, at the top-off point with one click, every time, without the concerns of spilling gas. For more information, visit McCuff’s web site at www.mccuff.com.

About Gamma Sales, Inc.

Gamma Sales, Inc. is a Powersport Parts & Accessories Distributor serving Canada with corporate headquarters located in Orillia, Ontario. Gamma distributes over 50,000 products that include Motorcycle, ATV, Snowmobile, and Watercraft parts and accessories. Currently the largest wholesale powersports distributor in Canada, Gamma has a strong foothold on the power sports market with it’s warehouse located in Orillia, Ontario. For more information, visit the company’s web site at www.gammasales.com


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