International Dealer News 165 Feb/Mar 2022 IDN165 Feb/Mar 2022 | Page 60


BSLi-02 BS lithium battery – " The new powersports market reference-point "

BS Battery has been investing heavily in all racing activities since 2017 , expanding its technical sponsorship and R & D programmes in road race , enduro and rally racing - " all the most demanding disciplines and the harshest of conditions ," says General Manager Benjamin Sebban . " I think it is now possible to say that the BS Battery
Photo © Thibault GASTAL line-up is firmly established as an industry referencepoint throughout the international powersports market . " For us , after many years of development work and cooperation with many of the leading vehicle makers , we have decided to invest the very specific results of our research and development in the lithium battery sector . " We have developed a unique , ultra-resistant casing and ultra-robust terminals to make sure our batteries can be used in the most extreme conditions . Because our DNA is in racing , we know the demands that the racing environment places on batteries and now have the most advanced real- world solutions to make our BSLi-02 BS lithium battery the most robust , reliable and durable available . " The BS lithium BSLi-02 has a unique design with robust brass terminals and a composite fibre material case that can resist up to -230 degrees C . These batteries are a waterproof design , are lightweight and have an extensive life cycle covering most of the existing circulating park fitments with 12 models in the range ." Approved , validated and used by many teams , such as GMT94 Yamaha Team ( WorldSSP ), Sherco Racing Factory Team ( Rally - Enduro ) and the Monster Energy Yamaha Rally Team , BS lithium batteries are " developed for the most demanding riders - those who are looking for higher performance , high resistance and longer life ". In 2022 , BS Battery has continued the expansion of its sponsorship programme with a new partnership with Kawasaki Bud Racing - the well-known French MX team - as its Official Technical Sponsor . " Validated and homologated by Kawasaki Bud Racing engineers , BSLi-02 will also be used by the KX450 and KX250 models in the 250 cc European Championship and other international motocross races ".
BS BATTERY SAS Paris , FRANCE Tel : +( 33 ) 1 83 62 45 60 sales @ bs-battery . com www . bs-battery . com

Ravenna Maxi-Enduro apparel

Launched worldwide in 2019 , the Italian Ravenna motorcycle collection ( from Wind Trading ) entered the highly competitive but growing Maxi-Enduro riding gear market with a " winning combination " of style , features and value . Specified for the needs of Maxi-Enduro riders , the versatile , comfortable three-layer Ravenna J-1771 jacket has an outer shell made of strong 600D PU coated fabric . Featuring a removable , breathable and rainproof membrane lining , and removable
thermal lining , it has air circulation vents , two outer pockets , inside pockets , hip adjusters and width adjusters at the upper and lower elbow arms area . For safety there are removable shoulder and elbow CE protections , a back hi-impact foam shield and reflective hivisibility prints on front , back and sleeves . The coordinated and matching Ravenna P- 1772 pants feature the same materials and construction characteristics such as removable , breathable and rainproof membrane lining , with the addition of stretch panels on the back and knees , removable memory foam CE protectors in the knee and hip area , air circulation vents on thighs and roomy front pockets . The jacket and pants combo is available in five colour combinations . For dealers looking to access a comprehensive value-points programme , the Ravenna line also includes one and twopiece leather racing suits , leather sport-touring jackets , all-seasons textile jackets and pants and a range of entry level textile jackets and gloves , which can be complemented by the broad selection of Wind Trading ' s popular W2 riding boot styles and solutions . Entirely conceived , specified and designed in Italy , Ravenna Motorcycle Fashion is backed by the nearly 40 years of industry knowledge and experience that Wind Trading puts behind everything it sells - which means it knows what sells and at what price-point . The Ravenna collection is a " quality programme at a fair price ", according to CEO John Boni and offers " full margins for dealers and importers / distributors . Aimed at touring and adventure riders , with additional designs for scooterists and track racers , " for all sectors , the emphasis is on quality , design , safety , performance and value ."
WIND TRADING SRL Ravenna , ITALY Tel : + 39 0544 64024 windtrading @ windtrading . it www . ravenna-moto . com
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