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    August 18, 2011
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 Shorai Lithium Battery LFX18A1-BS12
Shorai Lithium Battery LFX18A1-BS12
Shorai LFX Lithium Iron Battery LFX18A1-BS12 Shorai LFX Lithium motorcycle batteries are some of the lightest and most powerful replacement batteries available. Most powersports enthusiasts have gotten used to hooking up a tender to their lead-acid batteries, all the time. Shorai LFX have a much slower self-discharge than the best lead acid batteries (1/6 to 1/7, on average), they do not sulfate as capacity drops, and they are the ultimate deep cycle battery. This means that they can still crank your vehicle even if the remaining capacity is quite low. A fully charged LFX can sit for a year or more and still retain adequate starting capacity, without damaging the battery. As such, any vehicle which has no current flowing when the key is OFF should not need a tender. At most this battery only needs to be charged every 6 to 12 months, depending on the use and average storage temperature. Newer vehicles may have a significant draw even when the key is OFF, to maintain clocks and computers, etc. In this case Shorai expects that a few hours of riding per month will be all that is needed to avoid tending. If you know that you will go a number of weeks or months without riding, you can either attach a tender, or disconnect the negative cable from the battery. In any case, during storage you may use the voltage chart above and an accurate voltmeter, and consider recharging when the battery is around the 50 capacity remaining mark, or above. Features: Faster cranking for better starts Ultra light- one fifth the weight of lead-acid batteries on average Holds unloaded charge for one year without maintenance Zero sulfation for longer service life Super-fast recharge rate No explosive gasses during charge, no lead, no acid Military spec carbon composite case Multiple terminal connection options Includes adhesive back foam sheets Factory activated Environmentally friendly 2 year warranty Specs: 12 V- Volts 270 CCA- Cold Cranking Amps 18 Ah- Amp Hours 18 A Max Charge Rate Weight: 2.19 lbs/0.997 kg Case Size 1: 66mm/2.6 x 148mm/5.83 x 105mm/4.13 See Shorai Specs PDF below for full fitment guide Battery Terminal Location: Notes: It is extremely important that you use only the appropriate battery for your bike. A battery with incorrect amperage may damage the battery and your bike. Shorai Batteries require a charging system output of 13.1 Volts or higher at idle and must not exceed 15.2 volts at maximum output. Shorai Batteries may not be a drop in replacement for all bikes, some modification to battery box, terminals etc may be necessary. RevZilla recommends testing and charging all batteries prior to using. Shorai recommends NOT using a charger or tender if it has a desulfation mode which cannot be turned off. Shorai has confirmed that the Battery Tender brand does NOT have a desulfation mode and are OK for use with Shorai LFX batteries. However the best possible charger/tender for the Shorai LFX is the Shorai SHO-BMS01 Battery Management System .
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
so far does its job
PostedOctober 1, 2012
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dahnovka
From Brooklyn
State:NY
Rider Type:Adventurer
Age:35-44
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Ease of Install 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Performance 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Finish 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Durability 
4 / 5
4 / 5
drop-in replacement for my Husaberg 570, light, nice quality product. Will see how it goes, they promise you don't need to charge it ever.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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 Puma Desmo GTX Boots
Puma Desmo GTX Boots
Puma Desmo GTX Boots The Desmo GTX is a performance boot that focuses on versatility, specifically designed for sports riders. Features: The Desmo GTX is lined with high quality Gore-Tex material An unparalleled protection/comfort combination: The Desmo GTX offers advanced impact protection due to a vast array of features, such as the internal nylon ankle bone protection, it's TPU shin plate, the molded TPU heal counter, the forefoot and heal zinc sliders, and it's additional TPU sliders for maximum protection on the shaft It's comfort level far exceeds what protective sports boots typically offer, with flexible inserts at the heal and forefoot for an easy in-step feel, a rubber gear shifter and pre-molded sockliner to absorb vibration, a water resistant zipper system, and breathable fabric lining In addition to superior protection, the upgraded Desmo GTX boot also has a high-density rubber outsole that provides extra stability, grip and abrasion resistance on the outsole, so you feel at ease when you're hitting high speed maneuvers
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Great boots, dirt and gravel tested
PostedAugust 18, 2011
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dahnovka
State:NY
Rider Type:Adventurer
Age:25-34
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Style 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Comfort 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Protection & Durability 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Air Flow 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Features 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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boots fitted perfectly right from beginning, like a glove, very comfy even on my wide feet. One downside - be careful drying them after being soaking wet - I had boots wet for 4 days (never had a chance to dry) than they dried on 105F hot day and shrunk one-two sizes down, next few days of riding was nightmare. Used some stretching solution, liking those boots again!!
Rides: 2011 BMW R1200GS
Yes, I recommend this product.
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