Van, Choppers, And The Open Road: A Vendor’s Look At Born Free 9

We’re going to Born Free 9 Born Free is what I consider to be “The Show” for the under 45 crowd. There is so much to see over the weekend. People come from all over the world to see for themselves the best the chopper culture has to offer. When J&P Cycles became a sponsor [...]

By |2018-04-06T11:39:52+00:00July 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Van, Choppers, And The Open Road: A Vendor’s Look At Born Free 9

ROT Rally 2017

Attending ROT Rally in Austin marked two firsts for me; it was my first time attending a full-bore bonafide motorcycle rally, and my first time visiting Austin since moving to Texas in 2013. Now that it's all said and done, I'll definitely be looking forward to heading out to more rallies. With everything packed for [...]

By |2017-06-20T13:53:01+00:00June 20th, 2017|Categories: Motorcycle Rally, Rally|1 Comment

10 Places to Ride During Sturgis Bike Week

  Sturgis Bike Week. From custom bikes to live music, 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 [...]

Motorcycle Helmet Size Guide: How to Fit a Motorcycle Helmet

MOTORCYCLE HELMET SIZE GUIDE A lot of riders like to focus on the styling, functionality, construction, safety ratings and features of a helmet, but the biggest thing people tend to undervalue is the importance of helmet size and fit. Simply put, a helmet that doesn’t fit, doesn’t work. So we put together this guide to [...]

By |2018-06-04T16:13:41+00:00June 16th, 2017|Categories: Gear, Helmet Reviews|Comments Off on Motorcycle Helmet Size Guide: How to Fit a Motorcycle Helmet

Get Ready For The 2017 J&P Cycles Iowa Rally

2017 Iowa Rally Open House Rally is taking on a new name for 2017. With new and exciting things coming to Anamosa you won’t want to miss out. So book a room, grab your camping gear and get ready to rally with us! Remembering John Parham  John Parham, the founder of J&P Cycles passed away [...]

By |2017-05-24T10:37:08+00:00May 4th, 2017|Categories: Motorcycle Rally, News/Events Articles|5 Comments

The 2017 Handbuilt Motorcycle Show by Revival Cycles

J&P Cycles photo by Ryan Everett Deep in the heart of downtown Austin motorcycle builders and enthusiasts lined up down East 5th Street for the Handbuilt Motorcycle Show. This inspiring showcase featured work from builders that was truly one of a kind. The atmosphere was bubbling with creativity as young builders scoped out [...]

By |2017-05-08T15:37:35+00:00April 28th, 2017|Categories: Motorcycle Show, News/Events Articles|1 Comment

Keeping The World On 2 Wheels

  John Parham, the founder of J&P Cycles passed away on April 20, 2017, after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis.  He was 62 years old. Together with his wife Jill, John Parham turned his passion for riding into a business and created J&P Cycles in 1979 and thus helped thousands of motorcyclists worldwide enjoy [...]

By |2017-04-24T14:59:43+00:00April 21st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|224 Comments

Nelson-Rigg CTB-1000 King Roller Bag Set Review

The Lowdown Over the winter, I picked up the Nelson-Rigg CTB 1000 King Roller Bag and top bag, to replace my busted tour pack. I didn’t get to use the set much until my ride from Ft. Worth to Daytona for Bike Week, but I did check out the features while I had the bag [...]

By |2018-04-09T11:20:00+00:00April 7th, 2017|Categories: Product Information, Reviews, V-Twin|Comments Off on Nelson-Rigg CTB-1000 King Roller Bag Set Review