Forever Heroes in My Mind, Heart

Editor’s Note: The following is an article written and previously published by Angi Kearney for the Monticello Express, a weekly newspaper, located in Monticello, Iowa, just 12 miles from J&P’s headquarters. In March of 2002, the paper produced a special tabloid section featuring the stories of World War II veterans. In it, she wrote a column about both of her grandfathers’ experiences in the war.

They weren’t national heroes by any means. They were simple, hardworking young men who shared a common goal: to serve their country.

As military men in World War II, their stories start out quite differently. Jim Owen was drafted by the US Army when he … Continue Reading

By | 2015-04-14T13:20:07+00:00 December 7th, 2012|Categories: Editorial/Commentary Articles|6 Comments

Why We Ride

Editor’s Note: Brett Koranda’s interest in motorcycles began as a toddler when he was perched on his dad’s gas tank in the back yard. Growing up, his idol was Evel Knievel. He moved from bicycles to mopeds to dirt bikes then onto street bikes growing up. Koranda joined J&P Cycles in 2007 as a sales and service supervisor in the Iowa call center. Recently, he joined the merchandising team as a product merchant. Koranda’s current ride is a 2001 Road King Classic. Married to Andrea, the two love taking in the beautiful Midwestern countryside via motorcycle. He has two daughters, a step-daughter and two step-sons and recently became a Continue Reading

By | 2015-04-15T13:27:22+00:00 December 6th, 2012|Categories: Editorial/Commentary Articles|69 Comments

Holiday Shoppers Take Note! Here’s Our Holiday Hours

This time of year marks the busiest shopping season of the year. Here at J&P Cycles we’re ready for this shift and in an attempt to accommodate you, want to make you aware of our special hours this holiday season regardless of how you will be visiting us.

Always keep in mind that our toll-free sales number (800-397-4844) is available 24 hours a day throughout the holiday season.

Below is a list of the days we’ll be open over the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. If you plan on doing quite a bit of shopping with us this season, you might want to print out a copy. Here you go:… Continue Reading

By | 2015-04-15T13:46:59+00:00 December 4th, 2012|Categories: News/Events Articles|Comments Off on Holiday Shoppers Take Note! Here’s Our Holiday Hours