J&P Cycles Daytona Beach Bike Week Update Part 2

March 11, 2016 | By: Kaitlyn Beecroft

As the week rolls on, the temperatures have risen and the crowds have thickened. The final hoorah of Daytona Bike Week is about to commence with the final weekend upon us. The 75th anniversary has brought crowds larger than ever to the shores of Daytona Beach and we are excited to bring you this update on all things Bike Week from Main Street madness to Destination Daytona!

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Bikers prowl the streets of Daytona but none more than Main Street. As the sun creeps silently away into the night, bikers ditch the shores and the speedway for the Main Street mayhem. Main Street on it’s own could be a bike show … Continue Reading

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J&P Cycles Daytona Beach Bike Week Update Part 1

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March 8, 2016 | By: Kaitlyn Beecroft

Bikers from across the nation have flooded the streets of Daytona to kick off the first weekend of Bike Week 2016. The sun is shining and the warmth of spring is diminishing all winter woes. No matter where you go in Daytona the song of screaming engines and barking exhausts fills the streets as riders blast all around town enjoying the event of the year. This year marks the 75th anniversary of Daytona Beach Bike Week and that means it will be bigger than ever so we are excited to bring you updates as the week rolls on!

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Daytona International Speedway is the place to be for riders of all … Continue Reading

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75th Daytona Beach Bike Week Events

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March 3, 2016 | By: Kaitlyn Beecroft

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The alluring white sandy shore of Daytona Beach is calling all riders to kick off spring with the Daytona Beach Bike Week. So top off your fuel because it’s time to hit the road! This year is the 75th anniversary of Daytona Bike Week with a full slate of racing, bike shows, concerts, and Main Street mayhem.

For years, J&P Cycles has made it a tradition to take the trip down to Daytona to celebrate the coming of bike season and we are ready to get some sand between our spokes. Once again, J&P Cycles will be available to you at both the Destination Daytona J&P Cycles Superstore and … Continue Reading

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The Biker Guide: Road Trip Rules to Live By

March 3, 2016 | By: Kaitlyn Beecroft

Spring is finally here, the sun is peeking through the clouds as the temperature begins to rise melting away the frigid remains of winter. It’s time to bask in the freedom of the open road. Take flight from the plush comfortable place you call home and instead make home wherever you lie your head.

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No matter how far you venture or how long you will be gone make the most of your journey with these guidelines.

Pick your ideal route.

“There are roads and there are motorcycle roads”

Each rider will have their own unique perspective of the road they travel. From your experience find the route that is right … Continue Reading

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2016 J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder U.S. Championship

February 29, 2016 | By: J&P Cycles

Jeff Najar, J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Producer

The J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show is the leading traveling motorcycle builder competition in the U.S. featuring the largest tour wide offering of cash and prizes and attracting nearly 400 custom motorcycles from coast-to-coast. It’s the custom show inside the Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows® awarding over $100,000 in cash and product prizes during the 2016 IMS Tour.

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The 2016 U.S. Championship Round featured a total cash and prize package of more than $51,000 and drew the largest crowd in the series at Chicago IMS on Valentine’s Day. Builders from New York, Florida, NorCal and the Midwest all made their way through … Continue Reading

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The Biker Guide: Windshields

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February 25, 2016 | By: Kaitlyn Beecroft

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There is a windshield for riders of all calibers. Whether your bike has half a million miles and you live on the open road or commute daily in the city there is a windshield for you. While not all riders utilize a windshield they can help you stay comfortable and decrease fatigue. If you’re in the market for a new windshield or want to learn more about proper windshield care you are in the right place!

So first we will go over the benefits of a windshield.

Protection from the wind and elements. They say freedom comes with a price and that freedom of hair in the wind comes with … Continue Reading

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2016 J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Update: Phoenix AZ

February 23, 2016 | By: J&P Cycles

Jeff Najar, J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Producer


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It was a blustery 82 degrees in Phoenix, AZ as the J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show Circus rolled into University of Phoenix Stadium as part of the Progressive International Motorcycle Show. Phoenix was the final stop in the 10 stop series and showcased one of the most diverse selections of custom sleds including Ducati, Vincent, BMW, trikes, Harley-Davidson baggers, scramblers, choppers and bobbers.

At each show Jeff Holt of HOT BIKE selects his two favorite bikes and in Phoenix he selected the FreeStyle winners with Lupe Aguayo’s 2014 Road King receiving the HOT BIKE Editor’s Choice award and Ryan Gore’s 1977 … Continue Reading

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Will Consumers Embrace the Resurrection of Indian Motorcycles or Run Hog Wild with Harley-Davidson?

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February 22, 2016 | By: Kaitlyn Beecroft

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There was a time when Harley-Davidson ruled the big bike market.

A few years ago if you wanted to buy a Harley, you got in line and used bikes sold for as much, and even at times more, than their original price. Production couldn’t keep up with the demand and the die-hard hog riders would line up at the dealer to sign up on a waiting list that would go for months.

Not a bad problem for Harley-Davidson to have.

It seemed like Harley-Davidson would rule forever as the popularity of the Harley legacy went through the roof and the company stepped up with a match in production pumping out … Continue Reading

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Wandering Sparrow’s Trip Through Baja – Part 2

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February 19, 2016 | By: Joe Sparrow

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Planning and research when heading into Mexico by motorcycle would probably be the first thing most people would do, but for some reason I like to just jump in head first with a loose plan and let the chips fall where they may. I had no phone service and didn’t even buy a map until I got to the Border at Tijuana.

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A Facebook friend of a friend said that we could stay at his place in Los Barriles for free and stay as long as we wanted. It’s about 70 miles north of Cabo San Lucas and should take us about 4 days to get there. 17 days later … Continue Reading

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The Biker Guide: Cable Kits and Hydraulic Lines

February 17, 2016 | By: Kaitlyn Beecroft

Do you want to buy a new cable kit? In the market for new brake lines? There are a lot of options out there for you. Luckily you’re in the right place whether you’re a total beginner or a veteran motorcyclist we are here to answer all your questions. We will go over everything from why people even buy new cables and lines to what the steel braided cables actually do performance and protection wise.

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The stock cables may be just a few feet too short, just maybe.

Why do motorcyclists buy new cables and hydraulic lines?

Well there are many reasons why depending on the situation. Some buy them … Continue Reading

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