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CONTENTS May 2017 H Vol. 24 #4 Publisher/Editor-in-Chief: Don Emde • donemde@me.com Editor: Dennis Johnson • dennisjohnsonwrites@verizon.net

Art Director: Morgan Williams Ad Coordinator: Jennifer Rose • jenrose@me.com

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Adventure Market Overview: Motorcycles and Accessories for today’s Adventure riders

Copy Editor: Tracy Emde

Webmaster: Jeff Emde

Design Assistant: Kristina Nystul Breaux

Contributing Writers: Joe Colombero, Steve Cox, Beth Dolgner, Don Emde, Dennis Johnson, Joe Kress Contributing Photographers:

Don Emde, Joe Colombero, Steve Cox, Dennis Johnson, Marilyn Stemp, Jeff Kardas, BMW Motorrad, R. Schedl, Kinney Jones

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 Magazine is published by Don Emde, Inc., 92 Argonaut, Ste. 160, Aliso Viejo, CA. 92656. Copyright © 2017 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. Unsolicited photos or manuscripts cannot be returned unless SASE is provided. 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/or sponsors. Drag Specialties Magazine, Parts Magazine, Parts Europe Magazine and Parts Magazine Online are trademarks of Don Emde Inc.

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SPECIAL SECTION: ADVENTURE MARKET OVERVIEW Publishing office: 92 Argonaut, Suite 160, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 Tel: 949-215-4780 • Fax: 949-215-9042 Don Emde Inc. Directors: President: Don Emde Vice President: Tracy Emde Secretary/General Manager: Jennifer Rose WE’RE ONLINE! Parts Magazine and Drag Specialties Magazine are available free online in an easily downloadable format. You can also check out the very latest news from the world of motorcycling in our online Newsroom. See it all at: www.partsmagazineonline.com

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Our grandson Hudson, age 5, took his first ride this winter on a Kawasaki quad. He was a quick learner. In 2014 I rode this Yamaha Super Tenere Adventure bike on the same dirt road between Yuma and Phoenix, AZ that Cannon Ball Baker had taken a century ago. Ten days later I rode it onto Manhattan in New York City. Kinney Jones photo.

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n this issue we are featuring an in-depth look at the market segment called “Adventure Bikes.” It has been great to follow the growth of this market in recent years, with the manufacturers responding quickly to rider’s ever-growing list of features being asked for. In my opinion, Adventure Bikes are one of the best things that have happened in the motorcycle sport in many years. Rather than being limited only to paved roads, Adventure Bikes widen the options of where a rider can go to reach their destinations. Back in 2010, I got pretty involved with Adventure Bikes when I started a research project to retrace the route of Erwin “Cannon Ball” Baker in 1914 when he set a new transcontinental record. He rode an Indian V-twin from San Diego to New York City in 11 ½ days, the fastest anyone had at the time ever traveled coast to coast. My project resulted in a book I wrote and published called “Finding Cannon Ball’s Trail (www.emdebooks.com). Much of Baker’s 1914 route has since been paved over, but since there were some dirt and sandy roads that survived, I needed both on- and off-road capabilities that only an Adventure Bike could provide. I was able to arrange the use of both some KTM 990 and Yamaha

Super Tenere Adventure Bikes for the project and it was fun to outfit the bikes with many of today’s best aftermarket products and then try them out on the roads and trails. We hope that the feature provides some additional insight into the market for Adventure Bikes and the many accessories that can be found for them in the Parts Unlimited and other catalogs from LeMans Corp. Adventure riders generally are upscale, and will spend the money needed to get the gear for themselves and their machines. Happy selling. While Adventure Bikes are very “definable” based on features, there is a broader way that they can be thought of as well. In my family’s case, everything we ride is, for the rider, part of the adventure. We had fun this past winter introducing another grandson (our daughter’s son Hudson) to the sport as he learned to ride his new Kawasaki quad. He took to it like a fish to water and now loves to ride it every chance he has. We hear that there are a lot of young people who aren’t as interested in motorcycles and related machines than years ago. In our family, we start the young ones early, gear them up properly and give them plenty of instruction and supervision. I have no doubt in my mind that years from now Hudson will be looking for one of those future Adventure Bikes to go explore the world. ■

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Thor/KTM rider Marvin Musquin earned his first-ever 450cc Supercross victory in Arlington, Texas.

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Just after the 2017 championship chase left the west coast, minus Ken Roczen, Thor/Red Bull KTM rider Marvin Musquin stepped up his game.

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Thor/Husqvarna rider Jason Anderson picked up a third place finish in Daytona. As of press time he was fifth in the points standings. ...continued from page 8

the start and withstood the pressure from Thor/Monster Energy/Yamaha rider Cooper Webb in the early going to score his first-ever 450cc Supercross victory. “I mean, it was such a good race,” Musquin said. “I actually started before the gate dropped! I just went before the gate. I was kind of lucky, but I went for it. That one felt so good.” Musquin was on fire until Toronto, before the flu disrupted his efforts in Canada as well as Daytona. He bounced back in Indianapolis with a second place finish in the Main. As of press time, he was tied with Cole Seely in third place in the season’s points standings. Thor-backed Rockstar Energy Husqvarna racer Jason Anderson earned a podium finish behind Musquin in Arlington, and has seven top-five finishes and two podiums through 10 rounds of racing, including a third place in Daytona. As of Indianapolis, he was fifth in points.

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Thor/Monster Energy/Yamaha’s Webb, mentioned earlier, was really getting the hang of racing Supercross on the bigger 450cc machines, even setting fast qualifying time a couple of times and scoring a podium finish in Oakland at round five. Unfortunately at round seven in Minneapolis, he tangled with Dean Wilson off the start and was thrown down brutally onto his left shoulder. Webb has been out healing up since that point, but all signs point to his return in Detroit for round 12. The championship seems to be a two-horse race at this point, with defending champ Ryan Dungey holding a 12-point lead after Indianapolis. That might seem comfortable, but the other horse – Eli Tomac – is making like Secretariat. Tomac has won six of the last eight rounds, including round 11 in Indianapolis. continued on page 12...

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French rider Dylan Ferrandis has shown much promise as the new member of the Yamalube/Star Racing Yamaha team this season. The Thor rider placed third in Daytona, his first-ever AMA podium. ...continued from page 10

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The 250cc Eastern Regional Supercross Series kicked off in Minneapolis, and the Thor-backed Yamalube/Star Racing Yamaha team came out with some racers who likely surprised some people. First, there’s French import Dylan Ferrandis, who has shown solid speed throughout the first four rounds of the East, even though he’d never raced a real Supercross prior to Minneapolis. Despite some slipups in each one of his first three 250cc main events, he still managed a sixth place and a fifth place in those three rounds. At round four of this particular series in Daytona, Ferrandis made good, snatching up third place for his first-ever AMA podium finish. Ferrandis sits fifth in points as the series approaches its halfway point. “For me and from where I came from is really a dream come true,” Ferrandis said, choking up near the end. “It’s like 22 years that I dreamed about making a podium in Supercross U.S. … finally I did it. I can’t thank enough my team and all the people who do crazy work for me.”

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Perhaps an even bigger story for the Star team was the performance of new hire Colt Nichols. Nichols broke his femur in mid-November, but lined up on the gate at round one of the East in mid-February, barely three months later! That’s normally a minimum six-month injury. Not only that, but Nichols was throwing down from the opening gate drop, going down with another rider at round one in Minneapolis, but then snatching a podium in Atlanta at round two, followed by a fourth-place finish a week later in Toronto Unfortunately, Nichols tore his MCL and fractured his tibia on his other leg in the week between Toronto and Daytona, so he will be out for a while. Then again, maybe he’ll recover quickly again and be back sooner than expected. Zach Osborne has been leading the charge in the 250cc East, winning three Supercross Main events – which includes his win at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indy – and holding a nine-point lead after the Indianapolis Supercross in front of teammates Joey Savatgy and Adam Cianciarulo. ■

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McCool grew up riding dirtbikes and ATVs, and has a deeply developed love for anything with a throttle. He now spends his free time restoring his ’79 Camaro Z28 and riding his sportbike. Also joining the team is Garrett Stokke, the new sales rep for the Central Texas region. Stokke comes to Parts Unlimited having worked his way up through sales and into management positions with major dealerships in Wisconsin and Texas.

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A racing enthusiast, Stokke grew up competing in the dirt and transitioned to bigger on-road machines, like his BMW S1000RR — twice tested on the track. In his spare time, Stokke likes to ride all weekend, searching for the best spots to hunt, fish and camp. Rounding out the new lineup is Kyle White, the new sales rep for the Northwest region, covering Northern California and the Bay Area. A California native, White has worked for a couple of prominent California dealerships as a sales associate and parts manager. White enjoys commuting and riding on his BMWs or on his Honda CB125. When not twisting the throttle, he likes backpacking, playing indoor soccer and enjoys Peruvian/Spanish cooking. ■

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f you’ve watched or attended any AMA Pro Championship Racing since last year’s MXGP World Championship round at Glen Helen, you’ve likely noticed a change in the medical staff on hand for each race. That’s because Alpinestars has signed on as the main sponsor of the medical services for AMA Pro Supercross and Motocross. Now known as the Alpinestars Mobile Medical Unit, the team’s staff of medical professionals will be on hand with its huge, 18-wheel, rolling hospital rig at all rounds of AMA Pro Racing across the United States in 2017 and beyond. Uniquely equipped with special equipment that’s specifically geared for the sport, the high-tech medical facility is headed up by Tom Carson and Dr. John “Doc” Bodnar, and a crew of doctors and highly trained staff. “We were excited to sign up with Alpinestars, knowing they’ve been a protection company for a very long time, and that’s their main focus,” said Bodnar, the Alpinestars Mobile Medical Center medical director. “Since we’re also all about protecting the riders, it’s a perfect fit, and we’re really excited that we’re able to come together and continue the Medical Center providing care for the entire motocross family.” With Alpinestars’ long history of designing, manufacturing and testing high-end and advanced protective gear – everything from motocross boots and body protectors to full leathers and neck supports – it’s shaping up to be the perfect partnership.

