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CONTENTS August 2018 H Vol. 9 #4 ON THE COVER Publisher / Editor-in-Chief: Editor: Art Director: Ad Coordinator: Copy Editor: Webmaster: Design Assistant: Contributing Writers: Contributing Photographers:

Don Emde • donemde@me.com Dennis Johnson • dennisjohnsonwrites@verizon.net Morgan Williams Jen Rose • jenrose@me.com Tracy Emde Jeff Emde Kristina Nystul Breaux Joe Colombero, Beth Dolgner, Don Emde, Dennis Johnson, Joe Kress, Thorsten Stephan Michelin Motorsports, PLONS Racing, Thorsten Stephan, Bavo Swijgers, Pavlii Horak, Kawasaki European Press Services

Thanks also to everyone at Parts Europe, Parts Unlimited, Drag Specialties and Edge Advertising for your assistance and support! To our readers: Editorial space in this publication has been offered on an “advertorial” basis. While we have done our best to check the facts, our readers should be aware that the responsibility for accuracy rests with the manufacturers, vendors or sponsors who provided the information to us. – Publisher. Parts Europe Magazine is published by Don Emde Inc., 92 Argonaut, Suite 160, Aliso Viejo, California 92656 USA. Copyright © 2018 by Don Emde Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage or retrieval system without permission from the publisher. Don Emde Inc. cannot take responsibility for lost or misdirected mail. Don Emde Inc. assumes no liability for any material published herein. All statements and information are the responsibility of the authors and sponsors.

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con is our highlighted brand in this issue. Its’ been great to follow them through the years, watching them establish the unique identity that they wanted the line to stand for. They took their own road—not following anybody—and never looked back.

Where many brands play off of involvement and success in racing, Icon has never been about that. They put all of their energy and resources into riding motorcycles on the street (with an occasional off-road excursion thrown in) and have always paid special attention to three key areas...Protection, Function and Graphics. An often-used Icon slogan has been “Dress for the Crash.” The Icon team has traveled many miles with top Extreme stunt riders and have always taken what they learn from those experiences and put it back into the product line. Icon apparel owners have never had to wish there was some extra padding, or zipper, or vent somewhere on a jacket or pant. If it was a good idea, someone at Icon headquarters in Portland already thought of it and got it designed in. These days, Icon helmets continue to raise the bar with more than just unique selections of shapes and colors. An Icon graphic usually has a story behind it, a real reason to exist, while at the same time splashed onto a really well-built motorcycle helmet. Lastly, the Icon line has grown in time to include lots of cool accessories, including a number of innovative backpacks and bags that are featured in this issue. Check out the Advokat, Dreadnaught and Slingback. ■

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WE WANT YOU!

Parts Europe fully owned by the American LeMans Corporation, owner of market leaders Parts Unlimited and DRAG Specialties, is a wholesale distributor of spare parts and accessories, as well as gear and apparel for motorcycles, quads/ATV, personal watercraft, and snowmobiles. We supply to dealers all over Europe, the Middle East and South Africa. We are looking for people to join our team

Motorsport Enthusiasts, Experienced Professionals and Mechanics as

Sales professionals and customer service agents (f/m) For our internal call center (at our European distribution center, located in Germany near the border of Luxemburg)

Independent field sales agents Preferential areas: North of Spain, Northwest and Southwest Germany, South of the Netherlands, Northern Sweden and in Italy for the regions Tuscany, Umbria/Lazio, Abruzzo, Molise, Campania, Sardinia

Purchasers All positions require: § An excellent knowledge of motorcycle parts and accessories § Experience in a comparable position § A good command of the English language

Many other interesting positions available

For more information visit our website. Please send your CV by e�mail to: career@partseurope.eu.

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NEWS EVENTS 2018 FIM Motocross World Championship UPDATE AT THE HALFWAY POINT

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t just past the halfway point of the 2018 FIM Motocross World Championships, the season has been filled with fantastic racing and some tough battles for the Parts Europe-sponsored riders.

As of round 11 at the Fiat Professional MXGP of Lombardia at Ottobiano, Italy, Thor/Kawasaki rider Clement Desalle was in third place overall in the points standing. That weekend saw the Belgian rider pick up a second place finish in the first race, but he stumbled a bit in the second after a collision with another rider sent him to the pits for repairs.

Despite the setback, Desalle still looked strong heading into the 12th round at the MXGP of Indonesia. Throughout the long season, Desalle has demonstrated time and again that he could regularly land on the podium – at each round, obvious by his position in the points standing. Here’s a brief snapshot of Desalle’s strong performances since we last left you in our report near the start of the season: The Thor/Monster Energy Kawasaki rider charged through the MXGP of Russia at the Orlyonok circuit with an impressive win and a second place podium, a tidy enough record to score the first place overall.

At the MXGP of France, Thor/Kawasaki rider Clement Desalle cemented his third place standing in points as the season reached the halfway point. Kawasaki European Press Services Photo

Thor/Kawasaki’s Clement Desalle has had an incredibly consistent season thus far, regularly ending up on the podium. Photo by PLONS Racing

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Desalle’s teammate Julien Lieber earned himself two top 10 finishes at the Russian track that had attracted a record audience drawn by the great weather and top-notch racing.

after a crash in time practice left him with what turned out to be a broken scapula. Despite the injury, he still rode his first moto to an eighth place finish.

The following MXGP of Latvia proved to be a bit more challenging. While Desalle stayed off the podium this round, he did pick off a 5-5 score to land fourth overall for the day. Lieber also hung in for another top 10 finish in race two, good enough to keep him in the top 10 of the points standings.

On to the French MXGP at the St. Jean D’Angely circuit just north of Bordeaux, where Desalle shadowed KTM rider Jeffrey Herlings through much of moto one to a second place finish. He just missed the podium in race two, but firmly cemented his third place standing in points.

Desalle was able to maintain his third place standing after a solid showing at the Matterley Basin circuit during the MXGP of Great Britain. These two races were tough and Desalle had a 5-5 showing. Teammate Lieber showed incredible grit

There is still a lot of racing left in the season and each round is an opportunity for these tough riders to add to their point totals. Stay tuned as the whole lineup of racers works their way toward the final round at Imola in Italy. ■

Thor/Kawasaki Julien Lieber, a MXGP rookie, has consistently stayed within the top 10 in the points standing. Not a bad showing from a rider who just made the switch from MX2 at the beginning of the season. Kawasaki European Press Services Photo

It was a big weekend for Thor/Kawasaki’s Clement Desalle at the MXGP of Russia. The Belgian rider picked off a win in the first race, and a second place finish in moto two. Talk about a nice 1-2 kick. Kawasaki European Press Services Photo

The Monster Energy Kawasaki team had a good reason to smile in Russia, after Thor rider Clement Desalle earned a big win. Kawasaki European Press Services Photo

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or the three-rider team of Moose Racing/Kemea Yamaha, the MXGP of Lombardia at Ottobiano, Italy proved to be the place to be.

All three riders landed in the top 10 overall after a weekend of fierce racing. Ben Watson placed in fifth, while Jago Geerts finished 6th and Anthony Rodriguez finished in 9th. ■

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NEWS EVENTS Living the Dream PARTS EUROPE BUYER GOES RACING

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arts Europe buyer Charlotte Deharbe had a chance to fulfill a longtime dream by racing in her first Grand Prix at the German round of the FIM Women’s Motocross World Championship.

Competing in the Support/MXW Class, Deharbe said that just competing in the race was a fantastic – if tiring – experience. “It was incredibly rough and difficult, but I kept it on two wheels,” Deharbe, 30, said. “In the first race, I had a good rhythm and did battle with a few other riders, but mid-race I got really tired and I dropped back. I finished 36th.” In her second race, despite a rutted out and over worked track, Deharbe said she found some good lines and was able to get across the finish line in 33rd position. Overall she finished in 33rd.

Deharbe has been riding since was 12 years old, and started racing at age 16. A licensed street rider; she had a Honda CB1300S, but sold it because she never found enough time to ride it. “As long as I can race motocross I will do it, and it’s almost every weekend,” she noted. She currently has a 2018 Honda CRF250 and a 1987 Honda CR125. She once had several more vintage bikes, but sold a few off. For this season, Deharbe is racing in the IMBA European Ladies Cup and at press time was number 10 in the points standing. She also planned on racing at upcoming races in France and Belgium. “I am very happy I could live my dream,” she said. “If I have the chance to do another GP I will not hesitate.” ■

Deharbe has been riding since she was 12 years old, and racing since age 16. She spends most of her weekends riding motocross. Photo by Pavlii Horak

Racing a Grand Prix was a lifelong dream of Parts Europe buyer Charlotte Deharbe, a dream she got to fulfill at the Teutschenthal circuit in Germany.

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For 2018, Deharbe is number 10 in the points standing for the IMBA European Ladies Cup. She finished the German GP in 33rd overall. Photo by Pavlii Horak

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he smell of asphalt, burned rubber and race fuel. The scream of a pack of race bikes as they rocket past the crowd. Getting up close and personal with the heroes of MotoGP.

A select group of Parts Europe dealers got the opportunity to enjoy the sights, sounds and thrill of the Spanish Grand Prix during the fourth round of the 2018 MotoGP season at Jerez. The dealers earned their rare tickets by qualifying for a special VIP order program held by Parts Europe. For each ticket they earned by ordering a specified quantity of parts, the dealers got a two-day ticket with access to the grandstands, paddock and lunch. As an extra thrill, they took part in a pit tour with MotoGP legend Randy Mamola and enjoyed rides in the pace car.

The weather conditions could not have been better, and all dealers had two fantastic days and enjoyed being so close to this exciting race event. Jerez was the first MotoGP of Parts Europe’s MotoGP-buy-in program. Dealers can qualify to attend future races, including Catalunya in Spain, Assen in Netherlands, Sachsenring in Germany, Spielberg in Austria, Silverstone in the UK, Misano in Italy, and Valencia in Spain. Talk with your Parts Europe sales rep for information on how to participate in the sales programs, and get more details in the news section of the online dealer portal, under the column called “Sales programs.” ■

Country sales manager of Spain Eduard Abella Mateu (left) with Yamaha crew chief Ramon Forcada.

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MotoGP legend Randy Mamola (left) with Mario Marquez and daughter Ana Marquez from Hobby Quads.

Coming in from the track after a hot ride in the safety car, from left: Fernando Corbalán from Corbalán Racing, Regina del Val and Jose Pacual from JP Moto.

Parts Europe supports the sport.

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NEWS EVENTS Gear and Dirt OFF-ROAD EXPERIENCE DAYS - FRANCE ver the past few years, the Parts Europe sales team has traveled to many different locations to give dealers a personal preview of the new Thor, Moose Racing and Icon collections so that they could plan their orders for the coming season as early as possible.

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Introducing the Off-road Experience Days for dealers in Italy and France. The first event kicked off at the Harmattan Adventure Site in France, a fantastic location for enduro and ATV riding. The site also features a small off-road museum. Attendees also got to ride with enduro champion Thierry Charbonnier.

The team will continue this popular strategy, but has also launched a program that not only lets dealers see the gear in person, but also gives them a chance to enjoy some powersports fun.

The event included the unveiling of the 2019 apparel collections for Alpinestars, Icon, Moose Racing and Thor. Akrapovič was also on hand with detailed technical information and selling points for its range of exhaust products. continued on page 18...

Dealers could enter into a raffle to win this 2018 Yamaha YZ250F from Michelin.

A perfect setting to showcase the new 2019 gear from Alpinestars, Icon, Moose Racing and Thor at the inaugural Off-road Experience Days.

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Product specialists presented the new riding apparel to dealers after a fun day of riding.

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The Off-road Experience Day featured a sit-down lunch, giving dealers the chance to catch up and network.

Dealers attending Parts Europe’s new Off-road Experience Days not only got to see the 2019 collections from popular vendors, they also had the chance to ride the trails at the Harmattan Adventure Site.

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Some dealers joined only to see the new gear and to meet with the Parts Europe sales team, while others took two wheels and four out for some off-road fun. Talk with your Parts Europe rep about attending a future event.

There were also vehicles on hand from a number of Parts Europe associates, including three flat track bikes from OMT Garage, and three racing ATVs from Galizzi ATV Factory Racing.

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The team hosted dealers in an area in the paddock, showcasing collections and products from AFX, Alpinestars, FMF, Icon, Moose Racing, Neken, and Spark. Bike rentals were available for those dealers without their own motorcycles, and the track was open for some hot motos.

or the Italian version of the Off-road Experience, the Parts Europe Italian sales team set up shop trackside at the International Ottobiano Motorsports motocross track, the site of many exciting MXGP races.

