J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show Dallas, TX Results

January 17, 2017 | By: J&P Cycles

Kyle Shorey of Speed Foundry takes Freestyle win in Dallas at
2017 J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show

Enthusiasts packed the Dallas edition of the 2017 J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show and were treated to an excellent variety of customs. On Friday night J&P Cycles hosted a reception for the builders at Rick Fairless’ Strokers Ice House. The night was capped off with a tour of the Strokers ‘compound’ by Rick himself and of course the 2 boxes of Nachos Borrachos from Roy Martin of Roy’s Toys.

Class Winners

Freestyle Class

Kyle Shorey of Speed Foundry rolled in My Pal, a 1979 Harley-Davidson FX sled. It features … Continue Reading

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Polaris Is Shutting Down Victory Motorcycles

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January 9, 2017 | By: Kaitlyn Beecroft

Victory. Defeat.

Polaris Industries Inc. announced today that it will begin shutting down the Victory Motorcycles brand.

Victory Motorcycles

After struggling to be successful while faced with the pressures of a challenging motorcycle market, Victory has admitted defeat. During the process of winding down Victory, Polaris will provide assistance to dealers to sell through existing inventories. Polaris will additionally continue to supply parts to dealers for 10 years while also continuing to provide service and warranty coverage.

“This was an incredibly difficult decision for me, my team and the Polaris Board of Directors,” said Polaris Industries Chairman and CEO Scott Wine. “Over the past 18 years, we have invested not only resources, … Continue Reading

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J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show Washington D.C. Results

January 9, 2017 | By: J&P Cycles

Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show

Last Year’s National Champion, Jeremy Cupp, takes Freestyle Win in Washington D.C.

The J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show is the nation’s largest motorcycle builder competition
series featuring more than 350 motorcycles and the talents of dozens of local builders at each of the 7
Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows® (IMS). These elite-level, custom motorcycle creations will
compete for cash and product prizes on the IMS Tour, including the Championship Round in Chicago.

The winners from the Washington D.C. show, taking place January 6 – 8, 2017, are:

Class Winners

Freestyle Class

Jeremy Cupp of LC Fabrications entered his custom Sportster called LC Speedster and came away with the
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Around The News – August 12 2016

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August 12, 2016 | By: Joe Peek

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Here are five things that appeared this week in the clutter of information overload that are worth sharing with our readers:

  1. Honda’s new NC750X motorcycle will be available with an automatic, dual-clutch transmission – reported in Global Mail from Canada
  2. Harley-Davidson continues to slide in market share, helping Polaris Industries, especially Indian MotorcyclesThe Motley Fool
  3. TT Legend Guy Martin pilots the Triumph Infor Rocket Streamliner to 274.2 mph on the Bonneville Salt Flats – Road Racing World
  4. There are dozens of motorcycle clubs across Northwest Florida, many of whom are very active in charity work. Only one club, however, can boast that its membership is made up entirely
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Around the News – August 5 2016

August 5, 2016 | By: Joe Peek

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Here are five things that appeared this week in the clutter of information overload that I found worthy of sharing with our readers:

  1. A great response to the claim “I didn’t see him” – Windsor Star
  2. On August 1, lane splitting in CA got one step closer to becoming legal – LaneSplittingIsLegal.com
  3. The Harley-Davidson plant in York Pa ranks among the top six factory tours in the US – Thestar.com
  4. The Veracka family added a sixth Harley-Davidson dealership, this one in Palm Beach, to their portfolio of dealerships from coast to coast – Powersports Business
  5. Get your Polaris Slingshot – at Costco?? – PR Web
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Around The News – July 29 2016

July 29, 2016 | By: Joe Peek

cruiser-comparison

Here are five things that appeared this week in the clutter of information overload that I found worthy of sharing with our readers:

  1. Indian Motorcycles goes high-tech for 2017 with new Infotainment feature – Fox Business
  2. Speaking of Indian, the 2017 line up looks impressive – Indian Motorcycles
  3. For a good laugh, read the top reasons for NOT wearing a helmet – Quora Answers
  4. The “autocycle” classification is now approved in 41 states – Elio Motors Legislative Update
  5. PA motorcyclists get new bill signed into law – no need to wait for traffic sensors that don’t pick up a motorcycle – Penn Live
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10 Places to Ride During Sturgis Bike Week

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July 28, 2016 | By: Joe Peek

Main street in Sturgis SD during Bike Week

Sturgis Bike Week. From custom bikes to people watching, little is left to the imagination. There are plenty of things to see and do in Sturgis during Bike Week. But the road offers so much more.

Here are the ten places you won’t want to miss out on while you’re in South Dakota.

Less Than One Hour Away

1. Deadwood SD

Deadwood is a 20 minute ride west of Sturgis on US-14 ALT. A popular destination during Bike Week, there is plenty to see and do in Deadwood. Don’t forget to visit Mount Moriah Cemetery. There you will find grave sites of many old west legends, including Wild Bill Hickok.… Continue Reading

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Around The News – July 22 2016

July 22, 2016 | By: Joe Peek

cruiser-comparison

 

Here are five things that appeared this week in the clutter of information overload that I found worthy of sharing with our readers:

  1. Polaris continues to give Harley stiff competition – they just made #2 on Industry Week’s list of Top 50 Manufacturers – Industry Week
  2. Triumph Bonneville T120 named Motorcycle of the Year by Rider Magazine – Powersports Business
  3. BMW i Ventures invested in the ride tracking and navigation app REVER (worth checking out) – CNET.com
  4. A tequila car? Ford and Jose Cuervo explore use of agave byproducts to create bioplastics – Powersports Business
  5. Yep, Joe’s Indian Chief Vintage is one of those 18,367 motorcycles under recall –
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Sturgis Bike Week 2016

July 14, 2016 | By: Joe Peek

J&P Cycles Store - Sturgis

 

The Black Hills Motorcycle Classic, more commonly known as Sturgis Bike Week, starts for the 76th year on Aug 8. An icon in the motorcycle community, Sturgis is the place to party and people watch, ride the scenic Black Hills, and pick up new parts and gear. And what better place to get those parts and accessories than at the J&P Cycles Store on Lazelle Street.

Sturgis Retail Center

From tires to seats, helmets to boots, and everything in between, you can find it at our Sturgis Retail Center. Located in the heart of downtown Sturgis at 1650 Lazelle Street, our store will be open from 9 am … Continue Reading

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Around The News – July 8

July 8, 2016 | By: Joe Peek

cruiser-comparison

 

Here are five things that appeared this week in the clutter of information overload that I found worthy of sharing with our readers:

  1. Cliff Vaughn, of iconic “Captain America” chopper from the film Easy Rider, passed away – American Iron Magazine
  2. Victory Motorcycles celebrated 18 years of success on July 4 – Victory Motorcycles
  3. Female sets new record for cross country ride – Power Sports Business
  4. Honoring the legacy of the Van Buren sisters, 100 women set out on cross country ride – Springfield MA news
  5. The NHTSA is looking at 430K Harley-Davidson motorcycles for brake failures – ABC News
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