Around The News – July 15 2016

Here are five things that appeared this week in the clutter of information overload that I found worthy of sharing with our readers: Urs "Grizzly" Pedraita set a new around-the-world record on a Victory motorcycle - Victory Endurance Race Team Progressive released the list of cities for the 36th Annual IMS Tour - Progressive Press [...]

By |2016-07-15T07:46:58+00:00July 15th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Around The News – July 15 2016

Saddlebag Essentials for the Road

When you are headed out on a long trip, having the right stuff in your saddlebag can mean the difference between a good time and a bad time. Being out on the road alone can be daunting and having someone to stop and “help” you can even be scary. Being properly prepared is key to [...]

By |2016-07-14T12:02:56+00:00July 14th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Saddlebag Essentials for the Road

Harley Vs. Indian

There has been a lot of discussion and speculation over the last few years about the new Indians and how they would be accepted in the market. It seems pretty evident now that the Indians are being accepted well and are here to stay, at least for a while. This brings up an interesting point. [...]

By |2016-06-09T15:01:04+00:00June 9th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|10 Comments

Republic of Texas Rally 2016

Join J&P Cycles at the 21st Annual ROT Rally in Austin, TX. The Republic of Texas Rally is the largest "turnstile" motorcycle rally in the U.S. with thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts from all over the country each year. Join the party with us and enjoy incredible motorcycles, Austin nightlife, and of course the beauty of [...]

By |2016-06-07T10:16:55+00:00June 7th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Republic of Texas Rally 2016

Tips for the Road From the Wandering Sparrow

When it comes to riding I've found that if you're not comfortable you are not happy. When you're not happy it's no fun to ride. Motorcycle manufacturers have designed bikes to be One Size Fits All and that's where the problem lies. To be comfortable on your bike you must make the three points of [...]

By |2016-06-07T10:10:35+00:00June 6th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tips for the Road From the Wandering Sparrow

Do Loud Pipes Save Lives?

The ongoing battle between motorcyclists and the activists against “noise pollution” has put motorcycle exhausts under the microscope. Every day, motorcycle riders fight to gain attention from distracted drivers. With methods like high visibility gear, upgraded horns and loud pipes, riders have been quite successful in avoiding major accidents. Today, the saying “loud pipes save [...]

By |2016-06-07T10:11:56+00:00May 23rd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|47 Comments

Join Victory Motorcycles in “The Road Home Challenge” to Support the IAVA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=woWqA6eZt4o Victory Motorcycles is challenging everyone to take "The Road Home Challenge" to support the IAVA - Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America- the largest support network for the newest generations of U.S. military veterans. You can help the IAVA and Victory reach their goal of raising at least $100,000 by donating between now and [...]

By |2016-05-20T15:17:48+00:00May 20th, 2016|Categories: News/Events Articles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Join Victory Motorcycles in “The Road Home Challenge” to Support the IAVA

Be Safe, Be Seen

On the road motorcycles are nearly invisible to drivers. This inevitable psychological phenomenon baffles many who try to understand how a driver can look directly at a motorcycle, yet pull out in front of that motorcycle without even mentally registering their presence. On top of this, the technology of today amplifies the effect, leaving drivers with [...]

By |2016-05-16T17:05:42+00:00May 16th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|6 Comments

Deer Avoidance by the Wandering Sparrow

Mom was right...... motorcycles are dangerous but her warnings went in one ear and out the other. I didn't listen at a young age because they were just too much fun and exhilarating. Now that I'm my mother's age (rest her soul) I've come to realize that the best way to handle danger is not [...]

By |2016-05-16T14:45:00+00:00May 16th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|1 Comment