The whole event was a great opportunity for the Italian sales team members to network with their dealers, all of whom reportedly loved the novel format for showcasing new gear, some even placing orders based on the event. ■

Italian Parts Europe sales rep, Dionigi Baldi, greeted dealers with refreshments.

Parts Europe dealers and the Italian sales staff deemed the event a success.

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arts Europe and Michelin are running a raffle that will result in one lucky dealer winning a 2018 Yamaha YZ250F.

From now through the 7th of October dealers will earn entries in the raffle for every four qualifying Michelin off-road tires they order. The winning dealer will enjoy a short trip to the 2018 EICMA show in Milano, with all flights and a one-night accommodation included. The Yamaha is fitted with Michelin StarCross 5 tires, as well as Kite Elite wheels, Moto Master brake rotors, a Neken triple clamp and handlebar, a GET ECU, an FMF exhaust, and many more custom parts. Talk with your Parts Europe rep for details and get more information in the news section of www.partseurope.eu. ■

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he Parts Europe team is looking forward to attending the two big shows that are on the radar of those dealers eager to see all the latest and greatest in aftermarket powersports products – the Intermot show in Cologne, Germany and the EICMA show in Milano, Italy. The Intermot show is perfect for reaching dealers, and consumers, from the Scandinavian countries and from Benelux. The show runs from the 3rd of October through the 7th of October, and regularly attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors from dozens of countries. Parts Europe will be there. From 6th till 11th November Parts Europe will attend the EICMA show in Milano. This is the most important fair for the powersport business and the biggest in the world. In the past Parts Europe has experienced much success attending this fair.

For 2018, Parts Europe is expanding the size of its booth to better present all the new products from such brands as Icon, Moose Racing and Thor. The company will also continue its Co-Exhibitor concept, in which many of those other brands from within the Parts Europe catalogs are invited to showcase their products and provide staff to answer any questions. The two massive shows allow the Parts Europe sales staff to reach and build relationships with a wide range of existing and potentials dealers. The shows also offer the team a chance to bond with its customers and help strengthen its growing dealer network. Put it on your calendar and get to Cologne and Milano!

Intermot traditionally attracts more than 200,000 visitors from 95 countries, and features more than 1,000 exhibiting vendors.

Cologne is easy to reach from just about everywhere by train and airplane.

To better showcase its house brands and co-exhibitors, Parts Europe is expanding its booth this year.

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Parts Europe Off-Road on Facebook

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acebook is a great place to communicate and Parts Europe has founded a new group specifically for off-road oriented Parts Europe dealers.

Here they can find race reports, information about new products and details about new sales program from which they could benefit. The Parts Europe team established the Facebook group as a way to build its relationship with dealers. The company is inviting all of its motocross and offroad oriented dealers to join the group, get in touch with the sales team and have a dialogue with their colleagues all over Europe. The group is also the perfect social media spot to highlight any local race teams dealers support, or for asking technical product questions Parts Europe is urging its dealers to join the off-road Facebook group and help build a community filled with knowledge and enthusiasm, all while supporting the sport. Simply search on Facebook for “PE Offroad” and it will pop up in the Group listings. ■

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Throwback Helmet Designs and Attitude con came onto the scene back in 2002, charging into the motorcycle industry like an out-of-control teenager bent on upsetting the status quo. Things haven’t changed much since then.

The company is still known for its outrageous graphics and design aesthetic, with a focus on providing top-notch protective gear to modern performance riders who want to be geared up without conforming to the motorcycling norm. The “Hey, look at me” helmet graphics arriving at Parts Europe this summer are some favorites from the Icon lineup, and they are still as brash as ever. The DL18 and DC18 graphics on the Alliance GT helmet platform are re-issues of designs from back in Icon’s earliest days. Back then, Icon founder Kurt Walter was getting inspiration from a lot of sources outside motorcycling. The graphics that first graced Icon helmets were inspired by skateboarding, where great hand-drawn illustrations on skateboard decks would be virtually destroyed after just a day or two of riding. That style of illustration on a helmet, Walter realized, would look just as cool and – with luck – last a whole lot longer. With that mindset, Icon became an industry pioneer in using traditional illustrators for helmet graphics. Prior to that, many helmet designs were simply racer replicas or abstract designs. Icon, however, brought in a lot of character and even, on occasion, a complete back story to explain what was painted on the outside of the helmet. In that first year of Icon’s existence, the company teamed up with Dark Horse Comics to produce two limited-edition Alliance helmets. Sitting at a bar in Portland, Oregon, USA, artist Adam Warren sketched out a helmet design that became known as the Dragon Lady. Initial designs had the anime-style woman holding weapons, but Icon decided to opt for a more conservative, though no less dangerous-looking Dragon Lady – she might be unarmed, but she still looks like she would win in a fight. After the design had been perfected on paper, it was airbrushed onto an Alliance shell, and then refined even further. The Alliance Dragon Lady was an exclusive helmet limited to only 1,000 pieces that were hand-numbered on the chinstrap, and its design helped establish Icon as a major force in the helmet segment. One year later, in 2003, Icon introduced the Dixie Chick. Also designed in collaboration with Dark Horse Comics, the Alliance Dixie continued on page 24...

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For its two new helmet designs, Icon’s designers reached back to two popular graphics from company’s early days — the Dixie Chick and the Dragon Lady. The designs were updated for the Alliance GT helmet.

Chick went through the same process, starting with a quick sketch by an artist before evolving into a helmet featuring the very distinct wrench-toting Dixie Chick. The stars on a blue background evoke something that’s a mix of American motorcycle icon Evel Knievel combined with images from the American South. Like the Alliance Dragon Lady, the Alliance Dixie Chick was a limited-edition run. Riders who managed to get one of the original Dragon Lady or Dixie Chick helmets can rest easy knowing they have a true piece of Icon history. But for everyone else, Icon has now re-introduced both designs on the modern Alliance GT helmet. (After all, there are people riding motorcycles today who hadn’t even been born when the Dragon Lady debuted.) The overall designs and color schemes have been updated to look less 2002 and more 2018, but both the Dragon Lady and Dixie Chick are still there, looking as good as ever. Icon’s Alliance helmet is still alive and well, too, though it has also been updated throughout the past 16 years. When it came time for picking which helmet to put Dragon Lady and Dixie Chick on, Icon opted to go with the Alliance GT. It boasts the same features that make the Alliance a combination of superb design, fit and quality, with the added bonus of an inner DropShield. The DropShield is a tinted half-face shield that is hidden behind the full ProShield and inside the helmet. In lowlight conditions, a rider can use just the clear ProShield. When the sun comes out, though, a switch that is easy to operate with gloves on lowers the DropShield to provide shade for the eyes. The outer ProShield is a quick-change, fog-free design, and the included ProLock shield locking system ensures that it stays securely closed even at high speeds. The

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side plates that mount to each side of the ProShield offer a more custom, finished look. When it is time to swap shields, the quick-change setup makes it easy. The ProShield fits all of Icon’s Alliance and Alliance GT helmets. It is available in a number of tints and mirrored options, so a rider can get just the look they want for their helmet. The injection molded polycarbonate shell of the Alliance GT adds strength and durability. Its shape is Icon’s Intermediate Oval, which is the most common helmet fit type. It is slightly shorter front-to-back and a little wider side-to-side. The shell profile is reduced to help keep the overall weight of the helmet down, but the lower profile does not compromise when it comes to World Standard requirements. There are five oversized air intake ports and five recessed exhaust ports built into the shell that make up Icon’s Supervent system. Combined with strategically-placed channeling in the interior EPS foam liner, air is forced through the venting at both low and high speeds to help a rider keep a cool head. The intake vents can be controlled by individual vent triggers, and the overall Supervent design maintains airflow while reducing wind noise. Inside the Alliance GT is a HydraDry moisture-wicking liner. The liner is removable to allow a rider to clean it or dry it out (when it gets particularly hot outside). Air from the vents is channeled between the comfort liner and the protective, energy-absorbing EPS foam liner to create optimal airflow and reduce heat build-up. The Alliance GT is designed to the World Standard for certification, including ECE 22-05 Helmet Safety Standards. Sizing ranges from the XS for small heads up to an 3XL. Icon has a full line of graphics options for the Alliance GT and, for more subdued riders, the flat black Rubatone.

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Backpacks are essential for motorcyclists and Icon has three stylish selections, the Advokat, the Dreadnaught and the Slingback.

Carry On Although Icon built its reputation on helmets, flip through the Parts Europe catalog and you will find a lot of other gear and accessories, from jackets and pants right down to casual gear like hats and T-shirts. Anyone who owns those pieces needs an easy way to carry it all around, so Icon also has a line of bags and backpacks designed with performance motorcycle riders in mind. All of them feature clean lines, storage areas that cinch down and a comfortable fit even when tucked in behind the windscreen. Icon calls the Advokat bag “professional gear for the professional rider.” The waxed canvas chassis looks sophisticated, and leather trim details add an extra touch of elegance. Side pockets can accommodate a water bottle, an included tool roll will hold some essentials and the 20-liter main compartment includes a 15-inch laptop sleeve.

An extra pocket will hold a D3O Viper back protector or a hydration bladder. Side compression straps let a rider cinch down the bag to keep a streamlined profile. When it comes to the Advokat’s fit, a rider has multiple options with padded shoulders, adjustable webbing, a chest closure and 3D mesh paneling. Another 20-liter option from Icon is the Dreadnaught. The backpack has a water-resistant main compartment with a rolltop design and a specially coated poly chassis with touches of reflective webbing. If the full 20 liters of space are not needed, the Dreadnaught can be cinched down. Like the Advokat, the Dreadnaught includes a laptop compartment, a tool roll and a pocket that will fit a D3O Viper back protector or bladder. The Dreadnaught hangs onto a rider via a riding-specific chest harness with a special magnetic chest closure to make it easy to put on and remove. The smaller Slingback is part of the Icon 1000 collection of premium gear. The 12-liter bag has just one crossbody strap that is wide and padded for extra comfort. The magnetic closure and a secondary anti-swing strap keep everything firmly in place. A Cordura fabric chassis stands strong against the elements, and the main compartment has a waterproof roll top. A tool roll is part of the package, too. ■

»» Talk to your Parts Europe rep about Icon’s

history of groundbreaking helmet graphics, the reintroduction of the exclusive Dragon Lady and Dixie Chick designs and the latest bags available for customers. You can also visit www.ridecon.com.

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F E AT U R E

M OTO G P R E P O R T

B y D o n Em d e / P h o to s by M i c h e l i n M o to r s p o r t s

J O R G E LO R E N ZO’ S A M A Z I N G R E S U R G E N C E O F

SPEED

Lorenzo led the charge on lap 1 at Catalunya.

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Jorge Lorenzo made sure everyone knew who was #1 at Mugello. It had been 23 races since he had celebrated a race win.

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he 2018 MotoGP season has looked thus far like a classic stage play. To date, the play has been made up of three “Acts,” with more to follow.

