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Shark D-skwal £169.99

What’s good: Ef­fec­tively the glow-in-the-dark Skwal with­out the LED lights, this lid re­places Shark’s pop­u­lar S700, and fea­tures a poly­car­bon­ate shell for light­ness, a drop-down sun vi­sor for prac­ti­cal­ity, and a re­mov­able/ wash­able lin­ing for hy­giene. What’s not: Many rid­ers find they need a slightly larger size in Shark lids than they’d usu­ally take. Def­i­nitely try on be­fore you buy. www.shark-hel­

Gilles levers for Du­cati 959 £133

What’s good: Two ball bear­ings re­place the stan­dard Du­cati lever’s bush­ings for bet­ter feel and con­trol. Made from bil­let and avail­able for both the front brake a clutch, the levers give five-step span ad­just­ment via a click-lever. What’s not: It could be the start of an ex­pen­sive habit. per­for­man­

Ogri T-shirt £25

What’s good: “Stuff ev­ery­thing, I’ve al­ways got my bike” is a maxim that fans of iconic biker car­toon Orgi will want to wear with pride. Printed on a cot­ton, slim-fit T-shirt, it comes in sizes M-XXXL. What’s not: Slim-fit isn’t for all. www.nip­pynor­

Alpines­tars Hur­ri­cane Rain jacket £70

What’s good: Made from ul­tra­lightweight Pu-coated ny­lon, the Hur­ri­cane prom­ises to be 100% water­proof. A cool bonus is that the in­side has been treated with a spe­cial coat­ing to stop it stick­ing to your jacket be­neath, mak­ing it easy to take on and off. What’s not: As this is just an over-jacket, there is no ther­mal or im­pact pro­tec­tion in­cluded so you will need to wear leather or tex­tile kit un­der­neath it. www.alpines­

Re­mus Okami slip-on for Africa Twin £289

What’s good: A lighter weight, slip-on and stylish al­ter­na­tive to the stock Honda can, it weighs 2kg less than the OE si­lencer and re­quires no ad­just­ment to fuelling. Avail­able in stain­less steel, ti­ta­nium or car­bon-fi­bre. What’s not: With the road-le­gal baf­fle in place it only boosts power by 1bhp; with­out it, Re­mus claim you’ll get an ex­tra 4bhp. per­for­man­

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