Get everything you need to maintain your street or off-road motorcycle’s chain with Motul’s Chain Care Kit ($33.99). This kit contains everything you need to clean and lubricate your chain: a 9.8-oz. can of Motul C1 chlorine-free Chain Cleaner, a 9.3-oz. can of either Motul C2 on-road (sticky) or C3 off-road (non-sticky) chain lubricant, a specially-designed double-sided chain cleaning brush, one pair of nitrile gloves and, of course, a Motul sticker for your garage fridge.
Rent one of more than 2,000 privately-owned motorcycles nationwide with Twisted Road, with its all-new website and newly added supplemental insurance options. A rental bike through Twisted Road doesn’t have restricted mileage and is billed as a flat, per-day charge. Both owner and renter are verified via the local DMV, and rentals include $100,000 in free liability protection with the option to increase up to $1 million, as well as up to $25,000 in damage protection.
Now adventure and dual-sport riders can enjoy the convenience of a Transitions photochromic shield, with the CNS-2 Transitions shield for the Shoei Hornet X2 ADV/dual-sport helmet. The CNS-2 shield detects UV light and heat, and automatically and constantly adjusts for the optimum tint to match ambient light conditions. Then when the sun goes down, it transitions back to clear so you won’t have to worry about carrying a spare shield or sunglasses again!
ADV and enduro apparel specialist Klim has redesigned its Carlsbad jacket ($599.99) and pant ($499.99), making them even better at their ADV touring mission. New fabrics, more abrasion protection, upgraded CE level 2 D3O LP2 Pro armor in the shoulders, elbows, hips, knees and back, improved pocket designs and better ventilation combine with existing features like a Gore-Tex shell and Spot/GPS tracker chest pocket to set a new standard at this price point.
Continental has introduced an easy way to upgrade your TKC 70-equipped ADV bike’s off-road capability with the new TKC 70 Rocks rear tire. It’s designed to be combined with the standard TKC 70 front, with the Rocks’ more aggressive tread pattern aiding performance off-road yet maintaining the road performance and quiet ride of the TKC 70. Handmade in Germany, the TKC 70 Rocks is available in five sizes to fit 17- and 18-inch rear wheels; see your dealer for pricing details.
Sidi’s Aria is a men’s touring boot made of Cordura nylon, TPU and Technomicro, with a breathable, waterproof Gore-Tex membrane and a nonslip sole. Its nylon composite inner sole has a removable arch support pad, and protection includes a heel cup, a toe cup, a shin plate, internal ankle ball pads, a toe shift pad and double stitching in all high-stress areas. Velcro and zipper closure system with an elastic panel ensures bind-free zipping and a secure fit. Available in European sizes 41-48 for $249.99.
Look good and stay dry and comfortable in the new Powells-ST jacket from iXS. This full-featured touring jacket features a polyester shell with 2-layer solto-TEX waterproof membrane, a removable thermal liner and six vents, and it includes CE level 1 shoulder, elbow and back armor. The Powells-ST is available in a variety of colors in men’s sizes S-9XL (some sizes limited in color) and women’s sizes S-6XL (some sizes limited in color) for $279.95.
Wax and polish in one go with Muc-Off Speed Polish ($12.99). Simply spray it on and buff to a deep shine. Speed Polish contains pure carnauba, the hardest naturally occurring wax, for durability and protection, as well as beeswax, which is what creates the deep, glossy shine. It’s specifically formulated to leave a fast and easy water-resistant barrier on your motorcycle’s bodywork and metal parts. Suitable for use on paint, chrome, plastic and carbon fiber.
Combining high-end off-road-level protection with a boot that’s comfortable on or off the bike, the Adventure 2 Mid Gore-Tex is a unique twist on Sidi’s best-selling adventure boot. This waterproof/breathable mid-height boot features replaceable ratchet straps, a bonded sole, a slim non-bootie design, a Velcro upper closure and reflective heel panels, and is CE approved. The Adventure 2 Mid Gore-Tex is available in men’s Euro sizes 42-48 for $349.99.
Ecuador Freedom Bike Rental is now called South America Freedom Moto Turismo, reflecting its expansion into Peru, with exciting new tours into the less-traveled northern part of the country. Ride through some of the most spectacular scenery of the Andes, including cloud forests, UNESCO world heritage sites and twisting high-mountain passes. Tours include paved, dual-sport and unpaved routes; see website for schedule and pricing details.