Indian Motorcycles have announced it has partnered with Roland Sands Design to build and race five custom Hooligan racers based on the Indian Scout. The custom Hooligan Scouts will race in the RSD Super Hooligan event in Las Vegas, with a world-class team of riders that includes Roland Sands himself, Red Bull/KTM stunt rider Aaron Colton, plus some surprise guest riders.
With the recent introduction of the new Indian Scout Sixty, no one in North American who wasn’t in Italy had been able to see them until a high speed chase broke out with squealing tires, growling exhaust, sirens and flashing lights coming up from behind. Thankfully, the black and … Continue Reading
J&P Cycles has partnered with one of the most recognizable spirits brands, Jack Daniel’s, to bring its customers a premier line of motorcycle parts, accessories and apparel prominently featuring the Old No. 7 Brand logo and other Jack Daniel’s Rider Collection branding.
The initial assortment of products will be unveiled at the J&P Cycles Sturgis Retail Center location in Sturgis, S.D., during the 75th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The Jack Daniel’s motorcycle products line consists of a wide variety of parts for every type of rider including license plate frames, derby covers, footpegs, grips and other bolt on parts plus apparel, gift and novelty items.
The smoke was rolling as Carl Fay, J&P Cycles’ Sturgis Retail Manager, and Patrick Garvin, Video Merchant, started their burnouts and sped away to break the ribbon commemorating the official opening of the J&P Cycles Sturgis store.
Over 150 local Sturgis community members joined us for our ribbon cutting on Monday, June 1, including Sturgis Mayor Mark Carstensen, Sturgis City Council members, the Sturgis rally event team and area business leaders.
Since the store opened, we’ve had nearly 1,400 customers come through the door. Nearly 800 of those customers walked through the doors the first day. “Yesterday (Thursday) has been our best day yet, and we only expect to continue … Continue Reading
Looking for some great new products for your Gold Wing? If so, you don’t want to miss this! If you’re in the area on Saturday, Sept. 25, you might want to stop by the J&P Cycles Destination Daytona SuperStore and see the newest products from Kuryakyn.
From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Kuryakyn professionals will be on site to answer any questions you might have about their new products. It’s also an opportunity for our customers to take a close up and personal peek at our new gear. Some of the latest equipment at Daytona will include:
People tend to get caught up in their own little universe and nowhere is this more clear than in the cruiser market. Rolling around from event to event with blinders on, only seeing the next Sturgis or Daytona bike week, and all the while there’s a whole world of motorcycle events that just pass us by.
Sidecar enthusiasts: Don’t forget to mark your calendar for Saturday, Sept. 11, when the 7th annual East Central Iowa Sidecar Rally gets underway at the brand new National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa, Iowa.
Located at 102 Chamber Drive in Anamosa, the event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with many sidecars on display, sponsored by Sidecars Unlimited and the National Motorcycle Museum. Riders and spectators from across the Midwest are expected to show up in time for breakfast, running from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. at 107 North Division Street, courtesy of the Anamosa AmVets.
One of the highlights of the day will be a free rally featuring a … Continue Reading
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From Hollister to Coalinga on Highway 25
There are rides and then, there are rides. There are technical rides along mountain roads, long days in the saddle trying to get from point A to point B, and social rides with a club, going to somewhere special.
And then there are solo rides out in the middle of nowhere, reconnecting with your bike, seeing a bit of the countryside, trying to figure out something that’s hovering at the edge of your consciousness.
Highway 25 south of Hollister in central California is a good road for a
There is a happening every year in Sturgis that might not be on your radar but probably should be. The AMD World Championships of custom bike building. The AMD Championship has continued to bring the best builders together from not only the United States but form all over the world. The bike’s that come to this show range from classic choppers and state of the art baggers to engineering marvels that steer through the swing arm or like this years overall winner Freddy “Krugger” Bertrand of Belgium’s entry. Freddy’s show stopper had a completely adjustable chassis that it allowed the VRod equipped machine to go from a super low raked … Continue Reading
It’s the current motorcycle land speed record holder and the owner’s already been approached to put a price on this sleek machine. But more on that later. Right now we’re going to share construction and competition details of this motorcycle with any of you who have a hankering for speed and performance.
As for me, I was hooked on this svelte streamliner the first time I laid eyes on it — in full song and on its record-setting run back in 2006. The owner of this bike is Denis Manning, CEO of BUB Enterprises, which manufactures aftermarket motorcycle exhaust systems. Denis has been in the motorcycle industry for more than … Continue Reading
If speed is what you’re interested in, the Bonneville Salt Flats separates those that talk the talk from those that walk the walk. When it comes down to it, this dry salt lakebed — located in Utah adjacent to the Nevada border, in the sleepy little town of Wendover — is the destination of every gearhead worth his salt (I know, bad pun). Miles and miles of the flattest surface you can imagine — so brilliantly white, you think you’re on another planet. People have been coming here since 1912 with one goal in mind: to go as fast as they can. The land speed record was set here for … Continue Reading