Which materials does Rizoma use to produce its accessories?
Rizoma accessories are, in most cases, made of aluminum. When required by the product design or functionality, Rizoma combines aluminum with other high strength, ultra- lightweight materials, such as technopolymers and carbon fiber.
What does it mean that Rizoma accessories are anodized?
Anodizing is an electrolytic passivation process used to increase the thickness of the natural oxide layer on the surface of metal parts. Anodizing increases resistance to corrosion and wear. Anodic films can also be used for several cosmetic effects, either with thick, porous coatings that can absorb dyes or with thin transparent coatings that add reflected light wave interference effects.
What is the durability of the surface finishing of Rizoma products?
Rizoma protects its accessories from erosion and oxidation by anodizing. Nevertheless, it is impossible to predict a specific and real durability of the surface finish. Wear depends on many variables such as, for instance, exposure to climatic factors (sun and heat, rain, salt, dust, etc.), poor maintenance and care, cleaning with detergents or materials more aggressive than due.
Can I mount a Rizoma accessory completly by myself?
Rizoma is committed to designing products easy to mount and that generally do not required changes to original parts of the bike. Rizoma always recommends that you have the installation of the product performed by skilled personnel who can guarantee the mounting in the most correct way. For your protection and safety, RIZOMA expressly recommends that you have the installation of the product performed by skilled personnel. Improper installation, repair or maintenance, can cause accidents. Rizoma accepts no liability for any damage, of any kind, which may be caused, directly or indirectly, to persons or things as a result of incorrect assembly or failure to observe all the assembly instructions. Rizoma applies The International System of Units is a system of measurement, by which the measurements are shared by all the countries that accept the International System. Therefore, the measurements/dimensions reported by Rizoma in its information and technical drawings or in the mounting manuals are based on this measurement system. Consequently, any tools required to install a Rizoma products must be compatible too. In some countries, such as the USA, the measurement system applied is different and it is necessary to ensure that the tools are the correct ones.
How shall I know which products fit on my bike?
Online, searching for your bike, you can check the compatible product list, or within the product page, where you can select your bike and verify the fitment by the dedicated compatibility menu. When a bike has not been tested by Rizoma, online Multifit products that may fit are suggested. It is advisable to always check the technical info of a not tested accessory. If, however, a motorcycle is not present at all, you can take a look to the Multifit products and specific technical info. Every time that a bike has not been tested, Rizoma clearly state that in the bike page.
Where can I find my bike at rizoma.com?
Rizoma constantly carries out new tests on the latest motorcycle models to expand the compatibility of its products and provide more specific information to its users. You can search for your bike by entering brand and model in the appropriate drop-down menu on the home page; or you can do it passing by the "for Motorcycle" menu; moreover, to check the compatibility of Rizoma products, you can also select your bike within the product pages, where you will be shown any mounting kits required for installation.
Are spare parts available for Rizoma accessories?
Spare parts are available for all Rizoma products. It is necessary to contact Customer Care e-mailing to firstname.lastname@example.org and providing the order confirmation or invoice copy and specifying which spare part you are looking for.
What about care and cleaning of Rizoma products?
To care and clean Rizoma products use neutral detergents with cold water only. It is not recommended to use aggressive soap (such as motor cleaning sprays, degreasers, etc.) or abrasive sponges. You can find the care and cleaning info of each Rizoma accessory in the user manual downloadable online checking the product page.
What’s the difference between an E-approved mirror and a not E-approved one?
The reflective surface area of an E approved mirror is larger and comply the dimensional requirements of current European legislation. You can download product approval information directly from the Media section of the product page.
Do the Rizoma license plate supports comply with the current on road traffic regulations?
Each Rizoma license plate kit is specifically designed for a corresponding motorcycle model. Each kit includes everything required to fit it without requiring any modifications to OEM parts, always in complete compliance with legal requirements. Moreover, they are adjustable and supplied with a safety lock to ensure the correct tilt.
Can I fit the OEM turn signals on Rizoma license plate supports?
Rizoma license plate support kits generally include Rizoma turn signals mounting kits. In some cases, where required, the Rizoma license plate support also includes the mounting kit to allow the repositioning the OEM turn signals, or it is sold separately.
How can I compare the Rizoma product specifics to an OEM part?
Rizoma always suggests checking the product technical info available online and, where possible, the product technical drawing. Where dimensions, weight or specific characteristics of the accessory are relevant in terms of comparison, the info it's specified in the technical information or in the product description.
Does Rizoma provide product customizations and ad-hoc modifications at the Customer's request?
No, Rizoma does not provide any kind of customization or ad-hoc modification of its accessories.
Are Rizoma rear mirrors sold as a pair?
Rizoma mirrors are sold individually, except for Stealth model, which is sold as a pair. When Rizoma mirrors are sold individually, it’s important to check online if the model has two different codes for left/right position or if is a bi-position mirror. In addition, it is necessary to check which mounting kit should be buy separately.
Are Rizoma turn signals sold as a pair?
Rizoma turn signals are sold individually, except for Light Unit model, which is sold as a pair. It is necessary to check online, in the product page, which mounting, and wiring kits have to be bought separately to allow the correct mounting.
Does the pack always include mounting kits?
No, the pack does not always include the mounting kit. You must check online, in the product or bike page, which adapters are required. If mounting kits are included, the information is specified on the page and/or in the technical information of the product.
Are Multifit mounting kits compatible with all bike models?
Multifit Rizoma mounting kits fit the greatest number of models available on the market. However, universal compatibility cannot be guaranteed. Rizoma recommends checking the product specifics and the technical drawing available online, in order to make a comparison with the OEM part and the fitting to your bike.
What’s the difference between Side Mount, End Mount, Bar Mount e Sport Mount?
Rizoma divides its mirror mounting systems into four macro-categories. Side Mount, mirrors typically for road bikes, with stem that fits to the handlebar; End Mount, mirrors that are installed via expander to the end of the handlebar; Bar Mount, mirrors that are mounted on handlebar end-caps or directly on the end of the handlebar; Sport Mount mirrors designed to mount on the fairing by specific adapters.
What does OEM mean?
OEM stands for "Original Equipment Manufacturer" (manufacturer of original equipment). When you find references to "OEM parts", Rizoma refers to the original part/accessory that can be replaced by a Rizoma accessory.