The Alpinestars Mobile Medical Crew standing in front of the Alpinestars Mobile Medical Unit. This will likely be the only time you’ll see them standing still on any given race day.

“For us, it’s really a big step. We’re now connected with a company that’s in the protection business,” said Carson, the Unit’s chief of staff. “They are a company that has become a major player in protection for twowheel sports and auto racing.”

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No matter when or where a racer hits the dirt, the AMMU Crew is on top of it immediately.

Dr. Chris Alexander is as hard working as they come. He runs himself ragged on race day, and during the week he’s busy working as an orthopedic surgeon.

The Medical Center’s doctors and staff have extensive knowledge with the kind of first responder medical help needed while trackside. These skills were put on full display at Anaheim II back in January when Honda rider Ken Roczen had a heavy crash that resulted in a dislocated wrist, dislocated elbow and compound fracture of his radius.

Carson said the program has come a long way since he and Bodnar started up 17 years ago, when it was just, “a doctor and a bag.” Now, the team features such players as longtime athletic trainer Eddie Casillas and a team of dedicated professionals, all of whom are involved with motorcycling or action sports of some kind.

Within seconds of the crash, the Alpinestars medical staff – dressed in their highly visible red shirts – were on hand, rendering aid to Roczen. Throughout the 2017 season, the medical team has been visible offering aid in such incidents as when Mike Alessi cased a jump in the 450 Main at Anaheim I, and when two riders tangled up and crashed during the 450 Last Chance Qualifier at the Phoenix Supercross.

It’s that latter experience, along with what the crew has picked up trackside over the years, that gives the team the advantage. They all have a pretty good understanding of what kind of injuries might result from a particular crash, Carson said. Over that time, the medical team has also worked with the AMA to institute the mandatory concussion management continued on page 20...

Dr. John Bodnar (foreground, known simply as “Doc” at the races), Dr. Paul Reiman (middle) and Certified Athletic Trainer Eddic Casillas inside the heart of the AMMU.

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Rachel Banker is an RN and works on the AMMU in that capacity, as well as assisting with administration.

Dr. Alexander, like most of the people on the AMMU Crew, is actually a participant. When he’s not working, he’s a dedicated off-road rider.

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Smart marketing for both the AMMU Crew and Alpinestars. At every round of AMA Motocross and Supercross racing, the Alpinestars logo is prominently associated with the hard-working group of people concerned primarily with keeping riders as safe as possible.

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program for riders, as well as making it a requirement for all riders to race with the special helmet removal system in place, he said. “I raced professionally for 10 years and there was nothing like that when I raced here in the United States, or over in Europe,” Carson said. “If you crashed you hoped you could get off the track, and hopefully get to the hospital in a timely manner.” With the Alpinestars Mobile Medical Unit, racers, team members and the staff around the paddock have consistency of care. The Unit is traveling to every single race on the schedule. The racers build relationships with the crew and get regular treatments and preventative measures such as

Any time you see a racer dealing with pain from a crash, you can count on the AMMU Crew to be nearby to assist.

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Although no racer actually wants to interact too much with the AMMU Crew, seeing them trackside in their bright-red shirts is still comforting.

ankle and wrist taping. The crew now has known most of the riders since the moment they turned pro. Inside that Alpinestars Mobile Medical Unit’s rig is an array of state-of-the-art equipment that allows the staff to do everything from taking X-rays to performing hot/cold therapy or simply taping a shoulder. Carson noted that the doctors and staff triage the patients and treat them onsite if possible, or if necessary, stabilize the injuries and send them off for more serious treatment. Carson thanked such sponsors as Alpinestars, Feld Entertainment, MX Sports Pro Racing, Road 2 Recovery and the Kurt Caselli Foundation for helping the Alpinestars Mobile Medical Center evolve into the essential medical resource it is today. ■

The AMMU Crew has the power to call for a red flag if they believe it necessary during any races or practice sessions, as they did for Jimmy Albertson in practice in San Diego.

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INDIANAPOLIS NVP PRODUCT EXPO

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R E P O R T

By mid-morning Saturday, the convention hall at the Lucas Oil Stadium was already packed with dealers and sales reps, all eager to check out the latest and greatest for the 2017 riding season.

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Well, you would have lost that wager this February when the Parts Unlimited NVP Product Expo made its debut in the Circle City with a dealer show that was aimed at ramping up sales – and enthusiasm – for the 2017 selling season. Not only was the sun shining, but the temperatures were warm

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Spend any time with Rob “The Voice of LeMans” Buydos (left) and you’re sure to walk away with a smile on your face. Just ask LeMans employee Phillip Lampher.

Four-time Supercross and three-time motocross champion Ryan Villopoto swung by the Meet & Greet and stopped to get a photo with LeMans founder and chairman Fred Fox and his wife Paula.

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Photos by Don Emde, Dennis Johnson and Marilyn Stemp

enough to bring loads of dealers on two wheels, eager to sneak in a ride during the unseasonable weather.

hot new V-twin products that will be ringing registers when business really starts heating up.

Those dealers and many more from around the country piled into the Lucas Oil Stadium to get a good look at all the

More than 200 vendors from across the LeMans Corporation universe were set up to showcase parts, accessories,

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Showgoers had the opportunity to check out PSR’s growing line of parts and accessories for both the metric and V-twin markets. From left: PSR’s Charlie Hon, dealers Joe and Pam Tracy of J.T.’s Cycles, and Cayla Marie, with PSR.

The crew from Icon unveiled a number of new pieces for its 2017 Spring Collection, riding apparel built and designed by riders, for riders.

The Moto Trike booth was a popular spot during the two-day show. Company president Jeff Vey spent the time explaining all the features and benefits of the line of three-wheel conversions

And the winner is, Bill Kaszer, owner of Motorcycle Supply in Manhattan, KS. Kaszer picked up a free trip to the 2017 Parts Unlimited Dealer Ride in Palm Springs, CA. He’s flanked by Parts national sales manager Steve Weir (left), regional sales manager Robert Oliva and national sales manager Mike Faulkner (right).

Tim Meer (left) and Larry Mills of DP Brakes showcased the company’s line of brake and clutch components for showgoers at the Indy NVP.

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gear and apparel, much of which was being offered at special pricing for those showgoers savvy enough to know that the NVP is always the place to get a leg up on the competition. continued on page 26...

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The Meet & Greet/Bike Show at the nearby Crane Bay event center was a standing-room only success, with dealers, reps and vendors taking the time to break bread and share some good times.

J.W. Speaker’s booth featured a unique display highlighting how its 8790 Adaptive LED headlight works. Kalvin Mizzi (left), owner of Siber Ventures, talks with account manager Kurt Kaufmann.

Martin Human manned the TecMate booth, sharing information and features about this company’s lineup of battery chargers and related accessories.

Class dismissed: The hallways of the Lucas Oil Stadium’s meeting rooms were packed with dealers and reps eager to catch one of the many dealer training seminars held by a wide range of vendors.

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But, before those dealers arrived for two full days of product training and valuable networking, the combined team of the Parts Unlimited and Drag Specialties sales force gathered for intensive sales training and product education from such well known vendors as Alpinestars, Biltwell, Custom

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Dynamics, Icon, J.W. Speaker, Moose Racing, Moose Utility Division, TecMate, and Thor. As it is with all the NVP Product Expos, it’s not only about business; there’s also room for good times and hanging

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John Bova (center), of Johnny’s Vintage Cycle took home the People’s Choice Award for this metric beauty, a 1972 Kawasaki two-stroke triple. Parts national sales managers Steve Weir (left) and Mike Faulkner (right) presented the award for this stunning restoration.

Kevin Bluhm of Brite Lights talks lighting products with Parts Unlimited sales rep Jeremy Genter.

The action at the Custom Dynamics booth was nonstop as dealers stopped in to check out the company’s latest LED lighting products.

loose. Dealers, reps and vendors gathered on Saturday night at the nearby Crane Bay event center for a Meet & Greet/Bike Show. There they enjoyed food, drinks, a lineup of dealer and vendor owned machines, and the chance to mingle and reconnect.

The new Indianapolis NVP Product Expo is just one of two Parts Unlimited events designed to supercharge your selling power by presenting hundreds of vendors showing off piles of new products. The other is the NVP Product Expo in Madison, WI, a longtime favorite for giving dealers a look

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Bill Kaszer, of Motorcycle Supply in Manhattan, KS. inspects a Biltwell helmet under the watchful eye of the always-entertaining Harold “McGoo” McGruther, one of Biltwell’s co-founders.

There’s no escaping a trip to the stage with LeMans’ own Rob Buydos, especially when you happen to be four-time Supercross and three-time motocross champion Ryan Villopoto.


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Dealers stopped by to check out the metric bike offerings at the Meet & Greet/Bike Show, a lineup that included this Indian Scout customized by Kuryakyn. Parts Unlimited sales rep Steve Wood (left) gets the scoop from Sukoshi Fahey on all the latest tire tech coming from Avon.


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Cobra’s Randy Creel (right) goes over the company’s new product lineup with Ory (left) and Gary Pearl of GP Cycle Specialties.

From left: RK Excel’s Cole Anderson and Farrah Bauer strike a pose with Nathaniel Peckinpaugh and his dad Jeremy of Mounds Motor Sports in Anderson, IN.

The crew from Rick’s Motorsport Electrics were on hand to highlight the company’s upgraded electrical components. From left: Donna Shaw, Rick Shaw and Sean Mason.

