International Dealer News IDN 133 October/November 2016 - Page 34

PRO GuIDe Fairing tale - Tracer 700 with DNA of the MT-07 German luggage and hard parts specialist SW-MOTECH loves to tackle new models and see how well their designs can customise the riding experience, and what new ideas their R&D team can offer for the comfort of the bike. Options include Blaze luggage solutions for the tank, rear and side, front spoiler, alternator cover guard, and frame slider kits protecting important components. SW’s Blaze pannier sets are made from robust, durable 1680 Ballistic Nylon and come with spacer bars. Their Trax Adv aluminium pannier system is available in black or silver and seen here in 37 litre capacity, mounted using their EVO side carriers; Quick-Lock Evo ‘tankring’ in fibre reinforced Nylon; front spoiler in black or silver; alternator cover guard in black, with model-specific frame slider kit and more, including side stand, centre stand and bikespecific gear lever. Founded in 1999, the company employs over employs over 125people at its headquarters in Rauschenberg, Germany, and has a further 125 employees at an additional production plant in Brno, Czech Republic. SW-MOTECH is partner of BMW, Ducati, Kawasaki, KTM, Moto Guzzi, Suzuki and Yamaha for development and production of original accessories and delivers its products into more than 60 countries. SW-MOTECH GmbH & Co KG Rauschenberg, GERMANY Tel: +49 (0)6425 8168050 Sportsbike handlebar switches Modena, Italy based Jetprime has released details of a complete range of ‘Plug & Play’ handlebar switches for most popular sportsbike makes and models. Suitable for race or road use, they are designed and manufactured in-house by Jetprime, who are a chosen technology partner to the Althea BMW Racing Team in the World Superbike Championship and the FIM Superstock 1000 Cup. The company says that all their handlebar switches are interchangeable with the factory originals and that they are 100 percent modification-free installs. Each unit is described as ‘Plug & Play’ and specific to each bike. Each button control unit has been machined from a solid billet of 7075 aluminium and fitted with IP67 military standard switches to ensure everything is watertight and to guarantee use for more than 1,000,000 working cycles. They are available in either a left-hand version (5 or 7 buttons) or a right-hand version (3 buttons) for road or race use for all Aprilia, BMW, Ducati, Kawasaki, MV Agusta and Yamaha sportsbike models, as well as for selected Ducati road bike models (Monster, Hypermotard and Multistrada). JETPRIME Fraz. Rovereto, Modena, ITALY Tel: +39 059 672223 The ‘Extenda Fenda’ and (so much) more Founded in 1986 by industrial designer Ben Bowser, Pyramid Plastics UK Ltd was one of the first companies to start developing a systematic ‘Extenda Fenda’ provides a low-cost solution to improving standard OE fender designs and geometry 34 approach to refining the looks of modern street and sports bikes with a range of lightweight, highstrength replacement and custom parts and accessories. Best known for its unique ‘Extenda Fenda’ concept, which is still a core product for Pyramid even after all these years, the company also designs and manufactures an extensive range of other products at their facility in Gainsborough, UK, including huggers, frame infill panels, fairing lower kits, belly pans and more. All Pyramid products are bespoke, being uniquely designed and engineered to suit each individual motorcycle. The company has over 350 models of ‘Extenda Fenda’ available and more than 15,000 items across the whole Pyramid range in inventory at any one time. Pyramid are celebrating their 30th anniversary this INTERNATIONAL DEALER NEWS - OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2016 The Pyramid ‘Extenda Fenda’ – over 350 models are available year as one of Europe’s leading “go to” sources for the design and production of bespoke bodywork to enhance, protect and improve the appearance of most popular makes and models of motorcycle. PYRAMID PLASTICS Gainsborough, Lincs, UK Tel: +44 (0)1427 677 990