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How to Change Motorcycle Handlebars

One of the fastest ways to add some comfort and style to your bike is to change out your handlebars. This simple job along with a few other minor changes can change the look and feel of your entire bike and it is something you can do in a couple of hours with basic tools. [...]

Ask a J&P Tech: How to Measure Motorcycle Cable and Brake Lines

Some of the most frequently asked questions we receive [through the J&P Cycles Chat Service] are about extended control lines for oversized handlebars. For example, “I would like to put a set of 20” Wild-1 Psycho Chubby Apes on my bike. What length cables and brake line do I need to order?

If there were a scientific formula to calculate the proper cable and brake line lengths for every possible combination of bars and risers, on every single model of bike, it would make ordering a bit easier. Unfortunately there isn’t, so we always recommend to customers that they mount the bars first, then take an accurate … Continue Reading

Two for Tuesday: Burly Cable Kits and Narrow Glide Ape’s, and Kuryakyn’s Curved Horizontal Side Mount License Plate Holder

Küryakyn Curved Horizontal Side Mount License Holder Today, I’m pleased to announce a new weekly feature here on the Motorcycle Parts and Accessories Blog: Two for Tuesday, a weekly post highlighting two or more of the great products you’ll find among the four J&P Cycles Catalogs or online at JPCycles.com.

This week, we’re pleased to showcase two really great products (Kuryakyn’s Curved Horizontal Side Mount License Plate Holder, and Burly Cable Kits and Narrow Glide Ape’s). First, let’s take a look at how easy it is to clean up the lines on your bike by relocating your license plate.

Let’s face it; your license plate is a necessary evil. Complicating matters is the fact that the … Continue Reading