The first three races—Qatar, Argentina and Austin— could make up Act One. The new season started out about the same as the old season had ended: Andrea Dovizioso battling Marc Marquez at the front...Ducati versus Honda... Italy versus Spain. After the race at Austin, they were just a point apart at the top. What else was the same as 2017 was the struggle to win races by Dovi’s highly-paid Ducati teammate, Jorge Lorenzo. Occasionally he led some laps, but lack of confidence in the machine under him had him struggling with ever-changing weather conditions and tire choices. After three races he had scored but 6 points. He had gone winless in Grand Prix racing since the last race of 2016, also his last race for Yamaha. Then for Act Two, there was Jerez and LeMans. Now Marquez got red hot—not unusual for him—and he won them both. Counting his Austin victory, this gave Marquez a three-race win streak and a 36-point lead in the standings. It began to feel like the number 93 Repsol Honda might run the table for the rest of the year. Leading laps and winning races seemed easy to him. Dovizioso went scoreless in those two races, crashing out both times. He was Ducati’s best hope in 2017, so the Ducatisti had to look to satellite team rider Danilo Petrucci for encouragement. Some did note that after four poor finishes to start the season, Lorenzo came home 6th at Lemans. It was his best finish of the year at that point. As Act Three began, there were many negotiations going on with teams and riders for the following year. Its called “Silly Season,” and for good reason. Suzuki was known to be looking to replace Andrea Iannone and one rumor was that since Lorenzo’s Ducati contract was coming due, Jorge might leave and replace Andrea at Suzuki. There was also a rumor of a

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M OTO G P R E P O R T new Yamaha satellite team, and Lorenzo might land a ride there. But as quickly as his name was attached to a possible new team, the rumors were squelched. Some speculated the Spanish rider might not have a ride at all in 2019. On to the hills of Italy’s Tuscany region for race six of 2018. MotoGP races at Mugello are about as exciting as it gets, especially for those rooting for Italian riders and Italian motorcycles. With Rossi, Dovizioso, Iannone, Petrucci, and rookie Franco Morbidelli in the race, the Italian fans had good reasons to have high hopes for victory. Less so with the motorcycles. Neither Ducati nor Aprilia had much chance... so it seemed. When qualifying ended, though, Lorenzo had surprisingly landed a starting spot in the middle of the front row. He reported a breakthrough in his ability to feel confident with the handling of his Ducati and was very optimistic that he could maintain a good pace for the whole race distance. His new outlook came from a redesigned gas tank he had requested that carried the weight of the gasoline differently, and he admitted he rode the motorcycle a bit differently. In the race, as he had done a few times previously this year, Jorge started well and led the pack. He got some obvious

At Jerez, Spain in May, Lorenzo was fast in the early laps, seen here leading Repsol Honda teammates Marc Marquez (93) and Dani Pedrosa. Marquez sped past and on to victory. Lorenzo, Pedrosa and Andrea Dovizioso later were involved in an unfortunate three-rider crash.

benefit when Marc Marquez threw away his three-race win streak with a crash. But Lorenzo got into his old form of consistent fast laps and sped to victory by 6 seconds over his Ducati teammate Dovizioso. The joy in the world of the Ducati faithful was, not surprisingly, huge. It took over a year, but the 3-time MotoGP world champion had finally delivered. The week following his great success, the chatter in the MotoGP world was about what Ducati would, or should, do now? Had he secured a ride for 2019 at the 11th hour, or would he be sacked? The management was tight lipped. Then came two stunning, but related announcements. The first was that Honda would be ending its 18-year relationship with Dani Pedrosa at the end of the season. And days later came the name of his replacement: Jorge Lorenzo! Before the curtain fell on Act Three, the rejuvenated Lorenzo dominated even Marc Marquez at the Catalan Grand Prix to score a second straight victory. We look ahead to the next Act. The MotoGP circus now travels to the heart of Europe for races in The Netherlands, Germany, Czech Republic and Austria, with 8 more after that. Will the next phase resemble Act Three? Or will it reveal a new plot twist altogether? ■

When Marc Marquez has his machine set to his liking, Michelin notched its 400th premier class motorcycle he is very difficult to beat. Such was the case at Jerez victory in Grand Prix racing with the victory by Marc and he took an easy victory ahead of Johann Zarco. Marquez at Jerez. The company’s first win came at the Isle of Man in 1973.

Movistar Yamaha rider Maverick Viñales leads the Suzuki of Alex Rins (42) and a pack at LeMans. Viñales is one of just two riders in the 2018 series to score points in all seven races. Danilo Petrucci is the other.

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Spanish foes Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa battle in France. While a 6th place finish should normally not be newsworthy for a full factory-sponsored racer as Lorenzo is, it was the best point-scoring day of the season for him at that point.

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A common site at a MotoGP race is seeing the victor, Marc Marquez carrying his flag on the cool down lap.

No motorcycle racer has a more passionate group of followers than Valentino Rossi. His fan club gathers in Mugello.

Marquez, Rossi, Iannone and the rest had seen this before. Jorge Lorenzo (99) leading a race in the early laps, only to fade back as the race wore on. At Mugello, it all changed and Lorenzo never lost his lead.

After winning the pole in qualifying at Catalunya, Lorenzo took the lead at the start and sped away even from points leader Marc Marquez to record his second straight victory.

Not since his victory at the last race of 2016 had Jorge Lorenzo celebrated a MotoGP victory. He is seen here with Andrea Dovizioso on his right (3rd place) and runner up Valentino Rossi.

Rookie sensation Hafizh Syahrin (55) made history this year as the first racer from Malaysia to earn a spot on a team in the MotoGP world championship series.

MotoGP Point Standings

Dani Pedrosa leads fellow Honda rider Cal Crutchlow. Dani has struggled this year with some hand injuries, but had a good ride at Catalunya with a 5th place finish. It was reported before the race that Honda was dropping him from the Repsol Honda team after 18 seasons together.

(Top 10 thru Catalunya)

RIDER

COUNTRY BRAND POINTS WINS PODIUM

1. Marc Marquez 2. Valentino Rossi 3. Maverick Viñales 4. Johann Zarco 5. Danilo Petrucci 6. Cal Crutchlow 7. Jorge Lorenzo 8. Andrea Dovizioso 9. Andrea Iannone 10. Jack Miller

Spain Honda 115 3 Italy Yamaha 88 Spain Yamaha 77 France Yamaha 73 Italy Ducati 71 GBR Honda 69 1 Spain Ducati 66 2 Italy Ducati 66 1 Italy Suzuki 66 Australia Ducati 49

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RIDING APPAREL

P R O D U C T

S H O W C A S E

Beat the Heat

Fully Vented Racewear Kits

Pulse Air Radiate in Red

Fuse Air Rive in Blue/Red

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hether it’s testing and tuning, practice motos or out-and-out competition, motocross is a workout any time of the year. Add in the hot summertime weather and things can get dismal pretty fast. When the temperatures rise riders start looking for relief. For that no one has to look any further than Thor and the fully vented and breezy Pulse Air and Fuse Air racewear kits. Parts Europe has them both and the time for both is right now.

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to choose from, including Rive Red/Blue along with Rive Lime/Orange for the Fuse Air kits with Hype White/Navy for the Pulse Air in addition to choices of Radiate Black, Blue or Red. Those Fuse Air jerseys use a 3D hex weave material specially designed to bring the cool air in. Along with that, there’s fully perforated athletic mesh and 100 percent moisture wicking material on the back.

Lightweight, cut for comfort and put together with moisture-wicking materials, these kits are loaded with vented mesh panels, and airflow is maximized top-to-bottom, jerseys and pants.

Thor’s new Three-Quarter Collar and Hybrid Raglan sleeves is a unique dual-panel design with all the comfort and mobility of a standard raglan sleeve coupled with the addition of underarm vented panels. This provides optimal stretch and maximum comfort. The jerseys are available in sizes Small through 2XL.

While they’re unquestionably lightweight, stretchy and built for comfort, both kits are built Thor tough and are made to last. There are also plenty of colors and graphics

The Fuse Air pant is equally cool. They feature highquality ventilation strategically positioned throughout, pre-curved knees and newly designed stretch panels

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THOR

Fuse Air Rive in Lime/Orange

in the rear waist and saddle areas. All this adds up to a breezy, comfortable fit, regardless of a rider’s position on the bike. The pant also has mesh liners and interior hip pockets and full grain-leather knee panels where it counts. Not only is the pant cool, lightweight and comfortable, it’s built with tough 500D Cordura. Waist sizes here run 28 to 48. The lightweight and breezy-cool Pulse Air racewear comes in color/graphic choices of Hype White with Navy and Radiate Black, Blue and Red. The versatile-fit jerseys with set-in sleeves are tailored to a rider’s body shape and adapt to all riding styles, and loaded with vented mesh panels for maximum cooling airflow. There are comfort four-way stretch panels in the cuffs and collars and moisture wicking polyester. Available in sizes Small through 2XL.

Pulse Air Radiate in Black

vides maximum comfort and adjustable side cinches on the hips and ratchet-style closures to allow the pant to be custom fit. The pants feature abrasion-resistant and full-grain leather knee panels for crucial coverage where it counts. Thor also offers plenty of equally comfortable, lightweight, vented and color-matched/graphic-coordinated gloves, goggles and helmets. One ensemble could include the Fuse Air Rive Red/Blue setup, the Verge Voretechs White/Gray helmet, Barred Red/White Sniper goggle and Draft Indi Black/White gloves. With the Pulse Air Hype White/Navy gear, the Void Hype White/Navy gloves, White/Black Combat goggle and Sector Hype White/Blue helmet is a perfect match. These are just two of the options. ■

»» Talk with your Parts Europe rep for details and get

The Pulse Air pant has fully perforated vented panels for plenty of airflow. The pre-curved chassis shape pro-

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LUGGAGE

P R O D U C T

S H O W C A S E

Packing for Adventure

Riding with the EXFIL-80 Motorcycle Bag

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any two-wheeled road warriors long for bike trips unencumbered by excess stuff.

Even Biltwell’s brand manager, “Barnacle” Bill Bryant, has been known to leave for a long weekend with the clothes on his back and the knife in his pocket, a bedroll the only thing between him and a cold night on the ground next to his trusty FXR. If that sounds a bit too lean, Biltwell’s EXFIL-80 bag might be your customer’s ticket to good times. As its name implies, the EXFIL-80 features interior volume equal to 80 350ml beverage containers — just fewer than 85 liters (3 cubic feet) of weather-proof space for gear.

anything. The EXFIL-80 is available in OD Green and Black, and both models feature reflective detailing on the nylon straps for visibility on the open road. ■

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representative and check out www.biltwellinc.com.

The padded pouch on the EXFIL-80’s back panel is a welcome feature on long rides.

The EXFIL-80 boasts enough straps and heavy-duty attachment points to make installation on a wide range of motorcycles easy, but Biltwell designed it to fit especially well on any bike with a sissy bar or small backrest. Once mounted, the EXFIL-80’s padded backrest gives the rider a great place to sit back and relax. Unzip that padded backrest to reveal EXFIL-80’s tool pouch and interior zipper compartment for small parts and miscellaneous gizmos — smartphones, spark plugs, passports and bits and pieces.

Opening the padded backrest reveals a place where your customers can to store their tools (wrenches and sockets not included.)

The EXFIL-80 boasts a simple wide-mouth main compartment like a military rucksack. A long Velcro strip and two molded nylon buckles close tight for flap-free motoring.

The single main interior compartment is lined in waterproof hazard orange nylon, a feature that makes finding stuff inside those cavernous confines super easy. To close the main compartment simply give the bag’s wide-mouth opening a couple twists and clip each side of the closure to the heavy-duty nylon fasteners on each side of the bag.

An adjustable shoulder strap with generous padding attaches to the EXFIL-80 bag off the bike to make transporting gear a snap.

The bag is constructed of UV-treated and PVC-backed 1680 denier grade nylon, so it’s tough enough to haul

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RIDING APPAREL

P R O D U C T

S H O W C A S E

Made to Moto

New Riding Gear for 2019

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usqvarna rider Jason Anderson took his first 450 Supercross title in style - not only in his riding, but also in his Alpinestars gear, which brought a freshness and clean-cut appearance to his poise on track. Excellent fit, ergonomic design and high-quality material construction are the expected standards for every new Alpinestars motocross apparel collection, but the new, 2019 line-up looks to improve on the company’s track record. The pro riders – Anderson, Eli Tomac and Justin Barcia – have been running the gear since pre-season preparations began, ensuring that all the development details built into the 2019 line have been put through the ultimate testing. The new Supertech gear offers clean design and aggressive styling with pants that highlight the company’s race-winning pedigree. They are meticulously designed in a new pattern for the new year, and offer high levels of comfort and plush ergonomics.

Techstar Graphite

The main shell is constructed from an advanced stretch fabric composition, specifically developed by Alpinestars to give superior freedom of movement, strength, elasticity and durability. Reinforcements on the seat area and seams ensure the pants can stand up to extreme riding, and stretch mesh inserts deliver better cooling. The supple leather panels on the inner legs provide heat resistance and enhanced grip that riders will notice as they whip through turns. The ratchet waist closure system offers precise, personalized and assuring security. An advanced poly-fabric lining improves comfort and internal cooling, and the brushed interior effect provides excellent skin-contact comfort. Complementing the pants, there is the Supertech Jersey. This lightweight jersey represents a huge advancement in construction, consisting of stretch mesh with open mesh inserts on the arms and side torso for high levels of cooling airflow.

Racer Tactical in green camouflage

The innovative fully floating arm construction offers uninhibited freedom of movement, while the neck and pre-curved sleeves feature fully tape-welded hems for reduced weight. The Racer family is at its strongest ever with wide-ranging design and color options. Tech Atomic and Tech Compass offer five color options between them, Braap has five options, Supermatic and Flagship both have three colors, Tactical goes camo in two color variations and Racer also has its own cool monotone design with the Graphite. There are also fitments for youth riders.

