Adventure geared up: Five essential gears for adventure
KLIM Apex jacket:
Klim is an American marque that specialises in adventure gear. If you’re searching for an all-weather jacket, then the Klim Apex jacket can be a great option to consider. On the inside, the jacket has a Gore-Tex three layer fabric membrane that is water resistant and yet offers breathability. The jacket has tailored sport fit with jacket to pant belt loops and jacket to pant zipper. Safety too is taken care of with armoured padding in shoulder elbows and the back. There are also external arm tension straps to keep your arms in place in case of a serious accident. If you’re on a long ride then worry not. You can carry plenty of essentials in the two chest pockets and four internal liner pockets.
Price: Rs 64,810
Denali DR1 2.0 LED Tri-Optic light kit:
Adventure touring may require riding in the dark where optimum illumination is extremely necessary. With a 10W LED and a large reflector, the DR1 LEDs cast their beam 300m down the road. The lens produces a wider spread of light closer to the motorcycle, filling the road edge and shoulders. The aluminium pods feature a black powder-coated finish and cooling fins while the bezels are corrosion proof. Low profile hinge mounts offer secure mounting and include stainless steel hardware for installation on light bars or mounts.
Price: Rs 29,440
Shoei Hornet Adv Navigate TC-5 Helmet:
This is a full face helmet built with multi-composite fibre in various layers for shock absorbing and rigidity. For ventilation there are air vents at the back and brow. There’s also a spoiler for better aero. The visor provides a huge field of vision and gets Pinlock anti fog system. The centre and cheek pads and chin strap are removable and washable while fixed ear pads reduce noise.
Price: Rs 53,000
Buy it on: www.bikegear.in
Gaerne G-Adventure Aquatech Boots:
The Gaerne G all terrain adventure touring boots have been designed for keeping the feet and shank dry and protected. They’re lightweight and sport full grain leather construction for a comfortable fit and long lasting wear. It also has ‘Gaerne drytech’, which is a waterproof and breathable all weather membrane, fitted between the leather upper and the lining. It allows perspiration, without letting raindrops penetrate, keeping the feet warm and dry. Also, the boots are made in Italy and come with CE certification.
Price: Rs 16,999
Buy it on: www.lazyassbikers.com
Rynox Grab Tailbag – Stormproof:
The Rynox Grab Tailbag can withstand everything that nature has to throw at it and yet keep your goodies safe. There’s a four-point secure mounting mechanism to ensure minimum movement on dirt roads and comes with universal fit for all bikes with pillion seat or rear rack. The bag has compressible and expandable legs to increase or decrease the capacity of the bag. This exclusive feature allows mounting of other saddle bags as well in addition to this tailbag. The bag is waterproof, has reflective straps and can carry 60 litres of luggage.
Price: Rs 3,650
Buy it on: www.rynoxgears.com