American Motorcycle Dealer AMD 216 July 2017 - Page 52

Bates adds to powersports footwear program Rockford, Michigan based Bates Footwear has expanded its ‘Adrenaline’ motorcycle boots range with new finish options in brown leather and graphite leather with a carbon embossed print. The ‘Adrenaline’ range is designed to offer motorcyclists “the perfect balance between protection and comfort.” The performance leather outer is reinforced with a molded TPU heel and Poron XRD impact foam, providing stability and impact protection to both the inner and outer ankle. The waterproof membrane protects from the elements, while an oil and slip resistant outsole ensures firm footing on all surfaces. Other motorcycle-specific design features include the molle strap lace restraint system to keep laces in place and the toe shift reinforcement for longevity. Also seen here, Bates has followed up the release of its Bomber and Freedom riding boots with the Crossover – a boot built specifically for cold weather use and all kinds of powersports applications. The heavy-duty Crossover is constructed of waterproof leather and abrasion-resistant nylon uppers with a rugged rubber outsole. The waterproof membrane and 200 grams of 3M Thinsulate insulation help protect feet from cold and wet conditions, while the 'Crossover' motorcyclists a combination of style, protection and comfort both on and off the bike.” Described as “combining the looks of a classic high-top with motorcycle-specific protection, riders looking for a more casual riding boot that provides abrasion resistance and built-in ankle protection can choose from five different Taser colors, ‘Taser padded collar and cushioned EVA midsole offer long lasting comfort throughout the day. High abrasion rubber around the heel and toe add to the boot’s durability. Finally, the Taser riding boot is now available in waterproof suede – “offering 'Adrenaline' new finishes including the new waterproof suede Taser in grey or brown.” Features include waterproof suede uppers and a waterproof membrane, protecting from cool and wet conditions. The Poron XRD foam in the side panels protects both the inner and outer ankle from impact, while the oil and slip resistant rubber outsole ensures firm footing on and off the bike. Selected Bates footwear products for motorcyclists are distributed by Tucker Rocky/Biker’s Choice. BATES FOOTWEAR Rockford, Michigan, USA Tel: 877 361 0082 Super Tripper seats line Three Rivers, Massachusetts based manufacturer Mustang Motorcycle Seats has expanded its Super Tripper line of seats “to give more riders more room.” In addition to Super Trippers for late FLs, these ergonomic designs are now also available for Sportster and Dyna models. “These lean seats sit the 52 AMERICAN MOTORCYCLE DEALER - JULY 2017 driver slightly lower and further back compared to our top selling DayTripper seats,” the company says. There are two different cover patterns to choose from - the “Classic” with traditional black stitch lines, or the “Carbon Fiber” that features a carbon fiber look vinyl center panel with detailed gun metal thread stitching. Constructed on marine grade fiberglass baseplate with proprietary injection controlled density polyurethane molded comfort foam, the covers are individually sewn in-house and the seats assembled by experienced craftsmen and women. MUSTANG MOTORCYCLE PRODUCTS Three Rivers, Massachusetts, USA Tel: 413 668 1100