The New Year is almost here and if you’re like me, you still need a new calendar! Luckily, J&P has just what you are looking for: A cool calendar at a cool price, and you can only get it from J&P Cycles!
which includes 12 reproductions from J&P founder & President John Parham’s personal antique photo collection of motorcycles in the early 20th century, shows a different vintage motorcycle scene for each month. The neat part is that you see not only a wide range of motorcycles — including Harleys, Indians and even Motordromes — but you also get to see the … Continue Reading
Once again it’s time for Two for Tuesday, a regular feature here on the blog where we introduce two more can’t-miss products. This week we’re pleased to highlight (pun intended) products from aftermarket industry juggernaut Rivera Primo.
In the world of motorcycle lighting, it doesn’t get much better than the Rivera Primo RFB HID (High Intensity Discharge) light (J&P Part # 310-578). For the uninitiated, HID lighting is a type of lamp which produces light by passing a…. okay, I was going to go into a long explanation of HID lighting but long story short, it’s as bright as the sun bouncing off a chrome gas tank(if … Continue Reading
A lot of great things happen this time of the year, including getting time off from work, relaxing with family and friends, and you guessed it, receiving your very own copy of the new 2010 catalog for your Harley-Davidson motorcycle!
If you are a current J&P customer and have purchased from us any time in the last several months, start checking your mailbox around Dec 28th when your book will magically appear. If you are a new customer, drop what you’re doing and call right now or go online and request your catalog today.
The last few months have slowly brought colder weather to Iowa. As we look outside, a powdery snow from a winter storm covers our landscape. Those of us in the Midwest have put our bikes away for the winter anticipating a time when warmer weather will welcome us back outdoors. While never enjoyable, the yearly ritual of turning off the engine and winterizing our bikes marks the end of another year. This gives us a time to pause and reflect on the season and another year gone by.
As the Christmas season is upon us we understand the challenges and uncertainty that 2009 brought to many. In this season we’re often reminded … Continue Reading
If you believe some of what you hear and see on television and in the movies, motorcyclists are renegade loners. To our customers — those of you who ride and live the motorcycle lifestyle — however, we know nothing could be further from the truth… motorcyclists are very social people, which is why online motorcycle-focused message boards and forums, as well as your collective use of social networking sites and platforms like Facebook and Twitter, have skyrocketed in recent years.
Facebook, which used to be for college kids only, is a fresh and dynamic way to connect with people who share similar interests. Currently, we use Facebook to:
Today, I’m pleased to announce a new weekly feature here on the Motorcycle Parts and Accessories Blog: Two for Tuesday, a weekly post highlighting two or more of the great products you’ll find among the four J&P Cycles Catalogs or online at JPCycles.com.
This week, we’re pleased to showcase two really great products (Kuryakyn’s Curved Horizontal Side Mount License Plate Holder, and Burly Cable Kits and Narrow Glide Ape’s). First, let’s take a look at how easy it is to clean up the lines on your bike by relocating your license plate.
Let’s face it; your license plate is a necessary evil. Complicating matters is the fact that the … Continue Reading
In a perfect world, everyone would have the opportunity to live in a climate that allows them to enjoy riding motorcycles year round. For those of you that have to store your bike away for the winter — which we suspect is far too many of you reading today’s post — there are several things to consider when preparing your motorcycle for storage. As you’ll see below, a solid approach to storage preparation can prevent safety issues and unnecessary expense when your bike emerges from hibernation and the riding season resumes.
J&P Cycles is committed to helping riders maximize safety and reduce unnecessary expense. The following tips and subsequent video … Continue Reading
The Internet is a wonderful place. Consider that only a few short years ago, if you wanted to buy quality motorcycle parts and accessories, you basically had one of two options: You could pick up your favorite motorcycle parts catalog, or you stop in to your local dealer and browsed the selection on-hand.