»» Talk with your Parts Europe rep about the entire 2019 Alpinestars motocross apparel collection, and get more information at www.alpinestars.com.

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FOOTWEAR

Fancy Footwork

Comfort in Wet and Dry Conditions

Alpinestars Jam Drystar

Alpinestars Jam Air

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hen it comes to commuting in the city, a motorcycle is an excellent mode of travel. Having the right gear for the ride is essential, and Alpinestars Jam shoes offer style and protection in two different models, and several materials, for all-day comfort for riding – and walking around.

sity protectors cover both inner and outer anklebones, and the padded inner lining ensures lasting comfort, improved fit and effective shock absorption while allowing natural movement and flexibility. The toe area and heel counter surround are embossed to emphasize the dynamic styling.

The Jam Drystar® is 100 percent waterproof and is a year round shoe. It comes in a choice of city chic leather and suede, or a more relaxed leather and denim. The effect is eye-catching with high quality, supple leather on the front part of the shoe, and smooth suede on the back part of the shoe. The denim version features the leather on the front, and denim on the back, a perfect match for the riding jeans and pants that Alpinestars offers for urban performance.

The molded outer sole is streamlined and flexible to give support and excellent grip up on the foot pegs of the bike, and to provide good walking comfort.

Both options of the Jam have a full leather tongue for comfort and security across the front of the ankle; while multiple leather eyelets for the traditional lacing closure ensure long-lasting durability and an adjustable, secure fit. Drystar is Alpinestars own fully waterproof internal membrane that sits underneath the outer surfaces of the Jam, giving a breathable protection layer around the entire foot. This ensures that a rider’s foot stays warm and dry when the streets are wet, but comfortable when conditions dry out and the temperatures rise. Protection when navigating through the traffic is a key consideration and the Jam does not disappoint. Dual den-

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For those hot, sunny days there’s the Jam Air riding shoe. Styled and built with the same leather and suede as the Drystar version, these are the shoes for warm weather comfort. The perforated outer, inner and rear surfaces and the vented tongue provide great airflow through the shoe while riding and providing freshness while walking. Protection and style are not sacrificed for great performance in hot conditions as the Jam Air is built to Alpinestars’ exacting requirements. Features such as dual density ankle protectors are added between the upper and padded lining for flexibility and protection. Both versions, Drystar and Air, are the result of hours of testing by Alpinestars, in the company’s lab, and out on the road. Both versions are also independently tested and have gained the CE Certification standard. ■

»» Talk with your Parts Europe rep about the Jam Drystar and the Jam Air, and get more information at www.alpinestars.com.

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CHAD REED Team CR22

LEGENDS CHOOSE PRO CIRCUIT For the majority of his professional AMA career, Chad Reed has relied on Pro Circuit exhaust systems to give him a boost in performance. From the two-stroke days of 2003-2005 to the four-stroke days of 2009-current, Pro Circuit has been proud to supply Chad with exhaust systems and to watch him continue his success aboard a Husqvarna FC 450 in 2018. Congratulations on capturing the record for all-time AMA Supercross starts!

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EXHAUSTS

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More Power

Exhausts for Polaris and Yamaha UTVs

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very new sport UTV means a new opportunity to give a vehicle more power and performance. An aftermarket exhaust is often a big part of that process.

Trinity Racing’s exhaust offerings include full systems and slip-ons for the latest high-performance sport UTVs from Polaris and Yamaha. Now customers have more exhaust options for the Polaris RZR XP Turbo and Turbo S, as well as the Yamaha YXZ 1000R.

Trinity Racing also has a slip-on and a full-system exhaust for the 2016-2018 Yamaha YXZ 1000R. Both options come with mufflers in brushed aluminum, black or Cerakote. Even the slip-on offers significant horsepower and torque gains, and the updated design is focused on providing maximum performance as well as saving weight. The 304 stainless steel tail pipe is connected to an aluminum muffler, which is capped off with a 6061 billet machined exhaust tip. The mounting bracket is also made

Trinity Racing’s stage 5 system for the Polaris RZR XP Turbo and Turbo S offer significant horsepower and torque gains.

Parts Europe is stocking Trinity Racing’s exhaust options for the 2014-2018 RZR XP Turbo and 2018 Turbo S. The slip-ons and full systems feature a powerful, stylish dual muffler design. The mufflers are available in three different finish options, including brushed aluminum, black and Cerakote. Cerakote is a high-temperature ceramic coating that not only creates an effective thermal barrier, but also has a unique finish. The stage 5 system for the full Turbo and Turbo S exhaust is designed for even better performance and sound. The mid and head pipes are constructed of 304 brushed stainless steel, while the dual mufflers, brackets and exhaust tips are aluminum. The full system offers significant horsepower and torque gains, and it comes complete with oxygen sensor bungs and spark arrestors.

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of 6061 billet aluminum for even more weight savings. The full system also includes oxygen sensor bungs and spark arrestors. The Polaris and Yamaha exhausts, like all of the exhausts from Trinity Racing, come with a 5-year warranty. Trinity’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in California, USA includes CNC bending, TIG welding, CNC machining, laser cutting and laser etching. Design, fabrication, machining and testing are all done in-house. With 40 years of experience to draw from, Trinity Racing focuses solely on manufacturing exhaust systems and related components for the ATV and UTV industry. ■

»» Talk to your Parts Europe rep for details and learn more online at www.trinityracing.com.

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Road Thunder by MTX Audio

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hen two big names in their respective fields collectively go all-in on a project, odds are good that results are going to be positive. So when Kuryakyn and MTX Audio teamed up to introduce a new line of motorcycle audio accessories, the industry was all ears. The Kuryakyn Road Thunder by MTX Audio collection combines Kuryakyn’s proven motorcycle product design prowess with a major player in mobile audio innovation, resulting in high-performance audio accessories packed with power, style and versatility. Now available through Drag Specialties, all Road Thunder components are constructed in accordance with IP66 Rating (Ingress Protection Rating). The dust- and waterresistant speakers and enclosures are built to handle the harshest of extremes for safe operation in any riding environment.

The Road Thunder Fairing Speaker Kit includes two 120-watt 6.5˝ replacement fairing speakers, a 2-channel 400-watt peak power amp, wiring harness, and chrome or satin black speaker grills.

ROAD THUNDER SPEAKER PODS The Road Thunder Speaker Pods are packed with 100 watts of peak power. The versatile 3” full-range speakers are housed in streamlined chrome or satin black highimpact housings with matching grills. An included set of universal 1-inch clamps and 7/8-inch bar adapters provides a wide range of fitment options, with 1¼-inch mounting clamps sold separately. The pods are available with or without a Bluetooth Controller that allows power, volume, and playback controls for any applicable devices. Two adjustable mounting brackets allow installation on 7/8-inch to 1¼-inches diameter bars. A built-in 3.5mm input and output auxiliary ports offer multiple options for connectivity and additional speaker or power upgrades.

Road Thunder 3˝ Speaker Pods are available in chrome or satin black high-impact housings and with or without a bar-mounted Bluetooth controller.

The Road Thunder Sound Bar comes in satin black or satin silver finish and mounts on virtually any handlebar setup with its patent-pending clamp system.

ROAD THUNDER FAIRING SPEAKER KIT

ROAD THUNDER SOUND BAR

With 150 watts of peak power and six total speakers, the Road Thunder Sound Bar produces exceptional sound quality and clarity from virtually any handlebar setup. A patent-pending universal mounting system with articulating joints fits bars 7/8 inch to 1¼ inches in diameter for easy mounting on a variety of motorcycles and recreational vehicles. An internal amp powers two 2” x 3” full-range speakers and four high-frequency 1” tweeters for pulse-pounding, distortion-free tunes. Additional features include an integrated Bluetooth receiver for wireless connectivity, as well as 3.5mm auxiliary input/output ports to connect the Sound Bar to MP3 players, external amps, additional speakers, and select factory stereos for a hassle-free Bluetooth audio upgrade.

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If your customers are looking to enhance audio on 1998-2013 Street Glides, Electra Glides or trikes without breaking the bank, the Road Thunder Fairing Speaker Kit has everything covered. This all-in-one kit includes two 120-watt 6.5” speakers, a 2-channel 400-watt amp, full wiring harness, and speaker grills. The amp cranks out 400 watts of peak power with selectable high-pass crossover for optimal performance. Two water-resistant 6.5” coaxial speakers with extended low frequency response offer fuller sound and high sensitivity for no distortion at higher volume levels. Custom-styled steel mesh replacement grills available in chrome or satin black ensure the speakers look as good as they sound. ■

»» Talk with your Parts Europe repand visit www.kuryakyn.com for more information on the full lineup of Road Thunder by MTX accessories.

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P R O D U C T

S H O W C A S E

PARTS & ACCESSORIES

Ready to Bolt

Off-Road Hardware Kits

For dealers and their customers, having the correct bolts on hand is essential for any rebuild or repair of a dirtbike or ATV. Moose Racing has a solution with its broad range M1 bolt kits.

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utting together a powersports vehicle properly means having all of the correct parts, right down to the bolts. To make sure builds – and rebuilds – of off-road bikes and ATVs are as easy as possible, Moose Racing has introduced a long list of new M1 bolt and hardware kits. Ranging from more general applications, like metric and ATV, to model-specific kits, Moose Racing makes sure dealers and customers can get vehicles ready to go with ease. The kits ensure that no matter where the bike is being worked on, whether it is at the dealership, in a garage or at the track, the right part will be on hand. The M1 424 metric bolt kit (p/n 2401-1002) is a great choice for riders who have multiple brands of bikes. It is also a valuable tool for dealers who carry or service multiple brands of off-road machines. As the name implies, the kit includes approximately 424 parts, including bolts, nuts, factory hardware and other bits. The kit fits all full-size late-model Japanese motocross and off-road motorcycles from 2000 to current, making it extremely versatile. For Honda 125 to 450 CR/CRF models from 2000 to current, the M1 CR/CRF bolt kit (p/n 2401-1005) has factory-style replacements for easy swapping. Many of the parts in the kit will fit other Honda dirtbikes, too. The comprehensive kit includes rotor bolts, shroud bolts, seat bolts, sub-frame bolts, fork guard bolts, factory hardware, aluminum bushings,

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aluminum rim-lock spacers, sprocket bolts, Fuji nuts, various washers, valve stem parts, hex-head bolts, and more. Kawasaki riders on 2003 to current KX/KXF models will benefit from the M1 KX/KXF bolt kit (p/n 2401-1004). Like the CR/CRF kit, the KX/KXF kit has a lot of parts that will also fit other Kawasaki dirt bikes. At 205 pieces, the KX/KXF bolt kit is the largest model-specific kit that Moose Racing offers. The array of parts includes factory style hex flange bolts with captured washers, hex head flange bolts, shroud bolts, seat bolts, sub-frame bolts, fork guard bolts, rotor bolts, sprocket bolts, factory hardware, rim lock spacers, valve stem parts, chain guide parts, Fuji lock nuts, various washers and an axle nut. The Suzuki solution from Moose Racing is the M1 RM/RMZ bolt kit (p/n 2401-1006) for 2000 and newer RM/RMZ 125450 models. The crossover possibilities include other Suzuki dirtbikes, older models and DRs. The kit comes with more than 178 pieces of hardware, including shroud bolts, seat bolts, sub-frame bolts, fork guard bolts, rotor bolts, sprocket bolts, T-nuts, aluminum bushings, rim lock spacers, valve stem parts, Fuji lock nuts, replacement bolts, and various washers. The versatile M1 YZ/YZF/WR bolt kit (p/n 2401-1003) was developed by Moose Racing for 2003-2018 Yamaha YZ/ YZF/WR 125-450 models, but it also crosses over to older Yamaha dirtbike models.

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In addition to the big line of bolt kits, Moose Racing also offers model-specific hardware kits for both European and Japanese dirtbikes.

The kit is one of the most extensive in Moose Racing’s M1 bolt kit line, with 200 pieces that encompass several hardware pieces, sprocket bolts, rotor bolts, valve stem parts, Fuji lock nuts, replacement bolts, various washers, and more. Another extremely versatile kit is the M1 Euro bolt kit (p/n 2401-1007). Moose Racing developed the kit for 125-500 KTM models, but it turns out that the kit is also ideal for many Husqvarna, Husaberg, Beta and GasGas models. The kit is comprised of 170 pieces, including factory style KTM hardware, bolts, aluminum washers and concave washers. The kit also has a collection of dimpled flange bolts, carb screws, body screws, sprocket bolts, clips, valve stem parts and more. ATV riders have not been forgotten. Moose Racing developed the M1 ATV bolt kit (p/n 2401-1008) to work with most ATVs. Hundreds of pieces are included in the kit, and some tools are even included for added convenience, such as hex/allen bolts.

