How to Build a Harley-Davidson Sportster Tracker on a $2,000 Budget The reviving popularity of hooligan flat track racing has sparked enthusiasm for customizing Harley Davidson Sportsters by converting them into dual-sport trackers and scramblers. Lines continue to blur what once clearly separated motorcycles into standard classifications. Customizers want to push the limits of what [...]
Motorcycle enthusiasts love to express individual style through customization. American V-Twin motorcycles like Harley Davidsons are fun to customize, because they can take on so many different looks. Serious riders like to get highest possible performance out of their motorcycle by replacing stock parts with quality aftermarket parts. J&P Cycles has a large variety of [...]
Winterizing Your Motorcycle If you aren't one of the lucky ones who lives in a climate where you can ride year round, you will need to store your motorcycle for the winter. You want to make sure your bike will be ready for that first spring ride, so don't just park your bike for a [...]
Road Hazards to Avoid on a Motorcycle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eL0Rtvlw8X8 When you are riding on two wheels, you have to be more aware of your surroundings than if you are driving a car. There are many hazards to look out for that could cause damage to you and your bike. 1. Gravel One of the [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=561spN6mFI4 Let There Be Light I recently upgraded my Roadking with the J.W Speaker adaptive LED Headlight and LED Spot Lights. I’ve had them installed now for a few hundred miles and so far, so good. Installation was easy and the lights had a feel of quality to them. Since my bike is [...]
One of the fastest ways to add some comfort and style to your bike is to change out your handlebars. This simple job along with a few other minor changes can change the look and feel of your entire bike and it is something you can do in a couple of hours with basic tools. [...]
Everyone wants to spend as much time as possible on their ride, and summer is a prime riding season. Even in the heat, there is nothing better than taking off for roads unknown, the local watering hole, or taking a different way home on your daily commute just to spend a bit more time on [...]
Patrick shows you how to remove the outer fairing from a 2015 Harley-Davidson Road Glide. If you’re planning on doing audio, dash or gauge upgrades on your bagger, this is the first step you’ll want to take.
• 3/16” allen wrench
• t27 torx
• t25 torx
• Phillips screwdriver
Why pay someone to do something when you can do it yourself? Follow along as Patrick walks you though the basic steps you need to follow when changing the oil on your Harley. This oil change was performed on a 2012 Harley-Davidson Sportster, and would be similar on other rubber mount Sportsters from 2004 and up. Enjoy!… Continue Reading
Are your shocks set up correctly? Do you know to check? Because your sag will vary based on your riding conditions and the weight on your bike, it’s important to check your sag and reset it as needed.
In this video, J&P Cycles merchant Patrick Garvin walks you through how to check and set your motorcycle suspension sag. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to chat with one of our techs or give us a call.… Continue Reading