Specifications — Cobra Engineering says it has introduced the first 2-into-2, True-Dual head pipes to use 2.5-inch heat shields for Harley-Davidson bagger models. The new models feature one-piece heat shields on both the front and rear head pipes. The True-Dual gives the pipes the correct proportions for the traditionally styled V-twins.
Benefits — The pipes were designed to deliver optimal torque and power while improving the stock motorcycle’s rideability. With its 13/4 inch head pipes, the true duals will accept the stock Harley-Davidson mufflers, or customers can choose one of the four offerings from Cobra.
Suggested retail price — $369.95
Contact — 714-692-8180; www.cobrausa-hd.com
Specifications — Tardire’s backrests are easy to work with and offer good comfort. After attaching four small mounts to the rear fender struts, just pull on the release hardware, and the backrest pivots up and away. Each application requires the purchase of a separate bracket kit.
Benefits — These backrests offer clean lines, quality workmanship and engineering that lets you remove the product in seconds.
Suggested retail price — Contact Jardine for pricing details
Contact — 800/347-8664; www.jardineproducts.com
Fulmer RX2 and JX2 Helmet Lines
Specifications — Fulmer Helmets announced its newest off-road helmets, the AF RX2 and AF JX2. The organic design features aerodynamic shapes that move large volumes of air through the helmet. Fulmer developed the JX2 to provide youths the same venting and airflow management benefits as the RX2.
Benefits — The DOT-approved Sector is available in flat black chrome, orange, red, blue, yellow, green and pink. The RX2 provides six adult sizes, while the JX2 offers three youth sizes.
Suggested retail price — RX2 (adult) $79.95, black chrome $99.95; JX2 $69.95 black chrome $89.95
Contact — 800/489-2300; www.fulmerhelmets.com
Deepsickness Front End
Specifications — The Deepsickness Front End actuates differently than a standard hydraulic fork assembly using an external air shock and a stabilizer link for added control and performance. The fork tree and rockers are constructed from billet aluminum and have a wide stance. This front end, with 63mm hollow tubes, allows for easy wiring and internal brake work to accommodate most bike builders’ needs.
Benefits — A wide range of handlebars will fit the stock mounting points. The company offers a variety of custom colors as well as raw or powder-coated finishes with air style shocks and billet rockers. Options, such as gas charge shocks, a driving light package, a headlight and mounting kit are available.
Suggested retail price — $4,950
Contact — 727/461-4840; www.gregscycles.com
RWD Rear Fender Extension and Filler Panel
Specifications — This rear fender extension and filler panel from Russ Wernimont Designs is designed to fill in and extend the rear of the fender four inches over OEM stock for a street glide look.
Benefits — It’s constructed from heavy 18 gauge raw steel. Made in the United States.
Suggested retail price — $284.95
Contact — 800/369-1000; www.dragspecialties.com
FRC Builder’s Kit
Specifications — This kit is a great starting point to building bikes. It comes with 96-inch S&S evolution engine with 6-speed transmission; Flyrite’s own Reach for the Sky rigid frame (30 degrees/no stretch), axles, cups/bearings, risers, choice of handlebars and FRC grips; FRC Primary brakes – front and rear; FRC Shorty chrome springer front end, 40 spoke front and rear wheels, tires, tubes, rim strips and wheel spacers; sporty 2.4 Gallon tank, rear fender, FRC NeveRust fender strut and FRC Solo Seat with hardware kit/springs; and FRC Sidemount license plate bracket with choice of taillight.
Benefits — The starting price provides everything a person needs to get started on building a bike. There are numerous options available.
Suggested retail price — Pricing starts at $9,999
Contact — 512/918-CHOP; www.flyritechoppers.com
Specifications — Mustang’s new touring seat for the Honda VT750C2 Shadow Spirit offers several design improvements over the stock seat with a full 16-inch wide, deeply pocketed front bucket that sits the driver at the ideal cruising angle to keep him from sliding forward. The entire 11-inch width of the passenger seat is supported by Mustang’s unique internal steel support wings, which hold up the full width of the foam.
Benefits — The two-piece seat mounts just like stock, and the front seat can be ridden as a solo for occasional one-up riding. The seats are made in the United States but are sold through dealers and established accessory shops worldwide.
Suggested retail price — $449 retail, also sold with studs and conchos
Contact — 800/243-1392; www.mustangdealer.com PSB