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 Sidi Vertigo Mega Gore-Tex Boots
Sidi Vertigo Mega Gore-Tex Boots
Shock Absorbing Heel Cup Three stage, shock absorbing heel cup molded in three different densities of plastic is one element that sets the Vertigo series apart from all other sport boots. This system offers a built in shock absorbing range of 3mm. The heel cups internal area is also fully lined with impact resistant thousand-air cell memory foam for and extra level of comfort and protection. Lining Each Vertigo series boot is lined throughout with lightweight perforated Teflon treated fabric in order to allow moisture to breath out to the Lorica outer and dry quickly with no mold build up in the long term. Additionally the inner ankle area of all Vertigo series boots are flly lined with Sidis own formula of perforated closed thousand-air cell memory foam. Tecno VR System The Vertigo series of boots are the only race boots to offer a patented Tecno VR adjustable calf system designed to accommodate calves of virtually any size in a clean, supportive and protective design. With a simple adjustment of the Tecno knob the internal onofilament line will evenly close and wrap the boot around the riders calf in micro adjustments for a perfect fit. A maximum adjustment of 5cm is provided. Replaceable Shin Deflector and Scuff Pad The Vertigo Series offers interchangeability with its front shin guard and toe scuff pads. Choose from carbon or nylon shin piece, and either a ceramic or nylon toe scuff. Air Vent System Both the Vertigo Corsa and Vertigo employ an air ventilation system that can be opened or closed with a touch of a button depending upon a riders needs. This Malleolus guard on the outer edge of each boot also protects the small and vulnerable foot bones. Composite Inner Sole The composite inner sole of Sidi boots resists side to side compression offering greater protection compared to the leather inner soles that our competitors use. The insole features a removable arch support and will never lose its dynamic characteristics, even after months of intense use it is water resistant and is designed to withstand high footpeg pressures. Replaceable Parts Every bolt on component of each Vertigo boot is available separately. Riders can change the various components to replace items that have worn or have been damaged in a crash. Lorica Boots outer is fully constructed with Lorica, a composite micro fiber material created from strands less than one thousandth the thickness of silk. When injected with special resins, these fibers act like natural leather skin, but with the addition of better strength, softer texture, lighter weight and better moisture protection. Features The patented and trademarked Vertebra System protects the riders Achilles tendon Replaceable thermoplastic resin ankle ball protection cup Bolt on (no Velcro!) replaceable, adjustable and aerodynamic nylon scuff pads on the toe Removable arch support Double stitched in all high stress areas New elastic panels adjacent to the entry zipper allow a bind free zip and improved fit Dual compound sole DuPont polymer toe shift pad Top grain leather construction Equipped with a GORE-TEX waterproof-breathable membrane Mega version offers an EE width as well as increased room all around the arch area
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Expensive but the best I could find for my wide feet
PostedOctober 22, 2012
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JackB
From Cartagena, Colombia
State:FL
Rider Type:Adventurer
Age:Over 65
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Style 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Comfort 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Protection & Durability 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Air Flow 
2 / 5
2 / 5
Features 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Fit
Small
Slightly Small
Large
Footbed
Narrow
Wide
Wide
These offer above average protection for a touring boot. They are Gortex so don't expect much air flow. I have a high instep and EE width. These are the only boots I could find that I could get my feet into without going up two sizes.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Woodcraft Slider Spools 6mm or 8mm Spool Slider Assembly Make the most of your rear stand!! Woodcraft swingarm spools are designed wide for easy stand location with raised lips on their outer edges for security. Your stand will work even better when coupled with these spools. These spools are made from solid black delrin and have a fully supported Aluminum core to give them extra strength. Click here for Woodcraft Spool Spacers
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Excellent
PostedAugust 27, 2012
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JackB
From Cartagena, Colombia
State:CA
Rider Type:Adventurer
Age:Over 65
Gender:male
Ease of Install 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Performance 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Finish 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Woodcraft Spools are larger and therefore more stable with the big bikes. Appear to be very well made.
Rides: 2006 Suzuki DL1000 V-Strom
Yes, I recommend this product.
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REV'IT! Sand Gloves Riders looking for adventure will appreciate the SAND glove. Lightweight and designed for both on- and off-road rides, the SAND is well-ventilated but highly protective. The palm features PU-injected leather for abrasion-resistance, while the back of the glove is a stretch material that affords a snug fit. Separated knuckles with PU-injected protection make the SAND stand out. Outer shell Automan stretch, air stretch mesh, goatskin, Albany cowhide (PU coated), PWRshell 500D stretch Protection PU injected knuckle, PU injected finger knuckles, EVA foam, PU injected backhand Lining tri-fleece liner Fit tour fit Adjustability adjustment tab Ventilation ventilation panels Features short cuff, Albany cowhide grip patches, elastic
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
First class warm weather gloves
PostedJune 4, 2012
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JackB
From Cartagena, Colombia
Rider Type:Adventurer
Age:Over 65
Gender:male
State:CA
Bang for the Buck 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Style 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Comfort 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Protection & Durability 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Air Flow 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Fit
Small
Slightly Small
Large
Really well made gloves that fit very comfortably and have padding in the right places. Be sure to purchase one size larger than you'd normally wear.
