International Dealer News IDN 147 February/March 2019 - Page 49

PRO GuIDe Road model piston kits Developed in the Moto2 and Moto3 World Championships, in collaboration with the Marinelli and SIC58 Teams, as well as in the Superbike and Supersport GPs, these 2019 model pistons from Italian specialist Vertex expand the company’s already extensive range of road model pistons and applications. Vertex road piston kits come complete with rings, piston pins and circlips, and are offered in replica or high compression versions that have a “minimum limit weight for their category and an increased compression ratio that significantly increases engine performance without any loss of reliability”. The kits are available for 600, 1000 and 1200 cc Yamaha, Honda, Suzuki, Kawasaki, BMW and Ducati models. VERTEX PISTONS/VP ITALY S.R.L. Reggio Emilia, ITALY Tel: +39 0522 918811 Vertex road piston kits come complete with rings, piston pins and circlips Ravenna Motorcycle Fashion Distributed in Europe by Italian specialist Wind Trading, the first ‘Ravenna Motorcycle Fashion’ Italian riding apparel brand collection was shown at EICMA in November 2018 and is described as a “Premium-Budget” line that “combines an excellent level of features and materials with a very attractive price-point”. Seen here, the ‘Ravenna’ J-1781 is a dual sport/adventure jacket that is “designed to offer practicality, comfort and protection”. A technical jacket with numerous adjustment options, it is said to deliver “enhanced comfort in all weather” with features that include a rainproof membrane and removable thermal lining. The outer fabric is twill cotton, with reinforced inserts, four outside pockets, ventilation system, removable CE protectors and a padded back. WIND TRADING SRL Ravenna, ITALY Tel: +39 0544 64024