International Dealer News IDN 147 February/March 2019 - Page 25

SHOW ZONE Omnia Racing: Durable ‘Magma’ Cordura high-abrasion and tear resistant tyre warmers from the Naples based specialist feature a large lateral extension for quick and efficient heating of the shoulder of the tyre and rim, with fire-retardant Nomex and Kevlar on the interior. The high- strength, precision made 2.5 mm thick chrome-nickel heating element is silicone coated for durability. The Naples based distributor has also recently added Italian distribution of the Greek made DNA cotton filters line; Arai: New models, upgrades and designs available in the spring of 2019 include the RX 7V, QV Pro, Renegade-V, Chaser X and Profile V full face helmets, the MX-V off-roaders, the Tour-X4 and the SZ-R VAS and Urban V open face half shell designs; Valter Moto: Celebrating 20 years of Italian Made craftsmanship in 2018, the vast range stretches from high strength, light weight hardware to mirrors, brackets, caps and covers, levers and protectors, chain adjusters and fold-up footpegs, rearsets, frame protectors and wheel axle sliders; Touratech: Initially only being sold in Germany and Switzerland, the German Adventure Touring specialist is offering a complete motorcycle for the very first time - the Touratech World Travel Edition, a fully touring equipped BMW R 1200 GS. The bike is given the Touratech Desierto V fairing trim kit (a decal set developed by Rubber Dust) with yellow powder-coated components and powerful side-mounted auxiliary lights to emphasise its dual-purpose credentials. The original fork legs are replaced by expedition-compatible components from Touratech Suspension. All functions of the electronic suspension are fully retained, but the suspension package is said to greatly improve off-road and long distance on-road handling; Capit Performance: Best known for its award- winning top of the range tyre warmers, the Italian company has taken its experience in precision control of heating circuits and applied it to heated clothing. Battery-heated WarmMe line of socks and gloves features infra-red heating technology with carbon heating elements that help to spread the heat evenly, avoiding hot spots. Once charged/recharged, the thin battery is inserted in a little pocket and connected to the internal heating circuit through a special cable. The battery is equipped with a button to select one of the three temperature levels; Rizoma: Recent new parts from the Italian designer include 3D billet aluminium Radial S convex mirrors, Corsa S LED indicators and make-over kits for the TMax 530 DX, 790 Duke, Z900 RS Café and Vitpilen 701; INTERNATIONAL DEALER NEWS - FEBRUARY/MARCH 2019 25