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Akrapovic Full Evo­lu­tion Sys­tem for Kawasaki H2R £3211

What’s good This stun­ning ex­haust sys­tem makes Kawasaki’s H2R ac­tu­ally use­able on track. Up un­til now, own­ers of the track- only bike have been un­able to ride their ma­chine on track­days due to the amount of noise it makes. This new sys­tem re­duces the H2R’S decib deci­bel

Op­ti­mate 2 12v charger £52.99

What’s good Ver­sa­tile 12v smart charger will look af­ter your ev­ery­day charg­ing needs, as well as act­ing as a main­te­nance de­vice to help com­bat the ef­fects of par­a­sit­i­cal drain. What’s not While it’s suit­able for use with stan­dard lead-acid bat­ter­ies, sealed AGM type, and GEL bat­ter­ies up to 50Ah, it’s not able to charge Lithium-ion (LIFEPO4) units. www.tec­

Sprint Fil­ter car­bon snorkel £297

What’s good This beau­ti­ful­ly­made, one-piece, car­bon-fi­bre unit re­places the S1000RR’S stan­dard bracket assem­bly. As used by BMW teams in WSB, the part can be used on road bikes. What’s not You’ll need to drill all the mount­ing holes your­self.

www.sprint­fil­ out­put from 118db down to just 98db, mean­ing that it it’ll ll scrape in un­der the noise lim­its.

What’s not For the £3k+ price tag, you’d ex­pect the sys­tem to come with ev­ery­thing you need, but in or­der to in­stall one on a 2017 model you have to splash out an ex­tra £44 on an ad­di­tional mount­ing bracket! per­for­man­

Just1 J32 Rave MX lid £139.99

What’s good Ital­ian brand Just1 are new to the UK market. The Rave is one of their lower- priced lids and fea­tures a ther­mo­plas­tic outer shell packed with top-spec safety fea­tures like a quick-re­lease in­ner lin­ing, dou­ble D-ring strap, and is ready to fit to a neck brace. What’s not The Rock­star-branded paint scheme is an ex­tra £ 10. www.bikeit­

Shad Rain jacket £48

What’s good Loose-fit­ting, pull- on wa­ter­proof over­jacket de­signed to slip on over your reg­u­lar rid­ing kit. Made from a 100% wa­ter­proof and breath­able ma­te­rial, it fea­tures ad­justable col­lar and cuffs, as well as a cen­tral zip fas­ten­ing with Vel­cro storm flap and re­flec­tive strips to help you stay safe. Packs down into its own stor­age bag. What’s not The hood may make it prac­ti­cal for wet weather walk­ing, but could an­noy when it flaps around at high speed on a bike.

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