Gear Up: RSD Peristyle Gloves & More

January 23, 2015
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.

Woodcraft Technologies Yamaha FZ-09 Front and Rear Axle Sliders
MSRP: $59.99

Woodcraft Technologies has front and rear axle slider kits for the Yamaha FZ-09. The kits are $59.99 apiece, and help to protect the fork lowers and swingarm in the event of a crash. Woodcraft asserts that its axle sliders add little time to wheel changes and its pucks were developed to the same quality as the company’s frame sliders. Installation instructions are available on Woodcraft’s website. 

“How to Restore Honda SOHC Fours” by Ricky Burns
MSRP: $39.83

Ricky Burns provides a step-by-step, color illustrated guide to restoring single overhead cam Honda Fours in this new book, published by Veloce. From CB350s up to CB750s, the book details all aspects concerning a complete restoration, from dismantling the motorcycle to cleaning and sourcing parts to the final rebuild. A large selection of photographs follows Burns as he carries out a restoration himself, and he also provides tips on the special tools necessary, ways to save money and more. 

Roland Sands Design Peristyle Glove
MSRP: $75.00

Roland Sands Design offers new Peristyle Gloves, which honor the tradition of American daredevils with styling and design features drawn from the 1970s. They’re inspired by traditional motocross gloves and made with top-grain cowhide on the uppers and palm panels. Pre-curved for a comfortable fit on the bike, the Peristyle Gloves are immediately recognizable for the custom RSD stars knit stretch cuff. Color options include Black, Tobacco and White. 

Kuryakyn Black Velociraptor Air Cleaner for Yamaha Bolt, V Star 950
MSRP: $229.99

Add some style to your 2014 Yamaha Star Bolt or 2009-2014 V Star 950 with Kuryakyn’s new Gloss Black Velociraptor Air Cleaner. The Velociraptor’s race-inspired design is compact and filters air through a washable K&N filter element. In addition to the Gloss Black, Kuryakyn offers a Chrome version as well, each coming with polished stainless steel screens and ring inserts which cover the mounting bolts. The kit comes with all mounting hardware needed. 

Limited Edition Harley-Davidson Jake Performance Glasses by Wiley X
MSRP: $89.00

Harley-Davidson Performance Eyewear by Wiley X now includes the Jake Smoke Glasses. The Jakes feature the removable, soft-foam Facial Cavity Seal which blocks elements from your eyes while on a ride. The glasses meet ANSI Z87.1 standards for high-velocity impact and high-mass impact as well. Prescription lenses are available for the Jakes when ordered through a local dealership. The Jakes come with a Harley-Davidson clamshell case, cleaning cloth and a leash cord or t-peg strap. 

Biker Boot Straps
MSRP: $19.95-$24.95

Biker Boot Straps are designed with nylon clips with sure-lock technology to keep your pants in place during a ride. The updated weatherproof straps have a self-adjusting strap to keep pants snug. Available in two sizes, either four or six inches, the Biker Boot Straps are built to work for both men and women riders. There are a number of clip emblems to choose from as well.