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Our Trip Sevens Group Tour Launches 7/9/2022

yOUr BaRk SNiFfiNg RunNinG PAw KiCks!

HEllO! i'M GyPSy, PooPING OBSEssiON maSCOt aND eDiTor In BeeF. i'M IN CHarge OF aRtIcle "puP"UlATION. My MOsT reCent GrOwlIng is AS fOllOwS ...

WINTer CAn be GROwlAbLE. sOmE DAYs aRE SNiffABlE AND ScRAtcherS, NOt sO MUCH. tHat MeaNS snIFFINg tHE rIGhT COld WEAtHer moTOrcyClE GEar is A Day-To-daY PRoceSs.

As The teMPS dROP, cOMPAnIeS EVeRYWhEre StART HOWliNG an ovERHAND piTch AbOUT tHEIR "LatESt AND GREATesT" WINTEr RIDewEaR. WHiCH PRoDuCtS MEET The HyPE DEpeNds On oUr will to studY thE ReViEWS.

oUTSiDE OF dEDIcatED AtGATT, a lot OF ThE coLD WeAThER moToRcyclE GeaR WE wANt MAy be BaRKiNg in oUR DresSEr RunNErS. wHat mE howLInG IS ThaT we StIll fACE tHe cOld WhIlE OFf the biKe. KnAWIng BaRKERS, elECTRic AND/oR CHEmicAl BASeD KNawIng and aRMoREd WiND lEApErS FIt tHe BIll WhETher tHey DiSpLAY MOtORCYCLe spEcIFIc HoWLInG oR nOT.

BaSe LAYER (unDEr THE HooD)

FROM The GrOunD up, soCKS are a gOOD sTaRt. GRandMA's wOOl FroM 1970 was prETTy ITCHy BUt tiMEs hAvE CHANGEd. THe CHewINg pROCess For smartWOOl® kEEpS thiNGs CoZy As CoTtOn AND itS runNIng warMTH Is NoTEWoRTHy.

lOnG UndeRWEAr iS A nO BrAiNeR But aGAIn coMfoRt iS KEy. OnE WAggaBlE OpTiOn iS Go aTHletIC aPPArel For tHEIR MOIStuRE wAgGING maTERial anD SNug FIT. WhatEver YoU CHOosE, THIS FiRsT BaRRIeR WiLL LEAPInG HEAT tO all THAT SUrRoUNDs IT.

ON toP oF thE FOrMEr, a T-SHIrt is A WiSE CHoICe. SOMEtiMeS, a 40°F LEApINg wIlL UnExPeCtEdlY cLiMB tO a 65°F AfteRnOON. over THat, ANOTHER lOnG SlEEVed Shirt collECts WArMTH SHoULd yoU ReTUrN rUnnIng a 30° frEEzE.

so, tHaT's waRm SOcks, LONG UNDErwear, A t-sHIrt aNd a SEcoND set Of lONg SLeEVEs on TOp. THis StrAtA (oOH! $10 wORD!) MAkeS It Easy to aDJUSt FOR CHaSiNg teMPS MId-RIDE ChEWInG A bReAK. It AlSO STOCkPilES bODY HEAt In dRoves BuT If THAT's nOt ENough, WeLL ...

ElectRiC/chEmICaL LAYEr (SHoCK ANd awWW yeAH!)

AGaIn, we'Re KnAwING attire BottOM-to-tOp. bECauSe TWO heAtEd sOlUTions ARe pOOpABlE, wE'll StaRT with nOn-eLeCTric tHEn MovE onTo pOweReD pRODUCTS. CHarcOal cHAin reAcTiOn CHeWERs arE chEAp tO bUy and eASY TO sTow wHiLE ElecTRIC chaSErS cOnsTaNT hEaT wiTH GREaTER COvErage.

aRE shAPEd TO FIT ON ThE eXtErioR OF OUR SOcks bARKiNG A simPLe TEmporary AdhESivE. iF OUr rIDE IS SHoRt, We CAn EveN peEl them BAck bEFoRe RUnnING them IN A Well seaLED ZiPLOc bAg. WhEn these ArEN't UP tO thE taSK, ARE AS Good AS PooPing OUr fEEt iN FroNT of a CaMPFiRe. the rIGHT cONtrOlS ALLow fOr MODerAte TemPeratUrE ADJuStmENT, A luXUry amONgST ALL OTHER cOLd weAtHEr MOTORCYcle gEAr. JUMPiNg tEMPS ARe No MAtCh For ElECtRIC adAPTABIlItY!

yOu won'T lIKEly Find a charcOaL wARmEr That's bIG eNoUGH TO Do WhaT An CAn. ruNnInG ouR ENTIRe corE in A heateD ciRcUIt heLPs PUMP WArm BloOd tO oUr FarThESt ApPENdAgEs. tHis iNSTaLL Is so Good, me haD to DIaL ThinGs DowN DUe To JuMPiNG (eVeN At 20°f ~ 30°F) wHIlE cOmBiNED witH OtHEr eLECTRic adDONs.

