He may be the world’s most renowned street artist, but dude, we really need some new engine plugs.
You’ve heard of Banksy. He’s the graffiti artist who's had movies made about him and is one of the most recognized names in the street art world today. What's intriguing is that no one knows who he actually is.
During his current NY stint, Banksy sold his signed work on the streets near Central Park for $60 a pop to unknowing passerbys. For perspective, we take a look at a few items for your dirt bike that may cost more than an original Banksy, but are way more practical:
1. Acerbis chain guide
Sorry champ, no chain guide for you. You can have this painting by an enigmatic artist, but your chain shall go on like a tanker ship without a tugboat: unguided.
2. ASV F3 brake lever
Banksy paintings are definitely nice, but you know what’s nicer? Being able to stop your bike. That’s in the top five of most important aspects of a good motorcycle.
3. Renthal R1 works chain
Cool, you have a Banksy. I have a way to propel my dirtbike. Let’s see how many holeshots you pull with that painting wrapped around your sprockets.
4. Pro Circuit engine plug kit
MSRP: $69.95 - $109.95
What does a Pro Circuit engine plug kit do? Oh, not much, just saves about 4 ounces of engine weight and looks totally bad ass. Take that cute artwork that may or may not be worth thousands of dollars…
5. Dunlop MX51 front tire
For about the price of two Banksy authentic pieces during the NY sale, you could have this tire. This is a damn good tire, too. Put it on sand or hard-pack, this baby does it all.
Oh, in case you were wondering, the estimated actual value of a Banksy original? Just over $32,000. Think of all the parts you could buy...
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