Best of the Web- Top 25 Products of 2012


SOURCE:  MPN Motorcycle & Powersports News

Nice recommendations…maybe not so much for the ADV bike but nonetheless still good info….

Each week, we present our readers with the best new products on the market. While all the gadgets, apparel and tools we share are valued by dealers, some simply stand above the rest. We’ve rounded up the most clicked items on our website, presenting you with the top 25 items of 2012.

1. Centramatic On-Board Wheel Balancers for Harley-Davidsons

2. Saddlemen Adventure Track Seat

3. Motonation Vemar Eclipse Night Vision Helmet

4. Midland BT Next Bluetooth Stereo Intercom

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Why wearing jeans on a motorcycle is a really bad idea


Beware some pics are very graphic….this is my warning.  Safety is something we take seriously and I truly appreciate the humility of this article and the pics to prove that wearing no protection and the theory that plain old jeans are better than nothing…well???? Just don’t work even a low-speed crashes…video at the end of the post too…thanks Deb & Gary!

SOURCE HELL FOR LEATHER

In the ranks of embarrassing pictures you could have posted on the Internet of yourself, I’m going to guess this one is close to the top. Yeah, that’s my ass, clearly visible through my shredded Y-fronts, rubbed raw and bleeding from sliding down the road. Those undies provided about as much protection as the Levis 511s I was wearing, which is to say none. This happened at around 35 to 40mph.

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On Location | KLIM


Sounds too good to be true but apparently it is!

Rigby Idaho is central to some of the world’s most authentic, adventuresome and demanding riding conditions. It’s no wonder why KLIM creates the most technical riding gear available… we live where it’s most needed!

KLIM LATITUDE – Second Opinion (w/Modified Collar)


A couple of months ago we sent our jackets back to KLIM USA to have the collars shortened on our Latitude jackets.  This is a mod that anyone can get presently as there have been quite a few complaints about the stiffness and height.  After this trip Cheryl has decided to return to her Traverse suit and has asked me to put her suit up for sale.  I am still up in the air about it. 

We have worn this suit for over 6500 KM now.

  • Nov 2012 UPDATE:  We both SOLD our Latitudes.  In the end, nice looking suit but the stiffness of the Cordura was over kill for us.  We are both back to wearing our Traverse and I have to admit the fit of the Traverse pants especially WINS!
Old collar

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