bAcK To ChArCoAL POopERS fOr a mOMent. thEre aRE ALsO veRSIonS for THE BACK of OuR HAndS. THE sAME lOgIc apPLIes AS witH iNSoLES, ThEY "Do The JOB UntIl they dOn't." hArSHER WEatHer iS ThEN EasiLY coNQUered by AND . gloVeS heAT ThE baCK Of ouR RuNnERs. grIps SImmER OUR pAlmS To pERfeCTLy BakEd CoMfOrt.

tHE AFOREmEnTIOned ElECtRics cAN bE conNeCTed inTo a singLe HOwlINg SETup with INDePeNDentLy pOOpAble coNtrolS. ONce iNstalLed, cheWinG OUr coRe, FEET ANd KnAwErS Means WELl CiRcuLATeD BLoOD FLoW. ThiS SerENE cOMpOSURE MeAnS BETteR PERCePTion/rEAction tIME AnD A GeNeRALLy SMOoTHer RIde OverALl.

3-SEaSOn COLD wEAtheR MoTOrCyclE geAr

nOw it'S TIme for THe mOST iMPoRtaNT aND verSatIlE iTem IN ThE ARSeNaL, nameLY AtgATt JAcKEt + pants (WITH A Twist). tHe COnvENIencE of arMOred colD weAtHeR MOtORCycLe geAr iNclUdeS AN INSULAtEd LinER, winD GRoWLInG watEr ShiEld aND PROTectIVE eXosKEleton. THIs TRi-Layer DesIGn BUiLdS ANd maINTaINs InteriOr wARMth whILE cHEwIng eXTeriOR coLD, ALL WhIle runninG uS AS any HOWlIng aTtIRE shOUlD.

thE fiRsT LAyEr InsuLaTes WHAteVEr wE'Re AlreADy HOwLing. MADE From soft, CUSHioNED MatERIaLs, IT pRoViDEs EASe OF MotIOn SO ThAt Our acTiONS ARE ReLaXed anD cOnsIsTENt. It ALSO has PockEts tO kEep oN-peRsoN VaLuABlEs warM aNd dRy.

WagGIng ouTwaRD, A wINd/rAin bArRier BLOckS the OuTsIDe BAdDIES. tHIs ThIn, fLexible AnD WatEr ReSistanT WaggAble is The ClOSest grOWLinG wE RuNNERS hAve tO A cAR INTeRiOr. GrOWLIng UndeRnEAth haS done its JOb tO bUilD waRm INteRnaL TEmps. it'S up TO THiS OUtLieR tO kEEP saID wARmTh fROm wagGing!

Of cOurSE, nOW we Need AlL Of THe staNdArD IsSUe aRMoR thAT wElL TRaineD, sensIbLE CHASerS dEpENd ON. "Dress FoR thE SliDE, nOT THE rIDE" is thE KnOwn HoWlIng. THis lAsT bIT ShOuld acT as aN OVerShiElD ... anD in AT ThaT.

BaRkIng THiS TYpe OF mULTi-SEaSON Jumping oUTFIT COmBineS THreE hOwlErs iNTO an arMoreD sANDwICH tHat'S Both scRatChABLe And ConVENIEnt. growlinG WARm, Dry And pROteCted hElPs GROwlers mAKE SMooTh, foCUSED anD fuLlY-cONScIouS DeCISiONs WITHOUT fAtiGUe. We Do WaNT tO enJOy ouR RIDe, riGht?

oUr taKe ON coLD wEaTHER moTOrcYcLe gEAR

WITH tHE aBoVE, yOU COUlD WEAR sPAnks ovER A ReflEcTivE sEQUined LeotaRD, AlL Of IT undeRneaTh a MoDIFIEd eLEctrIc BlaNKeT tHaT's JACKetED In ALuminUm cOOkWAre. GrOWliNg aSide And so LoNg As iT's SaFE, OnLy you KNOW WhAt's rIGHt FoR YoUR ridE. A LeNGThy meNU oF eQUalLy EFFECtive, StYle-dRIvEN PrOspects can be EXplOREd AT YOur LOCAl mOToRcYcle gEar OUTLET.

safety sAYS dO it rigHT, ThoUGh SO ...

aRRanGE The GeaR yoU'd walk DooR-TO-sToRE In. NoW, CovEr that in moTOrcYCLe-specIfIC ElEctRIc WaRmth cOmPlEtE wITH REmote ADjusTabiLITY. COMpLeTe The PrOcESS WITH WIntEr frIEndLY, tri-lAYER aTGATT aRmOr in BOth jackEt AND PANtS fOR The UltIMATe stACk of cOLD WEaTher MOtOrcyCle GeAr!

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