"Love is in the air, everywhere I look around
Love is in the air, every sight and every sound
And I don't know if I'm being foolish, don't know if I'm being wise
But is something that I must believe in
And it's there when I look in your eyes"
Hello and welcome to Alex's Blog - Valentines edition.
This Sunday is Valentine's day – just in case you missed it. Before you start dashing round trying to buy something as a last minute panic buy don't worry! I am here to help. Here are a few gift ideas for the biker in your life, OR something to print out and leave lying around the house to get these bought for you!
Who wouldn't want a Bell M6 Carbon Square motorcycle helmet? This is a full face race helmet with a pure carbon shell – making this not only ultra-lightweight but also highly durable. This features 2 shell sizes for added aerodynamics, professional 3.2mm anti-fog visor, removable and washable interior, double D ring fastening, comfort liner, ACE gold Approval, ECE2205 approval and a substantial Bell helmet bag. This comes with a clear visor.
A bestseller for a reason: The Frank Thomas 506 Circuit Motorcycle Gloves are a leather motorcycle glove with added hard carbon look protection at the knuckles, fingers, wrist and cuff. These also feature double stitching throughout, adjustability at the cuff and wrist for a great fit and a comfortable wear, added grip at the palms and double layers for durability, comfort liner, elasticity at the thumb for a more fluid movement and a leather construction.
Not the most romantic present ever BUT he will love you for getting him this! The Dr Bike Battery Optimiser is a battery charger that automatically assesses and maintains and also recovers deeply discharged batteries. It is protected against short circuit and is for 12V lead-acid batteries. You cannot live without it!
Branded but inexpensive: The Alpinestars Starter Back Pack measures 32 x 14 x 43 cm and has a capacity of 23L. This is made from durable 600D polyester and features an internal laptop sleeve, internal organiser, padded back panel, padded shoulder straps, large embroidered logo branding and is available in a choice of colours.
For the discerning lady with taste, class and a desire to be warm and toastie on the bike: The Daytona Ladystar Gore-Tex Motorcycle Boot are a breathable ladies motorbike boot constructed from hydrophobic cowhide construction and feature Gore-Tex membrane for water-resistance and climatic control, integrated insole rising of 2.5cm in heels and 0.8cm in toe, textile lining, touch fastening adjustment to suit different calf sizes, leather shaft end, splash proof zips at the boot sides, reinforced abrasion resistant gear change cushion, anatomically formed climatic insole, anatomically formed ankle protection, padded shinbone protection, plastic reinforced inner sole with steel inlay, reflective inserts in the heel, non-slip rubber touring sole and height of shaft: 34cm.
The HJC IS-16 Scratch Helmet is a full face synthetic helmet with internal sun-visor, Quick release visor system, anti-fog visor, removable lining, removable breath guard, removable chin curtain, 3 point ventilation, ECE22.05 safety standard and ACU Gold standard for use on the track with a choice of 3 colours. Pink being the most popular for ladies at the moment.
Keep her hands warm and dry out on the bike with these gloves. The Frank Thomas Lilly is a specifically designed for women for a great fit and features a Hypertec and Amara construction with rubberised palm for grip and comfort, Aquapore waterproof and breathable inner lining, dual adjustment Velcro fastening cuff, ribbed knuckle sections for increased flexibility, decorative stitch detail throughout and reflective detailing for improved visibility.
The Oxford Snug is highly versatile. It can be worn as a bandana, a full-face balaclava, an open face balaclava, a beanie, a facemask and a neck scarf! The snug is aptly named as it combines two materials to achieve optimum comfort – Oxford Polar Fleece and lightweight and wind resistant FibreTech, which is also breathable. These beauties come in a pink tie-dye pattern for the lady in your life.
Alternatively if you feel like you can't decide or you would prefer to get them something you know they would really love you for, then why not get them a J&S Accessories Ltd gift voucher? We sell them online in £10, £20 or £50s or you can buy in store.
Until next week!