The Wandering Sparrow | The Old Country Store Restaurant

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April 11, 2016 | By: Joe Sparrow

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Located halfway between Natchez and Vicksburg on the “Blues Highway” (Hwy. 61) just minutes from the Natchez Trace.

Travel by motorcycle brings a whole new level to finding gastronomical fulfillment. The highway interstate system is great for getting from here to there quickly but just doesn’t always cut it when it comes to good eats. Sometimes I’ll get on the CB radio and ask the truckers where the best road food is with good results but they usually only know where the restaurants are that they can park their big rigs.

 The quality of "Road Food" is directly proportionate to the amount of time required to get from point A to point B.


The quality of “Road Food” is directly proportionate to the amount of time required to get from point A

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Join the Rekluse Revolution

April 8, 2016 | By: Kaitlyn Beecroft

The centrifugal clutch system from Rekluse is unlike anything you’ve experienced before. Imagine how easy it is to cruise on the open highway, now imagine cruising through the steep inclines and crowded streets of Sturgis with the same ease, just shift, twist, and go.

Rekluse offers Harley-Davidson clutch components that are precision engineered and crafted from high quality billet aluminum providing the best in performance and durability. Compared to stock, the components of a Rekluse clutch are stronger, lighter, longer-lasting, and run at a cooler operating temperature. But what makes Rekluse stand out from the rest is their innovative centrifugally driven clutch featuring anti-stall technology. So whether you’re into the … Continue Reading

Our Favorite Harley-Davidson Touring Slip-On Mufflers

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April 7, 2016 | By: Kaitlyn Beecroft

There is nothing like the sweet sound of the crisp bark when you twist the grip after installing a new slip-on muffler. Not only will your bike look and sound better it’ll perform better once it’s uncorked. If you want to upgrade your ride without breaking the bank a slip-on is the best bang for your buck. A slip-on muffler replaces the large and rather unsightly OEM muffler and generally doesn’t require any tuning. We are confident that you can install your own slip-on exhaust at home with a few simple tools. This will allow you to become better acquainted with your bike and it’ll help you save a few … Continue Reading

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Petitioning Dallas City Council: Establish Designated Motorcycle Parking Zones in Dallas

April 1, 2016 | By: Kaitlyn Beecroft

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Dallas is one of the largest cities in America along with San Francisco, Philadelphia, Seattle, and Boston but Dallas is missing something big these cities all utilize that reduces pollution, traffic congestion, parking congestion, and roadway wear and tear: designated motorcycle parking.  Motorcycles as a daily form of transportation are quickly gaining popularity and with Texas being the second largest motorcycle owning state you’d think this would translate to public accommodation to motorcycles. Thankfully a group in Dallas is taking action and they need your support.

The Undersigned, a group of citizens, residents, employees, consumers, and visitors of the City of Dallas, are petitioning for the creation of safe and … Continue Reading

Harley-Davidson Going All Electric In 2017

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April 1, 2016 | By: Kaitlyn Beecroft

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That’s right the iconic all American brand has made the big switch from gas powered monstrosities to all electric motorcycles. Harley-Davidson will be giving Zero Motorcycles a run for their money and they plan on doing it big. Expect to see an Electric Glide, electric big wheel bagger, and sportE coming soon.

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Oh and April fools! Thankfully Harley-Davidson will still be producing the motorcycles we all know and love, but the Live Wire is still pretty rad.

Get your Harley-Davidson parts here: J&P Cycles Parts and Accessories for Harley-Davidson

 

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The Biker Guide: Helmets

March 31, 2016 | By: Kaitlyn Beecroft

IMG_8673There is no denying the fact that wearing a helmet is safer than not wearing a helmet and now we have the statistics to prove it thanks to The National Highway Traffic Safety Association and the Motorcycle Safety Foundation which we will go into in the near future. So if you find yourself here hopefully you’ve either decided to start wearing a helmet or maybe you are looking into replacing your worn out helmet. Either way we have everything you need! There are many helmets you can choose from and making the choice can be overwhelming, but today we can help you with that daunting task.

Dissecting a Motorcycle Helmet

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J&P Cycles Event Recap: Giddy Up 2016

March 29, 2016 | By: J&P Cycles

How do you sum up a time warp?  The Giddy Up show was a true throwback to the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s from the vintage motorcycles to the look and feel of the attendees. This grassroots bike rally was born when five friends got together with the same mindset, to create the best vintage chopper show in Texas.  Giddy Up first kicked off in 2014 and from the looks it has already outgrown its current venue, River Road Ice House. Last year there were 6500 attendees, and this year I would say it might have been topping 8,500.

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We talk Indian Scout with J&P Cycles MOD Custom Champion Bill Dodge in Daytona

March 25, 2016 | By: J&P Cycles

Jeff Najar, J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Producer


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I met up with Greg “Edge” Scheuer, Producer of the Smoke Out Rally in Rockingham, NC, at his house in South Carolina and motored down to Daytona, FL for the 75th Anniversary of Daytona Bike Week.

Edge is the mad ringmaster of the chopper world and produces wild entertainment at the Smoke Out like mini bike races where you are disqualified if you don’t wear a super hero costume.

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If you are into custom Choppers and Bobbers then the place to be in Daytona Beach is at Willie’s Tropical Tattoo Chopper Show, which is sponsored by the Horse Backstreet Chopper Magazine team. Willie’s … Continue Reading

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The Biker Guide: Seats

March 24, 2016 | By: Kaitlyn Beecroft

154-090_buttwaxxUnfortunately we have all been there, we have all had monkey butt, biker’s butt, whatever you want to call it. Nothing is worse than getting off your bike after hours of riding and not even being able to sit down on those chapped buns. There is no shame in buying Motorcyclist’s Butt Waxx but your cheeks and your passenger will thank you if you replace your stock seat with something more comfortable. So where do you start?

Buying an aftermarket motorcycle seat can be intimidating, there are so many styles and such a wide range of prices. Fortunately finding the right seat isn’t as difficult as it seems, it all … Continue Reading

The Discover Channel Announces “Harley and the Davidsons” Air Date and Cast Update

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March 23, 2016 | By: Kaitlyn Beecroft

 

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The Discovery Channel has finally released an air date for the upcoming miniseries Harley and the Davidsons! This six hour miniseries about the birth of the iconic brand will more than likely be one of the most exciting shows of the year. Bikers across America have been waiting on their toes for the updates on this show, it’s not often television programs come up with something for motorcycle enthusiasts. So get your calendars out and make room for a two hour commitment over three consecutive nights starting Monday September 5th.

Official Series Cast (so far)

Daniel Coonan – William “Big Bill” Davidson

Stephen Rider – William Johnson

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