Nuts of multiple sizes and types, flat washers, lock washers and two sizes of plastic rivets for fenders are also a part of the kit. In short, the M1 ATV bolt kit can handle most repairs for most ATVs, making it a valuable resource for both dealers and riders. Moose Racing also has M1 hardware kits available for specific applications, with hard-to-find washers, spacers and other miscellaneous hardware pieces that are specific to a brand. The hardware kits make a nice addition to a toolbox, especially for racers who need to have every essential on hand. The M1 hardware kits include versions for CF/CRF models (p/n 2401-1010), Euro models (p/n 2401-1009), RM/RMZ models (p/n 2401-1011) and YZ/YZF models (p/n 2401-1012). ■

»» Talk to your Parts Europe rep about the new M1 bolt, hardware kits, and RFX rotors. You can also learn more online at www.mooseracing.com.

Radical Rotors

Built for Off-Road Performance

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or your off-road riding customers looking for an upgrade over the OE part, Moose Racing now has RFX rotors for off-road applications in stock at Parts Europe.

Moose Racing’s RFX rotors

Racing’s RFX rotors are designed for maximum performance when paired with Moose Racing M1, Qualifier or XCR brake pads. The rotors are laser-cut from high-grade stainless steel, and then are heat-treated to withstand warping and excess pad wear. The new design ensures maximum pad cleaning and heat dissipation, and everything is topped off with a colorcoded Comaxit surface treatment that matches up with the OEM colors.

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HELMETS

P R O D U C T

S H O W C A S E

Getting the Holeshot New Colorways for the FX-17

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ff-road riders need helmets designed specifically for that terrain, whether it is the track, the trail or the wide-open range. AFX knows this market well and offers up its FX-17 Holeshot and Force helmets for your off-road, motocross and ATV customers.

To give your customers an ideal fit this helmet can be adjusted through the simple process of swapping the comfort liners and cheek pads. And for your customers who like to ride in winter weather, there are cold weather snow breath guards and chin curtain options available.

The FX-17 helmet range features an aerodynamic shell design constructed using an advanced lightweight composite, and is specifically designed to fit a wide range of youth and adults.

The FX-17 is available in sizes XS through XXL to fit a wide range of your customers. Both the Holeshot and the Force models feature amazing

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Ripping trails and running motos can often be hot work, as such the FX-17 features 11 points of ventilation with chin, side, forehead, top and rear vents. There are three intake vents and eight exhaust vents, all working together to help riders keep cool on hot rides and race days. Detailed features like the goggle guide and goggle strap grabber on the eye-port trim makes sure their eye protection stays firmly in place. The visor is completely adjustable and can easily be removed. The FX-17 lineup meets or exceeds ECE 22.05 motorcycle helmet safety standards, and features a race-approved double d-ring retention system. Both the Holeshot and Force FX-17 models not only look great, but are also lightweight. A large-size FX-17 weighs just 1.55 kg.

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new colors and graphics, colors that are protected by a clear coat finish on the exterior of the helmet. New Force colorways graphics include Matte Neon Yellow/Silver, Pearl White/Fuchsia, Matte Black/Green/Blue, Matte Black/Orange/Blue, and Red/White/Blue. The new Holeshot offerings include Navy Blue/Green/ Blue, Matte Black/Red/White/Blue, Red/Black/White, Matte Neon Orange/Black/White, and Frost Grey/Black/ White. ■

»» AFX’s FX-17 Holeshot and the Force helmets are now available from Parts Europe. Ask your Parts Europe sales rep for details and check out the entire AFX line at www.afxhelmets.com.

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ECE 22.05 and DOT certified

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Removable screw-on vented visor

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New FX-17 FORCE graphic from AFX. Aerodynamic shell design with advanced poly-alloy plastic for light weight with strength. Standard features include eleven points of ventilation, hypoallergenic and antimicrobial liner, removable/washable cheek pads and more. Available in 5 colors. GET IN TOUCH WITH YOUR PARTS EUROPE REP TO LEARN MORE ABOUT HELMETS FROM AFX.

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BATTERY CHARGERS

P R O D U C T

S H O W C A S E

Super Chargers

Bring Batteries Back from the Dead

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ptiMate 4 Dual Program, first introduced in 2008, is TecMate’s premium powersport battery charger and one of its most popular.

The 2018 version now includes high efficiency global power conversion (100-240VAC) that meets worldwide efficiency standards. More efficiency means 20 percent more charging power as a faster 1 amp of constant current charge is now delivered. The nine-step program includes a save mode that can bring a battery back from as low as 0.5 Volts, earning OptiMate 4 the reputation of saving dead flat batteries. OptiMate 4’s dual program continues to be its most valuable feature, with program 1 delivering direct charge to a 12V battery, and program 2 allowing it to automatically deliver unsupervised charge and maintenance through the CAN-bus controlled 12V power port on BMW motorcycles. It’s fully sealed, with cables rated down to minus 40°C. All these features, including the proven OptiMate 24-7-365 connect and forget maintenance program, makes OptiMate 4 Dual Program a highly advanced powersports charger. Two models are available:

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OptiMate 4 Dual Program STD version (p/n 3807-0420) is delivered with a set of O-04 battery clips and the O-01 weatherproof battery lead. OptiMate 4 CAN-bus edition (p/n 3807-0421) comes with the O-09 BIKE extender that plugs into the BMW socket. OptiMate 4’s keyless program communicated seamlessly with the BMW CAN-bus control and guaranteed around the clock maintenance without the need of supervision.

»» Speak with your Parts Europe rep for details and find DE Das OptiMate 4 Dual Programm, das seit 2008 erhältlich ist, ist das erstklassige Motorsport-Batterieladegerät von TecMate – und eins der beliebtesten. Die Version von 2018 umfasst nun eine hocheffiziente globale Leistungsumwandlung (100-240 VAC), die weltweite Effizienzstandards erfüllt. Hocheffizient bedeutet 20 Prozent mehr Ladeenergie, da nun eine schnellere Ladung mit 1 A-Konstantstrom geliefert wird. Das 9-Stufen Programm umfasst einen Wiederbelebungsmodus (save mode), der eine Batterie wieder zum Leben erwecken kann, die nur noch 0,5 Volt hat, was OptiMate 4 seinen Ruf einbringt, tiefentladene Batterien retten zu können. Das OptiMate 4 Dual Programm bleibt weiterhin seine wertvollste Funktion, mit Programm 1, das eine 12-Volt-Batterie direkt lädt, und Programm 2, das automatisches unbeaufsichtigtes Laden und Warten über den CAN-Bus-kontrollierten 12-Volt-Stromanschluss an BMW-Motorrädern ermöglicht. Er ist komplett versiegelt, mit Kabeln, die bis zu minus 40 °C zugelassen sind. All diese Funktionen, einschließlich des bewährten OptiMate 24-7-365-Pflegeprogramms „anschließen und vergessen“ (connect and forget), machen das OptiMate 4 Dual Programm zu einem hochentwickelten Ladegerät für den Motorsport.

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Das OptiMate 4 Dual Programm STD-Version (Teilenr. 38070420) wird mit einem Satz O-04-Batterieklemmen und dem wetterfesten O-01-Batteriekabel geliefert. Die OptiMate 4 CAN-Bus-Version (Teilenr. 3807-0421) wird mit O-09MOTORRAD-Verlängerung, passend zur BMW-Anschlussbuchse, geliefert. Das ohne Schlüssel betriebene Programm des OptiMate 4 kommuniziert reibungslos mit der BMW-CAN-Bus-Kontrolle und garantiert eine Rundum-die-Uhr-Batteriepflege, ohne diese überwachen zu müssen.

»» Weitere Informationen erhalten Sie von Ihrem Vertreter von Parts Europe oder unter www.optimate1.com.

FR D’abord présenté en 2008, l’OptiMate 4 Dual Program est le chargeur de batterie pour sports motorisés haut de gamme de TecMate et l’un des plus populaires de sa catégorie. La version 2018 comprend maintenant la conversion de puissance haut rendement (100-240 VAC) qui répond aux normes mondiales d’efficacité énergétique. Plus d’efficacité signifie 20 % de courant de charge en plus par rapport à un courant de charge constant plus rapide de 1 amp. Le programme à 9 étapes comprend un mode de récupération qui permet de récupérer une batterie chargée à seulement 0,5 V, forgeant ainsi la réputation de l’OptiMate 4. Le programme double de l’OptiMate 4 continue d’être sa caractéristique la plus précieuse, avec un programme fournissant une charge directe à une batterie de 12 V et un programme permettant de fournir automatiquement une charge et une maintenance sans surveillance via la prise 12 V contrôlée par le système CAN Bus d’une moto BMW. Il est complètement scellé, avec des câbles évalués pour une utilisation à basse température (-40 °C). Toutes ces caractéristiques, y compris le programme de maintenance reconnu « connect and forget » OptiMate 24-7-365, font de l’OptiMate 4 Dual Program un chargeur pour sports motorisés hautement perfectionné.

more information at www.optimate1.com.

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OptiMate 4 Dual Program version STD (p/n 3807-0420), livré avec un lot de pinces pour batterie O-04 et le câble de batterie résistant aux intempéries O-01. OptiMate 4 avec système CAN Bus (p/n 3807-0421), livré avec la rallonge O-09 BIKE qui se branche dans la prise BMW. Le programme sans clé est communiqué harmonieusement avec le contrôle CAN Bus BMW et la maintenance est garantie 24 h/24 et 7 j/7 sans surveillance.

»» Renseignez-vous auprès de votre représentant Parts Europe et visitez le site www.optimate1.com.

IT Presentato per la prima volta nel 2008, OptiMate 4 Dual Program di TecMate è il caricabatterie di prima qualità per sport motorizzati e uno dei caricabatterie più popolari del settore. La versione 2018 include una conversione di potenza globale ad alta efficienza (100-240 V CA) che soddisfa gli standard di efficienza

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mondiali. Maggiore efficienza significa il 20 per cento in più di potenza di carica come se venisse erogata una carica di corrente costante di 1 Amp più rapida. Il programma in nove passaggi include una modalità di recupero OptiMate 4 Dual per una batteria scarica Program STD version fino a 0,5 Volt, così OptiMate 4 guadagna la reputazione di ridare vita alle batterie totalmente scariche. Il Dual program di OptiMate 4 continua ad essere la sua caratteristica migliore, con il programma 1 che eroga una carica diretta a batterie da 12 V, e il programma 2 che consente di erogare automaticamente una carica e una manutenzione senza sorveglianza tramite CAN-bus controllato da una porta da 12 V su motociclette BMW. È totalmente sigillato, con cavi classificati fino a meno 40 °C. Tutte queste caratteristiche, compreso il programma di mantenimento “collega e dimentica” OptiMate 24-7-365, rende l’OptiMate 4 Dual Program un superavanzato caricabatterie per sport motorizzati.

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OptiMate 4 CAN-bus edition

Sono disponibili due modelli:

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OptiMate 4 Dual Program versione STD (p/n 3807-0420) dotato di un set di morsetti della batteria O-04 e un connettore della batteria resistente alle intemperie O-01. OptiMate4 (versione CAN-bus (p/n 3807-0421) dotato di prolunga MOTO O-09 che si inserisce nella presa BMW. Il programma “senza chiave” di OptiMate 4 comunicava senza problemi con il controller del CAN-bus BMW e garantiva un’assistenza giorno e notte senza la necessità di un supervisore.

»» Chiedete al vostro rappresentante Parts Europe per maggiori dettagli e visitate il sito www.optimate1.com per ulteriori informazioni.

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PARTS & ACCESSORIES

P R O D U C T

S H O W C A S E

Practical Approach

Four Wheeler Comfort and Performance The kit results in a 1-inch to 2-inch lift depending on the vehicle, and that extra space really makes a difference, particularly over rough terrain. The increased ground clearance results in less tire and fender rub, and easier travel over stumps and rocks. In addition, the kit increases performance in deep ruts, mud and snow.

Moose Utility Division’s seat foams are a good option for your ATV-riding customers when it’s time to replace or upgrade their stock seat.

