Our 32nd Annual Open House Was a Smashing Hit – No Surprise There

No need to call Ripley’s Believe It or Not, because it was a given that J&P Cycles’ 32nd anniversary celebration and Open House would be an enormous success, drawing more than 25,000 visitors and loyal customers to the small town of Anamosa, Iowa, this past weekend. This two-day event was the largest party we’ve thrown to date, and we couldn’t be any more appreciative to our thousands of friends, fans and customers!

We had folks tell us they drove in from Canada, California, Florida, Washington State — and everywhere else — just to join in the two-wheel wonderfulness that is our open house. It was due to these multitudes … Continue Reading

Join 20,000 of Your Closest Friends This Weekend at J&P Cycles

We’ve been talking about it for months here on the blog and it’s finally here – the 32nd annual J&P Cycles Open House. Anamosa, Iowa, is the place to be this weekend as more than 20,000 motorcyclists from around the world converge on this small community for one of the biggest biking events in the Midwest.

If you’re in the area, you’ll have the opportunity to see Extreme Obstacle Rider Geoff Aaron, a 10-time AMA Trials Champion with more than 73 career National wins under his belt. The Daytona Harley Davidson Drill Team’s event is one not to be missed, and so is the ILL Conduct Continue Reading

Western Powersports Making a Big Showing at J&P’s Open House

By: Mitch Winder — Western Powersports, Inc.

Hey, J&P customers and fans! You may not recognize the Western Powersports name, and that’s OK, because we’re here to change all that. The folks at J&P have graciously entrusted me with this blog post so I can tell you about some of the cool and exciting things we’re bringing to the J&P Open House, June 25-26, 2011, in Anamosa, Iowa.

So who the heck is Western Powersports? We are a major motorcycle, ATV, snowmobile and watercraft parts and accessories distributor that supplies many of the items you purchase from J&P. And besides our many familiar brands, we’re excited to introduce some … Continue Reading

By |2015-04-14T13:23:16+00:00June 15th, 2011|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Western Powersports Making a Big Showing at J&P’s Open House

Cruise Nights, Swap Meets and an Open House Highlight J&P Cycles’ Summer

Motorcycle parts and accessories, great customer service and technical support and one-of-a-kind summer events. Add ’em all up and you’ve got an accurate description of J&P Cycles, the go-to bike parts store, capable of handling all of your needs, including summer savings and fun!

In addition to our annual Open House event on June 25 and 26 this summer, we’re again hosting the Cruise Night series one Tuesday evening a month, beginning in May and running through September. Cruise Night caters to motorcycle and car enthusiasts, and is open to the public. In its eighth season, J&P Cycles Cruise Nights take place on May 17, June 14, July 12, … Continue Reading

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Mark Your Calendars for J&P Cycles 32nd Annual Open House

As long as you’ve got your calendar off the kitchen wall, you might as well mark down June 25 and 26, because those are the dates for the 32nd annual J&P Cycles Open House. This two-day weekend event is an annual tradition for thousands of our friends and customers, and it remains popular after more than three decades because of all the activities we put on.

Take, for example, the Daytona Harley-Davidson Drill Team, the ILLConduct Motorcycle Stunt Show and Extreme Gravity Defying Entertainment. In between the action shows, we’ll have more than 80 of the top motorcycle manufacturers showcasing their latest wares on our expansive grounds. And there … Continue Reading

Our $1,000 Open House Blunder

In a classic TV episode of Cheers, the bar is losing money and, in an effort to raise some cash, the tavern hosts a raffle with an ocean cruise as the prize. When the lovable, albeit simple minded Woody draws the winner from the tumbler, he announces cheerfully, “And the winner of the Cheers all-expense trip to the Caribbean is —No. 99!” The winner jumps up in amazement as the crowd cheers, steel drums begin pounding and the celebration gets underway. Meanwhile, in the background, Sam asks his smiling bartender, “Say, Woody, when you turn this 99 upside down it kinda looks like a 66, doesn’t it.”  Woody looks … Continue Reading

Recap: 2010 J&P Cycles Open House

Something like a small city moved into Anamosa, Iowa, last weekend as we again raised the bar with the annual J&P Open House! More than 20,000 J&P customers and friends visited us Saturday and Sunday as we celebrated our 31st anniversary!

It was nonstop fun for our guests who arrived from near and far. We had customers roll down from Canada, a nice couple who drove up from Georgia, and guests from Virginia and many other distant states. So, a big “Thank you” to one and all for making our Open House such a huge success. We owe it all to you!!

This year’s entertainment provided our guests with… Continue Reading

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Nice Legs! Courtesy of Arlen Ness

Just when you think you’ve covered every square inch of your bagger in chrome and created a piece of motorcycle art, you notice your Plain Jane front end, sticking out there like an ugly date at a high school dance. Too often, when we’re in the midst of customization with all the custom paint, billet [...]

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J&P Cycles’ Open House Presents an Opportunity to Explore Jones County

If you’ve already marked your calendar and are making plans to attend J&P Cycles’ Open House in Anamosa, Iowa, June 26-27, you’re already guaranteed two days of motorcycle madness. This event draws 22,000 visitors and doubles the population of Jones County. That’s a given. What you might want to consider now is taking some extra time — before or after the Open House — to explore this gorgeous county, situated in the rolling hills and cornfields of eastern Iowa.

Jones County is just plain gorgeous. In fact, its pristine, country setting has been the subject of a number of famous artists’ paintbrushes, including Grant Wood, whose painting, “American Gothic,” … Continue Reading

J&P Cycles’ Annual Open House Doubles the Population of Jones County Overnight

The annual J&P Cycles Open House is on for the weekend of June 26-27, and we have one word of advice for the expected 22,000 visitors — bring a camera. OK, that’s three words, but the point is, this year’s Open House includes, among other things, world-renowned motorcycle celebrities, motorcycles on a high wire, a [...]