Ask and you shall receive. Darryl Bassani (left) put the call out on Instagram that the company was looking for a local Triumph Thruxton to showcase the company’s slip-on mufflers. Indiana resident Mark Kaluf (right) answered the call with his 2015 Ace Café Special Edition Thruxton.

K&N’s Johnny Jump (left) spent the weekend showcasing the company’s new air filters and hot-rod air intakes.

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at all the future hot new sellers. That show returns to its traditional slot at the lakeside Monona Terrace August 26 and 27. Ask your Parts rep for details on how to attend. ■

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ENGINE REBUILD KITS

Quick and Smart

All-in-One Engine Rebuild Kits

With the Engine Rebuild Kit in a Box, your customers have everything they need for a thorough rebuild, all under one part number.

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ustomers with off-road bikes, ATVs and UTVs are used to it. Their machines lead tough lives in tough conditions so it comes as no big surprise when an engine needs a full rebuild. What will come as a surprise, though, is just how easy Wrench Rabbit has made that process. The company has put together all the parts, pieces, gaskets, seals and accessories that job requires, neatly packing it all into one box. It’s the Engine Rebuild Kit in a Box and just one part number gets everything needed for the job. The kits are available for a big range of off-road bikes, ATVs and UTVs. This list includes all the popular Hondas, Kawasakis, Suzukis, Yamahas and even the Polaris Rangers, RZRs and Sportsmen. Parts Unlimited has them all. A Wrench Rabbit Engine Rebuild Kit in a Box makes sense for a number of reasons. First, there’s the considerable cost-savings for your customers. They’re going to save, on average, about $400 compared to individually pricing out all the OE pieces. Then there’s the time and effort factor, for both that customer and for you. Sure, you could flip through all those Parts Unlimited catalogs and make up a list of everything needed for a full engine rebuild, but how much easier is one simple part number?

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Then you’d have to order up everything on that list, one by one. Contrast all that with simply looking up one number for a Wrench Rabbit kit and getting everything needed to rebuild an engine — 2-stroke or 4-stroke — assured that it’s all going be there, it’s all going to be right, and it’s all top quality throughout. The choice is easy, especially when you know what is included. Wrench Rabbit is delivering some really well known brands in the aftermarket here, brands trusted by enthusiasts worldwide. The pistons, pins and clips are Vertex, the brand-new crankshafts are by Hot Rods, as are the main-bearing/seal kits, transmission bearings, outputshaft collars, counter balancer bearings, the water-pump bearings and seal kits and more. Hot Cams OE quality cam chains are included where applicable and to put everything together there are full Vertex gasket, seal and O-ring kits covering everything for that engine, from top to bottom. Most everything needed for a pro-quality engine rebuild is included, all coming in one box with one part number, everything correctly chosen for the application and all OE quality or better. ■

»» Quick and smart, that’s a Wrench Rabbit Engine Rebuild

Kit in a Box. Talk with your Parts rep about Wrench Rabbit and get more information at www.wrenchrabbit.com.

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RIDING APPAREL

No Graphics Required

Color Basics that are Anything but Subtle

The Variant Double Stack also features a simple, colorful design.

The Konflict glove nicely complements the lineup of Konflict jackets.

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hen you put all the pieces together, Icon’s Konflict collection and Variant Double Stack helmets resemble an Andy Warhol painting thanks to big blocks of bright color. Pop art aside, the Konflict and Double Stack designs are made for anyone with an obsession for color coordinating and an aversion to graphics. The Konflict jacket is available in black, red, green, blue or hi-viz. That’s it, no fancy appliques or sublimated graphics, and not one single skull to be found. The jacket is made of a laser perforated textile chassis with durable Dynax ballistic impact zones. Gathered elastic in the major flex zones ensure that the Konflict looks good in action without binding. An Icon Sport Fit means the arms are slightly pre-curved for an aggressive riding position, and the cut is loose without being baggy to provide mobility minus the bulk. The Konflict’s lighter weight makes it an ideal warm weather option, although the full removable insulated SatinCore liner helps on those chillier rides. D3O impact protectors in the shoulders, elbows and back keep up the Konflict’s street cred. Sizes range from S to 2XL. The short Konflict gloves are primarily black, with just enough color to show that they are the perfect complement to the Konflict jacket. Color options include black, blue, green, red and white, and sizes start at S and go all the way up to 3XL. The backhand is made of Ax Suede

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Simple, bold and colorful – the new Icon Konflict jacket.

and Neoprene, topped off with carbon fiber reinforced TPU and D3O knuckle inserts. The Battlehide goatskin palm eliminates seams and offers the abrasion resistance of leather without the thick feel of other hide choices. The Variant Double Stack helmet has the same less is more design style, with large blocks of color and minimal décor. That doesn’t mean the Double Stack is boring, though: Icon’s Variant crossover helmet is never dull. Double Stack color options include blue, gray, red, green and hi-viz for those who really want to stand out on the street. The Variant has a Long Oval fit, meaning it is long from front to back and narrow from side to side, and sizing is from S to 3XL. Six air intakes and four exhaust ports combined with deep channeling in the interior EPS foam liner keep air moving through the helmet for less heat and fatigue. The Hydradry moisture wicking liner helps siphon off any perspiration. A quick-change fog-free Precision Optics shield increases peripheral vision and provides a distortion-free line of sight. The Double Stack comes with a clear shield, but there are other visors available separately, including RST Red, RST Blue, RST Gold, Yellow, Light Smoke and Dark Smoke. ■

»» Talk to your Parts Unlimited rep about the Konflict

collection and Variant Double Stack choices from Icon, and see all of the options online at www.rideicon.com.

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Pushing the Limit

FMF’s Long History of Innovation

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f you’ve been involved in powersports for any length of time, and in any capacity, be it as a competitor, dealership personnel or weekend enthusiast, you’re likely aware of the long tenure of FMF Racing

For more than four decades, FMF has been a standout performer in the exhaust segment through a strong combination of initiative and innovation. Let’s take a historical look into the Flying Machine Factory and see what has contributed to the longevity of the company. Circa 1973 — Founder Don Emler’s first initiatives: Improve two-stroke race performance by building a better pipe than OE for riders in the Southern California race scene. 1994 — Don Emler’s Flying Machine Factory at this point in business 20 years, offers two-stroke pipes and silencers for Japanese brands, Husqvarna and KTM for a worldwide audience. The company shows considerable innovation with its original Gold Series pipes and Powercore silencers, as well as its select Gold Series Rev and Tork versions. FMF also is working to keep racers’ engines flowing and performing at the highest level. They offer O-ring spring kits, silencer packing, higher quality replacement reeds and some branded apparel. However, exhaust becomes the main focus. For the younger riders, FMF has fitments for all the two-stroke Japanese mini-racer machines.

1995 — FMF’s catalog has ISDE quiet silencers, numerous two-stroke ATV applications, and its first four-stroke mufflers, the Gold Series megaphones. 1996 — Truly competitive production four-stroke machines are just emerging, but there are a number of two- and four-wheel thumpers that are just plain fun. FMF offers an ISDE spark-arrested muffler version for many of these machines featuring power/sound tune-ability. While box vans were the standard trackside setup even for the factories, FMF now makes event appearances in a support capacity with an innovative tractor-trailer rig. 1997 — Four strokes beginning to come into their own; FMF innovates, rebrands and promotes its four-stroke offerings with Megamax — tunable, race-inspired reverse cone technology, and the tunable Performax. The company starts to use alternative materials, components and production processes more suited for enduro and dual-sport exhaust. 1998 to 1999 — FMF releases Powercore 2 and Turbinecore 2 silencers for the newest competition machines. The aerodynamic silencers feature increased packing volume, different canisters, front and rear end caps with progressive fit, look, and sound. The two-stroke Gold series Burly (later renamed Gnarly) pipe is introduced. Today, the FMF Gnarly remains wildly popular. Introduces innovative new FMF four-stroke products, the Powercore IV2 mufflers and the Powerbomb — a sound-dampening, yet power-enhancing front pipe for four-strokes. 2000 to 2002 — SST pipe and silencers for two-strokes are introduced, named 2000 Product of the Year by Dirt Rider magazine. Powercore IV renamed to the more fitting Powercore 4 with serious revisions for performance, tuning and durability. Q mufflers and silencers are born

Don Emler, the man who started it all.

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FMF launches a new big initiative; the use of titanium for performance motorcycle and ATV mufflers and complete systems. The FMF Titanium 4 mufflers and systems are precursors to today’s even more innovative and highly developed Factory 4.1RCT products.

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2008 to 2010 — FMF’s Resonance Chamber Technology makes its way into limited production with the Factory 4.1 for select machines. The industry sees the two-stroke revival for off-road/enduro and the beginnings of Extreme Enduro racing. In response, FMF launches the Q Stealth and makes sure the FMF Gnarly for all the new and old two-strokes are frequently produced and available. In keeping with this titanium love affair, on the two-stroke side FMF introduces the Titanium 2 silencers. Still viable and available today for select applications, these in turn helped inspire FMF’s newest and popular anodized blue Ti Powercore 2.1 silencers. 2004-2005 — FMF focuses on centralizing mass. The Titanium 4 exhausts becomes Titanium 4SL, later the first FMF ‘Factory 4’ products. Additional innovations are made for overall performance increases with sound reduction, attention to quiet inserts, resonance chambers, packing density and volume. FMF introduces premium and multi-layer muffler packing. FMF Q series continues to evolve with these innovations. The company begins to closely pay attention to sound standards for motorbikes and quads in EU countries. For a limited time they produce specific Titanium 4 EU racing exhausts. 2006 — The year of the titanium Megabomb header. 2007 — FMF promotes “build a system.” Off-road riders wanting quiet, better power, less weight combine a Q4

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and Powerbomb or Megabomb header. ATV riders on a budget combine Powercore 4 and stainless Powerbomb. For motocross/Supercross competitor, there is the Factory 4 slip-on and the Ti Megabomb.

