MotoQuest is well-known for its guided tours, but did you know it also maintains rental fleets in Long Beach, San Francisco, Portland and Anchorage? Each location is a perfect starting point for an adventure, and while you could just pick up your bike and head out, the MotoQuest staff is ready to provide a thorough route consultation to be sure you make the most of your ride. Bikes include models like the Suzuki V-Strom 650 and BMW R 1200 GS, and locking side cases are included. Contact MotoQuest for details and a rate quote.
The UltraGard line of motorcycle covers from Big Bike Parts now includes a new Essentials cover, created specifically to fit GL1500 and GL1800 Honda Gold Wings and the Can-Am Spyder RT, RT-S and RT Limited. These half-covers feature a SoftTek windshield liner, an elastic hem, rustproof tie-down grommets, bungee tie-down cords and antenna wear pads. They’re polyurethane-coated for weatherability, come with a handy drawstring storage pouch and carry a 3-year warranty. Best of all, UltraGard Essential covers are priced at just $36.95.
Carry your stuff securely on and off the bike with this new Biker Bag from Slatin Moto Gear. Measuring about 6 inches wide by 11 ½ inches tall and made of military-grade cotton canvas with multiple zippered pockets, this bag sits at the hip and secures to the thigh, making it an ideal solution for carrying items you want quick and easy access to, like your phone, wallet, keys, etc., without bulking up your jacket pockets. Perfect for hiking and camping too. MSRP on the Biker Bag is $39.99, but we’ve seen it go on sale for $29.99.
National Cycle now offers its VStream windscreens for the popular Honda Africa Twin. VStream screens’ patented “V” shape and advanced dimensional contouring reduce wind noise, create less turbulence and offer superior strength compared to the stock windscreen. The VStream is available in three heights, Sport (17 ¼ in. tall, dark tint, $149.95), Sport/Tour (20 ¼ in. tall, light tint, $159.95) and Touring (23 in. tall, clear, $174.95), to suit any riding style, and they all utilize the bike’s existing hardware for easy installation.
Make yourself more visible to drivers behind you with the innovative inView wireless helmet brake light and turn signal from Third Eye Design ($249.95). The inView attaches via ultra-strong hook-and-loop to the back of your helmet and integrates via a wireless controller that taps into your bike’s taillight and turn signals. Then it simply replicates what your bike does, adding an additional, higher light that helps ensure drivers notice your brake light and turn signals, reducing the chance of a rear-end collision.
Klock Werks has created a Flare Air Management Kit for the 2015-2019 Indian Scout and 2016-2019 Scout Sixty. The kit includes a 21.5-inch-tall Flare Windshield that creates an improved pocket of air and utilizes “hips” on either side to create downforce, increasing stability. Additionally, the kit includes new Flare Wings that divert air from underneath the windshield to eliminate side buffeting and swirl, and they adjust up to 30 degrees. The kit retails for $374.95, or the wings can be purchased separately for $169.95.
MachineartMoto has announced the new X-Head 1250 cylinder head guards for 2019 BMW R 1250 GS/A, RT, RS and R models. The X-Head 1250 guards cover 75 percent of the face of the head, and are made of injection-molded polymer backed with thick thermoplastic rubber and a heat-resistant liner that rests against the cylinder head, dissipating impact force and preventing hard contact in a tip-over. They can be used alone or with BMW and select aftermarket crash bars, and are priced at $220 per pair.
Because not every ride starts (or ends) hot and dry, the Tourmaster Intake Air 5.0 mesh jacket adds a removable Aquatherm two-stage waterproof liner and insulated vest to its Armor-Link 3-mesh and 1680 denier ballistic polyester outer shell. It also features newly-designed CE-approved Armadillo shoulder and elbow armor and an articulated back protector. The Intake Air 5.0 is available in a variety of colors in men’s sizes XS-5XL (some colors Tall M-3XL) and women’s sizes XS-XL (some colors Plus Small-Large) for $229.99.
Add more than 10 liters of storage capacity to your 2018-2019 Honda Gold Wing’s saddlebags with replacement doors from Corbin. Just two inches wider than stock, the doors blend perfectly with the stock bodywork and add 5.4 liters per side. They mount easily with no modifications required and work with the integrated lock system and pushbutton operation, and use the existing bag stay, gas shock and latching brackets (extra hinges are included). The doors retail for $963/pair and are color-matched to your OE paint.
Enjoy the convenience of a backpack while remaining visible to other drivers with the Illuminator from Fly Racing. This 21-liter backpack is designed specifically for riders, with a high-viz color option, reflective panels on all sides, removable helmet holder and rain cover, and glove-friendly zipper pulls. Its laptop and tablet sleeves can hold up to a 15-inch laptop and it includes a pouch for a hydration bag and a fleece-lined sunglasses pocket. The Illuminator is available in black or black/high-viz for $109.95.