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This entry is part 16 of 17 in the series Adventure Rider Issue #23

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Symtec Heat Demon grip warmers

Complete motorcycle grip-heater kit with high/low switch.

• Fits all metric makes and models, regardless of handlebar size or throttle type
• Comes with a three-position (off, low, high) round rocker or metal toggle switch
• Maximum 40 watts (20 per heater) at 14 volts
• Kit includes everything needed for simple installation

RRP: $75
Available from: AdventureMoto

Helinox Chair One

The original super-compact lightweight portable chair.

• Weight: 960gm
• Packed length: 35cm
• Capacity: 145kg
• Strong and light TH72M alloy frame
• Five-year warranty

Available direct from for $124 with free delivery

Barkbusters Carbon handguard

Matching protection for those carbon-fibre accessories.

• Manufactured from genuine hand-laid carbon fibre
• Finished with a tough, UV-stable, gloss-coated resin
• Mounting options include a single-point bar-end mount, a single-point inner handlebar clamp mount, or a dual-point aluminium backbone

RRP: From $159.95 (plus matching hardware)
Available from: Your local bike shop

Nomadic Racks DRZ400 rear rack

Available in both a Utility (23cm X 28cm) and Sport (23cm X 23cm) version.

• Fully welded construction from 16-gauge mild steel
• Powder-coated, black, textured finish
• Rigid four-point mounting system
• Hardware and detailed instructions included

RRP: $129.95 – $139.95
Available from: Adventure Bike Australia

Held Solid Dry gloves

Goretex gloves with Gore two-in-one technology.

• Taslan (100-per-cent polyester) leather detailed back
• Highly abrasion-resistant kangaroo leather palm
• Colourfast and sweat-proof lining
• Unlined compartment
• Velcro adjustment at wrists and cuffs
• Perforated finger sidewalls
• Special leather at thumb and finger which allows smartphone operation
• Visor wiper

RRP: $265
Available from:

Motoz Tractionator Adventure and GPS tyres

New sizes for the large-size BMW and KTM Adventure bikes

• 120/70-19 front and 170/60-17 rear.
• Also in 110/80-19
• Complements the 21-inch fronts and optional rears
• Known for high-performance and long-lasting capabilities

RRP: Front from $139.95. Rear from $200
Available from: Your local dealer

Nexx X.D1 helmet

X-Matrix shell allows easy switch between adventure and road riding.

• 80-per-cent tint, retractable sun visor
• Pinlock anti-fog visor supplied with the helmet
• Two air inlets and four rear outlets
• Emergency release, removable cheek pads
• FastShot quick release visor system and chin windstopper
• CoolMax, soft, anti-sweat and anti-allergic fabric inner lining
• Removable breath guard
• Special chin shape to reduce breast-injury risk from frontal impacts

RRP: Plain colours $699.95. Baja graphics $799.95
Available from: Overlander Adventure Equipment

Spidi 4 Season jacket

Ideal for 365 days a year in sizes M to XXL.

• Force-Tech removable shoulder and elbow protectors
• Waterproof, windproof and breathable H2Out garment
• Three jackets in one: outer layer, H2Out membrane and quilted lining
• Resealable vented panels
• Detachable groin strap
• Adjustable drawstring tightening
• High tenacity extra tenax triple twisted nylon 6.6
• Reflex zones for night-riding

Available from: Moto National Accessories

Rad Guard BMW R1200GS/GSA radiator guard

Cheap insurance and peace of mind for all your adventuring travels.

• Easy to fit
• Protects the radiator from rock and other debris
• Does not restrict airflow
• Made from high-grade aluminium
• Three-year warranty

RRP: $229
Available from:Rad Guard
Phone: (02) 6658 0060

Kovix KAL series locks

Ultra high-security locking system with a weatherproof body and key barrel.

• Extremely strong stainless-steel body
• Built-in 120dB audio alarm
• Solid steel body
• Six-millimetre, hardened-steel lock pin
• Double-locking pin system
• Stainless-steel keybarrel

RRP: $72.50
Available from: Bike shops everywhere
Imported by: Pro Accessories

Bumot Xtremada soft panniers

Allows interchange between Bumot aluminium and BUMOT soft panniers in seconds.

• 1100-denier cordura by DuPont sewn over vinyl-coated polyester
• Removable dry-bag internal liner
• Four-millimetre aluminium backing plate
• Attaches directly to Bumot pannier racks (sold separately)
• Reflective 3M strips to improve visibility and safety
• Roll-top enclosure with two straps and quick-release YKK 50mm buckles
• 76-litre total capacity, 35L and 31L (suit exhaust side) plus two two-litre pockets on each soft pannier
• Stainless-steel, key-lockable, quick-release mechanism
• 100-per-cent designed and manufactured in Europe

RRP: $789 per pair
Available from: Bumout Australia

Alpinestars Yokohama jacket and pants

New kit to cope with the winter conditions.