2011 to present — Factory 4.1 RCT exhausts available across many brands, displacements and model years via full systems or slip-ons. Precision seam-welded titanium canister bodies save weight, increase ergonomics, further centralize mass, increase muffler-packing capacity and improve production efficiency. The Hex shape of Factory 4.1 RCT titanium leads to further initiative using aluminum, to keep products affordable for all. FMF also uses elements of these innovations on Powercore 4 and Q4 products. The 2.1 series of silencers are now available for the burgeoning two-stroke market. Stainless steel Megabombs offer high performance that’s affordable and durable, and further enhances the “build a system” approach for fourstroke and two-stroke segments in motorcycles and ATVs. ■

»» Forty four-years strong and FMF still has plenty of new ideas

and innovative products coming our way. We can’t wait to add them to the timeline. Talk with your Parts sales rep about FMF’s long history of innovation and broad range of products, and get more information at www.fmfracing.com.

The Q4 slip-on muffler and the Megabomb header are a great onetwo combination for off-road riders looking for lightweight, improved and quieter power. FMF’s Gnarly pipe is a popular choice, and a regular contender, in the off-road/ enduro and Extreme Enduro racing scenes.

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The all new Sector Helmet offers exceptional performance at an entry level price. With innovative styling, terrific balance, all-day comfort, and extensive venting, this helmet is built to perform. Designed with an aggressive stance and an aerodynamic shape, this lid looks fast straight out of the box. Offering three distinct graphic styles, we didn’t hold back anything on this beast. But the real beauty is under the surface, where the dual density EPS liner provides a more progressive impact absorption for different levels of impact coverage. Combine that with the DOT / ECE 22.05 certification and you’ve got a lid that offers class–leading coverage and keeps money in your pocket.


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hile dual-sport motorcycles have been around, more or less, since the beginning of the sport, we are now in the heyday of the Adventure Bike era.

MACHINES AND ACCESSORIES FOR TODAY’S ADVENTURE RIDERS B y D e n n i s J o h n s o n

Sure those first bikes were ridden in the dirt by necessity (many roads were not yet paved) nowadays that dual use is in demand. Motorcycles variously labeled as dual-sport, enduro or Adventure Bikes currently dominate the market. They’re catchall phrases that encompass a wide range of motorbikes, but the idea is the same — all hold the promise of offering two times the fun. Just about every OEM has a bike that fits into that segment. We’re talking a lineup that includes motorcycles far more street-oriented and built for long-distance touring, while others are lightweight, nimble and made for when the itch comes to ditch the blacktop. Most are capable of doing both and it’s that “Swiss Army knife-like” capability that seems to be driving demand. Kawasaki’s venerable KLR650 and Suzuki’s DR lineup, as well as the performance-minded European bikes and the new big Adventure machines from BMW, KTM, Honda and Yamaha lead the way in the market place. “Although many owners of Adventure Bikes may not use them for serious off-road riding, they like knowing that their bikes are capable of handling that type of terrain if they decide to go off-road,” says Eric Valtos, spokesman for BMW Motorrad, the manufacturer behind one of the most wellknown ranges of Adventure machines, the GS line. “We believe outdoor and/or extreme sports have grown in popularity for adventure seekers, and offroad riding fills a need for people looking for more excitement and adventure in their lives.”

SADDLEMEN Saddlemen’s heated Adventure tour seat with lumbar support was developed for Adventure motorcycle riders who want to rack up the miles in comfort.

DUNLOP

The Trailsmart is Dunlop’s most advanced adventure tire, and is designed to complement the weight and massive power of today’s largedisplacement Adventure Bikes.

That interest has served the company well; its GS models account for almost 40 percent of total BMW Motorrad sales in the U.S., the bulk of those being the R 1200 GS/GS Adventure models, Valtos says. The company’s smaller displacement GS bikes are also popular among younger riders on a budget, women riders and those looking for something a bit more nimble off-road, he adds.

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ALPINESTARS

A High-Flow K&N provides better throttle response, improved acceleration and better fuel mileage than the OE part. Compare K&N’s filter (top) to the OE on the bottom.

The Valparaiso 2 jacket and pant offers impressive 4-in-1 all-weather protection for comfort in all conditions.

Also at that performance end of the market is KTM with its 1090 Adventure R, 1290 Super Adventure R, 1290 Super Adventure T and EXC-F lineup. The company sees the market as two segments — the Adventure Bikes are its dual sports, and the dual-sport bikes are its off-road machines that are street legal, says media relations manager Tom Moen.

Since it first unveiled the R 80 G/S in 1980, BMW Motorrad has been a driving force in the Adventure Touring market, and has all but defined what a cross-continent journey is all about. Photo courtesy of BMW Motorrad

In addition to that draw for off-road adventure, Moen says he sees that the popular market is also driven by older, more experienced dirt-bike riders and those who spent most of their miles on the street who want a new challenge when it comes to riding. The company’s “Ready to Race” motto also informs its Adventure/dual-sport range, Moen says. “They are not parking lot queens that are never off-road,” he notes. “Our bikes are built to be used off-road, and are amazing street bikes.”

When it’s time to either rebuild or upgrade to a big bore, check out Wiseco’s pistons for the Suzuki DR-Z400S.

The Phase jacket and pant are comfortable and provide plenty of protection and versatility, whether it’s out on the highway or on the trail.

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DP BRAKES The Sport HH+ pads and DP Standard pads provide plenty of noise-free, dust-free stopping power for those larger displacement Adventure bikes.

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Z1R

Adventure Bike riders tend to trend toward modular helmets. Show your like-minded customers all the features packed into the Z1R Solaris helmet.

With its line of high-performance Adventure Bikes, KTM has taken its “Ready to Race” motto to the world of on-road/off-road riding. Photo by R. Schedl

BOOMING AFTERMARKET That growing OEM lineup doesn’t paint the whole picture of the popularity of the Adventure Bike scene. For that, take a look at what the aftermarket is doing in terms of parts, apparel and accessories to cater to this growing group of customers. Just open any of the LeMans catalogs and you’ll see vendors offering a number of products for this customer base. You can even look no further than the following pages in this issue to see related products by everyone from Alpinestars, Akrapovic and Dunlop to AGV, Saddlemen and Thor. On the parts and apparel side of things, Moose Racing has been making products for the Adventure crowd now for about five years, building upon its extensive

The AX-8 Dual Evo is now available in the Wild Frontier design, which features famous peaks of the Himalayas in either black/white or military green/white.

AGV

*Akrapovič has new Slip-On Line exhausts and headers for such popular Adventure Touring motorcycles as the Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin.

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PRODUCT PREVIEW

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S E C T I O N

ICON

MOOSE RACING The XCR jacket and pant provide durable, waterproof and breathable protection that performs well in all conditions.

The new Raiden Arakis kit provides plenty of that Icon style with a healthy does of fit and function.

knowledge of the off-road market. The lineup now includes the ADV1, Expedition and XCR apparel lines, as well as hard parts such as windscreens, luggage and protection products. “This is still a work in progress and we have many more items in the product development stage,” says Dan Fitch, Moose Racing’s brand manager. Fitch says that some of the more popular Moose Racing products for this segment include luggage and accessories for connecting portable electronics, as well the protective parts like skid plates and crash guards — good insurance against having to replace costly OE parts.

base get educated Since it and first unveiled the R 80 G/Sabout in 1980, the BMW products Motorrad hasthey’re been a looking for, something that IconTouring backsmarket, with and readily driving force in the Adventure has allavailable, but defined detailed information it provides its Photo products. what a cross-continent journey isfor all all about. courtesy“These of BMW customers Motorrad do their research,” he says, “and they want to hand over their money to someone who’s just as, if not more, knowledgeable than they are.” ■ Moose Racing has a growing range of apparel and hard parts for the Adventure Bike market.

To help cater to this customer base, Fitch suggests dealers build a project display bike that can highlight all the different products available to this market segment, something that can give customers ideas about building their dream machines. Another player in the apparel side of things, Icon now has its full head-to-toe range of Raiden gear aimed at this market. There are even other products in its line like mesh jackets that make their way to the Adventure Bike crowd, says Justin Knauer, Icon’s general manager. “It’s important for us to embrace the ADV world as we know some of our dedicated Icon riders who have been with us since day one have matured and now ride Adventure or dual-sport bikes,” he says. “There are a lot of riders out there who have had, or still have, multiple style bikes in their garages. When you’re a seasoned rider on street or dirt it’s only natural to want to combine those two skill sets.” Knauer says he’s thankful that the OEMs have caught on to the trend and now produce some great options at different price points and purposes — beyond some of the earlier, more expensive bikes — that have helped the market grow. When it comes to servicing the Adventure Bike/dual-sport customer, Knauer urges dealers to really listen to their customer

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Dressed for Success

Gear Up for Dual-Sport Adventure

Range pant in black/charcoal

Terrain jersey and pant in Blackout

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ual-sport riding and Adventure Touring is hot stuff these days. It’s a fast-growing segment of the industry, but when a lot of these riders think Thor there’s a good chance they’re thinking motocross and Supercross. This is understandable. For decades Thor has been a go-to source for pro racers, amateur racers and off-road riders the world over, a No. 1 pick when it comes to choosing racewear. However, Thor also has plenty available for all those dual-sport and Adventure bike riders, genuine Thor gear aimed right at them. When it comes to dual-sport/Adventure riding, Thor has everything from jerseys and pants, to the goggles, gloves, helmets and jackets these riders need. All of these products are designed especially for this particular style of riding. The range includes some longtime favorites, as well as some new items like the Terrain jerseys and pants. Everything in the lineup is pure Thor – feature packed, well

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thought out, smartly styled and crafted with the finest, long-lasting materials. Those new Terrain jerseys and pants, introduced this year, are sure to catch a rider’s eye. Available in two colorways, Camo and Blackout, this is all-day riding gear built to perform. The full-coverage jerseys feature a moisture-wicking polyester main chassis with abrasion resistant materials on the sleeves and shoulders for added protection. Vented side panels and a three-quarter-chest zipper offer plenty of comfort and ventilation. There’s also a rib-knit collar and reflective accents for enhanced visibility. As much as riders will like those Terrain jerseys they’ll love the matching pants. This is gear tailored to the application and intended use. Starting with tough, abrasion-resistant materials for a durably constructed chassis, Thor added full grain leather knee panels for added coverage in those crucial areas and then refined it all for comfort and performance.

