Specifications – The Heel Guard is designed to protect heel burns caused by exhaust, and it now has new styles. Heel Guard product is patent protected.
Benefits – Heel Guard designs and manufactures the Heel Guard product line in more than a half dozen styles along with metric options, E-Z brake products and other products.
Suggested retail price – $64.95; passenger style $69.95
Contact – 406/689-3102; www.heelguard.com
Specifications – The RideInn is a unique, retractable canopy storage system. It’s ideal for indoor or outdoor storage of motorcycles and powersport equipment. The RideInn retracts like an accordion to 18 inches in its open upright position and easily glides forward in its own track. There are two snap clips that keep the RideInn open, which allow the rider to mount and leave for their ride, and upon return, simply park the bike and close the unit without concern for hot pipes. Three sides of the bike are accessible.
Benefits – The RideInn features side air vents and extra long canvas sides to keep grass and debris from blowing up inside the unit. Dust and water are kept off the bike by the UV-resistant, heavy-duty canvas.
Suggested retail price – $425
Contact – 717/395-3250; www.rideinnusa.com
Air Force Blaster Motorcycle Dryer
Specifications – The motorcycle dryer was specifically designed for cleaning and drying motorcycles with dry, filtered warm air (about 20-25 degrees above ambient temperature). The Air Force Blaster takes about five to seven minutes to dry motorcycles thoroughly and eliminate water spots. It cuts drying time of motorcycles as much as 80 percent.
Benefits – It is safer and more effective than compressed air or leaf blowers. It features all steel construction, a 4-peak horsepower (29,000 FPM) motor and it’s made in the United States.
Suggested retail price – $229
Contact – 800/247-7594; www.handyindustries.com
Specifications – This unit is designed to brand an existing slat wall section. The two 10-inch end-cap towers rest against existing slat wall, leaving an 8-inch by 8-inch wall section exposed. The towers allow for a GT-Truss to span between the units, allowing custom signs to easily hang. Oversized top caps allow mannequins, TVs, lights or additional signs to rest above the wall units. As with all GrooveTube displays, any combination of shelves or GT-Accessory Bands can easily be added to the unit.
Benefits – The GT-Wall System can be customized to allow a Digital Media Frame to attach to a GT-Accessory Band. This easy add-on allows the GT-Wall System, or any GrooveTube Display, to be turned into a digital advertising/promotional display. Everything from slideshow pictures to videos to logos can be shown on the digital screens.
Suggested retail price – Starts at $1,528 plus shipping and handling
Contact – 706/484-0000; www.rockeagle.com
RSD Vintage Seat Kit
Specifications – Add a period-style bobber seat to your venerable Softail. Seat is inspired by the Softail conversion Roland Sands Design created and dubbed El Borracho. Seat pan kit and seat spring/mount kit also are available separately.
Benefits – The seat kit includes fiberglass battery cover, billet seat pivot, steel seat supports, seat springs and steel seat pan.
Suggested retail price – Seat kit $599.95; Seat pan kit (seat pan and frame) $307.95; Seat spring and mount kit $139.95
Contact – 800/369-1000; www.dragspecialties.com
COATS RC-200/EX Motorized Tire Changer
Specifications – The new COATS RC-200/EX can service virtually any motorcycle/ATV tire and wheel application, including the latest Monster 360 Tires (18-inch x 14-inch rim size). A key feature of the RC-200 is the Ro-Bo assist arm. It mechanically assists the mounting and de-mounting of stiff sidewall and/or low-profile tires.
Benefits – Free freight and on-site service center set-up and demonstration is included at no charge.
Suggested retail price – Contact the Carlson Co.
Contact – 800/222-6199; www.thecarlsoncompany.com
Specifications – Bassani Fishtails have 13?4-inch inlets so they can fit the majority of stock and aftermarket pipes. There is the unmistakable exhaust note produced by these custom designed mufflers.
Benefits – Manufactured from 16-gage steel and finished in show-quality chrome, each tube incorporates a performance-enhancing louvered, spiral core baffle.
Suggested retail price – $469 per pair and comes complete with chrome mounting hardware
Contact – 866/439-4287; www.bassanipipes.com PSB
July 23, 2007 – Hot Products