Testing Your Harley’s Charging Systems

Important information about Harley Davidson full wave charging systems (covering 70-05 Touring, 84-07 XL, 84-00 Softail, 91-03 Dynas, All FXR’s)

Recently, a number of Harley riders have contacted J&P’s Tech Support Department asking for help in identifying potential problems with their motorcycle’s charging systems. Determining whether a problem exists with a battery, stator, or regulator can be an overwhelming task for the novice rider, which is why we always suggest taking the battery in question to Auto Zone, Advance Auto, Pep Boys, or another similar auto parts store or motorcycle dealership, where they will usually charge and test the battery for free.

If in fact the battery checks out … Continue Reading

Meet the Team: J&P Cycles Founder & President, John Parham

John Parham

Every company has a visionary — that one person whose original inspiration it was to create the business in the first place. Here at J&P Cycles, that person was, and still is to this day, our Founder & President, John Parham.
Before we get too far along in blogging about the day-to-day activities and opportunities associated with J&P Cycles and the world’s largest aftermarket motorcycle parts and accessories online retailer, we thought it might be interesting to interview John and share the results here on the blog. First up are John’s responses to six fairly straightforward questions. Then, at the end of the interview, check out the accompanying video, featuring … Continue Reading

By | 2015-04-15T14:59:15+00:00 December 16th, 2009|Categories: J&P Team Members|Tags: , , , , , |17 Comments

Unlock Your Bagger’s Potential with Vance & Hines Bolt-Ons

In today’s world of “choked” to death factory bikes in a sputtering economy, it’s becoming harder to find an economical solution to the lean running, underpowered touring bikes being rolled out by the factory.

Enter the Twin Slash Rounds Slip-on Mufflers from Vance & Hines. This large 4” muffler with an all-mechanical straight through louvered baffle will help you unlock the power trapped in your bagger, and they have the Dyno charts to prove it (see below). Combine that with Vance & Hines distinctive twin slash end treatment at a price under $400, and it’s a bang for your buck that you simply can’t ignore.

Twin Slash Mufflers

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Introducing the Motorcycle Parts & Accessories Blog

Welcome to the Motorcycle Parts & Accessories Blog, brought to you by J&P Cycles — the world’s largest aftermarket motorcycle parts and accessories superstore! Since we’re unofficially required to post one of these “welcome to our blog” entries, we’ll play along (we wouldn’t want to upset the balance of the Blogosphere by not playing by the rules, but then again, we’re motorcycle people and when have we ever played by the rules).

Those of us who work at J&P Cycles are passionate about a lot of things, including riding motorcycles and selling the best aftermarket motorcycle parts and accessories. If you’ve ever ordered from our online motorcycle superstore, … Continue Reading

By | 2010-02-19T11:29:34+00:00 December 14th, 2009|Categories: Announcements|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment