Drag Specialties Treats Dealers to a Sky High Riding Experience


November 9, 2011 | By: Jason Hayes

Each year Drag Specialties invites some of its customers to participate in a dealer bike ride, and the location of this three-day adventure is usually someplace where the word “pristine” can be used to describe it.

Take this year’s ride, for example. We met up outside of Denver, Colo., and spent the next couple of days exploring the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains. That’s right, the Continental Divide. At 11,990 feet in elevation, it’s one of the highest places in the country you can go riding.

I had the opportunity to attend this year on behalf of J&P Cycles, and I have to thank the Drag Specialties folks … Continue Reading

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Early Spring Commuting Does Have Its Drawbacks – But It’s Worth It


March 25, 2011 | By: Lowell Anderson

Climbing on my bike in the early weeks of spring is something I look forward to every year. It’s nice to get out and do some riding after a long winter of sitting around waiting for the weather to break. If you’re like me and you have a busy lifestyle, you might find yourself doing most of your two-wheel riding in your commute to and from work.

Unfortunately, the change to spring weather can bring a whole new set of problems to that morning ride. My day usually starts at 6 a.m., so when I get on the road, I find myself confronted by quite a few challenges. For one … Continue Reading

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Take a Little Comfort and Protection from Alpinestars

March 24, 2011 | By: Patrick Garvin

As this most terrible of winters in a century thankfully draws to a close, a lot of us are venturing out, getting back in the saddle and hitting the road. But temps remain a bit cool, and we’ve got the perfect apparel to make it easy to stay geared up and still be comfortable.

It’s not quite time for a t-shirt and a cool breeze, but the folks at Alpinestars offer motorcycle clothing and gear for everyone from road racers to NASCAR drivers. They walk that fine line between keeping you in good shape in the event of a “get off” and saving you from boiling in your jacket.

One … Continue Reading

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