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Category: Products & Clothing

  1. Wave ‘Bonjour’ to Summer in the new gloves from Furygan

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    Here are two of the new gloves available in the new spring/summer collection from Furygan – like the complete Furygan range, both gloves have been developed in conjunction with Furygan’s Motion Lab – the internal development research centre at Furygan headquarters in Nîmes, France – and are available now.

    Jet D3O and Jet D3O Lady 

    The CE-approved Jet D3O and Jet D3O Lady gloves combine an enviable price tag and specification list. They feature a fully leather palm, D3O protection for the metacarpals and reinforcement on the palm. The mix of textile and leather across the gloves allow for high levels of comfort and protection – with exposed zones during a crash carefully considered. There are Furygan Sensitive Science inserts on the fingertips, meaning that touchscreen devices can be used without removing the gloves.  

    The Jet D3O glove, priced at £39.99, is available in size S-3XL in black/white, black/red, black/blue, black/fluo green, black/orange and black/fluo yellow. The Jet D3O Lady glove, priced at £34.99, is available in sizes XS-XL and in a choice of black and black/pink. 

    Volt 

    With dynamic colours and high-quality finishing touches, it’s clear to see that the CE-approved Volt gloves have been inspired by Furygan’s racing heritage and expertise. Made from a mix of textile and leather, Volt gloves feature a 100% leather palm, metacarpal protection and reinforcements across the glove as well as pre-shaped fingers. They have Furygan Sensitive Science on the fingertips so that touchscreen devices can be used without needing to remove them. 

    Available in sizes S-3XL with an RRP of £59.99, the Volt gloves are  in UK dealers now. 

    www.nevis.uk.com

    Wave ‘Bonjour’ to Summer in the new gloves from Furygan

  2. Mitas to enhance the extremely popular E-07 tyre range

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    Mitas, part of the Trelleborg Group, enhances its offering to the trail/adventure segment of the motorcycle market, and due to popular demand reintroduces a number of sizes to its E-07 range alongside the successful E-07+ to give riders in this dynamic segment even more choice.

    Gustavo Pinto Teixeira, Vice President Two Wheels and Specialty Tyres, explains: “The E-07 is a true 50% on-road and 50% off-road adventure tyre. Over its long years of service it has continued to be one of the most desirable choices for adventure riders, as it combines road riding performance and wear with more adventurous off-road trips. Due to its hardwearing compound and optimal performance on- and off-road, the E-07 remains a preferred choice on many journeys across the world.”

  3. Mitas expands into the motorcycle cruiser segment with the all new CUSTOM FORCE range

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    Mitas, part of the Trelleborg Group, will introduce the all new custom cruiser tyre range named: CUSTOM FORCE, at the EICMA exhibition, held from 5 to 10 November 2019, in Milan, Italy. The new range will be on display at the Mitas booth in Hall 9, Exhibition stand I73.

    Mitas CUSTOM FORCE features all the important characteristics of a high-performance custom cruiser tyre: durability, stability, comfort and an attractive design. Entry into the Custom cruiser tyre segment represents a new chapter in the Mitas journey to becoming a full range motorcycle tyre manufacturer.

    The new range has been extensively tested under the most strenuous conditions possible in the U.S. as well as in different countries across Europe, to ensure the best performance.

  4. Celebrating 20 years of Tucano Urbano

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    Born on the street, Tucano Urbano represents the urban rider who wants riding to be as simple and safe as possible, whilst always remaining stylish. This year, Tucano Urbano celebrates twenty years since the brands inception; marking two decades of innovative product development, new riding solutions and expanding horizons in the world of two-wheels.
    Diego Sgorbati, Tucano Urbano CEO, said: “Looking back over the past twenty years, it is clear how far Tucano Urbano has come – from a small Italian brand with a niche product, to an international brand that now spans across every avenue of two-wheel riding. What’s vital to our success is our team; Tucano Urbano is made up of riders passionate about what we do so we approach every opportunity with enthusiasm and constantly push the boundaries of what we can create. We’ve already got a lot in store for the next twenty years.”

