With Father's Day just around the corner (Sunday, September 2), we've put some ideas together to help you spoil Dad, with some options for any budget and any Dad!
Father’s Day is every day if you and your old man are into bikes together but September 2 is an opportunity to spoil Dad with that bike product that he never gets around to buying for himself.
Here is a selection of goodies that might help you out, in a wide price range that should mean there’s something there for every budget. Remember, he might like beer, food or fishing but if he rides bikes, deep down all he wants is something motorcycle related!
SWM Motorcycles: Retro Trucker Cap – $27.50 RRP
& ‘Born in Italy’ Retro T-Shirt – $32.00 RRP
The SWM Trucker Cap is available in one-size fits all. The retro T is available in a range of sizes and a choice of either black or grey. To purchase these get in touch with your local SWM Motorcycle Dealer, visit www.swmmotorcycles.com.au for more information.
Cargol ‘Turn & GO’ Tyre Repair Kit from Gryyp – $95.00 RRP
Be prepared, get a Cargol tubeless puncture repair kit right now for your bike. The GK023 Combination kit includes ‘Turn & Go plugs’ the simplest, easiest, cleanest solution to road side punctures in motorcycle and motorcar tubeless tyres. Simply remove the offending object from the tyre using the special pliers supplied in each kit, then just screw the Cargol plug in all the way till it seats on the ring and screws in no further the snap the head off the Cargol Turn & Go plug and inflate the tyre using the Co2 Cartridges supplied in the kit. Note: Repaired punctured tyres should be inspected by a motorcycle dealer as soon as possible. GK023 Kit: Includes 2 x Cargol plugs, 5 x rope plugs, reaming tool, insertion tool, knife, 5 x Co2, pliers, chalk, Co2 adaptor, 90 degree valve extension). Available from your favourite motorcycle store or for more information go to www.kenma.com.au.
MotoPlug Powered Phone Holder – $49.95 RRP
The new MotoPlug holds the phone securely on your bike and charges it as the same time, with the mount holding any phone with a width between 60 and 100mm and will clamp to handlebars with a diameter of 22mm through to 32mm. It is designed to be easy to install and the unit comes complete with a 150cm long fused power cable with battery circles so you can easily wire it up to your battery terminals and hide the cabling out of harms way with a few cable ties. It also comes with two sets of clamp inserts for smaller diameter bars, an Allen key wrench to keep on hand, a spare fuse and even the USB to iPhone or Android cable to power your device! Amazingly, it only costs $49.95 RRP. Ask you local bike shop or for more info contact Pro Accessories via email, or call them on (07) 3277 0675.
Royal Enfield Mugs
Royal Enfield have a great range of mugs available, with easy grip handles and 100% ceramic, while holding 200ml. There’s a variety to choose from, from a Royal Enfield Bullet 500 design, the Royal Enfield Classic design, Royal Enfield Bullet doodle print, and the Royal Enfield Bullet 500 ‘magic’ mug. See your local Royal Enfield dealer for the full range of accessories and apparel or visit www.royalenfield.com.au
Ducati Corse Gear
If your Dad’s a Ducatisti, how about a 100% cotton Ducati Corse Speed T-Shirt for $59.00 RRP, an aluminium and glass Ducati Corse Wall clock for $72.00 RRP, or a ceramic Ducati Corse Mug for $15 RRP. If he’s a cap wearer there’s also the Ducati Corse Speed Cap for $29.00 RRP. See your local Ducati dealer or www.ducati.com.au.
TCX Boots: Street Ace Air ‘Sneakers’ – $219.00 RRP
& Hero Waterproof Boots – $379.00 RRP
TCX is extremely proud of its Street Ace range of motorcycle shorty-style boots, all CE certified for safety despite being a “sneaker-style” boot. Featuring perforated leather uppers, ankle, heel and toe protection and an ultra grippy sole, the Street Ace Air boots are perfect for spring, summer and autumn riding, while combining urban Italian style with safety. Available in vintage look anthracite grey in sizes Eu 36-48 / US 3.5-13.
Part of TCX’s Vintage series, the Hero Waterproof is a full grain leather traditionally-styled lace-up boot with a commando style sole for grip and comfort. A waterproof lining keeps your feet dry, whereas the toe, heel and ankle areas are fully protected by CE certified armour. A side zip makes the Hero boot easy to put on and take-off and the sharp urban styling means you won’t look out of place in the boardroom! Available in polished Vintage Brown in sizes Eu 36-48 / US 3.5-13. See your local stockist www.tcxboots.com.au or www.linkint.com.au.