Rides: 2006 Suzuki DL1000 V-Strom
Yes, I recommend this product.
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REV'IT! Tornado HV Jacket Commuters and serious touring enthusiasts from all over the world asked for it, so here it is REV'IT! has developed the REVIT Tornado HV as the high-visibility version of the immensely popular and multi-functional REVIT Tornado jacket. The only difference is that the high-vis variant's outer shell is made of 600D polyester CE-EN471 certified fabric and features additional reflection panels at critical areas. Now you can be safe and cool at the same time. PROTECTION FEATURES Outer shell PWRshell 750D , PWRshell mesh , Monaco Performance cowhide , polyester dull 450D , polyester 600D EN471 Insulation detachable 2-in-1 thermal liner membrane Waterproofing Breathability detachable hydratex G-liner Visibility 3M Scotchlite reflection at shoulders and upper arms , laminated reflection at chest and back Protection Knox Flexiform CE protection at shoulders and elbows Back Protector (sold separately) Seesoft Back Protector -Type KN Type KN / Size 106 fits 48-58 ERGONOMIC FEATURES Fit tour fit , regular Adjustability adjustment straps at hips and upper arms , flexisnap , adjustment tab at cuffs Ventilation ventilation panels at chest, back and arms Features collar hook , stretch lips at elbows , double short connection zipper Pockets inner pockets , slit pockets
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Excellent Quality
PostedMay 31, 2012
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JackB
From Cartagena, Colombia
Rider Type:Adventurer
Age:Over 65
Gender:male
State:CA
Bang for the Buck 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Style 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Comfort 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Protection & Durability 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Air Flow 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Features 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Fit
Small
Slightly Small
Large
When they call this high viz. they aren't kidding. Great for day or night riding. Perfect for riding in the heat and humidity of summer. A bit difficult to install and remove the lining, but worth the waterproof layer and the added insulation when riding at altitude. I also have the Tornado pants; a great combination!
Rides: 2006 Suzuki DL1000 V-Strom
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Shoei Neotec Modular Helmet Evolving on previous designs, Shoei has revamped its modular helmet style with a streamlined and attractively sculpted shape that conveys the feel of freely moving through the outdoors in the Neotec Modular Helmet. Overall shell size is kept compact by incorporating the internal sun visors open/close mechanism inside all ventilation mechanisms are shaped and positioned in such a way as to reduce any possible drag. A redesigned aerodynamic spoiler also helps to cut lift, reducing neck strain on long, cross country rides. In the Shoei Neotec all these features combine to create a premium helmet that excels in appearance, protection, comfort and performance. The Shoei Neotec Helmet's chin bar is connected to the same axis point and mechanism as its shield, minimizing extra parts. This also enables simultaneous closing of the shield with the chin bar, which is then held in place with an easy-open lock release button. The shield lock system offers secure closure or the ability to keep the shield slightly open to allow for increased airflow. With the Shoei Neotec Helmet, Shoei now includes a built-in sun shield, the QSV-1. The visor tucks neatly away beneath a non-intrusive shell built into the helmets liner, and can be lowered with the easy control of a sliding button. Shoei Neotec Helmet Features Face Shield Features Easily operable lever mechanism Anti-fog, anti-scratch, 99 UV blocking New Pinlock-ready CNS-1 faceshield Wider and taller than the CX-1V that it replaces Includes Pinlock insert 3D injection molding process ensures a distortion-free view Improved Ventilation and Aerodynamics Newly designed vortex generators pull air through helmet 276 more airflow than Multitec Added inlets and outlets Vents are flush against helmet to maintain aerodynamics 5-Ply Shock-Absorbing Fiber Shell 3 shell sizes AIM Multi-Composite construction Lightweight yet strong Shell-integrated spoiler reduces lift and drag during high-speed riding Dual EPS Liner Multi-density EPS for optimal protection Two vents funnel fresh air through the EPS liner Dual liner channels route and disperse air evenly throughout the helmet EPS liner in chin bar All new interior Fully removable 3D interior liner Top center pad is removable and washable Improved cheekpad design allows better fit with eyeglasses Included chin curtain can be inserted into the chin bar to reduce turbulence and noise All Neotec Helmets sold in the US have a double D-ring closure Note Due to manufacturer restrictions, Shoei products can only be shipped to addresses within the United States
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
First class quality design and manufacture
PostedMarch 26, 2012
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JackB
From San Rafael
State:CA
Rider Type:Adventurer
Age:Over 65
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Style 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Comfort 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Protection & Durability 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Air Flow 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Features 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Fit
Small
True to Size
Large
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Loud
Weight
Light
Average
Heavy
Shape
Narrow
Round Oval
Round
Vision
Narrow
Wide
Wide
Upgraded from a Shoei Syncrotec to this helmet. The features most important to me: (1) much improved fit, (2) removable / washable liner, (3) much improved air flow, (4) integrated sun visor, (5) fog resistant lens. This is a well thought out design that has been manufactured into a fine quality motorcycle essential. I highly recommend it.
Rides: 2006 Suzuki DL1000 V-Strom
Yes, I recommend this product.
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