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Touring style 2 into 1 for 2018 Sport Glide and Heritage Sport Glide Bassani Xhausts’ Gary Naito says that to judge by the questions at trade shows earlier this year he expects the company’s new 2-into-1 Touring System for 2018 Sport Glide and Heritage Softails “to be a very popular addition to our line. “More suitable for the Touring oriented Softails, it features equal length 1 3/4” into 1 7/8” stepped head pipes that merge into an advanced collector and into a long, megaphone style muffler with full heat shields included.” They come in chrome or black with 18 mm O2 Bungs, 12 mm adapters with plugs, removable back billet end caps with machined flutes and baffle. Bassani exhausts are distributed in USA by Drag Specialties. BASSANI XHAUST Anaheim, California, USA Tel: 714 630 1821 Heritage The versatile 266 ci (4.5 liter) Barrio bag from Kuryakyn is a small stash pouch (7” wide x 4” deep x 9” tall) with big possibilities. Flexible hook-and-loop straps and multiple MOLLE attachment points accommodate virtually any mounting setup. Made in rugged 1200 denier construction from durable UV-rated and weather-resistant textile material, an expandable roll-top design with fully adjustable speed- buckle clasps offers packing versatility as well as added water resistance for the main storage compartment. Smaller items such as sunglasses, pocket knives or cell phones can also be stored in the easily accessible front zippered pocket with internal elastic partition or a convenient side-mounted stash pouch. Kuryakyn, USA, Versatile Barrio Progressive 465 Series M-8 Softail Shocks These new Progressive Suspension 465 Series shocks are designed specifically for M-8 Softails and feature a 5-position rebound adjuster to tune for specific riding conditions. “Suspension tuning can dramatically improve ride quality, handling and the comfort of the motorcycle and the more tools available to work with, the better the results,“ says Tucker V-twin. “With that in mind Progressive created a shock specifically tuned to the needs of both rider and machine. “Utilizing its proven 465 Series monoshock, Progressive revalved, resprung and tested the hell out of it until it transformed the ride of the new Harley M-B Softails. Available in stock height, lowered and tall versions, setting it up to 52 AMERICAN MOTORCYCLE DEALER perfectly match the bike, weight and riding style is now just a few clicks away. Progressive has also made available a Remote Adjustable Preload (RAP) that makes adjusting for a passenger or a week's worth of gear a simple twist of the knob. All this backed by a Lifetime Warranty!” Additional key features include a high pressure gas monotube threaded body 46 mm bore shock, deflective disc damping, a threaded body to allow for fine adjustments in sag, aluminum body and components, hard anodized finish and remote mounting bracket for both common OE positions. Available lengths are 12.2”, 12.6”, 13.1” and 13.5”; standard or heavy- duty spring rates are available. TUCKER V-TWIN Fort Worth, Texas, USA Tel: 817 258 9000