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Stealth Backrest for the BMW R 1200 GS from Pirates’ Lair

Stealth Backrest for the BMW R 1200 GS from Pirates' Lair

Rider Magazine Staff
September 23, 2015

BMW Backrest Pirates’ Lair has added a Stealth backrest for the 2014 and newer liquid-cooled BMW R 1200 GS. The lightweight CNC-machined aluminum Stealth bracket ($390) bolts directly to the rear factory rack via four furnished bolts and spacers and blends with the lines of the bike. Production brackets... Read more »

Stop and Go Tubeless Tire Repair Kits

Stop & Go Tubeless Tire Repair Kits

Rider Contributor
August 21, 2015

Kit with CO2 Ideally all tubeless tires should be repaired from the inside/out. The Stop & Go Pocket Tire Plugger allows you to make an on-the-spot, on-the-wheel repair. The unique mushroom shape of these rubber plugs seal off the puncture on the inner wall while the stem expands under pressure to... Read more »

Clearwater Lights and CANopener for BMW Review


Scott A. Williams
April 8, 2015

If you want to see better at night and be seen better by day as you ride your BMW tourer, consider installing super high-output LED auxiliary lights from Clearwater Lights. And use a CANopener. Unlike auxiliary wiring harnesses that are designed to circumvent BMW’s sophisticated CANbus wiring network,... Read more »

Wolfman Universal Saddlebag Straps, Pawnee Plate and Boulder Beta Rear Bag

Wolfman Universal Saddlebag Straps and Pawnee Plate.

Heather Reinhart
March 10, 2014

Wolfman Motorcycle Luggage has new American-made products for 2014, including Universal Saddlebag Straps ($29.99 for eight), which are made of ¾-inch mil-spec nylon webbing and are 4½ inches long. These allow Wolfman saddlebags to fit on virtually any motorcycle rack quickly and easily. The new Pawnee... Read more »

Original Grip Buddies Super Sharkskin Motorcycle Grips Review

Attach the adhesive strip to the bike’s grip so the seam lines up with the crotch of your thumb. Wrap the strip around the grip and mate the hook-and-loop materials. Confirm that your throttle operates normally. Go ride.

Scott A. Williams
July 3, 2013

Some OEM handgrips are too hard. Others feel too narrow. Many let too much vibration channel through to your hands. One solution is to replace your OEM grips with aftermarket ones, but if you have factory heated grips that’s not a workable option because the heating element is typically built into... Read more »

Racer Feeling Motorcycle Gloves Review

Feeling low

Mark Tuttle
April 16, 2013

When I started riding street bikes with my friends at the tender age of 16, there wasn’t a lot of specialized apparel around. Fortunately we just didn’t know how miserable we were because of it, since work boots, jeans, jean jackets and leather work gloves seemed fine for all of the fun we were having.... Read more »

New Radio Show for Motorcycle Riders and Enthusiasts

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Press Release
February 18, 2013

Tom Hicks, owner and founder of Southern California Motorcycles in Brea, will host a new radio program called “Ridin’ in SoCal” featuring motorcycle riders, industry leaders, club members, racers, magazine editors, and guests. Tom has more than 36 years in the motorcycle industry and was a motorcycle... Read more »

Motor Trike Announces New IRS Conversion for Kawasaki 1700

Motor Trike's Challenger: IRS conversion for Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Family.

Press Release
October 17, 2012

Motor Trike, Inc. has released an additional Independent Rear Suspension conversion to add to their rapidly expanding product line. The “Challenger” conversion was designed to fit the Kawasaki 1700 family of large touring motorcycles including the Voyager, Vaquero, and Nomad with additional models... Read more »

Scotts Steering Stabilizer Review

Scotts Steering Stabilizer

Arden Kysely
September 6, 2012

Most riders would list excitement as a reason they ride, but there are some thrills we can all do without. Whacking a rock mid-corner or nailing a pothole while leaned over come to mind. That weird wobble you get when finding an uneven pavement seam isn’t much fun, either. So it’s no wonder I’ve... Read more »

Sena SMH10 Bluetooth Headset/Intercom Review

Sena SMH10 Bluetooth Headset/Intercom

Joe Michaud
August 9, 2012

Wireless Bluetooth motorcycle bike-to-bike headset/passenger intercom units continue to improve. New technology advances the breed and the pace of progress quickens. But does the ad hype on the box accurately describe the real-world performance of the gear inside? The Sena SMH10 incorporates some of... Read more »

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