Add engine speed at a glance to a 2014 Sportster or late-model Big Twin with a plug-in Harley-Davidson Combination Digital Speedometer/Analog Tachometer ($314.95). The backlit gauges provide an easy-to-read digital speedometer, a sweeping analog tachometer needle, and a liquid-crystal screen with a scroll feature.
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Fight frostbite with Sedici HotWired Insoles ($69.99), whose flexible, lightweight, ultra-thin heating elements are laid out in such a way to evenly distribute “gentle” heat, lessening the likelihood of hot spots. Part of an “integrated heating system,” the insoles have a 12-volt direct connection to eliminate redundant cabling. Tip: Buy [...]
Snowed in? Claimed to be the “perfect battery-charging solution” for any vehicle fitted with a 1.2 to 32ahv, 12-volt lead-acid battery, the compact, portable, six-step CTEK US 0.8 ($49.99) eliminates the guesswork from battery maintenance. Simply connect the unit to your battery and it automatically selects the correct charging method. [...]
Cold, fatigued muscles? Give ’em a squeeze. TwistedCore Winter Base Layer shirt ($59; matching pants $50) offers snug-fitting, against-skin warmth while improving circulation and feel for the controls. Wider shoulders and upper back enhance range of motion, and the extra-long tail stays tucked in, even on sportbikes with low handlebars. [...]
Designed specifically for use with heated handgrips, the waterproof REV’IT! Fusion GTX ($174.99) has a thin, breathable tri-fleece liner in the goatskin palm and insulating Thermolite Plus atop the hand to balance feel with warmth and protection. A laminated reflective cuff panel and an index-finger faceshield wiper are smart touches. [...]
There’s nothing like a hot meal when you’re cold and hungry. Weighing just 8.5 ounces, the Jet Boil Sol Titanium Premium Cooking System ($149.95) is “a complete food and beverage multi-tool you can hold in your hand.” Thermo-Regulate Burner Technology delivers consistent heat output down to 20 degrees Fahrenheit.
You don’t have to be a professional mechanic to appreciate a Bursig Paddock Stand ($575). One person can quickly and safely lever an entire motorcycle off the ground for service or storage. The model-specific adapter plate is adjustable, ensuring a perfect fit. Add $90 for a set of four wheels [...]
A good boot made better: Fourth-generation TCX Explorer Evo Gore-Tex ($229.99) combines Cordura and microfiber with a Gore-Tex liner for waterproofness. This sporty mid-height zip-up has CE-certified ankle protection, a polyurethane shift pad, shin guard, reinforced heel counter and touring-oriented molded rubber sole.
A helmet with pedigree? Claim to fame for the LS2 MX456 ($159.95-169.95) is that the legendary Cyril Despres wore this lightweight DOT/ECE-approved fiberglass design to victory in this year’s Dakar Rally. The AirGo Pump Fit System built into the cheekpads and liner provides “a perfect fit in just a few [...]
Cleaning your dirtbike? Slick Products has expanded its line of bearing-and-finish-friendly products, adding powerful Cleaner Degreaser Formula ($11.99) and appearance-renewing High Gloss Pro Shine ($11.99) to biodegradable Super Concentrate Cleaning Solution ($19.99). Also available: a spray applicator, scrub brush and microfiber towel.