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Pack jacket in cement/navy

Range jacket in charcoal/orange

Phase jacket in black/charcoal

Non-tapered lower legs allow for easy over-the-boot placement, and hook-and-loop panels above the knees can be opened to expose air intakes for cooling comfort. Adjustable side cinches, snap buttons, and a ratchet-style closure tailor it all to the unique build of every rider. Along with an interior hip pocket there are two zippered pockets for additional storage. With adjustable snap-button ankle closures, super-strong YKK zippers, internal gaiters at the boot, no-fade graphics and reflective accents Thor didn’t miss a thing. The Terrain gear, jerseys and pants, delivers it all. Thor also has plenty of jackets designed for those Adventure bike and dual-sport bike customers. The Range, Pack and Phase are three great options, each with its own set of features and benefits. Those Range jackets, in Black/ Charcoal or Charcoal/Orange, come loaded with YKK zippers, taped seams and a Hipora coating for water resistance. The Range has a Lite-prene lined collar for comfort, a two-way front zipper that adapts to riding positions, and there are three-fold accordion elbows for flexibility. Other

features include zip-off sleeves, ample venting, a full mesh liner and a rear storage pocket. The Phase is available in Black/Charcoal, Cement/Navy and Charcoal/Orange. It converts from a jacket to a vest with its zip-off sleeves. It also has that two-way front zipper, there are oversize cooling vents and the rear cargo pocket stores essentials and the sleeves when they’re off. The jacket can even be packed into itself and worn as a fanny pack thanks to an integrated waist belt. The Pack jacket, available in those same three colors as the Phase, has a waterproof membrane shell with taped seams and water resistant zippers. There are front and rear storage pockets, exhaust vents for cooling and this one also packs up into a belted pouch for storage while riding. Add in some of that other Thor gear like the Verge helmets, Defend gloves and Sniper goggles and you’ve got dualsport/Adventure Touring customers well covered. ■

»» Talk with your Parts Unlimited rep about the full range and get more details at www.thormx.com.

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When it comes to precise feedback and ultimate control while riding, Saddlemen’s all new adventure touring seat featuring the industry’s first fully adjustable seat with lumbar support is a game changer. A properly adjusted seat is the single largest control surface of your motorcycle and will significantly improve the feel of your bike while reducing rider fatigue. Featuring our exclusive Gel-Core Technology that will extend your ride time by up to 400%. *Instantly upgrade starting sta at under $600 // Heated #0810-1822 // Non-Heated #0810-1699

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PERFORMANCE AIR FILTERS FOR ADVENTURE T

AIR FILTERS

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Ready for Adventure

• Designed to provide low restriction, resulting in increased horsepower and throttle response

• Multiple layers of woven cotton gau excellent filtration in dusty condition

Performance Filters for On and Off-Road • Washable, reusable, pre-oiled, and r

• Pleated media provides a large filtration area and high capacity for long service intervals

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2012-17 KAWASAKI 1011-2794 VERSYS 1000 Wildcat K&N now offers its 1000i

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High-Flow air filters in fitments for a number of the big, popular Adventure Bikes from a range of OEMs.

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d to provide low restriction, resulting in increased wer and throttle response SU-1002

• Multiple layers of woven cotton gauze media offers 1011-2487 2004-16 SUZUKI DL650 in dusty conditions excellent filtration

2010-17 YAMAHA XT1200Z SUPER TENERE

2002-13 DL1000 V-STROM

media provides a large filtration area and high • Washable, reusable, pre-oiled, and ready to install for long service intervals dventure riders aren’t newcomers to the motorcycling world. They’re often BMW 2014-16 SUZUKI two-wheel veterans, and it’s2013-17 a safeBMW bet 1011-3244 R1200GS 1011-3515 DL1000 V-STROM S / Adventure there are plenty of streetbikes and dirtbikes in their past. These guys know what works, and they know what they need.

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Along with all the related parts, accessories and for their ride, don’t let them get away without an upgrade that can really deliver benefits, a K&N High-Flow replacement air filter for that weak, disposable OE air-filter element that came stock on their KTM bikes. 2007-13 990

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2012-17 KAWASAKI 1011-2794 VERSYS 1000 Wildcat 1000i

2011-16 TRIUMPH 1011-2867 TIGER 800 XC/XR

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Adventure bikes often get ridden in some nasty conditions, and K&N filters were developed for the dirt, with filtration that outperforms the stock setup. There2004-16 are K&N fitments for such popular AdvenSUZUKI DL650 SU-1002 2002-13 V-STROM ture bikes asDL1000 the BMW R1200 GS, KTM’s Adventure series, Suzuki’s V-Strom lineup, the Triumph Tiger 800 XC/XR, and the Yamaha Super Tenere.

2010-17 YAMAHA 1011-2487 XT1200Z SUPER TENERE

Along with all that extra protection, a High-Flow K&N provides better throttle response, improved acceleration and better fuel mileage. Chances are good these riders

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already know this, and are well aware of everything a washable, reusable K&N brings to the game. ■

»» Take a look at all the applications K&N has for these machines,

and let those customers know about them. Talk to your Parts rep for details and get more information at www.knfilters.com.

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GET MORE POWER TO GET THERE Wherever you ride with a K&N® High-Flow Air Filter,™ designed to increase horsepower with more airflow and excellent filtration. K&N Air Filters are washable reusable and are long lasting. Ideal for Adventure Touring riders who spend hours in the saddle, both on and off-road. Parts-Unlimited has them all in-stock and ready to ship.

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Tools for the Road Kits for Trailside Repairs

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hen Dan Parks bought his first HarleyDavidson back in 1993 he was more than a little surprised to find that no tool kit came with the bike. Not even a basic set.

He quickly put one together and after realizing that many riders on plenty of other bikes were faced with the same problem, he established CruzTOOLS. Packing along a comprehensive tool kit delivers peace of mind, the knowledge that most minor mishaps will likely get fixed.

The RoadTech B1 tool kit provides a wide assortment of BMW-specific items such as male and female star wrenches and a 19 x 22mm axle hex adapter. The DMX1 Fanny Pack Tool Kit can be worn by a rider or mounted to a front fender.

Now fast forward two decades and that startup company has built a reputation for affordable, dependable and highly functional carry-along tool kits for virtually all makes and models of powersport vehicles, including the current darlings in the industry, Adventure Touring and dual-sport Bikes. By its very nature Adventure Touring and dual-sport riding almost define the need for a carry-along tool kit. Traveling to remote destinations over varying terrain, often far removed from cellphone coverage, riders in these disciplines had better be prepared for whatever the trail throws at them. It might be a case of fix it or walk. A good tool kit is an essential part of ride preparedness and CruzTOOLS has a full range of those kits for Adventure and dual-sport riders. Parts Unlimited has them all. Every CruzTOOLS kit comes packed with a wellthought-out selection of professional-quality tools, most even including those quick “get you back on the road fast” items like threadlocker, mechanic’s wire, and cable ties. The top-end RoadTech™ tool-kit series includes a way-cool mini-ratchet and socket set, while the new Speedkits provide impressive capability in a microsized package. All the tools are lifetime guaranteed, absolutely dependable when they’re needed the most, and come wrapped in a handy, compartmentalized and easy-to-carry case. Keep a few kits out where customers can see them, right there along with all the other Adventure and dual-sport accessories. Riders will recognize the need, and appreciate the easy portability. ■

»» Talk with your Parts rep about CruzTOOLS and get more information at www.cruztools.com.

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CruzTOOLS offers its compact Speedkit in configurations for Japanese or European powersports vehicles.

Here is a quick summary of the CruzTOOLS kits suited to Adventure and dual-sport riding. MODEL

MSRP P/N

APPLICATION

RoadTech B1 RoadTech KT1 RoadTech M3 EconoKIT M1 SPEEDKIT JAS SPEEDKIT EU DMX2 T50BM TRX2

$119.95 3812-0030 For BMW motorcycles $89.95 3812-0524 For KTM motorcycles $89.95 3812-0018 For Japanese and other makes $64.95 DS195205 For Japanese and other makes $32.95 3812-0041 For Japanese bikes $32.95 3812-0042 For European bikes $139.95 3812-0016 Fender-mount – for Dual-Sport Bikes $16.95 3811-0061 T50 star wrench for BMW rear wheels $19.95 3812-0014 6-piece star wrench set for European bikes

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Watertight and Just Right Introducing the ADV1 Dry Bags

Moose Racing’s 30-liter ADV1 saddlebags

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y its very nature, motorcycle riding puts you out in the elements. Whether it’s commuting or recreating via two wheels, when the rainstorms start or the heat wave hits, there’s little to do but grin, bear it and hope you’re wearing the right gear for the situation.

The ADV1 line offers plenty of rugged durability in soft-sided luggage that’s exceptionally waterproof and extremely functional. Just look at the bags on a bike and you can see they’re the perfect complement to Moose’s ADV1 Adventure jacket and pant combo.

For your customers on those increasingly popular Adventure bikes, weather challenges are just part of the experience. After all, look at that riding apparel geared for this market — it’s usually rugged, functional and ready to perform whether it’s in snow at 10,000 foot elevations or railing rain on the plains.

