Pata Yamaha Introduces Official 2016 World Superbike R1

Pata Yamaha Introduces Official 2016 World Superbike R1

For 2016, Yamaha is making a return to World Superbike racing in an official capacity with the Pata Yamaha squad running the latest version of the YZF-R1. In this video, we get words about the bike and the season to come from team riders Alex Lowes and Sylvain Guintoli, as well as Team Manager Paul Denning. Pata Yamaha Introduces Official 2016 World Superbike R1 appeared first on Motorcycle.com News. Motorcycle.com

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Samson Introduces Sturgis Edition Muffler End Caps

Samson Introduces Sturgis Edition Muffler End Caps

To some riders, Sturgis is the be-all, end-all of motorcycle rallies. But until now, Sturgis hasn’t been the end-all of exhaust pipes. Samson is here to change that with the introduction of these Sturgis Edition engraved end caps for 4-inch mufflers. At $ 139.95, these end caps are available in any color as long as it’s black. Visit the Samson website to learn more and/or order your own. Samson Introduces Sturgis Edition Muffler End Caps appeared…

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Metzeler Introduces Two New Tires For Racers And Trackday Enthusiasts

Metzeler Introduces Two New Tires For Racers And Trackday Enthusiasts

Metzeler has introduced two new slick tires – the Racetec RR Slick and Racetec RR Compk Slick – tailored towards racers and trackday enthusiasts. Both tires are deemed “NHS” (Not for Highway Service) meaning neither is DOT legal and purely meant for racetrack use. Both tires were developed using information gained from Metzeler’s participation in international road races and national superbike championships.  The Racetec RR Slick was developed with superbike racing in mind, where DOT…

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Yamaha Introduces Revstar Guitars

Yamaha Introduces Revstar Guitars

Yamaha’s music division takes some inspiration from its motorcycle division with its new Revstar line of guitars said to “exude a hip, sexy vibe reminiscent of the café racer style of motorcycles that influenced 1960’s Tokyo and London,” ranging in price from $ 629 to $ 1,549. “Reflecting the raw power, high-performance aesthetic of vintage street-racing motorbikes, Revstar guitars are meticulously crafted to sound as good as they look,” says Yamaha. Full details in the…

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MINI Introduces 2016 John Cooper Works Convertible, Announces Pricing For Rest Of Convertible Lineup

MINI USA today revealed the performance-oriented John Cooper Works version of its redesigned convertible, and announced pricing for the rest of the convertible lineup. The base MINI Cooper convertible will run $ 26,800, the Cooper S will cost $ 30,450, and the John Cooper Works model will be priced at $ 36,450. The starting price is $ 250 above the… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Spidi Introduces The Aviator-Inspired Firebird Jacket + Video

“Crafted by the motorsport lifestyle community,” is the tagline Spidi uses to describe its Firebird jacket in one of its promotional videos. Aimed at those who wish to imitate Tom Cruise aboard his Kawasaki in Top Gun, the Firebird is inspired by aviator jackets but with protection specifically for the motorcycle rider. Spidi says the jacket is constructed with 0.9mm Nubuck leather with Tenax Flex joints on the arms and leather accordion panels on the…

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Arrow Introduces Rebel Metric Cruiser Exhaust

Arrow Exhaust has announced its expansion into Japanese metric cruiser exhausts with its new Rebel line. Initially, the Rebel will be available for the Kawasaki Vulcan S and Star Bolt (Yamaha XV 950), though systems for other models will be available later. More than just a replacement for the stock exhaust, Arrow says the Rebel provides a 40% weight savings and 10% gain in performance across the rev range. The Rebel incorporates stainless steel alloy…

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KOSO Introduces 6-Piece Gauge Package For Harley-Davidsons + Video

KOSO Introduces 6-Piece Gauge Package For Harley-Davidsons + Video

KOSO, manufacturer of motorcycle gauges for both OEMs and the aftermarket, has introduced a 6-piece plug-and-play gauge package for Harley-Davidson Road Glide and Street Glide baggers. See the rest of the KOSO press release below for more details. A perfect fit in 2004 to 2013 FLHT, FLHX and FLTR’s stock dash housings, the kit includes matching, 4-inch multi-function speedometer and tachometer duo with an integrated gear position indicator, as well as 2-inch oil pressure and…

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Leatherman Introduces The Tread Wearable Multi-Tool + Video

Leatherman Introduces The Tread Wearable Multi-Tool + Video

Anybody who has turned a wrench or two is familiar with the Leatherman name. The iconic multi-tool company is famous among handy men and women for their lines of multi-tools big and small. But Leatherman’s latest invention is a multi-tool you can wear, which could really come in handy for those riders of vintage bikes. With the Tread wearable multi-tool bracelet, each 17-4 stainless steel link features a specific tool (or two) to fix whatever…

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Bates Introduces Beltline Touring Boot

Bates Introduces Beltline Touring Boot

Bates Footwear has introduced the “Beltline” as the latest in its line of touring boots. Utilizing more than 100 years of experience making technical footwear for the US Armed Forces, the Beltline is constructed of double-stitched full grain leather and nylon, with molded TPU heel protection. Poron XRD high impact foam provides inner and outer ankle protection, and TPU toe reinforcements minimize wear on the shoe from the shift lever. The hidden lacing system and…

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