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Bell MX-9 Adventure Review

An old photo of my Moto 4. Yes, there were color pictures back then, but this was for 3rd period Photography 2 I’ve been living with the Bell MX-9 Adventure for a few weeks and I’m thoroughly impressed. Not an easy feat at this point of my jaded, cynical moto-career. I’ve seen a lot of [...]

By |2019-01-13T19:23:14+00:00January 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Memphis Shades Batwing Fairing Overview

https://www.jpcycles.com/product/240-2746/memphis-shades-batwing-fairing First Look: While online looking at the details and structure of this fairing, I thought this fairing was going to be a huge waste of time and money, but I was completely wrong. Looking at it online, it seemed flimsy like it would shake and deform with any kind of wind resistance and that [...]

By |2019-01-11T16:36:10+00:00January 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ten Bikes I Would Have Traded a Kidney for In 2018

Let me start off by saying I haven’t ridden all these bikes but I have lusted after them from afar. Hence the reason for them making this list. I think we could be witnessing some of the best times in motorcycle manufacturing history. Companies venturing out and building bikes that differ from their normal practices, [...]

By |2018-12-31T11:56:33+00:00December 30th, 2018|Categories: Motorcycle Buyers Guides, Reviews, The Biker Guide, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Spring Prep in December – Be Ahead of the Game

It’s that time of year every biker hates, time to put the bike away for its long winter hibernation. Take some time now to prepare your bike for its winter sleep. Save yourself some headaches and money in the spring by following these key tips and tricks this season. Wash your bike now, pick up [...]

By |2018-12-24T10:06:45+00:00December 24th, 2018|Categories: Product Information, Tech Tips, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dixxon Flannel Craze – Is It Actually Worth It?

"I bought the J&P Cycles Dixxon Flannel during the release at the Sturgis Rally and now I am hooked on them." Could you imagine walking into a J&P Cycles retail location and instead of walking out with shiny, new motorcycle parts you find yourself walking out with a new wardrobe? I don't have to imagine [...]

By |2018-12-21T16:38:04+00:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: J&P Team Members, Product Information, Reviews, Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Does This Thing Really Work?

Believe it or not, my favorite product that wowed me in 2018 was Anti Monkey Butt Powder. Working on the events team for J&P Cycles will take you from the “dry heat” in places like Laughlin, Nevada all the way to the Daytona Beach, Florida “moist heat”. After a grueling 12 hour setup, nothing soothes my [...]

By |2018-12-20T17:29:23+00:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: Product Information, Reviews, Tech Tips, Uncategorized|Tags: , |5 Comments

Shoei RF-SR helmet review

"A wind tunnel designed full faced helmet at an affordable price. $399.99 MSRP" The Shoei RF-SR helmet is designed for upright riding, making it an excellent choice for touring and cruiser riders. The low profile, lightweight, wind tunnel design cuts through the wind with minimal buffeting and noise.  Shoei is known for building a quality [...]

By |2018-12-17T14:57:38+00:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Helmet Reviews, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Pass Down The Passion

Have you noticed at every bike rally, swap meet, bike show the crowd is getting older and older. The median age for your average motorcycle owner is 47, up from 32 in 1990, and up from 40 in 2009.  It is becoming rare to see anyone under 30 out on two wheels. Why are the [...]

By |2018-12-11T15:31:25+00:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: J&P Team Members, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Off The Beaten Path – Two Wheels in the Black Hills

When most motorcyclists hear about the Black Hills they think of the Sturgis rally, curvy roads, and great scenery of South Dakota. But there is more than just one way to enjoy the Black Hills on two wheels. Hop on an adventure touring bike or a dirt bike, get off the beaten path, and go [...]

By |2018-12-04T12:33:04+00:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Off The Beaten Path – Two Wheels in the Black Hills

Tips to not hunt deer with your motorcycle

Hitting a deer with a car sucks. On your motorcycle it really sucks. I live in Sturgis South Dakota, and when I say we have deer everywhere, I really do mean EVERYWHERE. Leaving work last night From J&P Cycles Sturgis we had six deer in our parking lot. I know that sometimes it is impossible [...]

By |2018-12-04T12:18:48+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|2 Comments