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All posts for the month September, 2013

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(1) “Scooters Gain Prestige, Market Share” by Garrison Wells, The Gazette

"For the first time since 2002, sales in all four segments of motorcycles — scooter, dual, on- and off-highway — were up in 2012, according to the Motorcycle Industry Council, a trade group that tracks 19 leading manufacturers. The council doesn’t break down the numbers by specific segments." Photo from The Gazette.

“For the first time since 2002, sales in all four segments of motorcycles — scooter, dual, on- and off-highway — were up in 2012, according to the Motorcycle Industry Council, a trade group that tracks 19 leading manufacturers. The council doesn’t break down the numbers by specific segments.” Photo of actor and scooter lover Hugh Jackman from The Gazette.

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We’re now entering the final days of the September Blowout Sale at SF Moto! All month we’ve been having a HUGE sale on select motorcycle gear at our shop, with plenty of items that are far below dealer cost.

We certainly haven’t been able to cover all of the items on sale in our blog posts, so you should stop in the shop to check out our full selection of discount items before September ends! So far we have told you all about the Firstgear Kenya jacket and HT overpants, the Adaptiv Technologies GlowRider jacket, the AXO 5to9 riding shoes, the Scorpion ExoWear Intake Jacket, and AXO Freedom GT Boots.

Today’s featured sale products are the Akito Desert Jacket and Pants.

Front and back views of the Akito Desert Jacket in Sand/Anthracite.

Front and back views of the Akito Desert Jacket in Sand/Anthracite.

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(1) Livemap Team to Meet San Francisco Motorcyclists Community

This past Saturday, September 14, we had the pleasure of hosting LiveMap at SF Moto. Everyone got to try out their augmented reality motorcycle helmet prototype, and we're looking forward to checking out the finished product!

This past Saturday, September 14, we had the pleasure of hosting LiveMap at SF Moto. Everyone got to try out their augmented reality motorcycle helmet prototype, and we’re looking forward to checking out the finished product! Photo from LiveMap.

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It’s hard to believe the month is already more than halfway over! That means there are less than two weeks remaining in the September Blowout Sale at SF Moto! All month we’re having a HUGE sale on select motorcycle gear at our shop, with plenty of items that are far below dealer cost. We’re talking insanely low discount prices!

So far we’ve told you all about the Firstgear Kenya jacket and HT overpants, the Adaptiv Technologies GlowRider jacket, and the AXO 5to9 riding shoes. We won’t be able to cover all of the items on sale in our blog posts, so we definitely recommend you stop in the shop to check out our full selection of discount items.

Today’s featured sale products are the Scorpion ExoWear Intake Jacket and AXO Freedom GT Boots.

Mike sporting the Scorpion ExoWear Intake Jacket. The camera flash was used in the photo on the right to show the NightViz reflective trim.

Mike sporting the Scorpion ExoWear Intake Jacket. The camera flash was used in the photo on the right to show the NightViz™ reflective trim.

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(1) “BMW To Unveil Five New Models Including Electric Scooter Production Model” by Dennis Chung, Motorcycle.com

“BMW announced it will unveil at least five new models over the next few months, starting with the production version of the C evolution electric scooter.” Photo from Motorcycle.com.

“BMW announced it will unveil at least five new models over the next few months, starting with the production version of the C evolution electric scooter.” Photo from Motorcycle.com.

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LiveMap Augmented Reality Built-In Navigation Motorcycle Helmet

When you read the article “A Motorcyclist’s Dream: Google Glass in Helmet Form” on Mashable back in June, did you think Moscow-based startup LiveMap’s helmet looked pretty cool, but if you wanted to see one of the prototypes anytime soon you would have to spend thousands for a tech conference ticket? Good news! In just a few days you can see it for free at SF Moto!

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We’re already in the second week of the September Blowout Sale at SF Moto! This entire month we’re having a HUGE sale on select motorcycle gear at our shop, with plenty of items that are far below dealer cost. We’re offering crazy low discount prices!

As we mentioned in last week’s September Blowout Sale post, every Wednesday this month we’ll be featuring items from the sale here on our blog. We won’t be able to cover all of the items on sale, so we definitely recommend you stop in the shop to check out our full selection of discount items.

Today’s featured sale products are the Adaptiv Technologies GlowRider Jacket and AXO 5to9 Riding Shoes.

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The 2012 SYM Symba 100 motorcycle in red.

The 2012 SYM Symba 100 motorcycle in red.

By Joanne Donn, GearChic.com

Timeless Classic Style.” That’s how Alliance Powersports, the U.S. distributor for SYM motorcycles and scooters, describes the Symba. I have to agree.

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Here’s a round-up of the 5 best reads we came across online this week. Enjoy!

(1) “2 Wheels More Fun, Practical Than Four” by John McCormick, The Detroit News

"With gas prices remaining stubbornly high and possibly on the rise with the prospect of a fresh Middle East conflict, it’s worth looking for new strategies to cut travel costs. One solution is to consider two wheels instead of four."

“With gas prices remaining stubbornly high and possibly on the rise with the prospect of a fresh Middle East conflict, it’s worth looking for new strategies to cut travel costs. One solution is to consider two wheels instead of four.” Photo from The Detroit News, courtesy of BMW.

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