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This entry is part 16 of 17 in the series Adventure Rider Issue #22

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Exped UltRa Light Synmat
Andy’s mattress of choice, so it must be good.

• About the size of two cans of beer and weighs less
• Can blow it up by mouth in about 20 breaths
• Can also be inflated with the Schnozzle bag (roll-top bag that doubles as a pump)
• Rated to minus-four degrees, so can handle Aussie cold

RRP: $198 plus postage
Available from: Andy Strapz
Phone: (03) 9786 3445

Held air vest

An inflatable protective vest.

• High-breathability liner with 3D air-mesh panels on back
• Quick closure at front
• One outside pocket
• Turtle Air Bag certified according to current standards, unfolds entirely within 0.1 seconds
• SAS-TEC coccyx protector
• Velcro for optional chest protector
• SAS-TEC back protector certified to EN 1621-2
• Sizes: S, M, L, XL, B-L, B-XL
• Colours: black; black and neon yellow

RRP: $850
Available from:

Toys2Go pannier racks for KTM 690 Enduro

Pannier racks with integrated rear carrier

• Strong stainless-steel construction
• Retains the use of the rear ’pegs
• Supports a number of soft-luggage systems
• Available in stainless or black finish

RRP: $493 – $535
Available from: Adventure Motorcycle Equipment
Phone: 1300 883908

Antigravity lights

Lithium-powered and rechargeable torches and lanterns.

• Multifunction pop-up lantern: four-in-one lantern, wireless bluetooth music/audio player, speakerphone and flashlight
• Multifunction aluminium flashlight: all-aluminium, water-resistant, four-in-one flashlight, bluetooth music/audio player, speakerphone, and power bank
• Multifunction modular flashlight: modular, multifunction four-in-one flashlight. Bluetooth music player, speakerphone, and power bank.Use flashlight and audio at the same time, or swap the LED end-piece for a second speaker (included)

RRP: From $79.95
Available from: Carlisle Accessories

Outback Motortek Africa Twin full suite

Good looking and functional. Crash bars, bashplate and rack.

• Canadian made
• Rack has laser-cut holes that allow direct mounting of RotoPax
• Made of five-millimetre thick aluminium
• Skidplate attaches to crash bars for added strength
• Embossed ridges on skidplate

RRP: Crash bars from $395. Crash bars/skidplate combo $755. Full suite (crash bars, skidplate and rack) $935
Available from: AdventureMoto

Cyclops KLR Gen 2 headlight kit

Improved for 2017. Now with 8000 lumens.

• LED upgrade kit
• Includes two 4000 lumen Phillips-chipped LED headlight bulbs and spacers to replacefactory adaptors
• IP68 Rated
• 5800K
• 30,000-hour bulb life
• One-year warranty

RRP: From $229.95 plus postage
Available from: Adventure Bike Australia

Shad waterproof rear bag

Fixes straight to all motorcycles thanks to the four included straps.

• Measures 42cm x 26cm x 17cm
• Capacity: 35 litres
• Four fastening straps and six attachment rings.
• Waterproof
• Converts to backpack: padded shoulder straps and back with EVA foam
• Chest straps
• Inner compartment
• Two side compression handles

RRP: $135
Available from: Moto National Accessories

Klim Carlsbad jacket

The lighter, slightly less-ostentatious little brother of the Badlands jacket.

• Highly abrasion-resistant ripstop build quality
• Vastly improved venting and mobility
• Optional kidney belt
• Goretex reinforced with 500 denier Karboniteripstop on impact and high-wear zones

RRP: $795
Available from: AdventureMoto

Progrip 2017 Venom goggle

Made in Italy with a frame design to provide enhanced peripheral vision and better fit.

• Outriggers for perfect and even fit
• Triple-layer, sweat-wicking foam with coloured velvet
• Anti-UV, anti-scratch, no-fog lens
• Pre-cut and moulded channels for eyeglasses
• Extra-wide, triple-silicone-beaded, anti-slip strap
• Also available as Venom 3218 Roll-Off Goggle, featuring the Progrip X-Large roll-off system, 25 per cent wider than most other brands

RRP: Venom 3200 $99.95. Venom 3218 Roll-Off $149.95
Available from: Your local dealer

Bob Cooper Help blanket

Developed by Australia’s survival expert, Bob Cooper.

• Designed for, and tested in, Australian outback conditions
• Provides signal colours and large ‘HELP’ message for emergency situations
• Includes ‘ABC For Survival’ information panels
• Works as an emergency windproof, waterproof shelter
• Reflects 80 per cent of body heat, ideal for cold conditions and/or shock scenarios, including motorcycle accidents
• Ultralight weight (less than 50g)
• Suitable for use in all conditions and environments

RRP: $19.95
Available from: Overlander Adventure Equipment

Forma Elite men’s urban touring boot

Not a full adventure boot, but a great boot for low-risk rides with a casual/urban look.

