Friday, May 25, 2012

RK Chain Tool New Lower Price

The RK Chain Tool is now $113.81 from SoloMotoParts! Pricing is for a limited time!

Heavy Duty RK Chain Breaker Press Fit and Rivet Tool. We recommend this Chain Tool. 

Quickly and easily breaks 40 & 50 type chain. Easily press-fits tight tolerance 40,50 & 60 O-ring chain sideplates to the correct depth for clip or rivet link installation. Flares RK's special pin hole rivet links to the proper dimension to secure sideplates in place. Works on most brands. Lifetime warranty on tool body & Handle. 
  • Manufacturer Part#: UCT4060
  • Sold As: EA

Sunstar 520RTG1 Racing Chain

The Sunstar 520RTG1 Works Triple Guard Sealed Racing Chain is a top level racing chain designed for high performance street/racing 600cc and 1000cc applications. It's direct competitor is likely the DID ERV3 Chain.

Sunstar's exclusive TG-ring (TripleGuard) is employed where the ring seals with three lips per side for the ultimate in heat prevention and keeping the chain lubricated even in extremely harsh conditions.

The 520RTG1 is extremely strong with a tensile strength rating of 9,270 lbs, yet also in a lightweight design - weighing just over 4 lbs per 100 links. The chains come in Gold and a rivet connecting link it is highly recommended.

The Sunstar RTG1 chain is also available in a 530 variation (530RTG1) and provides about 9,900lbs of tensile strength.

Sunstar has a long heritage of road racing and sprocket development but has had some absence in top level sportbike racing in the recent decades which could lend a slow market uptake to their racing chain. I've been assured the quality is among the best and with Sunstar's OE collaboration it's not hard to convince me.

We recommend the RK chain tool for installation.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

DID VX Gold Chains

DID released the new VX chain series in 2012 designed to bring a new high performance street x-ring chain to market at a price point similar to budget o-ring style chains. These new chains have a greater resistance to stretching under load that give it a better real-world application and make it a great street chain. DID's proven x-ring design matches performance with today's high-performance machines.

The VX Series is the ultimate in performance and durability, now available at a new low O-Ring Chain Price. VX Series Chains are available in Gold 520VX2, Gold 525VX and Gold 530VX as well as Natural 520VX2, Natural 525VX and Natural 530VX. The VX series chains do not come with a rivet connecting link but we highly recommend using a rivet connecting link for street applications.

DID's New PRO-Street X-Ring VX Series Chains are a perfect match for your dual sport, sport bike or sport touring bike.

Get your DID VX Chain today from Solo Moto Parts!

Friday, May 4, 2012

Hanging Out with Jonah Street

I had the privilege of hanging out with rider Jonah Street in Indianapolis earlier this year. It was a big moment for me considering that it wasn't a meet and greet or an autograph signing. I had heard (and seen) so much about this rider since moving into the ADV scene and I have to say- what a nice guy! He started off by telling me we were going to have to wrestle right there and then since I didn't have any of my Klim gear on, but when I offered to buy him a beer (from the complimentary bar) he seemed willing to pass on the wrestling. Everyone was relaxing while we watched the current round of Supercross. It was the race from this season (2012) with the Chad Reed injury so, perfect timing to be in close quarters with so many people that love motorcycles!

I got to talk to Jonah about everything from movies and music to riding growing up and his early days looking for sponsors. He had it rough for a lot of years and it doesn't seem like things got any easier as the road went on. I didn't expect to find so much common ground with a seasoned rally rider. This was just part of the charm that is Jonah Street. He was vocal about loving what he does and how lucky he is to do it. I happen to share this sentiment as well. All this bonding and I still wanted more so, I captured his attention at the exact wrong moment- right when Reed hit the ground live on TV!!! Uh-oh... back to wrestling we go.


So, thumbs up to Jonah for endlessly humoring a fan and best of luck to him as spokesperson for Top 1 Oil.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

White Pazzo Levers at SoloMotoParts!

White Pazzo Levers are now available from SoloMotoParts! The white levers are the newest color to be added to standard pazzo lever fitments. All the existing adjuster color options can be used with the solid frost white color. Solid frost white Pazzo levers are $189.99

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Brembo T-Drive Floating Rotors





Using technology developed in Moto GP this revolution in brake rotor technology takes performance to a new level. The patented “T” drive system allows the transfer of brake torque to transition more efficiently between the contact area of the rotor and carrier when compared to the 
traditional button design. This assures a fully floating action in both radial and axia directions The redesigned 8 fixing rotor is lighter in comparison to any other high performance rotors currently on the market. 
* Moto GP inspired 
* Stainless Steel 
* 5.5mm thickness with a 33.2mm wide friction surface 
* CNC machined aluminum carrier 
* Available for all current European and Japanese sportbike models 
* Sold in Pairs
* From $799.95

Shop for the Brembo T-Drive and other Brembo Rotors at SoloMotoParts!

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