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Airoh ST 701 £399.99

What’s good Sport-tour­ing lid made from a 100% car­bonkevlar outer, the ST 701 is se­ri­ously light­weight. In fact, the Ital­ian brand say that the 1400g lid is the light­est in its cat­e­gory. It’s prac­ti­cal too with an ad­vanced ven­ti­la­tion sys­tem and in­te­gral drop­down sun vi­sor. What’s not At this price point, it’s a bit dis­ap­point­ing that you have to pay ex­tra for a Pin­lock in­sert. www.bikeit­

Power­bronze rear hug­ger from £95

What’s good Suzuki’s lat­est GSX-R1000 may now have cut­ting-edge elec­tron­ics but it doesn’t have a hug­ger as stan­dard. So Brit firm Power­bronze have sprung into ac­tion to make this high qual­ity, fully fit­ted af­ter­mar­ket item. Avail­able in a range of colours, and in car­bon fi­bre, com­plete with all fit­ting ma­te­ri­als. What’s not The mesh sec­tions may clog up with bits of road muck so you’ll have to scrub them. www.power­

TCX Lady Bluma GTX boots £219.99

What’s good Backed up with GoreTex, these wa­ter­proof tour­ing boots for women are beau­ti­fully made and re­ally pro­tec­tive. De­signed specif­i­cally to fit women’s calves, the Lilly boots are made from a soft leather outer with in­ter­nal and ex­ter­nal pro­tec­tion. They fea­ture a 2.7mm heel. What’s not It’s al­ways best to try be­fore you buy as some riders may find them too nar­row.

Sw-motech Evo footrests £125.99

What’s good Avail­able for a range of tour­ing and dual-sport bikes, the new Evo footrests al­low you to fine tune your peg po­si­tion for a per­fect fit. Ad­justable up to 15mm lower than stan­dard, with 10 po­si­tions in be­tween, and the foot an­gle can be ro­tated back­wards or for­wards by 18 de­grees. What’s not They’re sim­ple to fit, so you can’t use them as an ex­cuse to spend all day in the garage!­to­

Ox­ford Her­itage 50-litre Roll Bag £89.99

What’s good Su­per-cool wa­ter­re­sis­tant roll­bag of­fers riders of retro ma­chines a slice of prac­ti­cal­ity with­out hav­ing to com­pro­mise on style. Made from waxed cot­ton, the bag fea­tures a handy shoul­der strap for off-bike use. What’s not It should keep your stuff dry from rid­ing through a shower or two, but don’t rely on it in se­ri­ously wet weather. www.ox­ford­prod­

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