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2019 AMA Monster Energy Supercross is here!

The AMA Supercross season is one of the things that help keep my sanity through the cold, dark winters that are part of life in the northern states.  I admit that watching riders on TV is a poor substitute for the real thing.  However, it’s better than watch hockey or the latest Netflix original.  By [...]

By |2019-01-07T15:03:09+00:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Editorial/Commentary Articles, News/Events Articles|Comments Off on 2019 AMA Monster Energy Supercross is here!

Alpinestars Web Gore-Tex Boot Review

"I’ve had quite a few boots over the years. The Alpinestars Web Gore-Tex boot has been one of my all-around favorites"  I’ve had a pair for about eight years now.  They’ve held up very well.  They’ve kept my feet warm and dry through a lot of rainy, cold weather.  They stay comfortable on all but the [...]

By |2019-01-02T16:07:38+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Gear, Reviews|Comments Off on Alpinestars Web Gore-Tex Boot Review

Importance of having a good battery

I had a customer once that was on a ride from Canada to Vegas. He ended up spending his Las Vegas weekend in Butte, MT while his buddies rode on without him.  His vacation was ruined all because of a bad battery. It started with a call from a traveler on the road asking if we [...]

By |2018-12-31T13:43:11+00:00December 31st, 2018|Categories: Riding Tips, Tech Tips, V-Twin|2 Comments

Spring Prep in December – Be Ahead of the Game

It’s that time of year every biker hates, time to put the bike away for its long winter hibernation. Take some time now to prepare your bike for its winter sleep. Save yourself some headaches and money in the spring by following these key tips and tricks this season. Wash your bike now, pick up [...]

By |2018-12-24T10:06:45+00:00December 24th, 2018|Categories: Product Information, Tech Tips, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Spring Prep in December – Be Ahead of the Game

Dixxon Flannel Craze – Is It Actually Worth It?

"I bought the J&P Cycles Dixxon Flannel during the release at the Sturgis Rally and now I am hooked on them." Could you imagine walking into a J&P Cycles retail location and instead of walking out with shiny, new motorcycle parts you find yourself walking out with a new wardrobe? I don't have to imagine [...]

By |2018-12-21T16:38:04+00:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: J&P Team Members, Product Information, Reviews, Uncategorized|Tags: |Comments Off on Dixxon Flannel Craze – Is It Actually Worth It?

Shoei RF-SR helmet review

"A wind tunnel designed full faced helmet at an affordable price. $399.99 MSRP" The Shoei RF-SR helmet is designed for upright riding, making it an excellent choice for touring and cruiser riders. The low profile, lightweight, wind tunnel design cuts through the wind with minimal buffeting and noise.  Shoei is known for building a quality [...]

By |2018-12-17T14:57:38+00:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Helmet Reviews, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Pass Down The Passion

Have you noticed at every bike rally, swap meet, bike show the crowd is getting older and older. The median age for your average motorcycle owner is 47, up from 32 in 1990, and up from 40 in 2009.  It is becoming rare to see anyone under 30 out on two wheels. Why are the [...]

By |2018-12-11T15:31:25+00:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: J&P Team Members, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Winter Survival Guide – How to Winterize your Motorcycle

Riding in the winter is not for everyone, most people are simply not willing to suffer through the unpleasant weather to take their bike out in less than favorable conditions but if you just have to get your bike out there are things you can do to make the ride safer and more comfortable.  Stay [...]

By |2018-12-10T15:57:27+00:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: Gear, How-To Articles, Motorcycle Maintenance, Riding Tips|Comments Off on Winter Survival Guide – How to Winterize your Motorcycle

Changing Lives With Motorcycles

Motorcycle Missions X J&P Cycles The connection found between a man and a motorcycle is unusual. There are similarities that the human eyes miss at each glance. This connection is one that is rarely seen but frequently felt. From two wheels to two eyes, we begin our lives as a frame. A perfect, flawless, sinless, [...]

By |2018-12-05T17:26:54+00:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Bike Builds|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Changing Lives With Motorcycles

Off The Beaten Path – Two Wheels in the Black Hills

When most motorcyclists hear about the Black Hills they think of the Sturgis rally, curvy roads, and great scenery of South Dakota. But there is more than just one way to enjoy the Black Hills on two wheels. Hop on an adventure touring bike or a dirt bike, get off the beaten path, and go [...]

By |2018-12-04T12:33:04+00:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Off The Beaten Path – Two Wheels in the Black Hills