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Don’t Want Motorcycle Scuff Marks On Your Shoes? Use A Parrot

  Posted at 06:00:00 PM
  File under  Entertainment Gifts
  Author: Mike Werner
  Location: Travelling
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Most motorcycles have gears that you need to change with your left foot. It's not a problem when you are using special motorcycle boots, since they are often reinforced at the toe, but when you wear proper shoes, like for business, arriving with scuff marks on your shoe is not the done thing for your career. And even if it's not your career at stake, it will cost you your shoes eventually.

You can buy these nice little shoe protectors (see related articles below), but it does involve remembering to bring them, and placing them on your left shoe.

But they do work...

Tucano Urbano Foot On

However, Italian Tucano Urbano Open Tucano Urbano in a new window have a different way of protecting your shoes; they place a soft rubber shoe protector OVER the gear level. You can have a normal protector (called FOOT ON Open FOOT ON link in a new window), in two different colors (black or green but I have seen  red and blue )... or ...

Tucano Urbano Foot On

... you can put a parrot head over the gear selector. Cool...

Tucano Urbano Foot On

The FOOT ON is placed on the gear selector using an Allan key that tightens the protector on the gear lever. The Allan key is supplied with the product.

Tucano Urbano Foot On

So now all you need to do is select the color, or use the parrot..

Price: around UK£13 / €14

Click here for more information about the Tucano Urbano Foot On Open Tucanourbano link in a new window.

Read related articles
Tuesday, October 28th, 2008 - Protecting Your Shoes On Your Motorcycle

Bering Shoe Protector
Protecting your shoes or boots when riding your motorcycle is a good idea, since your left shoe will get scuff marks real quick.

French clothing manufacturer is now selling a cheap shoe protector. €7 to protect any kind of shoe or boot.
Tuesday, September 28th, 2004 - Shoes and Motorcycle Gear Shifting

ShuBandIt's Shifter Skinz
ShuBandIt's product will save your shoes from gearbox scuff marks.

Via: SWSINMBTAPSource Web Site Is Not Mentioned Because They Are Pricks.

Normally between web sites, when you find data for an article on someone's site, you mention where you found it, usually with a Via or Source link.

Some sites see themselves above everyone else (or afraid that their readers go elsewhere), and never or rarely mention others. Since these sites have been doing this to me, I have decided not to mention them.

Why should I?

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