Add-On Cover With switches
Convenience and style merge in this accessory switch kit that doubles as a right master cylinder cover for the Honda GL1800. Lighted switches help with visibility. The cover comes with a wiring harness that connects directly to the bike’s battery.
Contact: Add-On Inc., 800-821-9861, www.addonaccessories.net
Shift Kicker Shoe
From Shift comes the Kicker, a shoe made for both riding and casual wear. The Kicker is made of a combination of genuine and synthetic leather, and has a nonslip bonded sole and plastic ankle protection, among other features. It comes in black, or black/white, in men’s sizes 7 to 14.
Contact: Shift, 888-SHIFT-IT, www.shiftstreet.com
Yoshimura Exhaust Systems for YZ450F
New slip-on and full-system exhausts are available for the Yamaha YZ450F, compliments of Yoshimura. The RS-4 exhaust improves overall power and lowers sound emission with a duplex chamber that cancels out negative exhaust pulses, the company says. Pipes have a stainless steel and aluminum muffler with a carbon fiber tip. The full systems come in either stainless steel and aluminum, or full titanium.
Contact: Yoshimura Research & Development of America Inc., 800-634-9166, www.yoshimura-rd.com
EPI Lift Kits
EPI has released a variety of lift kits to help ATV and UTV riders gain 2 to 3 inches of additional clearance. Kits are available for the following brands: Arctic Cat, Can-Am, Honda, Kawasaki, Polaris, Suzuki and Yamaha (ATVs).
Contact: EPI, 218-829-6036, www.epiperformance.com
ITP Platinum SS212
The folks at ITP have taken into consideration customer opinion and now offers its popular SS212 in a platinum finish. The finish is available for 12- and 14-inch sizes, along with the 15-inch size.
Contact: ITP, 800-859-4740, www.itptires.com
StreetFX LED Accessories Line
StreetFX has unveiled a new line of utilitarian LED lights and accessories. The company now offers 1156 and 1157 replacement bulbs, load equalizers, turn signal bulbs and 48 LED super-cluster 1156 and 1157 replacement bulbs. Distributed by Tucker Rocky and Western Power Sports.
Contact: StreetFX, 800-878-3413, www.streetfxseries.com
Rush Racing Honda Exhausts
From Rush Racing come two double-ceramic-coated exhaust systems for the 2010 Honda Fury. Design choices include chrome or black coating, and a straight or multidirectional angle tip. Tapered-cut and short-ring options are also available. Exhausts are made of heavy- duty 16-gauge steel. Mounting hardware is included.
Contact: Rush Racing Products, 219-942-0069, www.rushracingproducts.com
Step n Tow
SUV and pickup truck owners might find the Step n Tow right up their alley. The nonskid swing-out step allows for easy access to the bed or roof racks, the company says. It fits standard 2-inch receivers and is rated up to 6,000 lbs., while the step is rated at 350 lbs.
Contact: Step n Tow, 860-935-0121, www.stepntow.com
Giannelli Rekord Scooter Exhaust
This street-legal exhaust has a handmade muffler, racing-style end-cap design and stainless-steel silencer. The company also says the system is lightweight and enhances performance with the variator rollers and clutch springs, both included in the fitting kit.
Visit the Giannelli website for a list of distributors: www.giannelli.com
This story originally appeared in the Dealernews May 2010 issue.