For ATV riders, Moose Utility Division has new seat foams available. The OEM-style foam maintains the factory look and comfort, making it a valuable replacement part. The foam mounts to the stock base plate for even more simplicity when making the swap. The seat foams are a great solution for old, torn-up seats that have been put to the test one too many times. Moose Utility Division’s applications list comprises an extensive list of ATVs from Arctic Cat, Can-Am, Honda, Polaris and Yamaha.

Some of the biggest news from Moose Utility Division is the addition of the TGB New UTV lift kits from Moose Utility Division are easy to install and provide vehicles from a number fitments for stators and of brands extra ground clearance, a change that really makes a difference in rough terrain. starters. The team at Parts Europe realized that there oose Utility Division is always striving to was a big demand for direct make ATVs and UTVs more practical, more OEM replacement parts for the TGB line of ATVs and UTVs. comfortable and more reliable. The latest They went to Moose Utility Division with the request, and new products from the company are de- the company complied with a trio of new part numbers. signed to accomplish each those things, all while being The stator for TGB 250 Blade, 325 Blade and 325 Target simple to install. vehicles (p/n 2112-1249) replaces OEM p/n 923706. Those new products include lift kits, seat foams and OEM The stator for the Blade 425 and 450, Blade SE 550 as well as replacement parts – stators and starters – for TGB-brand the Target 550 (p/n 2112-1250) replaces OEM p/n 924414. ATVs and UTVs that are exclusive to Parts Europe. The starter for the Congo, Blade and Target 250 plus the Blade and Target 325 (p/n 2110-0930) replaces OEM p/n 923409. The lift kits from Moose Utility Division fit a variety of

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UTV brands, including Can-Am, Honda, Kawasaki, Polaris and Yamaha. The simple bolt-on operation comes with instructions that are straightforward and easy to understand, making the boost of extra ground clearance a quick addition.

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»» Talk to your Parts Europe rep about the UTV lift kits, ATV seat foams

and the exclusive new OEM replacement stators and starters for TGB applications. You can also learn more at www.mooseutilities.com.

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Motorcycle-Themed Casual Wear

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reat apparel can be a strong seller in your dealership. A well-priced, casual apparel line with a focus on quality, design, and unique motorcyclethemed styling makes for an easy impulse purchase for your customers. New to the Parts Europe lineup, Lethal Threat and Lethal Angel designs have just what they might be looking for.

Lethal Angel brands were born. As an avid motorcycle rider for over 30 years, Lethal Threat founder Terry Keane attended motorcycle and hot rod shows and rallies around the world. He saw a need for quality casual apparel, with original art graphics and sayings that the motorcycle community could relate to.

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Apparel as Art

Lethal Threat’s apparel line is built around its cutting edge

The Lethal Angel women’s apparel line is new to Parts Europe and offers your customers a range of casual clothing featuring unique artwork and illustrations.

The company that would eventually morph into these brands was founded in 1989 in a garage in the Bronx, NY, USA. Built on a passion for all things fast and loud, the company’s goal was to come up with cutting edge artwork and

artwork and illustrations. In fact, the company is always working to top its last release with punchier new designs. The company also works to offer quality garments at affordable prices, packing as much value into the gear as possible. That’s why Lethal Threat is always looking for newer, softer fabrics, innovative print techniques, and environmentally friendly washes.

The Lethal Threat line of apparel features motorcycle-themed designs and graphics. It includes everything from hoodies to flannels.

illustrations that could adorn riders’ tricked out machines in the form of high quality, screen-printed vinyl decals. Gaining recognition for the unique artwork on its decals, an apparel line soon followed and the Lethal Threat and

When it comes to customer service, Lethal Threat stands by its “no questions” exchange policy. If your customer for whatever reason is not happy with one of their garments the company will exchange the product or offer them their money back.

Parts Europe is now carrying a range of the company’s T-shirts, raglan sleeve shirts, soft washed hoodies, classic black hoodies, screen-printed work shirts, embroidered work shirts, hats, and graphic gloves. ■

»» Talk with your Parts Europe rep for details on this new product line and get more information at https://lethalthreat.com.

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SUSPENSIONS

P R O D U C T

S H O W C A S E

High-Performance Handling New Suspensions for a Range of Models

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egend Suspensions has a range of upgraded suspensions for Harley-Davidson models, a lineup that now includes new air-ride setups for the 2018 Softails and high-performance, cartridgestyle forks for Softails, Dynas and Sportsters. 2018 Softail riders can now have air-ride rear suspension thanks to the new AIR-A M-Eight systems. This new design, specifically for the Milwaukee-Eight powered bikes, provides a plush compliant ride, with higher bottoming resistance. There’s optimum rebound performance regardless of a rider’s weight, and riders can also adjust them for everything from aggressive riding to casual cruising. Simply push the handlebar-mounted button to fine-tune the ride quality while stopped or on the go.

They can be fine-tuned for rebound via the six-position external knob adjustments, and there’s the exclusive Aramid Fiber air-spring technology that provides for spring rate adjustment on the go. The self-adjusting deflective disc damping ensures controlled performance, while the air springs maximize wheel travel and conform to any desired ride height. The AIR-A M-Eight comes with a pre-wired air compressor, a complete wiring harness, and is easy to install – it simply installs under the seat, replacing the stock shock. Complementing that AIR-A system are Legend’s new high-performance/cartridge-style fork upgrades for the Milwaukee-Eight Softails. The AXEO M8 is designed for all the new Softails with 49mm forks, while the AXEO43 Inverted are built for the new Fat Bobs. There is also a high-performance, cartridge-style front suspension – the AXEO39TS – for 39mm Dyna and Sportster forks. The AXEO drop-in cartridges are an easy-to-install upgrade that will immediately provide an upgrade in ride quality and control over stock. With these installed, your customer will enjoy improved stability, cornering and traction, and they eliminate front-end dive during aggressive braking and maneuvering. They also provide a firm feel when navigating high-speed sweeping turns, stop the bike from bottoming out on large bumps or potholes and reduces the chance of dragging floorboards and pegs. Riders can use the machined stainless steel preload adjuster to fine-tune the increased preload range for various riding styles and body weight. The AXEO43 has a proprietary micrometer preload adjustor and internal linear spring guide.

Legend Suspensions now has its air ride suspension for the range of 2018 Softails. The AIR-A M-Eight system is designed to provide a plush ride, with higher bottoming resistance, for the Milwaukee-Eight powered bikes.

All of these new suspension products from Legend come with a lifetime warranty and are hand-built in Sturgis, SD. ■

»» Talk with your Parts Europe rep for details and check out www.legendsuspensions.com.

Your 2018 Softail customers can get Legend’s high-performance suspensions front and rear thanks to the new AXEO M8 cartridge-style fork upgrades.

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New Product Line for Scooters

PARTS & ACCESSORIES

High-Quality Crankshafts

Jasil is a longtime manufacturer of high quality parts and accessories for scooter applications. Parts Europe is now carrying a range of the company’s products, including crankshafts, variators and gearboxes.

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asil is known in the European market as a highquality crankshaft manufacturer for scooter applications. The company was established in 1948, with crankshaft production coming in the 1980s, when Jasil was a supplier to a Zündapp OEM assembly line in Portugal. Jasil started its export journey in the 1990s, and today more than 85 percent of its production is being sold in 25 countries all over the world, giving the Jasil name a worldwide market presence. Now Parts Europe is carrying a range of Jasil’s crankshafts, connecting rods, clutch springs, variators, and gearboxes for a number of scooter applications. The company’s production processes include forging, turning, machining, grinding, gear milling and polishing. Assembly, laser marking and packaging are also done in house. Jasil’s long experience with the Kaizen Lean methodology of manufacturing – made famous by Toyota in its auto making – results in high-quality products. The other production processes, such as plastic induction, heat treatment, surface treatment and spring production, are outsourced to partners in Portugal who have extensive knowledge of these processes. The quality of these external services is guaranteed by the partnership that Jasil has with its suppliers, and by the know-how acquired during 70 years of production experience. The company also has an R&D Department to launch its own products and to support customers on the

development of their products in total exclusivity and confidentiality. Jasil crankshafts are produced from a special high-tensile strength steel that is heat treated to offer high resistance in tough conditions while maintaining good elasticity. Jasil offers four different crankshaft versions for each scooter model, so the customer gets the performance level that they need. The range of crankshafts for each model application includes Original, Racing, Evolution New Generation, and High Tech. Connecting rods and bearings are also available. The company’s Next Generation variator has a bigger diameter to allow more speed variation and better stability. Larger diameter rollers are used for dynamic compensation. A spring is provided to get a better connection between the speed variator and the torque corrector. The gearboxes are machined using specialized steel. Gear teeth are ground by the shaving process, with a specific heat treatment and rigorous quality control. The quality that goes into Jasil’s gearboxes means long-lasting performance for your customers. Jasil springs are made of high carbon level steel that is then case hardened and given a tempering heat treatment that guarantees a homogenization of the raw material, increasing its lifetime. ■

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PARTS & ACCESSORIES

P R O D U C T

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Performance Parts

From Military to Motorcycles

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uality, precision, durability: those are words used a lot in the powersports industry, but those words are especially meaningful when it comes to military firearms production. That is the industry that brothers Lumir and Zak Mozga worked in before turning their love of motorcycles into a business. They founded Titax in their home country of the Czech Republic with very little funding but a lot of determination. Since then, Titax has grown from two brothers to a company with more than 30 employees. Parts Europe is now stocking several popular Titax products, including adjustable levers, lever protectors and handlebars. In addition to Parts Europe, Titax works with a wide range of companies, producing OEM parts for several

tories for testing, as well, Titax is able to refine its products to ensure the quality, precision and durability required by the Mozga brothers. Parts Europe is carrying two versions of the Titax adjustable levers, including the Racing and Evo lines. The Racing line is Titax’s economical choice, available in multiple color choices for most sportbike applications. The Evo lever is a high-end, ergonomic lever with curvature along its full length and precisely beveled edges. The design of the Evo offers both feedback and control through a rider’s hands. It is TÜV, KBA and ABE approved and utilized by teams in both Moto2 and WSBK. The Titax Lever S Protector GP is a light, fashionable lever protector derived from the company’s development work

Titax adjustable levers are available in multiple color choices for most sportbike applications.

Parts Europe is now carrying Titax handlebars, which come in a range of sizes to offer your customer a lightweight upgrade over stock. Titax Lever S Protectors GP

motorcycle manufacturers. Every Titax product is made at the company’s factory in the Czech Republic, where the state-of-the-art CAD and CAM machines enable the production of everything from large-volume orders to bespoke products. Most of the products are TÜV Rheinland and KBA Germany certified. Each product is marked by a day code to ensure quality control and tracking. The Mozga brothers know that staying in the factory is no way to move forward with development, so they have ensured that Titax is heavily involved in motorsports. The company works closely with many top teams in MotoGP, WSBK, BSB and TT. By teaming with independent labora-

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with MotoGP teams. The protectors are made of aircraftgrade aluminum to provide a sturdy line of defense for the levers. There are applications for most naked bikes and sportbikes. Titax handlebars are made of 7075 T6 aluminum for a lightweight aftermarket option that is still durable. The handlebars range in size from 74cm to 87cm. The wider 87cm option is designed to fit well with the BMW 1200 GS, among other models. ■

»» Learn more about Titax and the company’s parts that now currently available through Parts Europe. You can also learn more about the company at www.titax.com.

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DRIVE CHAINS

Seal of Approval

Regina Z-Ring and RX3 Chains

Regina’s ZRP and ZRT chains feature the company’s patented Z-Ring seals, which greatly improve their performance and wear life.

