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X-lite X-702 GT Ul­tra Car­bon Puro £349.99

What’s good De­scribed by the Ital­ian man­u­fac­turer as the ul­ti­mate sports tour­ing hel­met, the new GT Ul­tra Car­bon Puro takes the X-702 as its base but wraps it in a car­bon- Kevlar-fi­bre­glass shell and adds a plush re­mov­able lin­ing. Fea­tures a drop- down sun vi­sor, Pin­lock-ready outer vi­sor and dou­ble D-ring strap. Avail­able in 3XS-3XL, in gloss or matt car­bon fin­ish. What’s not Al­though car­bon weave gives the im­pres­sion of low weight, at 1430g for a size L it’s sur­pris­ingly heavy. www.mo­to­gear.co.uk

M16 clean­ing kit £24.98

What’s good The M16 Podium Stage Sys­tem is de­signed to clean the filth­i­est bikes with­out be­ing harsh on alu­minium, plas­tics or graph­ics. Stage 1 is a ph­bal­anced cleaner; Stage 2 is M16’s Pro Fin­ish to re­move all traces of grime; Stage 3 leaves a pro­tec­tive layer. What’s not Cherry Bomb, Bub­blegum and Blue­berry Blast scents won’t suit all noses. www.m16ex­treme.com

Weise Out­last Hous­ton £159.99

What’s good Value-packed, top-spec, year-round tour­ing jacket from the Brit brand. It has Ce-ap­proved pro­tec­tors at the shoul­ders, el­bows and back, is water­proof and also fully ven­ti­lated, plus there’s a re­mov­able Out­last ther­mal lin­ing. Cov­ered by a two-year guar­an­tee. In sizes up to 5XL. What’s not At this price and spec, you can’t fault it. www.thek­ey­col­lec­tion.co.uk

Spada Pil­grim Grande boot £129.99

What’s good Fea­tur­ing all the style of Spada’s reg­u­lar Pil­grim boot, but beefed up for ex­tra tough­ness, these boots are ro­bust yet stylish, water­proof yet breath­able. The oil- dis­tressed leather up­per is re­in­forced with an in­ter­nal TPU an­kle sup­port and a hard shank sole. What’s not Be­ing mid-length boots, the Pil­grims don’t have the shin pro­tec­tion of full-length boots. www.spada­cloth­ing.co.uk

Samco Sport hose kit for KTM 1290 £132.88

What’s good This three-piece ra­di­a­tor hose kit prom­ises bet­ter flow rates than the KTM’S stan­dard Su­per Duke pipework, re­sult­ing in a claimed boost to cool­ing power. There’s a life­time guar­an­tee, too. What’s not You’ll need to pur­chase a sep­a­rate hose clip kit, or re-use your bike’s orig­i­nals. www.race­bikeb­itz.com

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