Battery Chargers from the 21st Century

This time of year is hard on batteries. 

New technology has made car, truck, RV, motorcycle, ATV and snowmobile batteries more reliable and much easier to maintain. But the cold months of winter will inevitably reduce the cranking amps of any type of battery- gel, AGM, Li-Ion, etc.

Fortunately battery charger technology has kept pace with all these new-fangled batteries. But the wrong charger will kill a high dollar battery in a matter of minutes. Inexpensive float chargers are only suitable for your old school lead-acid battery.

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Gifts for Gearheads

“Thanks, mom. No… it’s great. I love NASCAR. Really.”

Yes, some of our favorite gadgets are related to our beloved automobiles.

And our friends and family that don’t quite share that infatuation have a hard time understanding it. Especially when it’s gift-giving time. We’ve all been there.

Hopefully we can help you avoid those uncomfortable situations with a little help from our friends at Places 2 Drive. Their dandy new gift guide offers a selection of ten cool gifts any self-respecting car nut would be happy to find under the tree- driving gloves, cleaning kits, electronic gadgets and more. So maybe it possible to avoid the re-gifting nightmare and get something you actually want. Share the link, then share the joy.

Automotive Gifts for Car Lovers

www.places2drive.com/automotive-gift-guide

 

Brammo Electric Motorcycle

According to the company website the Brammo Empulse is destined for a showroom near you. Soon.

The electric bike is capable of doing 100 plus. That’s 100 mile range and over 100 mph top speed. Plus it looks seriously cool!

Visitors to the International Motorcycle Show in Long Beach, CA can see more electric bikes from the company beginning February 9, 2012.

To learn more about Brammo motorcycles visit www.brammo.com.
 
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