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hey say that with age comes wisdom. If that is true, then the Regina Chain company must be very wise indeed, as it is celebrating its 99th anniversary this year. These days, after nearly a century of making chains, Regina is best known for its proprietary Z-Ring seals for street and off-road motorcycle chains. The new-generation Z-Ring seal was patented by Regina in 2003. The seals have a specially designed conical shape on the inner side that enhances the assembling on the bushing. In addition, the Z-Ring flexes once it is assembled, and that creates a spring effect so that the seal will maintain its shape and functionality for a longer time. When it comes to street bikes, Regina has ZRP chains for high-powered sportbikes and ZRT chains for touring bikes. Both chain types feature the patented Z-Ring seals. The Z44 sealing rings used on the ZRP and ZRT chains greatly improve their performance and wear life. In fact, there is a 50 percent reduction in friction compared to traditional O-rings. Constant lubrication from a special high-temperature grease in the critical pin/bushing area provides long life, as well. High-carbon alloy pins minimize wear, the increased roller thickness prolongs durability and the thicker outer plates combined with quad riveting provide greater tensile strength.

up to 1300cc. The chains are already OE on a number of models, including all BMWs – like the S1000RR and on the F800GS – most Ducatis, all Aprilias, most KTM models and also some Japanese bikes. Each chain comes with a rivet-type link, but clip-type and hollow rivet-type connecting links are also available. To date, Regina has more than 340 world championship titles, and the knowledge from those successes is passed into the products offered to customers. Some of that knowledge resulted in another exclusive technology that Regina first developed in 1985 and can be found on motocross chains such as the RX3, a specially-shaped bushing that greatly reduces break-in wear and stretch that occurs when a standard bushing is used. Chain life is extended, too. The RX3 chain also features chromized pins, creating exceptional pin-surface hardness to maximize wear resistance and enhanced pin core strength for outstanding shock resistance. Jeffrey Herlings, Tony Cairoli, Blake Baggett, Roman Febvre and Jeremy Van Horebeek are just some of the riders using the Regina RX3 chain, which is also OE on all KTM, Husqvarna and TM Racing models. ■

»» Talk to your Parts Europe rep about Regina’s Z-Ring chains

The ZRP and ZRT chains come in the color gold and are available for a wide range of streetbikes and sportbikes

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for street and off-road applications. You can learn more about the company at www.racing.reginachain.net.

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P R O D U C T

S H O W C A S E

TIRES

The SportSmart TT

A Tire Built for Road and Track

Dunlop developed the SportSmart TT tires for high performance on the road during the daily commute as well as on the circuit on track days.

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he SportSmart TT is the fourth new tire Dunlop has added to its hypersport lineup in the past year and a half. For riders just as serious about their track-day equipment as they are about the tires they run on the street, this is big news. The SportSmart TT tires – with TT standing for Track Technology – bridge the gap between Dunlop’s pure performance track-day tires like the GP Racers and the more street-oriented hypersports like the SportSmart 2 Max (Premium), Qualifier II (2nd line) and GPR-300 (3rd line.) SportSmart TTs are tires that can be ridden hard on the street, and then ridden even harder on the track with no compromise in either situation. It’s the combination street/track-day tire that riders have waited for and that wait is over. The SportSmart TTs are available now and Parts Europe has them.

SportSmart TT’s inflation pressure on track days to increase the contact patch by up to 24 percent for a grip that’s close to what’s available with a strictly track-biased tire. While designed for grip, control and all-around performance, the race-developed compounding can deliver reasonable street mileage, too. Even with their race-tire like feedback, stability, feel and agility, the SportSmart TTs don’t compromise on wear rate. Modern sportbikes, small-displacement and large, are loaded with suspension and braking technologies that demand the most from a set of tires. They’re available in three front and eight rear sizes so there’s a set of SportSmart TTs for all the applications. ■

»» Talk with your Parts Europe rep for details, and check out www.dunlopmotorcycle.com.

Modern sportbikes and naked bikes are loaded with performance suspensions, braking systems and electronic controls that put a real demand on their tires. Dunlop’s SportSmart TTs come with plenty of new technology of their own, features that make a 50/50 street/track tire possible. The tires feature Dunlop’s multi compounding and JLB (Jointless Belt) carcass construction. In designing the SportSmart TTs, Dunlop borrowed from its FIM Endurance World Championship experience, and has also included an all-new Speed Vent tread design along with a Dynamic Front Formula. These two new designs dramatically reduce steering effort, control tire temperature and deliver race-tire like grip and feel. On the rear there’s the new NTEC RT, a technology that allows custom tuning of rear-tire pressure to maximize the footprint on track days. Your customers can keep the standard manufacturerrecommended pressures for road use, but drop the

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For those customers who daydream about the next track day while commuting to work all week on their motorcycles, there’s the Dunlop SportSmart TT.

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Kits for Small-Displacement Bikes

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mall-displacement motorcycles have become a big deal. New riders have their eyes on them and experienced riders are adding these bikes to their garages.

With all the engineering and advanced features the OEMs are including these days, the 250s, 300s and 400s can serve not only as enjoyable entry-level commuters, but also as exciting track-day machines. Naturally, Cometic Gasket has this segment covered with gaskets and gasket kits for both street and off-road applications. The small-displacement Yamahas, KTMs, Husqvarnas and Kawasakis are covered with a complete

coating to insure coolant and oil passages remain sealed, and they’re available in stock and 3mm oversize bores.

GASKETS

Sealing the Deal

It’s much the same with the gaskets for the Yamaha YZFR25 and YZF-R3, and the Kawasaki Ninja/EX250. For the Yamahas, the Cometic head gaskets feature a two-layer Multi Layer Steel design in a .45mm thickness and it’s also coated with a special high-temp coating. The two-layer design allows the Yamaha to maintain its high compression ratio, and the embossment design focuses sealing pressure where it is most needed. The gaskets are also available in 60mm bore sizes for the R25, 68mm and 70mm for the R3.

Cometic Gaskets now has a complete lineup of replacement, upgraded gaskets and top-end kits for today’s exciting small-displacement motorcycles.

lineup of top-quality single- and multi-layer stainless steel head gaskets. There are also full top-end kits, new gaskets designed to improve on the factory gasket’s sealing capabilities with a more even and effective torque load across the sealing surfaces.

Cometic’s Kawasaki head gaskets, a single-layer design in these applications, also feature that special high-temp coating and the improved embossed design to limit bore distortion and improve ring seal. They’re available in 62mm, 64mm and 66mm bore sizes.

How are Cometic’s head gaskets and top-end kits an improvement over OE? Consider what’s available for the KTM 390 Duke and RC390, and the Husqvarna Vitpilen and Svartpilen 401s. Unlike OE, the Cometic head gasket is comprised of three layers of 301 stainless steel, with an embossed design that disperses clamp load across the entire surface of the cylinder.

The full top-end kits features everything necessary, including stainless-steel base gaskets with their own embossing patterns, and cam chain tensioner gaskets made from AFM material, a no-stick, aluminum-shimmed gasket with rubber nitrile bonded to each side for a superior seal. There are also premium armor-clad exhaust gaskets and high-quality Viton valve stem seals and O-rings. ■

It’s a vastly improved seal for these high-performance engines. Cometic gaskets also use a high-temp PTFE Polymer

»» Talk with your Parts Europe rep for details

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and check out www.cometic.com.

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CONNECTING RODS

P R O D U C T

S H O W C A S E

Strong and Consistent Replacement Connecting Rods

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he connecting rod is one of the most tortured components in an engine. It’s compressed for half the combustion cycle, and stretched for the other half, which is why some may be hesitant when turning to the aftermarket to replace such a critical part. However, purchasing OEM parts can be a slow and overpriced process.

ProX connecting rods are constructed of double-forged Japanese steel, which is a highly recognized reliable material. Double forging means the raw steel is hammered twice to ensure strength and consistency. Dave Sulecki of ProX Racing Parts comments on forging connecting rods, “When you forge, it aligns all the molecules and grain flow within the structure to line up with the features of the rod. The grain will flow around the big end and the small end – it’s all aligned within the structure to give it better strength. When you double forge, you hit it once and then again to align it even further.” ProX connecting rods are also heat treated for strength, and barreled and shot peened to remove imperfections from the surface texture. This reduces the likelihood of issues stemming from stress areas.

Luckily, ProX Racing Parts bridges the gap between OEM quality and affordability. ProX’s complete line of connecting rod kits are made by OEM suppliers in Japan on the same tooling, which ensures all OEM dimensions are maintained.

ProX connecting rod kits come complete with the big end pin, big end bearing, and thrust washers, all under one part number. These kits are available for a variety of powersports applications. ■

»» Ask your Parts Europe rep for more details, and visit blog.pro-x.com.

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SEATS

Long-Haul Luxury Super Touring Deluxe

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ong-distance riders who feast on a steady diet of mile markers need a seat that allows them to satisfy their hunger for more time in the saddle. That’s exactly what Mustang’s Super Touring Deluxe was designed for.

Super Touring Deluxe

Available for both early and late-model Harley-Davidson FL Touring bikes, the Super Touring Deluxe is engineered to provide uncompromising comfort for rider and passenger. The seat is also visually stunning, as Mustang designers took styling cues from automotive interiors to craft a unique stitch pattern in the high-quality vinyl cover, highlighted by the tuck-and-roll center inlay extending through the passenger section. The main difference between the Super Touring Deluxe for 1997-2007 (p/n 0801-1062) and 2008-later FLs (p/n 0801-0962) is operator placement. While both are considered an extended reach design, early model fitment places riders 1 inch further back compared to the stock position. Late-model owners are placed 44mm back. A heated option is also available for 2008-later models (p/n 0801-0963.)

A 48.3cm wide front bucket offers ideal body angle placement along with ample lumbar support. The generous 35.5cm wide rear seat is also properly contoured, delivering support across its full width to keep passengers firmly in the comfort zone. Matching accessories for the Super Touring Deluxe include fully adjustable and easily removable driver backrests for both early and late model FLs, as well as passenger armrests for 2008-later models equipped with Tour-Paks. ■

»» Talk with your Drag rep for more information or visit www.mustangseats.com.

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REPLACEMENT CABLES

P R O D U C T

S H O W C A S E

Cables Connections

OEM Replacements and Upgrades

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hether it’s an OEM replacement or an upgrade like the T3 Slidelight Motion Pro has cables for a big range of applications.

There are OE lengths, custom extended lengths – just about anything in any configuration a rider might need. There are cables for streetbikes, dirtbikes, dual-sport machines and ATVs/UTVs. When it comes to cables Motion Pro is a great place to look. With the right inventory from Motion Pro on hand, you can be ready to deliver those cables to riders when they need them. It’s easier than you might think, and your Parts Europe rep can be a huge help here.

Motion Pro’s expansive range of cables includes everything from OE replacements to upgraded products like the T3 Slidelight assemblies.

Whether your customer base is street-oriented, dirtbike and motocross heavy, all ATV/UTV or a little bit of each, your rep can help you set up a workable, affordable in-house inventory that’ll include the most-popular, most-asked-for cables to cover your needs. In addition to those OEM replacement cables, you might consider offering a selection of those T3 Slidelights should your customers want an upgrade.

The Slidelights pack in a lot of value by featuring stainless steel inner wires, high-performance anodized billet-aluminum elbows and fittings, tool-less/built-in adjusters, lubrication ports and low-friction seals. ■

»» When one of your customers needs a cable, it’s likely they

need that cable right away. Be sure to have the stock on hand when they come asking. Talk with your Parts Europe rep for details and visit www.motionpro.com.

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• Inline tool-less adjuster with innovative swivel fitting allows quick and easy cable adjustments • Tool-less adjuster has built in lubrication port with o-ring cover for easy, no mess maintenance • Made in the USA

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CS-Series Compensators

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he stock compensator at the front of a HarleyDavidson’s primary drive doesn’t last forever. And, when the clunking starts, the shifting gets hard and searching for neutral becomes a chore, riders might head to an authorized dealership for a pricey replacement. BDL has the affordable alternative. Not only do the CS34A compensators for 2007 and up Big Twins and the CS-24A and CS-25A for 1980 through 2006 Big Twins cut that replacement cost considerably, these redesigned and patented assemblies work without the OE spring and weigh less than the stock assembly. Easily installed, they’re direct replacements that eliminate the noise when dropping into first gear and smooth out the shifting from there. A win/win all around, performance and price, the CS-34A even works with either style stator rotor, 2007-2010 or 2011-2016, so there’s no added cost there, either. A three-piece design, the BDL compensators are highgrade steel with two special-design Nylatron washers between the sprocket and sprocket carrier. Both the

BDL has replacement compensators that are an upgrade over the units that come stock on Harley-Davidson models.

sprocket and carrier are threaded and liberally coated with anti-seize compound during installation. This is a design that allows the sprocket to rotate slightly on the carrier and, aided by those Nylatron washers, absorb the shock of hard downshifts and starting kickbacks. ■

»» With a BDL CS-series compensator installed a Harley will feel more solid overall, shift easier, run quieter – and save money at the buy-in. Talk with your Parts Europe rep for details and check out www.beltdrives.com.

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Primary Solutions


PISTONS

P R O D U C T

S H O W C A S E

Building a Better Piston The 2-Stroke Racer Elite

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iseco knows that complacency is detrimental to progress. Modern 4-strokes have largely dominated motocross, while 2-stroke innovation has taken a back seat.

