Metro Blaster SideKick

Regular Retail:$99.99
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All Steel Sturdy Construction Made in the USA

Air Flow of 18,000 ft./min

1.3 Peak HP Motor

Single Stage Fan

For riders who want an affordable, high-quality, high-performance, American-made, super-compact portable, Metro is proud to introduce the all-new, all-steel Blaster® SideKick™! It features a powerful 1.3 HP motor that pumps out 18,000 feet-per-minute of warm (25-30 degrees above ambient) filtered air that will thoroughly dry a full-size road bike in minutes. Yet, at a mere 9.5" high and weighing just a hair over three lbs., the SideKick™ is small enough and light enough to ride comfortably in a saddlebag.

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100% Recommend this product (7 of 7 responses)
By Nick
Trinity, FL
March 28, 2017
Final Drying Method
Great for getting all the water out of the cracks and crevices. I used to drive my truck around the block a few times to shake all of the water drops out of the cracks until I got this . lol
By D B.
Southeast USA
November 17, 2016
Warm Filtered Air at adequate velocity
I wish I had purchased one of these a few years ago. It is irritating to towel / chamois broad panels when trapped water dribbles from body trim and mouldings leaving spots unless quickly toweled. This little giant performs to solve that problem and leaves only a short toweling session for completed drying. The "SideKick" is made well and feels lighter in weight than five pounds. Have no idea how well the motor and heating element will perform over time. You may want to wear ear protection when running it (I do this also when vacuuming).
ProsWell made steel canister Filtered air Warmed air Adequate air velocity for the purpose
ConsOne Year Warranty (why not FIVE years?) Must ship prepaid for repairs plus $10 return shipping ($20 total shipping)
By Jay
Fl
October 18, 2016
Metro master blaster sidekick
Awesome drying tool, lots of power in a compact size.
ProsLight weight small, and plenty of power.
ConsPrice should sell for around in the 50s range.
By Jesus
Fountain Valley, CA
June 13, 2016
Underestimated this lil guy's power!
I love it.
It's compact, so I can fit it in so many places.
It's well built. It feels sturdy, with tight tolerances. I don't think anything will come loose anytime soon.
Power! Really, You have to be careful where you aim it. I can probably recreate Marilyn Monroe's dress blowing up with the Metor Blaster Sidekick. I also got the hose and carrying strap. Haven't used the strap, but the hose makes it easier to get into tighter areas (think, engine bay detailing!). The hose kit version is worth the extra money.
Great purchase. Now I'm saving for one of it's bigger brothers!
ProsGood power from a compact unit. Compact unit! Well built. It instills confidence in it's quality
ConsIt wasn't free! Can't think of any.
By ken
aliquippa, PA
November 25, 2015
sidekick
Really nice blower
ProsWorks great along trim, doors and wheels..
By EVOlved
NYC
September 6, 2014
No more drips!!
This thing may be small but it does pack a punch. With a very hydrophobic LSP and drying in the shade you can easily use it to dry almost the whole car. I usually just use it for tires, wheels, mirrors, around the handles, and lights. I used to always have drips from the mirrors but no more with this little guy.
ProsEverything
By embolism
Toronto
April 20, 2012
Love this little guy
I'm sure it doesn't have the power to dry an entire car efficiently but after I sheet the car there isn't much water left anyways. I just leave this in the trunk with a short extension cord and am up and running in a couple minutes. No more runs from the gas cap, side mirrors, license plate, or seams for me. The unit weighs next to nothing too and I don't need to worry about banging it in to the car b/c it's so compact.
Prossmall but powerful great for tires and lugs
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