    BORN IN 1999
    Tucano Urbano started twenty years ago in Milan as a brand striving to make life on two-wheels simpler, safer and more engaging. Scooters were very common in Milan, born from the idea that life should be free and easy – an idea synonymous with the brand vision of total mobility. Since then, the Tucano Urbano brand has become a point of reference for urban riders.
    Light, straightforward and nippy in the city; scooters are designed to provide an easy ride. Urban riders don’t have time to put on bulky winter kit or worry about the weather reports, so when Tucano Urbano introduced the Termoscud®, the original leg cover, in 1999, there was finally a solution to a comfortable ride even in winter months. Tucano Urbano didn’t stop there, announcing more and more model-specific designs and design improvements such as the patented anti-flap S.G.A.S inflatable system, plus thermal control, anti-theft and smart holder systems, and spreading the technology to other big cities across the globe.

    BRAND EXPANSION
    Thinking against the stream, Tucano Urbano use modern technology paired with quality materials and an abundance of creativity to craft ideas into clever solutions, and year after year, the brand has continuously introduced a host of innovative products that make scooter and motorcycle riding more practical and protected. The original leg cover has since been joined by technical apparel, inventive accessories and dependable rainwear aimed for both scooter and motorcycle riders alike.
    In 2012, new partners arrived at Tucano Urbano, bringing a fresh approach to the expansion of the brand. Maintaining the four core pillars of the brand; cleverness, essentiality, practicality and value, Tucano Urbano started to grow with new clothing retailers and customer groups and shifted to focus on new international countries.
    In order to remain at the forefront of product innovation and design, Tucano Urbano pay close attention to the ever-evolving customer needs and trends. More recently, Tucano Urbano has launched two new brands; TU Bike, the new range for urban cyclists, and T.ur – Spirit of adventouring, the new clothing and accessories brand designed specifically for touring and off-road riders, expanding their product range to cover every type of rider, terrain and lifestyle.

    www.tucanourbano.com/gb/

    About Tucano Urbano
    Established in the late 90’s in Milan, Tucano Urbano produces urban-contemporary clothing and accessories traditionally linked to the world of two wheels. Tucano Urbano constantly enlarge the scope of the brand to reach a wider, international public of all ages and passions that appreciates a metropolitan, practicable style and, above all, the creativity of an original product.

     

  5. Why Blaze Wear heated clothing is a two-wheeled commuter’s best friend…

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    Commuting on two wheels has a number of benefits, however, one downside is that two-wheeled commuters are exposed to the elements. One way riders can protect themselves from the elements is by ensuring their riding kit is performing well – keeping them warm and dry.

    Here’s why Blaze Wear heated garments are a commuter’s best friend…

    • There are options to suit all

    Blaze Wear offer a choice of 5V battery-powered and 12V vehicle-connected apparel so riders can choose a garment with the power option that suits them.

    The 12V vehicle-connected range includes: Heated Motorcycle Jacket Liner, Heated Motorcycle Trouser Liners, Heated Motorcycle Glove liners, Heated Motorcycle Over Socks and a Heated Motorcycle Vest.

    5V Battery-powered items include: Heated Base Layer Tops and Pants, Heated Boot Socks and Active Gilets for both men and women.

    • Comfort is key

    The whole line-up has been specially designed with optimum comfort for wearers at the heart. As well as being made from lightweight materials, the heated helmets integrate flexible carbon fibres – which are the thickness of a single hair – meaning the heating elements are unobtrusive, bending and flexing so not restricting any movement.

    • Say ‘goodbye’ to bulky layers

    Thanks to the garments being heated, riders no longer need to bulk up on heavy layers. All heated clothing from Blaze Wear has a choice of three temperature settings meaning that riders can choose the level of heat that suits them and the weather conditions – not only does this give the rider more choice, it also makes the items versatile for all year round riding. 

    For more information on the full Blaze Wear line-up, please visit: www.blazewear.com

    About Blaze Wear

    UK-based heated clothing specialists, Blaze Wear, offer a heated clothing range for a variety of activities – including outdoor pursuits, horse riding, fishing, equine, skiing, workwear and motorcycling.

    Designed in the UK, the line-up has been specially tailored to ensure they offer outstanding comfort and intuitive usability. The heating elements integrate flexible carbon fibres – all of which are the thickness of a single hair. This ensures the heating elements are unobtrusive and bend and flex with the user, as well as even heat distribution and optimum heat.

    A range of 5V battery-powered and 12V connected garments are available as well as a dedicated heat therapy range, designed with advanced therapeutic deep tissue heat technology utilising Far Infrared Rays (FIR). Blaze Wear launched its 12V Moto range, specifically designed for motorcycle riders late 2018.