10% off at Powerbronze Australia for Fathers Day
Powerbronze Australia have announced a special Fathers Day discount of 10% across the entire range, so head to their website and check it out. Just enter your bike brand, model and year and you’ll be able to find the full range of accessories available. Head to Powerbronze Australia
AGV K3-SV Morbidelli Replica – $399.00 RRP
The AGV K3-SV Morbidelli celebrates this iconic rider’s Moto2 Championship win in 2017, and offers an affordable, adaptable helmet with a surprising array of features, including an internal drop down sun visor, impressive aerodynamic performance, efficient ventilation and an expansive field of vision. The shell is of thermoplastic construction, and the inner liner is of Dry-Comfort fabric. See www.agvhelmets.com.au for more information or your local stockist.
Quad Lock Mount from $89.90 RRP
& Quad Lock Phone Case from $39.95 RRP
Quad Lock is the only mounting system in Australia that lets you integrate your smartphone in an active lifestyle. The unique approach of integrating the mounting interface into a slim and durable everyday case allows the Quad Lock mounts to be much smaller than any other mount on the market. Using our Patented Quad Lock dual action locking mechanism, the Innovative Twist, Lock & Go system allows you to mount your smartphone in an instant and gives you the confidence that your device is always securely attached without the need for cumbersome lanyards, or straps.
The Quad Lock mounting system allows you to securely attach your phone to your arm when running, to your bike while cycling or in your car while driving. Ask your local bike shop or visit www.mcleodaccessories.com.au
Kawasaki: Flat Peak Cap, Ogio Backpack, Wall Clock or Slouch Beanie
The Kawasaki Flat Peak Cap is available for $24.99 RRP and is a brushed cotton cap with Rubber Kawasaki Badge on the front, with Lime green piping and stitching detail to vent holes and distinctive embroidery on the peak.
The Kawasaki Ogio Backpack is available for $95.00 RRP, with a generous 40L capacity, room for a 17in laptop and including a tablet sleeve, an air-mesh padded back panel, shoulder straps and a sternum strap.
If Dad’s been spending too long down in the shed, how about a Kawasaki Wall Clock for $24.99 RRP, with a 20cm diameter, lime green surround with black face and highly visible green hands. Battery operated.
If Dad feels the cold there’s also the Kawasaki Slouch Beanie for $20.00 RRP and is one size fits all, with the Kawasaki Racing Team logo and is a distinctive Kawasaki lime green featuring black and white stripes. See www.kawasaki.com.au or your local Kawasaki dealer.
Kabuto Aeroblade-5 Akiyoshi – $479.95 RRP
Featuring an ACT EVO Shell (Advanced Composite Technology), dual density impact absorption liner, wake stabilizer and aerodynamic ventilation system, the Aeroblade-5 is a great lid if Dad’s due for something new. Other features include a centre locking self-adjusting visor, glasses friendly design and
being Pinlock ready with one included. The helmet comes with four compact shell sizes, and a Coolmax fully removable liner, with detachable ear cap liner and is ECE E9 Approved. See www.kabuto.com.au or your local stockist for more information.
RatedR Parts: Pazzo Levers – $239.99 RRP
Pazzo levers are the outcome of a machinist teamed with a racer, to design a high quality lever suitable for all riders. The result is an unrivalled billet lever set from Pazzo Racing and are available through RatedR Parts. Features include quality manufacturing by Pazzo Racing, precision CNC machined from 6061 aluminium, six-position adjustment on brake and clutch levers, stainless hardware and cadmium plated springs, all colour combinations available. See www.ratedrparts.com.au.
For 2018 a new Yamalube range of care and maintenance products is available for all Yamaha owners out there who want to keep their pride and joy in top shape. The new Care & Maintenance range now includes an extensive range of fork oils and brake fluids, chain lube available now in easy to carry 75ml bottles, plus there are new and improved formulas for brake, parts and contact cleaners and the brand-new visor and helmet wipes available in easy to use dispensers. For more information see the Y-Shop website or contact your local Yamaha dealer.
Escort RedLine EX & Wingmate Pro breathalyser
The all-new Escort RedLine EX is the first portable detection system to combine connected technology, like GPS and Bluetooth with TotalShield technology making it able receive real-time alerts and filtering, but still be invisible to radar detector-detectors. Exclusive TotalShield technology delivers true stealth operation for 100 per cent undetectability. GPS intelligence with AutoLearn, patented anti-falsing technology, enables RedLine EX to learn and automatically reject unwanted fixed position false alarms. Updatable IVT Filter rejects alerts from vehicle’s collision avoidance systems. Built-in Bluetooth connectivity to the award-winning ESCORT Live app provides real-time speed limit data, speed trap and camera locations and shared radar alerts from nearby users. Segment Adjust and selectable RDR filtering gives the advanced user ultimate control over RedLine EX.
The Wingmate Pro breathalyser offers quick and accurate BAC results so you can test yourself anywhere, anytime. Equipped with a smart fuel cell sensor, lightweight and compact design, and dual colour backlight with clear display and warnings, the Wingmate Pro will be your favourite companion on a night out. Features include three decimal place BAC reading, dual colour backlight with warnings in red, Australian Standards AS3547 Certified. See the www.securitygear.com.au website for more information.