Hello and welcome to Alex’s Blog. The weather has definitely taken a turn for the worse with the wind and the rain but in parts of the country there is also snow. One common theme with the weather in the whole country is just how cold it is. With the cold weather in mind the blog this week is a few recommendations of gear for you to beat the chill.
The IXS Arctic/Blaze motorcycle glove is a winter glove made of goatskin leather / textile mix, 100% waterproof and breathable Gore-Tex membrane with Tri-fleece lining, Dexfil Insulation, wrist padding in leather, finger stretch and padding on the middle and ring fingers, stretch back of the hand, reflective detailing on the back of the hand, palm made of leather doubling in suede, palm with padding and doubling suede, leather double layers on the little finger, thumb of Flock-PU to wipe the helmet visor, wrist stretch with Velcro, cuffs width-adjustable with elastic and meets the safety requirements of directive N 89 / 686 / EEC.
The new generation of Dr Bike Heated Grips are essential for colder weather and feature fully adjustable temperature control. The unique expandable grips are constructed from anti-split anti-perish rubber and fit easily on to 22MM bars and include a rainproof button control system, which is easy to use with gloves on. These are suitable for use on motorcycles as well as snow mobiles and ATVs and can heat up to 55 degrees in temperature to keep your hands nice and toasty! With a unique expandable design and fool-proof wiring loom they are extremely east to fit (please read instructions carefully) and the drain on your battery is minimal (up to 1.5 amps). These are absolutely crucial in this colder weather to keep your hands nice and toasty warm.
The Oxford Cool Dry Layers clothing is basically a lightweight base layer perfect for all seasons. This is lightweight, soft to the touch, features 4 way stretch, a breathable construction, offers anti-odour and anti-bacterial treatment and wicks and breathes to keep you warm in winter but cool in summer. The perfect under layer for all year round! The Oxford layers come in mens and ladies sizes, in seperates with long sleeves or short sleeves and in balaclava and neck warmer form. Absolutely ideal for the colder weather.
The Dr Bike Battery Optimiser is a battery charger that automatically assesses and maintains and also recovers deeply discharged batteries. It is protected against short circuit and is for 12V lead-acid batteries.You cannot live without it! This is an absolute essential item for every biker during winter if you use your bike or not. No biker should be without this.
The IXS Checker Evo Gore-Tex Motorcycle Trousers feature a Gore-Tex Waterproof and breathable membrane, CE approved armour at the knees, zip to connect to IXS jackets, removable Valtherm lining for excellent insulation, knee stretch, seat and leg cuffs with anti-slip edging, subtle reflective detailing and are of outstanding quality. These are waterproof, extremely warm and ideal for a British Autumn/winter but with the thermal lining removed ideal for all seasons.
The Alpinestars Cordoba Drystar textile motorcycle jacket is a waterproof sports styled jacket. This is constructed from heavy duty 600 denier main shell with PU coating and features a waterproof and breathable Drystar lining, taped seams for added weather resistance, removable long sleeve thermal liner, front zipped air vents with open mesh gussets on torso and back for cooling performance, removable CE-certified Bio-Armor shoulder and elbow protection for superb impact protection, chest and back pad compartments with PE padding, anatomical, pre-curved sleeve design that incorporates snap button volume control adjustment for improved comfort and added insurance for elbow padding placement, increased reflective detailing and logos for increased rider visibility, accordion stretch inserts on elbows for improved fit while riding, plus waist adjustment belt for customised fit and secure closure, elongated rear profiling for comfort and protection in the riding position, convenient storage options with two front cargo style pockets and large rear utility pocket, premium YKK zips with twin sliders on front zip, plus waist connection zip for secure attachment to Alpinestars riding pants.
Obviously we have a lot of other stock for colder conditions and 28 stores nationwide open 7 days a week. Why not take a trip out to a store to check it out for yourself?
Until next time, stay safe!