Let’s start with the saddlebags. Constructed from heavyduty waterproof tarpaulin, the bags feature durable heat-welded seams that keep water out and away from what’s inside. To further enhance that waterproofing, the bags seal by folding over and rolling down and buckling the opening — if you’ve used a dry bag for kayaking, this is the same setup.

Luggage for this hearty breed of riders is also of the rough and rugged variety, often hard-sided, boxy, industrial and ready to take a beating. Moose Racing has plenty to offer in that arena, but figured there was another option to offer to those Adventure-type customers. Thus was born its ADV1 lineup of dry bag and packs.

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The bags are attached to the bike via adjustable hookand-loop straps that can be changed up to fit multiple bike seat widths. The saddlebags are available in either 20 liter or 30 liter capacities.

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The ultra light bags are waterproof carriers that can be used to keep items separate and neat inside those new ADV1 saddlebags.

ADV1 dry backpack

Your customers can increase the storage capacity on the tail of their bikes by adding an ADV1 trail pack. These include the same waterproofing features as the saddlebags — heavy-duty tarpaulin and roll-down-andbuckle opening — and include a water-resistant, zippered external pocket that’s perfect for gloves or spare parts. Jackets or other items can be externally secured to the bag by using the dual compression straps that can be cinched down good and tight. The trail packs are available in three different sizes; 25 liter, 40 liter and 60 liter. The ADV1 dry backpack is also built from that same waterproof tarpaulin and also, heat-welded seams and that roll-down top, making it a great choice for commuters or travelers who want to prepare for whatever weather Mother Nature has in store for them. The pack fits securely to the body thanks to adjustable shoulder and sternum straps. The tarpaulin used in making all three bags is easy

to clean and maintain — just spray them down and wipe them off. Other options in that ADV1 lineup are the ultra light bags. These waterproof carriers are made from polyester that’s been treated with a special waterproof coating. Seam-taped seals also help keep things dry, as does that trick roll-down top. Heavy-duty quick-release buckles help the content of the bags stay put. The ultra light bags are available in a 25-liter size and in a three-pack that includes bags in the following sizes; 2 liters, 5 liters and 10 liters. Group the whole lineup of ADV1 packs and saddlebags together for a luggage combo that’s ready for the wet and rough stuff. ■

»» Talk with your Parts sales rep about Moose Racing’s new ADV1

luggage and get more information at www.mooseracing.com.

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HELMETS

Offroad Options

New Graphics and Colors

New from AGV is the AX-8 Dual Evo in the Wild Frontier graphic, which features famous peaks of the Himalayas. It’s available in green/white or black/white.

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ff-road and dual-sport riders now have more color and graphics options when it comes to AGV Helmets. The AX-8 Evo has a new graphic in two color schemes, while the AX-8 Dual Evo helmet has four new choices. The AX-8 Evo offroad helmet is now available from Parts Unlimited in the Nofoot graphic, which comes in white/ cyan and white/red options. Underneath the bold new graphic design is an updated AX-8 Evo that has distinctive AGV styling. The Evo’s shell is rated as AGV’s SSL (Super Super Light) option with its fiberglass/Kevlar/carbon construction. The shape of the helmet’s base is designed to reduce interference with back protectors and decrease risks of impact traumas. Sizing goes from XS to XL. The internal padding features increased thickness for improved comfort and stability, and it is designed specially for hard charging riders under a lot of duress. The breathable Dry-lex material is completely removable and washable, including the flap on the strap. Even the fixed part of the cheek pads is made from a soft plastic rather than fabric to make cleaning — and staying clean — easier. The AX-8 Dual Evo is an upgraded version of the AX-8 Evo. Its offroad styling and full visor make it an extremely

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That’ll stand out on the trail. The AX-8 Evo in the Nofoot design is now available in white/ cyan and white/red options.

versatile crossover helmet, and AGV recommends the model for Adventure Touring riders. The new graphics options are Karakum in camo/orange or black/gunmetal/ red as well as Wild Frontier, a design that features famous peaks of the Himalayas in either black/white or military green/white. The integrated visor provides complete protection from wind and rain, while two additional adjustable vents give a rider more options for controlling airflow through the helmet. Because the visor and peak are both removable, the AX-8 Dual Evo has three possible configurations. The full helmet, with the visor and peak, is ideal for Adventure Touring and Supermoto racing. Swapping the visor for motocross goggles gives the Dual a motocross/enduro setup, and removing the peak creates a look favored by street fighter and naked bike riders. Like the AX-8 Evo, the lower section of the Dual Evo has been designed to integrate with back protectors, and the chin bar acts as a shock absorber to help prevent and reduce impact traumas. Inside, the Dry-lex liner absorbs moisture and increases the comfort factor by feeling softer against the skin than other choices. Sizing goes up to XXL. ■

»» Talk to your Parts Unlimited rep about the full line of

graphics and colors available for the AX-8 Evo and Dual Evo, and get full specs online at www.agv.com.

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Street and Trail

Introducing Big Block Pavers

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dventure Bikes are typically a mix of features from a variety of motorcycle styles. They’re big and stable, with large fuel tanks for long distance rides, and can carry luggage and go great distances like touring bikes. They’re also made to function reasonably well off-road, like dirt bikes, as well as maintain a fast cruising speed on the highway. They are literally designed to ride out of the garage and go on an adventure. One of the most important items on your customer’s Adventure bikes are tires. As with any motorcycle, tires are the contact point that delivers power to the ground, makes the bike stick in corners, and really perform when the brakes are applied. Tires are particularly important to your Adventure Touring customers because they must be asked to work on so many different types of surfaces and conditions; on-road, off-road, highway, rain, mud, heat and cold, as well as high and low speeds. That’s why Kenda developed the Big Block line of tires for Adventure bikes. These tire’s name helps explain their function. The big blocks work like extra-large knobbies off-road, with large rubber blocks that can grab hands-full of dirt and mud while propelling the machine forward. When the Big Blocks hit the pavement, those extra-large block patterns offer a good contact patch for street riding. Big Blocks offer the best of both worlds when it comes to that on-road/ off-road Adventure bike riding style.

The Paver, Kenda’s newest tire in its Big Block lineup. It’s built for Adventure riding customers who spend a lot of time on the pavement, but still need off-road performance.

Kenda’s Big Block tires are designed specifically to meet the demands of the new range of high-powered Adventure motorcycle and serious Adventure Touring rider. The all-new Big Block Paver K678F/K678 from Kenda is the latest addition to the Big Block family. Once again, the function is in the title. The new Paver is slightly different from other Kenda Big Blocks in that they are designed for your Adventure riding customers with an on-road focus. The front tread pattern is designed to minimize the scalloping common on heavier Adventure bikes while providing long wear and excellent grip in all conditions. The rear tread is designed for higher mileage on pavement while maintaining the necessary traction in off-highway conditions. These tubeless tires are also DOT approved. If your Adventure riding customer does most of his riding on the pavement, but still wants to go off-road occasionally, the Big Block Paver really fits the bill. ■

»» Talk to your Parts Unlimited representative about stocking up on

Kenda Tires and the new Big Block Paver. And check out the whole line of Kenda Tires for motorcycles and ATVs at www.kendatire.com.

The original Big Block dual-sport tires from Kenda.

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RIDING APPAREL

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Adventure Bound

Gear Built for Extreme Conditions

Alpinestars’ Valparaiso 2 Drystar gear is well suited for Adventure Tour riding, whether the route is heading into the mountains or across the desert

The Valparaiso gloves feature an innovative Drystar sealed triple layer waterproofing and insulation while the sealed, reduced material design offers greater dexterity and sensitivity on the bike’s controls. The entire Valparaiso range is constructed from advanced materials and has strategically positioned reinforcements for safety and durability. Ergonomically designed to fit a range of body and hand types, the garments feature a range of customization capabilities to ensure a close fit. The jacket incorporates abrasion-resistant zones, while the pants have tear-resistant rip-stop and ballistic nylon panels that protect the rider without harming the bike’s paintwork.

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or motorcycle enthusiasts planning their next big adventure, Alpinestars has an extensive range of riding apparel that provides innovative performance solutions to the unique set of challenges encountered while on a long road trip. The first key consideration is preparing for the worst when it comes to the unpredictable and extreme weather conditions when Adventure Tour riding, especially when the route heads high into the mountains or across the desert. The Valparaiso 2 jacket and pant offers impressive 4-in-1 all-weather protection. This ensemble provides excellent coverage against the wet and features a removable Drystar lining; this is Alpinestars’ proprietary, fully waterproof and breathable material. The lining is seam-taped to avoid stitching, thus ensuring there is no wet penetration in the most vulnerable areas. For when the temperature drops, the Valparaiso 2 jacket and pant feature a removable heavy thermal liner for high levels of insulation without bulk. The thermal liners are full length (sleeve and leg) and are secured in position with snap buttons to ensure full coverage and an excellent fit.

There is also CE-certified protection on the shoulder, elbows and knee. These protectors are removable and replaceable for convenience. Customers can upgrade the chest and back compartments on the jacket with Alpinestars CE certified Level 2 Nucleon protection, and can be used with an Alpinestars Bionic Neck Brace. The Valparaiso gloves feature Alpinestars’ patented third and fourth finger-bridge, which prevents contortion and separation of the fingers in the event of impact slide while the over-molded, advanced knuckle protection offers optimized levels of performance. To ensure there are no irritating edges, the Valparaiso Jacket features comfort lining on the collar, pre-curved sleeves and an elongated rear for maximum coverage to the lumbar area. The pants have a pre-curved design and accordion stretch inserts to ensure comfort. A waterproof zipper and Velcro leg cuff closure keeps out the elements. ■

»» Talk with your Parts rep about the Valparaiso 2 Drystar gear and check out www.alpinestars.com for more details.

Valparaiso glove

Alpinestars’ unique Jet Ventilation System consists of large, zippered air vents with open mesh gussets on torso and back, plus two-way zip vent openings on the arms. The leg air-intakes are situated on the thighs for greater regulation of internal airflow for enhanced riding comfort.