• Lug sole cannot be crushed sideways from any reasonable impact
• Oiled, full-grain leather upper
• Urban non-slip gum rubber sole
• Drytex® waterproof and breathable lining
• Padded collar
• Lace closure
• Ankle TPU molded plastic protection
• Dual Flex midsole with anti-shock EVA

RRP: $229
Available from: All good Forma dealers or the Forma website
Phone: (03) 5792 3888

Macna Vosges jacket

An all-roads, all-seasons adventure jacket.

• Super-tough Durylon construction
• Ventilation panels in sleeves, chest and back
• Safe-Tech, CE-approved shoulder and elbow armour
• Removable 100 per cent waterproof and breathable Raintex liner
• Removable, thermal liner
• Easy Cuff liner attachment system
• Colour options: black, black/flouro or ivory/grey.

RRP: $499
Available from: Selected stockists

Helinox Ultralight Table

An ultra-compact table for two – anywhere you like!

• Perfect companion for Helinox Chair One
• Packed size: 41cm x 11cm
• Weighs just 690gm
• Table surface: 40cm x 60 cm
• Sturdy, heat-resistant, washable mesh surface
• Features two recessed cup holders
• Five-year warranty

Available direct from for $128 with free delivery

Bikeservice chainbreaking and riveting tool

Comprehensive tool kit for drive-chain replacement and repair.

• Provides the ability to break, rivet and press drive-chain master links
• Manufactured from high-quality alloy steel
• Kit contains three-position handle assembly, press plates, punches and anvils
• Suits chain sizes 415, 420, 428, 520, 525, 30 (50),532, 630 and 632
• Instruction manual included

Special Bonus! Free BS1164 (drive-chain tensioner) and BS3500 (chain-link extractor) with every BS35101 order. Enter code ADVR2 at checkout. Code valid until May 31, 2017.

RRP: $248.49
Available from:

Barkbusters auxiliary LED indicator and position lights

LED lights for attachment to Barkbusters handguards.

• Extra-bright LED technology for indicator and running/position lights
• Each light consists of 15 super-bright LEDs
• Long lifespan LED with power consumption of only 0.4 amp per indicator light and 0.2 amp per running light
• Easy installation with complete mounting instructions provided
• E mark approved
• See website for compatibility with different Barkbusters models

RRP: LED light sets $69.95. Resistor sets $14.95
Available from: Your local bike shop

Acerbis Adventure apparel

Jacket and pants from the Italian adventure specialists

• Jacket designed for drink system
• Takes Clay level-two back protector, sold separately
• Use of magnets to adjust ventilation
• 10 pockets; zip to attach pants
• Pants have inner quilted lining
• Baggy fit over the boots

RRP: Jacket $449.95.Pants $259.95
Available from: Your local dealer or

Touratech tool kit for Japanese and European bikes

Top-grade tools in a sturdy, roll-up pouch. Total weight 1.5kg.

• Combination wrenches: 8mm, 10mm, 12mm, 14mm. Adjustable 200mm wrench
• Curved-jaw, locking pliers
• 1/4”-drive socket set: 48-tooth mini ratchet, 58mm extension, 8mm, 10mm, 12mm
• 3mm, 4mm, 5mm, 6mm hex keys
• 6-in-1 reversible screwdriver
• Spark plug socket and plug gap gauge
• Tyre gauge
• Loctite, oil

RRP: $240.99
Available from:

Wild At Heart sidestand supports

A bigger footprint to support the weight of your motorcycle when parking on soft or uneven surfaces. Made in South Africa and available for:

• KTM 950/990 Adventure and the 2013 KTM 1190 Adventure
• KTM 1190 Adventure 2014+ and KTM 1290 Adventure
• BMW F650/700/800GS
• BMW F650/700/800GS Twin
• BMW R1200GS 2008-2012 and BMW R1200GSA 2008-2013 air-cooled
• BMW R1200GS LC 14+
• Triumph Tiger 800XC

RRP: $46 Exclusive to Rocky Creek Designs

Rad Guard Ducati Multistrada 1200 radiator and oil-cooler guard

Protection you need.

• Protects your radiator and oil cooler from rocks and other debris
• Allows adequate air flow
• Easy to fit
• Made from high-grade aluminium
• Three-year warranty

RRP: $229. On special now for $175
Available from: Rad Guard
Phone: (02) 6658 0060

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