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TAG : July/August 2017

Electronic Ignition for Triumph and BSA Triples by Tri-Spark

 Hot spark for TriplesAustralia-based Tri-Spark has introduced a new electronic ignition for vintage Triumph and BSA triples that does away with the black box of the previous version for simplified installation and superior running, with easier starting and smoother idle. The new sequential ...

ScorpionExo Birmingham Jacket by Scorpion

 Scorpion BirminghamWhen it comes to classic riding attire, nothing says “old school” like a waxed cotton jacket. I’ve always wanted a waxed cotton jacket, precisely for its vintage looks, but I’ll have to admit a decided preference for leather jackets, and not just because I think ...

Ladies Classic ’92 by Joe Rocket

When it comes to riding gear, we’ll admit to a certain level of vanity. While utility and safety are always our most important criteria when choosing our gear, we’re not immune to wanting to look good when we’re riding. That’s often easier said than done, especially for the price ...

Basix Shocks by Ikon Suspension

 Affordable shocksIkon Suspension has expanded its line of shock absorbers with the addition of the Basix line of shocks. Designed for riders on a budget who still want to get the best out of their machine, Basix shocks feature chrome-plated bodies and black, powder coated, progressive-rate ...

Wire Splicing Connectors by WAGO

 Wire splicingWe recently tripped across these really cool electrical connectors from WAGO in Germany. An alternative to the standard Scotch Lock “vampire” electrical connectors used for splicing wires, the WAGO 221 series splicing connectors are incredibly simple and provide a super ...

Super-Fast Rain Suit by RideTribe

 Super-fast rain suitMade from light, laminated rip-stop fabric, the RideTribe rain suit’s patented dual zipper design features a front center panel that zips out completely. Putting it on is simple and fast: Slide your arms in the sleeves then hook the center section and zip it in place to ...

Triumph T160 Trident Troubles

  Editor’s note: If you’re having trouble with that old Suzuki, BSA or BMW, Keith Fellenstein is your guy. From motorcycle tuning tips to detailed motorcycle engine repair, he can draw from a wealth of experience to help guide you to success. Send questions to: Keith’s Garage, ...

Replace Norton Commando 850 Clutch Plates

If you’re actually riding your old Norton Commando 850 — and we hope you are, because they’re one of the great bikes of the ’70s — chances are good that at some point you’ll have to replace the clutch plates. The original setup used five alternating bronze friction plates keyed to ...

GEN II Amazing Grips by Randakk’s Cycle Shakk

 Coming to gripsWe know the problem: You just finished that perfect restoration of your Norton Commando or Honda CB750, and nothing will do except for the factory-correct handlebar grips. The problem is, the factory items weren’t always that good. The Norton grips were often “pillowy” ...

Honda CT70 Alternator Woes

 Editor’s note: If you’re having trouble with that old Suzuki, BSA or BMW, Keith Fellenstein is your guy. From motorcycle tuning tips to detailed motorcycle engine repair, he can draw from a wealth of experience to help guide you to success. Send questions to: Keith’s Garage, Motorcycle ...

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