January 11, 2013 | By: Merrill Bonney
Editor’s Note: J&P Cycles Iowa Showroom Sales Tech Merrill Bonney started with J&P back in May of 1999 as a phone sales representative. During that year’s Sturgis Rally, he worked in the showroom and after the event stayed there, moving onto to a sales tech. Prior to joining J&P, Merrill worked in the auto parts business for 25 years.
Merrill’s motorcycle riding journey began in 1975 and since he has owned a couple of Suzukis, an Ironhead Sportster, Shovelhead, Electra Glide and his current ride is a 1997 FLHRFI fuel-injected Road King. In his spare time, Merrill enjoys tinkering on his motorcycle (he has done most of … Continue Reading
October 16, 2012 | By: J&P Cycles
It’s that time of year again – the time of year that most of us here in cooler climates dread – time to winterize our beloved motorcycles. Here at J&P Cycles, we take the proper winterization of your motorcycle serious. So serious that each year, we put on a Winterize Your Bike workshop at our Iowa Headquarters, this year’s event will take place this Saturday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. to noon. A few spots remain and if you’re interested, register here.
If you’re not in the area and looking for some winterization tips for your motorcycle, J&P Cycles Senior Technician Scott Holton has some tips for you in … Continue Reading
January 31, 2012 | By: J&P Cycles
Here in the frozen north — and we are officially frozen now — it’s time for our annual Winter Workshop, where we here at J&P Cycles help you decide what projects you want to take on for your motorcycle and then show you how to accomplish your goals. Whether you’re a certified technician or just like to putter around in your garage, we’ve got the know-how and information you need.
From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4, (with an hour break for lunch) we will be offering an absolutely free workshop at our Iowa location only. We’ll be on hand with fistfuls of tips and information so … Continue Reading
Workshops — you just gotta love ’em. And here at J&P Cycles, knowledge is power and power is fun, and we love providing our customers with the most up-to-date information about their favorite pastime.
This time around, we’ve organized a workshop specifically targeting our Gold Wing customers. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at our headquarters, located at 13225 Circle Drive in Anamosa, Iowa. This workshop will cover general maintenance tips, including a demonstration on how to access and service your Gold Wing’s air filter, change the oil filter and oil and a demo on rear-tire removal.
We’ll outline an informational pre-ride … Continue Reading
It’s winter here in Iowa and we just received a foot or more of snow. We’re all dreaming about getting our bikes out and enjoying the open road, but that dream’s still a few months away. What to do in the meantime?
How about taking advantage of an informative, fun and free workshop? Our J&P Cycles Winter Workshop gets underway from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 19 at our headquarters outside Anamosa, Iowa.
This particular workshop is geared toward anybody who owns a motorcycle of any kind – and that’s a pretty broad brushstroke. All we ask is that you register beforehand (http://www2.jpcycles.com/WinterWorkshop) and jot … Continue Reading