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Tips to not hunt deer with your motorcycle

Hitting a deer with a car sucks. On your motorcycle it really sucks. I live in Sturgis South Dakota, and when I say we have deer everywhere, I really do mean EVERYWHERE. Leaving work last night From J&P Cycles Sturgis we had six deer in our parking lot. I know that sometimes it is impossible [...]

By |2018-12-04T12:18:48+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|2 Comments

I Want It All – In Search of The Perfect Tire

 I want it all from my tires, super sticky, long life and a good ride. Unfortunately, that's not a reality, with tires there generally has to be some compromise. If you get a sticky tire you won’t get long life and vice versa. Those facts have not stopped me from looking for the holy grail [...]

Rain Survival Guide – Motorcycle Tires, Gear, and Tips

Rain is tricky, you can be the most experienced rider and still be caught off guard by a damp road. You may never plan to ride in wet conditions, but the weather is unpredictable. You don't have to resort to Uber when the sky turns grey, and I know making that dreaded call to your wife, [...]

By |2018-10-19T17:32:02+00:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: Gear, Motorcycle Tires, Riding Tips, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa II Tire Review

My review of the Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa II tire. Before I begin my review, I should state that I am not a professional rider and I have had very little professional instruction. My riding abilities come from riding from the age of 12, THOUSANDS of miles on the road and a few track days so [...]

By |2018-09-24T15:18:26+00:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Motorcycle Tires|Comments Off on Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa II Tire Review

Vance and Hines Code REaD Diagnostic Tool

Vance & Hines Code Read is a Harley code reader, you no longer have to take your ride to the dealer to find out what that code light on your Harley is. Vance & Hines Code REaD allows you to stay in-sync with your Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Easily diagnose, clear and learn about trouble codes related [...]

By |2018-05-11T09:52:27+00:00April 27th, 2018|Categories: How-To Articles, Tech Tips, Tools|Comments Off on Vance and Hines Code REaD Diagnostic Tool

Top motorcycle events across the United States and why you should go

Spring is here and motorcycle enthusiasts across the country all have the same thing on their minds: twisting the throttle, hitting open roads, and figuring out what events to put on their calendar for the rest of the year. With multiple two-wheel based events scattered across North America throughout the warm months of the year, [...]

By |2018-04-10T11:17:48+00:00April 10th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Top motorcycle events across the United States and why you should go

Motorsport Aftermarket Group, Parent Company of J&P Cycles, Implements Debt Recapitalization.

On November 15, 2017 Motorsport Aftermarket Group, the parent company of J&P Cycles, announced it is implementing a comprehensive debt recapitalization to eliminate debt through a debt for equity exchange. To implement the recapitalization, the Company and certain of its affiliates have filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy [...]

By |2017-11-22T10:03:02+00:00November 21st, 2017|Categories: Announcements|Comments Off on Motorsport Aftermarket Group, Parent Company of J&P Cycles, Implements Debt Recapitalization.

MIPS Helmets: Innovation In Energy Management

The intricate history of MIPS helmets with a review of their revolutionary design and testing procedures. We live in an interesting time with evolutionary designs like the concept behind MIPS helmets. In this day and age the evolution of technology is leading an explosion of advancements in the medical field. Public awareness of sports related [...]

By |2017-07-19T13:59:11+00:00July 19th, 2017|Categories: Helmet Reviews, Motorcycle Buyers Guides, Product Information|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on MIPS Helmets: Innovation In Energy Management

Van, Choppers, And The Open Road: A Vendor’s Look At Born Free 9

We’re going to Born Free 9 Born Free is what I consider to be “The Show” for the under 45 crowd. There is so much to see over the weekend. People come from all over the world to see for themselves the best the chopper culture has to offer. When J&P Cycles became a sponsor [...]

By |2018-04-06T11:39:52+00:00July 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Van, Choppers, And The Open Road: A Vendor’s Look At Born Free 9