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Cycle News 1982 02 03

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'order from Krause Racing, Dept. CN, 305 E. North Ave. , Northlake, IL 60164 . i i f 121(1 -._~- The first new idea to hit sprockets in years has just been released from Krause Racing. They offer a sprocket set that features holes machined at the bottom of each valley to give water, mud , snow or dirt a place to go when the chain starts pushing it around. These sprockets cost a bit more than the garden variety but they are claimed to have a longer life. Rears are priced from $34 .95 and countershafts are priced from $14.95. You can Brooks leather is introducing this police-style leather jacket for your favorite lady. Sewed up from top grain steer hide with an action back for comfort while riding. Looks to have a lot of action going on in front also with 16 several zippered pockets and snap down collars. Its obviously cut to flatter the female figure so whether you sit on the front or the back get one. You can order it through your dealer. Looking at the accompanying photo may convince you that, for some unknown reason, your eyes can't focus. Rest assured that they are indeed in focus ; what you're looking at is, ac cording to the manufacturer, the world's first adjustable luggage rack/ backrest combination. Manufactured by Triangle Motorcycle Accessories, the Futurak can be pivoted forward or backward just by removing the adjustment knobs - no tools required. By simply adjusting the backrest either the rider or the passenger can fine tune their riding position. In addition , Futurak's unique triangle shape and load adjustment capability allow it to carry much greater weight than conventional racks, without damage or excessive imbalance. The chrome rack features "invisible weld" construetion , self-locking hardware . and is available for most popular street bikes. For more info, contact Triangle Motorcycle Accessories , Ltd., Dept. CN , 4950 des Grand Prairies, Montreal, P.Q. , Canada HlR lAI. You've just spent an hour in the garage checking out your new YZ80 waterpumper and finally found something not quite as trick as it could be. DG has the answer . for the boy who has everything - a YZ80J vented number plate. DG claims it gives your radiator 50% more air flowl DG Pro Mini number plates are made from unbreakable plastic with a protective screen over the radiator. It uses DG plastic numbers which are available separately. Write DG , Dept. CN , 1230 La Loma Circle, Anaheim, CA 92806 , or call 714/ 630·5471. Crotch Rocket Factory has its 1982 catalog of engine and suspension per· formance parts available. CRF offers parts for minis through the Openclassers . They specialize in high flow reed assemblies and components but offer many other services. If the old scooter isn't quick enough any more, send $2 to Crotch Rocket Factory, Dept. CN , P.O. Box 2084 , Goleta, CA 93118. Your 85 mph speedo bugging you? If you have wanted to have an idea of how fast you are really going but can't swallow the price of a recalibration or a new speedometer, then Maxi· Products has an answer. Maxi has a converter that screws into the socket for your existing speedometer cable and the cable inserts in the converter. Voila, 170 mph speedo. The only drawback is that your odometer will show half of real mileage. Check with Maxi-Products, Inc.. Dept.. CN, 9271 Archibald Ave. , Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730. R.C. Engineering has released to the public its machined aluminum, gold anodized connecting rods like those used in the Sorcerer Top Fueler. Golden Rods are available for most street and racing applications. Contact R.C. Engineering, Dept. CN. 13300 Estrella Ave., Gardena, CA 90247.

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