Luckily, Wiseco has created the Racer Elite 2-Stroke Series pistons, manufactured with features outside the status quo of common 2-stroke pistons. In the past, 2-stroke pistons have been ordered in A, B, C piston sizing. Now, provided the bore is within that range, the 2-Stroke Racer Elite piston will drop in and conform to the proper size. The secret is ArmorFit–a pro-

Wiseco’s Racer Elite 2-Stroke Series pistons feature a proprietary coating – ArmorFit – that allows the piston to self-adjust to the cylinder.

prietary skirt coating that allows the piston to self-adjust to the cylinder. Wiseco R&D has developed ArmorFit in-house. It is a dry film lubricant that not only conforms to the bore size, but remains for the life of the piston, reducing friction and wear. While Wiseco has been forging 2-stroke pistons for decades, the company set out to make the 2-Stroke Racer Elite even stronger. The pistons are forged from 2000 series alloy, which offers greater tensile strength over the commonly used 4000 series. While stronger, this alloy is less resilient to heat and pressure in its raw form. Enter ArmorPlating, a proprietary surface treatment from Wiseco. Unlike most surface treatments, ArmorPlating is not formed through electrical current, but rather through a chemical reaction. ArmorPlating serves to protect against detonation, improve wear resistance, and creates better sealing in the ring groove. ■

»» Wiseco 2-Stroke Racer Elite pistons are available for

popular model dirt bikes. Ask your Parts Europe rep and visit http://blog.wiseco.com for more details.


Performance Sprockets and Hubs

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he list of Sunstar sprockets available through Parts Europe takes up a lot of space in the Street catalog, and among them are the company’s Ducati sprockets. The lightweight, durable and efficient aluminum sprockets pair well with Sunstar’s Ducati hubs for a performance-minded combination. The sprockets are made of high-quality, aerospace-grade 7075 T6 aluminum that has been given a hard anodized coating for added durability and lasting appearance. The exclusive tooth-valley design offers a 24 percent better chain contact area than OEM sprockets, and the result is a maximum power transfer from the drive chain to the rear wheel. Weight reduction over stock comes from the aluminum construction as well as the design of the sprocket itself. Carefully engineered holes decrease the reciprocating mass to increase performance, all without decreasing the strength of the sprocket. In all, the materials, anodized coating and design all add up to an extremely durable sprocket that has significantly less weight and better performance than a stock steel sprocket.

Sunstar’s sprockets and standalone hubs for Ducati models.

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Ducati Drive

made from 7075 T6 aluminum and have a hard-anodized black coating. Check the Parts Europe Street catalog for a complete list of all Ducati fitments for the Sunstar sprockets and hubs. You can also find complementary Sunstar chains and front sprockets for a complete overhaul. ■

»» Talk to your Parts Europe rep about the high-quality, low-weight

Parts Europe also offers the standalone hubs, which are

sprockets available from Sunstar for Ducati and other applications. You can also head online to www.sunstarmoto.com.

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PA R T S

D E PA R T M E N T

ALPINESTARS SPX SPORT RIDING JACKET Main chassis is constructed from 1,3 mm genuine leather and resistant stretch fabric Stretch panels on sleeves and chest for improved fit and feel Waist is adjustable for better comfort while riding Features two zippered hand pockets and a waterproof inner wallet pocket Strategically place zippered air intake vents and perforations provide optimal ventilation and airflow Collar is constructed with microfiber edging and 3D textured fabric inner lining for comfort and a low profile Pre-curved sleeve construction helps reduce arm fatigue on long rides Embroidered logos and reflective details for added visibility Thermal liner is removable Features chest pad and back compartments with PE padding (Alpinestars Nucleon chest and back inserts sold separately) Features Bio-Armor shoulder and elbow protectors Shoulder protection features over-molded advanced TPU guard Attaches to Alpinestars riding pants (sold separately) with waist connection zipper Available in black/white or black/black, US men’s even sizes listed

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SPX SPORT RIDING PANTS Main chassis is constructed from 1,3 mm genuine leather and resistant stretch fabric Features flexible accordion leather stretch zones above the knee and upper back Rear waist sits higher up for greater overlap with the riding jacket Calf and crotch areas have stretch panels and waist is adjustable for a better fit and more comfort Pre-curved leg construction helps reduce leg fatigue on long rides Perforated areas provide increased ventilation and internal airflow Hook and loop ankle closures to keep out particles Internal mesh lining and external stretch zones allow for great freedom of movement Durable seat area is internally reinforced Includes replaceable knee sliders for impact and abrasion resistance Attaches to Alpinestars riding jacket (sold separately) with waist connection zipper Available in black/white or black/black, US men’s even sizes listed

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SIZE BLACK/WHITE 44 2811-0470 46 2811-0471 48 2811-0472 50 2811-0473 52 2811-0474 54 2811-0475 56 2811-0476 58 2811-0477 60 2811-0478

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MOOSE UTILITY DIVISION ALUMINUM WHEEL SPACERS Increases wheel stability by moving wheels out 38 mm, 51 mm or 64 mm (1 1/2˝, 2˝ or 2 1/2˝) Eliminate rubbing against shocks, struts and exhaust Sold in pairs

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38 MM (1 1/2˝) BOLT PATTERN 4/110 (10 mm stud) 4/110 (12 mm x 1.25 stud) {2} 4/110 (12 mm x 1.50 stud) {4} 4/115 (10 mm stud) 4/137 (10 mm stud) 4/137 (12 mm x 1.25 stud) {3} 4/156 (3/8˝ stud) 4/156 (12 mm x 1.50 stud) {1} 4/156 (12 mm x 1.25 stud) {5}

PART # 0222-0504 0222-0505 0222-0506 0222-0507 0222-0508 0222-0509 0222-0512 0222-0511 0222-0510

{1} Ranger 900 XP. {2} Viking. {3} Teryx/Mule. {4} Pioneer/Big Red. {5} Mule Pro FXT.

51 MM (2˝) BOLT PATTERN 4/110 (10 mm stud) 4/110 (12 mm x 1.25 stud) {2} 4/110 (12 mm x 1.50 stud) {4} 4/115 (10 mm stud) 4/137 (10 mm stud) 4/137 (12 mm x 1.25 stud) {3} 4/156 (3/8˝ stud) 4/156 (12 mm x 1.50 stud) {1} 4/156 (12 mm x 1.25 stud) {5} {1} Ranger 900 XP. {2} Viking. {3} Teryx/Mule. {4} Pioneer/Big Red. {5} Mule Pro FXT.

PART # 0222-0513 0222-0514 0222-0515 0222-0516 0222-0517 0222-0518 0222-0521 0222-0520 0222-0519

64 MM (2 1/2˝) BOLT PATTERN 4/110 (10 mm stud) 4/110 (12 mm x 1.25 stud) {2} 4/110 (12 mm x 1.50 stud) {4} 4/115 (10 mm stud) 4/137 (10 mm stud) 4/137 (12 mm x 1.25 stud) {3} 4/156 (3/8˝ stud) 4/156 (12 mm x 1.50 stud) {1} 4/156 (12 mm x 1.25 stud) {5}

PART # 0222-0522 0222-0523 0222-0524 0222-0525 0222-0526 0222-0527 0222-0530 0222-0529 0222-0528

{1} Ranger 900 XP. {2} Viking. {3} Teryx/Mule. {4} Pioneer/Big Red. {5} Mule Pro FXT.

RINEHART RACING MOTO SERIES INVERTED AIR CLEANERS Drastically improves airflow over stock filters and delivers uncompromising performance Available in your choice of black or chrome Highly-efficient hidden breather and virtually closed-loop system Inverted, pleated top and sides maximize airflow from all angles - not just the sides Forged aluminum machined cover protects the filter element and adds distinct Rinehart Racing style to your ride Synthetic water-resistant washable filter element eliminates the need for a rain sock or air filter oil

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PART # DESCRIPTION FOR 17-18 M8 TOURING AND 18 M8 SOFTAIL 1010-2242 Black 1010-2243 Chrome FOR 08-16 TWIN CAM MODELS (FLY-BY-WIRE) 1010-2244 Black 1010-2245 Chrome

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FEULING HP+ CHAIN DRIVE CAMSHAFT KITS FOR M-EIGHT Include camshafts, lifters and a cam installation kit that includes the cam bearing, cam/crank hardware Kit also includes gasket/O-ring kit that allows installation of Feuling Heavy-Duty HP+ 0,0165˝ wall one-piece pushrods or factory one-piece pushrods HP+® kits include HP+® lifters

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NOTE: Due to the unstable nature of this 4-valve engine design with one rocker arm activating two valve springs, Feuling high recommends running one-piece pushrods over quick-install adjustable pushrods to maintain maximum cam/valve lift and reduce valvetrain harmonics and associated hydraulic lifter issues. NOTE: Feuling fastener kit PART #2401-0994 also highly recommended to help prevent cylinder head cracking; kit replaces the rocker shaft bolts with studs and nuts to help reduce the stress of the rocker shaft standoffs. PART # FOR 17-18 M-EIGHT 0925-1175 0925-1176

DESCRIPTION 405 HP+® camshaft kit 465 HP+® camshaft kit

BULLSTER WINDSHIELDS/WINDSCREENS Windshields/windscreens are made from high-quality PMMA Standard models are designed for optimum efficiency for the average height of a rider High protection models also come with deflectors

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SCOOTER FITS MODEL YAMAHA X-Max 125 17-18 MOTORCYCLE FITS MODEL BMW K1600B 17-18 KAWASAKI Z900RS 18

DESCRIPTION

HEIGHT X THICKNESS

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Racing, black High protection, gray High protection, clear

375 mm x 3 mm 575 mm x 4 mm 575 mm x 4 mm

2312-0459 2312-0458 2312-0457

DESCRIPTION

HEIGHT X THICKNESS

PART #

High protection, gray High protection, clear Standard, gray Standard, clear

460 mm x 4 mm 460 mm x 4 mm 370 mm x 4 mm 370 mm x 4 mm

2312-0455 2312-0454 2312-0453 2312-0452

Deflector, gray

260 mm x 3 mm

2312-0456

HIGH PROTECTION, GRAY

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Krzysztof Kociołek, Development Manager, TRW Moto Krzysztof loves to fire up his bike and ride out onto the open road. It’s where he feels free. And it’s where he meets fellow riders and talks bikes. That’s why he truly understands what today’s riders need. And that’s why we make the parts that bikers rely on all over the world. Our motorcycle parts are maximized for safety and performance using the best of materials and, if applicable, come with a certificate of conformity for complete peace of mind. For a truly great performance, rely on True Originals. Watch Krzysztof’s story at www.trwaftermarket.com/en/moto

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ICON ONE THOUSAND ICON 1000™ SLINGBAG Tough CORDURA® fabric chassis with MOLLE webbing Rolltop design features an internal water-resistant liner (main compartment only) Wide, padded strap includes Fidlock™ magnetic closure system with secondary anti-swing strap Tool roll (tools not included) 12-liter capacity Available in black

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DESCRIPTION PART # Slingbag 3517-0436

ICON ONE THOUSAND ICON 1000™ ADVOKAT BACKPACK Professional gear for the professional rider Waxed canvas chassis features 38 cm (15˝) laptop compartment Padded, articulated shoulder straps with adjustable webbing, chest closure and 3D mesh paneling provide multiple fit options Leather trim details Multiple pockets including side water bottle pockets Side compression straps keep cargo contained while an integrated waterresistant rain fly helps keep things dry D3O® Viper/hydration bladder pocket (Viper/hydration bladder not included) Tool roll (tools not included) 20-liter capacity Available in gray

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DESCRIPTION PART # Advokat 3517-0437

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Make Your Mark.

6.5” Spoiler Windshield (Smoke) on Roy Chamberlin’s (of C&C Cycle) fully customized 2010 Road King with an HD OEM Fairing. MADE IN MEMPHIS | #ShadyMark

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Predator III Seat for Dyna Models

The all-new Predator III seat features a 6� tall driver support with unique styling covered in automotive-grade vinyl. The molded polyurethane foam provides maximum comfort and has a narrow driver’s cut for better leg clearance. PN 0803-0603 Available in Smooth or Double Diamond Stitch with black, red or silver thread. See your Parts Europe Sales Representative for more information on the complete line of Drag Specialties Seats.

Manufactured by Drag Specialties in the U.S.A seats.dragspecialties.com | partseurope.eu

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