• Multimaterial
• Jet ventilation system
• Removeable protectors
• Pants have waterproof DRYSTAR membrane
• Jacket accepts Alpinestars’ Nucleon chest and back protectors
• Sizes 56 to 58

RRP: Jacket $649.95. Pants $499.95
Available from: All Alpinestars stockists

Mitas Terra Force-R tyres

Tread groove depth follows the shape of actual tyre tread wear.

• 90/10 road/off-road
• DOT approved TL V-rated
• Immediate grip, excellent traction on wet or dry roads, strong carcass and high puncture resistance
• Easy steering and manoeuvrability with good straight and corner stability
• Consistent performance through its lifetime and under heavy loads
• Most modern elastomers and high active fillers for excellent grip in all conditions, optimum balanced wear rate and maximum confidence
• 3-D Optimum Groove technology

RRP: 110/80R19 59V TL $125. 150/70R17 69V TL $235.140/80R17 69V TL $245. Available mid-2017 120/70R17
Available from: Bike shops everywhere

Wild At Heart handlebar risers

For a comfortable, upright and more relaxed riding position. To fit the following models

• F650/700GS twin (can also be used on the F800GS)
• BMW R1200GS LC 2013/4 +
• Triumph Tiger 800
• BMW R1200GS 2004-2007
• BMW R1200GSA 2006 air-cooled models
• BMW F800GS 2008+
• Triumph Tiger 800XC and 1200 Explorer

RRP: From $105. See website for individual prices Exclusive to Rocky Creek Designs

Just 1 J14 Adventure helmet

An all-new helmet alternative for adventure riders.

• Full carbon external shell
• Two shell sizes
• Two EPS sizes
• ECE homologation
• J1ER emergency cheek-pad removal system
• Wide field of view allows use with goggles
• High visibility visor
• Double D retention system
• Multiple air vents system

RRP: $599.95
Available from: Your favourite bike shop

Acerbis waterproof adventure boots

Waterproof! Good stuff!

• Off-road/dualroad leather touring boot
• Oil- and petrol-resistant rubber sole
• Three plastic hooks with micrometer adjustment straps and adjustable upper velcro closure
• Abrasion-resistant heat protection
• Shin protection and gearpad made in TPR
• Waterproof and breathable interior membrane
• Toe, heel and ankle protections
• Reflective inserts.

RRP: $329.95
Available from: Your local dealer

Icebreaker Helix mid-layer jacket

An excellent final layer.

• Light
• Breatheable and regulates temperature
• A bit slippery to move inside the jacket
• High warmth-for-weight ratio
• Windproof
• Easily washed and quick to dry
• Duable
• Cosy with hand-warmer pockets
• Long in the arms

RRP: $290 plus postage
Available from: Andy Strapz
Phone: (03) 9786 3445

B&B Off Road Suzuki DL1000 bashplate

Look after that low-hanging pipe! The sump, too.

• Made from five-millimetre thick 5083 plate
• Independent steel-strut mounts
• Designed to fit with genuine and Givi upper crash bars
• All hardware supplied
• Polished finish or high-performance polymer black coating

RRP: $395 polished. $415 black
Available from: B&B Off Road
Phone: (03) 5335 8000

Touratech Aventuro EnduroX helmet

The perfect addition to Touratech’s premium helmet portfolio.

• Extra-large field of vision suitable for all types of dirt-bike goggles
• Infinitely adjustable shield, including a three-stage protection spoiler on the front
• Maximum ventilation
• Prepared for hydration system
• ‘Carbon fitting’ interior padding (removable and washable)
• Proven ‘Eyewear Adaptive’ system for those wearing glasses (reversible)
• Available in five colour variations: Compañero (yellow), Namib (orange), Passion (red), Stone (grey), Pacific (blue).

RRP: $1471.69 plus postage and handling
Available from:

PIRELLI Scorpion Rally STR tyres

An aggressive on-road/off-road tyre without sacrificing grip, safety in the wet, mileage, stability or comfort.

• High silica compounds for grip in all conditions, tear resistance and superior mileage
• Trail/road profile and structure for excellent on-road behaviour
• Innovative knobs and geometry give off-road traction and stability
• Zero degree steel belt of the radial sizes gives increased stability at full load
• Front 120/70R-19
• Rear 170/60R-17

RRP: Front $239. Rear $299
Available from: Bike shops everywhere

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