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New Applications for Adventure coming from Akrapovič’s involvement in crosscountry rallies. The titanium canister has a deeper sound than the EC/ECE type-approved system offered by Akrapovič. The doubleflow muffler has a hexagonal shape, classic rear endcap and a carbon fiber clamp. Once installed, it increases power throughout the entire RPM range. Akrapovič also offers an Optional Header for the Honda. The stainless steel header results in increased power gain when paired with the Slip-On Line canister.

Honda’s Africa Twin was a hit as soon as it landed on dealership showroom floors. Now owners can give that bike a boost with a Slip-On Line muffler.

EXHAUST PRODUCTS

Slip-Ons

There are two Slip-On Line (Titanium) options for the 2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure. Both feature increased power, a classic Akrapovič sound, a carbon fiber end cap and compatibility with BMW side cases. The difference between the two is in the titanium outer sleeve; one version is a standard brushed look with a titanium welded bracket, while the other has a black finish on the sleeve paired with a black bracket. The Slip-On Line mufflers for the GS can be fitted with an Optional Header in stainless steel or an Optional Header (Titanium). The titanium offers significant weight savings, shaving off 4.8 pounds over the stock header.

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Let your diehard BMW customers know that Akrapovič now has a Slip-On Line model muffler for that popular 2017 BMW R 1200 GS.

krapovič is getting riders ready for wherever the road, paved or not, may take them. New SlipOn Line exhausts and headers are available for a number of Adventure Touring motorcycles, including the Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin, BMW R 1200 GS Adventure, BMW S 1000 XR and Kawasaki Versys 1000. Each application in Akrapovič’s Slip-On Line adds power, delivers improved performance, reduces weight over stock and offers a distinctive Akrapovič tone. The Slip-On Line (Titanium) for Honda’s Africa Twin is designed to withstand harsh conditions, with development

A Slip-On Line (Titanium) muffler is also available for the 2017 BMW S 1000 XR. It has been redesigned to fit seamlessly with the bike’s lines. The Optional Header (Titanium) that pairs with it saves an impressive 12.6 pounds, and the Optional Header is nearly as light, taking 11.1 pounds off of the stock weight of the bike.

The Slip-On Line (Carbon) for the Kawasaki Versys 1000 has a carbon fiber outer sleeve and end cap. Its shape is designed to fit on a Versys that also has Kawasaki side cases. Versys riders who want even more carbon fiber touches can replace the stock heat shield with Akrapovič’s carbon fiber heat shield. ■

»» Talk to your Parts Unlimited rep about the quality, style and

power gains Akrapovič can give to Adventure Touring models. You can also find specs online at www.akrapovič.com. DISCLAIMER: NOT LEGAL FOR SALE OR USE IN CALIFORNIA ON ANY POLLUTION CONTROLLED MOTOR VEHICLES

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P R O D U C T

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Built Tough

Rugged Wheel, Sharp Design

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he UTVs being built today are factory ready to hit the trails or the hills. We’re talking super capable machines that are as ready for work as they are for play. Along with all that capability is increased mass so you’re seeing more of those UTVs heading out on 17-inch tires. Moose Utility Division knows that your customers don’t want to leave the showroom with a stock unit, especially when it comes to the four wheels on which those UTVs are rolling. That’s why the development team at Moose has come up with the new 420X wheel, a product designed to not only handle those larger 17-inch tires, but also look good doing so.

to work-grunting labor, they’re likely asking the most of the machines and want a wheel that can deliver. The 420X has a 1,300 lb. load rating and is tested to comply strictly with DOT standards. Moose Utility Division also has some pretty tough standards for the products it makes, and the 420X is no exception. Each of these wheels gets a full inspection on the assembly line, a process that includes a thorough X-ray. This is to ensure the complete quality, reliability and integrity of the wheel. This is a good tidbit to pass along to your customers — it’s one of those Features and Benefits items that really stick with a person.

Moose Utility Division builds parts and accessories that are better than stock, especially stock wheels. Its new 420X wheels are big and beefy, and are built to handle any of the rigorous demands four-wheel owners ask of them. And for those concerned about the overall aesthetics of their ride — and they all are, whether it’s a ranch tool or a trail machine — the 420X is available in gloss black or glass black with a machined lip. So let’s get into the details of the 420X. First off, the new wheel joins MUD’s already illustrious lineup of ATV/UTV wheels, a line that includes the popular 387X and 393X wheels that the company offers. Next up consider how your customers are using their quads. From on-road use

Moose Utility Division’s 420X wheels are built for the newer, heavier UTVs that featured 17-inch tires as original equipment.

Given that UTVs see a broad range of uses, doing everything from hauling game and packing in firewood, to blasting across the desert or swamping through the mud, the 420X is a wheel that can allow your customers to stand apart from the pack. Gloss black looks good on just about any occasion and at $149.95 apiece retail, these wheels will give your customers plenty of bang for their bucks. A Moose center cap is even included with each wheel. ■

»» The 420X is available right now from Parts Unlimited so

have a talk with your sales rep about the details and about Moose Utility Division’s extensive lineup of wheels and other trick bits. Also, check out www.mooseutilities.com to get a good look at the company’s broad product lineup.

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PARTS & ACCESSORIES

Classic Custom

Bolt-On Parts for Café Culture

British Customs’ Slammer seat The fender eliminator kits come with either a cat-eye style light or one of those classic looking Lucas-style taillights.

building your dream bike,” says Jason Panther, founder and president of British Customs. In addition to the factory spec designs, British Customs also keeps all of their processes in America, from R&D and testing to production.

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imply calling British Customs a company that designs aftermarket motorcycle parts is not enough. The Southern California company also labels itself as a lifestyle brand, with a firm focus on the café racer aesthetic. Parts Unlimited now carries a wide range of British Customs factory-spec bolt-on parts for the Modern Classic Triumph Bonneville, Thruxton and Scrambler models. The high-quality collection includes number plates, handlebars, gas caps, seats, taillights, foot pegs and all of the other parts necessary for turning a stock motorcycle into a custom café bike. British Customs designs its parts to be easy to install, requiring only common tools and a minimal technical know-how. They are also designed to easily integrate with each other, allowing a rider to put together a complete look in as little as one weekend. “Our number one goal is to help riders customize and upgrade their bike without the hassles normally associated with customization. Our bolt-on parts and accessories are designed to factory spec and take the guesswork out of

One of the most distinctive designs from British Customs is the Slammer seat, available in brown or black with a choice of Diamond or Tuck and Roll stitching. The seat looks retro, but the interior is all modern. BC Hybrid Gel Technology combines gel and foam to conform to the rider’s body and eliminate pressure points. The Slammer seat fits the 2016-17 Triumph Street Twin and Bonneville T120. The fender eliminator kit cuts down on weight, drag and, according to British Customs, dork factor. The kit replaces the stock rear fender and taillight assembly, and it is available with either a Lucas style taillight or a cat-eye style light. Handlebar clamps are available in 7/8-inch, 1-inch and 11/8-inches sizes. The four-bolt clamps are carved from blocks of 6061 aluminum and provide an anodized upgrade to the controls. The British Customs Retro chain guard is designed with a unique hole pattern that accents the drivetrain, particularly when combined with the Retro rear sprocket. The aluminum chain guard is available in both black and brushed finishes. ■

»» Talk to your Parts Unlimited rep about all of the café-inspired

aftermarket parts available from British Customs, and about the company’s range of shop builds that highlights its product lineup.

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BRAKE PADS

Teamed Up to Win Brakes That Perform

It’s also why DP became a direct supplier to Can Am for some of its OEM models and the officially endorsed upgrade for all the others. DP brakes perform. They grab tight when they’re supposed to, they serve up great feedback and control, they’re quiet, clean, and they can last up to three times longer than OE. None of this is lost on those racers and manufacturers. It won’t be lost on your customers either. You don’t have to be a racer to appreciate performance, but following the lead of a winner is never a bad move. Your customers can get the very same DP Brakes brake pads used by some of the top contenders in ATV/UTV racing, and experience all the same great features and benefits.

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ro racers and OE manufacturers know the role that quality and longevity plays in ATV/UTV performance. It’s the reason leading contenders in GNCC, the top 10 pros this year including points leader Walker Fowler, Adam McGill and Chris Borich, set up their machines with the pads from DP Brakes.

And, for the 2017 season, there’s a Who’s Who list of racers and teams to follow. In ATV Motocross Pro/Pro-Am, Team Hetrick Racing’s Joel Hetrick is using DP, and so is Team Baldwin Motorsport’s John Natalie, Root River Racing’s Josh Upperman, JB Racing’s Jeff Rastrelli, Janssen Racing’s Cody Janssen, and Sky Volkamer of Vossman Racing. ■

»» The full lineup for all of this is available at Parts Unlimited,

applications covering all the popular ATVs and UTVs. Talk to your rep about DP and get more information at www.dp-brakes.com.


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Problems Solvers, Time Savers

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t seems the product development team over at Motion Pro never takes a break. Here’s a quick look at some new highlights in the company’s broad lineup of innovative tools and accessories.

Hate scraping off stubborn gaskets? Motion Pro’s new Gasket Scraper puts an end to that hassle once and for all. Ingeniously comfortable to use, it’ll get right into those tough spots and comes with brass and steel blades, both easily sharpened and replaceable. And there’s the Sprocket Jammer, perfect for easy removal or installation of counter-shaft nuts. It can also be used to pull a rear wheel against chain blocks when tightening the rear axle. The new 5-In-1 Damper Rod Bleeding Tool features five thread sizes in one tool. The tool’s design allows for effortless retrieval of the damping rod after spring installation. Motion Pro has also completely redesigned its 0-60 PSI Tire Pressure Gauge so that it’s more useful than ever.

