Gear Up: SPOT Global Phone & Helmet Hed

July 25, 2014
Byron Wilson
Byron Wilson
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Byron's sure to be hunched over a laptop after the checkers are flown, caught in his own little version of heaven. Whether on dirt, street or a combination of both, MotoUSA's newest addition knows the only thing better than actually riding is telling the story of how things went down.

SPOT Global Phone
MSRP: $499.95

The SPOT Global Phone is a great addition to a gear bag on long adventure rides which take a rider beyond the bounds of normal cell service. In the case of emergency, dialing 911 will route the call through the GEOS International Emergency Response Center to ensure the closest responders are notified. It also includes email, text message and voice mail features, a 10-digit US phone number and free long distance to the US and Canada. Plans are competitively priced and the SPOT Global Phone lists at $499.95. If you purchase before September 2, 2014 from a participating retailer, you’ll also be eligible for a $500 rebate. SPOT offers numerous other GPS and messaging devices as well.

Schuberth C3 Pro Women “Euphoria” Helmet
MSRP: $829.99

During the 2014 Steel Horse Sisterhood Summit in Denver, Colorado Schuberth unveiled its newest version of the C3 Pro Women’s helmet, called Euphoria. Designed with a “feminine style,” according to Shuberth PR, the C3 Pro Euphoria retains all the hallmarks of the German company’s popular lid, including Schuberth’s Anti Roll-Off System, pre-installed antenna, five-year warranty and up-spec construction. 

Hinson Billetproof Line for 2014 Husqvarna 2- and 4-Strokes
MSRP: Varies

Hinson Racing offers its Billetproof line of clutch components for 2014 Husqvarna 2- and 4-Stroke off road motorcycles. Items include the Billetproof Inner Hub/Pressure Plate Kit, Clutch Cover and Inner Hub. Each piece is machined from billet T-6 aircraft-quality aluminum and hard-coated for extra durability. 

Helmet Hed
MSRP: $15.00

Helmet Hed is designed to contain long hair while riding, and is produced in the USA. The product is made from nylon, Lycra, polyester and spandex, to allow for optimal air-flow and moisture-wicking. There are numerous styles and color options to choose from and fitment is universal, created to be comfortable for all head-sizes and shapes. 

ABUS Detecto 7000 RS1 Brake Disc Lock
MSRP: $120

The ABUS Detecto 7000 RS1 Brake Disc Lock features a 3x5mm square steel bolt that snaps on the front brake disc of your motorcycle to help deter motorcycle theft. The bolt, lock, body and supporting pieces are all constructed of hardened steel and are corrosion resistant. The RS1 also comes with a 3D motion sensor alarm that sounds up to 110 dB when moved. A carrying case and two keys are included with the RS1, as are two standard AAA batteries necessary for operation. 

GIVI Side Case Hardware for 2013-2014 Suzuki Burgman 650
MSRP: $229

GIVI makes fitting extra storage space on any 2013-2014 Suzuki Burgman 650 scooter easier with its new hardware designed for use with the SR3104 rack. The rack will accept any GIVI MONOKEY case, but was designed especially for the top-loading E22 cases.


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