Sprocket Jammer

Gasket Scraper

The application-specific Start/Stop Switches for those popular Rev2 Throttle Kits allow the products to be installed on bikes with ignition and starter switches in the stock throttle assembly. A new 54 -piece Metric Hardware Kit features a handy assortment of the most popular KTMand Husqvarna-style replacement hardware. ■

TOOLS & ACCESSORIES

Motorsport Solutions

»» Talk with your Parts rep for the details and get more information at www.motionpro.com.

WHAT’S IN YOUR TOOL BOX? TOOL ESSENTIALS NEW DESIGN

0-60 Psi Motion Pro Digital Tire Pressure Gauge

NEW

NEW

54 Piece Euro Metric Hardware Kit

AN ASSORTMENT OF THE MOST POPULAR KTM AND HUSQVARNA STYLE REPLACEMENT HARDWARE • Metric grade 8.8 for outstanding wear and durability • Perfect size to carry in your tool box or saddle bag

NEW

NEW

Sprocket Jammer™

Gasket Scraper

PREVENTS ROTATION OF CHAIN AND SPROCKETS FOR EASY REMOVAL OR INSTALLATION OF COUNTER SHAFT NUT

ERGONOMIC BILLET ALUMINUM HANDLE

• Can be used to pull rear wheel against chain blocks when tightening rear axle • CNC billet aluminum construction • Blue anodize and laser etching for easy identification

• Brass blade included safely removes paper gaskets from aluminum engine cases • Steel blade included for difficult to remove paper gaskets • Convenient blade storage in handle • Patent pending

5 in 1 Damper Rod Bleed Tool TOOL DESIGN ALLOWS FOR EFFORTLESS RETRIEVAL OF DAMPING ROD AFTER SPRING INSTALLATION • One piece design means no lost parts • Rod includes downward facing bleed port to prevent oil splatter • Five thread sizes in one tool:M10 x 1.0, M10 x 1.25, M12 x 1.0, M12 x 1.25 and M14-1.0

NEW

Handlebar Stop/Start Switch for Rev2

MODEL SPECIFIC HANDLEBAR SWITCH FOR USE WITH REV2 THROTTLE KIT ON BIKES WITH IGNITION AND STARTER SWITCHES IN STOCK THROTTLE ASSEMBLY • FITS 7/8” BARS (22.2 MM)

• Extra narrow design is only 26 mm wide • Push In/Out engine switch • Momentary 2 pole starter switch • Model specific design with prewired connector is designed to plug into stock wire harness and duplicate OEM function • Stainless steel screws and internal rubber pad positions switch on handlebar securely without drilling holes • Made in Italy by Domino Distributed by

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• High precision accurate to +/- 0.6 psi • Precise digital readout to 0.1 psi • Four selectable scales (PSI, BAR, KG-CM2, kPa) • 18 inch long high pressure hose with dual swivels and brass ball type air chuck • Heavy duty anti-shock protective rubber boot on gauge • Battery included • Two year limited warranty


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MOOSE RACING ADV1 PANTS Sympatex® laminated nylon chassis fabric is highly durable, waterproof, windproof and breathable Durable high-denier reflective nylon overlay panels in knee and seat Full grain leather inner knee panels provide increased durability and heat resistance D3O® EVO PRO XT knee protectors and D3O® EVO PRO XT hip protectors 3M™ Scotchlite™ reflective logos and graphics Zip-off back bib Available in black in sizes 30˝-48˝

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»» Sympatex® laminated nylon chassis fabric is highly durable, waterproof, windproof and breathable »» Durable high-denier, reflective nylon overlay panels in shoulder and elbow »» D3O® EVO PRO XT shoulder protectors and elbow protectors »» D3O® VIPER 2 back protector »» 3M™ Scotchlite™ reflective logos and graphics »» YKK™ zippers »» Available in black in sizes S-4X SIZES S-2X SUG. RETAIL $599.95 SIZES 3X-4X SUG. RETAIL $624.95 SIZE PART # S 2920-0448 M 2920-0449 L 2920-0450 XL 2920-0451

2X 2920-0452 3X 2920-0453 4X 2920-0454

ADV1 GLOVES Long gauntlet design High-denier shell fabric, flexible D3O® pad finger panels and carbon knuckle plate Hipora™ membrane liner is waterproof, windproof and breathable Waterproof Clarino® palm with genuine leather overlays Wrist and cuff strap adjustments Fleece lining Pre-curved finger patterning

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Dirt Bike Kits • Kits feature a 520DZ2 race chain or a 520VX2 X-Ring® chain • High carbon steel rear sprockets for durability and long life

• Kits have stock/OE gearing or one tooth over/under rear sprockets • Super strong chromemoly steel countershaft sprockets • Available for Honda, Husqvarna, Kawasaki, KTM, Suzuki & Yamaha dirt bikes

The Lightweight 520DZ2 features D.I.D’s exclusive SDH pin treatment for impact strength and increased life

The high performance 520VX2 has increased rigidity to reduce pin flex and power loss

Sport Bike Kits • Kits feature gold or unplated ZVM-X or VX low friction X-Ring® Chains • Premium quality steel rear sprockets

• Chromemoly steel counter shaft sprockets • Kits replace your stock OE gearing • Available for Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki, Triumph & Yamaha sport bikes

The high performance VX X-Ring® chains Gold or Unplated

Call or visit our website for additional information

The high mileage, heavy duty X-Ring® chains Gold or Unplated


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ADV1 SHORT GLOVES Mid-cut cuff design, fits under jacket cuff, seals out cold, wind and rain High-denier shell fabric, flexible D3O® pad finger panels and knuckle plate Hipora® membrane liner is waterproof, windproof, yet breathable Waterproof Clarino® palm with genuine leather overlay panels in high wear areas Cuff strap adjustment to fine-tune fit and seal out the elements Fleece lining for added comfort and warmth Pre-curved finger patterning and active fit for everyday riding comfort and control

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EXPEDITION PANTS Seam-sealed laminated nylon shell is highly durable, waterproof, windproof and breathable 500D Cordura™ overlays in knee and seat D3O® EVO XT knee protectors and hip protectors Full-grain leather inner knee panels Four pockets: two hand and two side leg Extended side leg zipper for easy entry/exit Locking YKK™ zipper closure and doublesided side hook-and-loop waist adjusters Available in black/gray in sizes 30˝-48˝

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EXPEDITION JACKET Seam-sealed laminated nylon shell is highly durable, waterproof, windproof and breathable 500D Cordura™ overlay panels in shoulder and elbow D3O® EVO XT shoulder protectors and elbow protectors D3O® VIPER 1 back protector SIZE PART # Micro fleece-lined collar S 2920-0455 M 2920-0456 Top collar and bottom hem cinch cord L 2920-0457 Articulated arms and stretch material in sleeve XL 2920-0458 Available in black/gray in sizes S-4X 2X 2920-0459

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NUMBER PLATE TRAIL PACK Easily mounts to your headlamp cowl or front number plate Access your stuff without dismounting from your ride Multiple internal and external storage compartments are perfect for tools and items needed for laying out events or doing course worker maintenance Elastic backing sleeve and quick release buckle straps make mounting and removal a snap Upper and lower strap locations permit securing the pack to fork tubes, handlebars or both New rugged 500D tarpaulin material construction protects your cargo and easily handles the rigors of offroad use, and is easy to clean YKK zippers Size: 13˝ L x 2 1/2˝ W x 7 1/2˝ H Contents not included

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REAR FENDER PACK A favorite of riders for decades, this pack mounts securely to your bike’s rear fender with supplied mounting hardware (four hex bolts, washers and self-locking nuts) New rugged 500D tarpaulin material construction protects your cargo and easily handles the rigors of offroad use, dual sport or adventure touring and is easy to clean Wrap around zipper, plus a wide flap helps keep the elements out while permitting full access to your gear inside the pack Large enough to hold a jersey, a tool wrap or a multitude of items you’ll need on the trail YKK zippers Size: 8.5˝ L x 8˝ W x 5 1/2˝ H Contents not included

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SMALL REAR FENDER PACK A favorite of riders for decades, now in a smaller option, this pack mounts securely to your bike’s rear fender with supplied mounting hardware (four hex bolts, washers and self-locking nuts) New rugged 500D tarpaulin material construction protects your cargo and easily handles the rigors of off-road use, dual sport or adventure touring and is easy to clean Wrap around zipper, plus a wide flap helps keep the elements out while permitting full access to your gear inside the pack YKK zippers Size: 6.5˝ L x 6˝ W x 4˝ H PART # 3510-0080 SUG. RETAIL $33.95 Contents not included

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SPARE TUBE FENDER PACK Moose Racing’s popular accessory ensures you have a tube available in a tube holder that best blends features with low weight Perfect size for up to a 21˝ Moose Racing HD tube, tire spoons and inflator kit New rugged 500D tarpaulin material construction protects your cargo and easily handles the rigors of offroad use, and is easy to clean Uniquely designed mounting hooks attach quickly and securely to most front fenders but have quick release buckles that allow you to install or remove the pack in seconds – can also attach to rear fender Rubberized bottom helps the pack stay put in gnarly riding conditions YKK zippers Size: 6 1/2˝ L x 1˝ W x 10˝ H PART # 3510-0081 SUG. RETAIL $23.95 Contents not included

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DUAL SPORT FENDER PACK Similar in design to Moose Racing’s popular Spare Tube Fender Pack, but with a larger storage capacity for a heavy-duty tube, packable rain jacket or extra tools New rugged 500D tarpaulin material construction protects your cargo and easily handles the rigors of offroad use, and is easy to clean Mounting hooks securely grasp the fender’s edge but have quick release buckles that allow you to install or remove the pack in seconds YKK zippers Size: 7 1/2˝ L x 2˝ W x 12˝ H Contents not included

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PART # 3510-0082 SUG. RETAIL $34.95

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