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Bagger Bling! Kuryakyn Strikes Again

Baggers are definitely the latest craze in the Harley-Davidson corner of the motorcycling world. Gone are the days of the 280 tires on 9-foot choppers (and good riddance if you ask me), but that’s another story. Nowadays everyone seems to have a big FL of some sort with all the amenities — stereos, GPS and endless communication devices. Not to mention tons of chrome dripping from these monsters. That sentiment alone has sparked many a debate on what motorcycling is or “should be.” But like it or not, the bagger era is in full swing and continues to gain momentum.

So just when you think you have maxed out the … Continue Reading

Stay Connected…eCaddy’s Electronic Device Mounting Kits for Motorcycles

I’ve been doing quite a bit of traveling these past few months, attending motorcycle trade shows, consumer events and rallies all over the country.  While traveling, I have noticed a real trend that’s starting to gain some traction.  The need for cell phone, MP3 and GPS holders seem to be at an all time high, and with most of us owning two of the three, it’s easy to see why.

Personally, while the last thing I want interrupting me as I’m ripping through a corner is a ringing cell phone, it’s just not that practical anymore to leave home without at least one of these devices.  Not only do you … Continue Reading

By |2014-03-28T14:55:18+00:00March 30th, 2010|Categories: Product Information|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Stay Connected…eCaddy’s Electronic Device Mounting Kits for Motorcycles

Enter Now to Win the 2010 National Motorcycle Museum Raffle Bike

Last week we told you about the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa, Iowa. Today we want to tell about an opportunity to support the Museum and win an S&S 93″ KN-series-flathead power Knucklehead motorcycle.  

Each year since 2002, the National Motorcycle Museum has held a raffle benefiting the Museum’s general fund. Now in its 8th year, the 2010 raffle offers anyone who ponies up $5.00 per ticket the chance to win a rare customized bike.

As you can see from the photos included in today’s post, style and class is what this year’s raffle is all about. With an S&S Knucklehead style engine powering this year’s raffle bike, gone … Continue Reading

Who do you trust? Tips When Buying Motorcycle Parts and Accessories

What’s your decision-making process whenever you choose where it is that you’re going to buy something? I’m not talking just about motorcycle parts, either; think for a moment about groceries, bath towels, luggage, books, and other items. What factors go into where you make your purchases? Do you look for a store with a long-standing [...]

Upgrade Your Bike: Part 1 – Exhaust Selection

At some point in time, almost every motorcyclist comes to the realization that their stock bike is just not enough. Often, the decision to customize boils down to one thing: We all want more power!

When it comes to generating more power, one of the hardest decision to make is where to start and then when to stop. In this series of blog posts, I’m going to review exhaust, cams, and other bolt-on performance upgrades, all of which will help you make a more informed decision surrounding how to get more from your existing bike. Here, I will review the differences in exhaust based on riding style, performance, and cost.  … Continue Reading

Tech Tip: Motorcycle Windshield Installation

While it may not be one of the coolest accessories for your bike, a motorcycle windshield is something each and every one of us who owns a bike has — at one time or another — considered. Whether it be a long day traveling in rain, riding through a never ending swarm of bugs, or a wind storm that blows dirt and sand just as fast as you’re traveling on your bike, a stylish and well functioning windshield certainly has its place.

If you haven’t made the leap or are considering adding a windshield to your bike, here are several things to consider:

Height: The standard answer you will get … Continue Reading

What We Saw at Indianapolis Dealer Expo

While the V-Twin Expo in Cincinnati focused almost exclusively on the H-D market, the following weekend’s tradeshow in Indianapolis (Dealer Expo) featured a broad range of motorcycles and products leaning towards the metric world. Below are examples of some of new items on display at this year’s Dealer Expo that J&P Cycles will be carrying in the months to come.

Performance Machine had its new “Element” wheels (left below) on display during Dealer Expo, along with an unbelievable Yamaha Raider with a “yet to be released” Vance and Hines Competition Series exhaust. Without a doubt, this bike (right below) was a crowd favorite.

Cobra had a new blacked … Continue Reading

Two for Tuesday: Bell Drifter and Custom 500

Helmets are a sticky subject with the motorcycle crowd but like them or not, they can keep you from splitting your wig, So I think you should choose one that looks good and, more importantly, performs well. It doesn’t matter if you live in a state with a helmet law or just simply choose to wear one, Bell Helmets has a broad enough product line to fit your style. And with a tradition of technology and artistry dating back to the 1950s, you can count on Bell’s helmets to perform as well as they look. While Bell has an extensive helmet line, all of which are available at www.JPCycles.com, … Continue Reading

Kody Wisner’s Video Tour of S&S Cycle : Part I

S&S Cycle is one company that can be proud to say “Made in the USA.”  Located in the beautiful hills of southwest Wisconsin, S&S manufactures some of the world’s finest parts for American V-Twin motorcycles. Located just outside of Viola, in the middle of nowhere, S&S boasts one of the most impressive manufacturing facilities you will ever see. Our own Kody Wisner was recently granted a special tour of S&S’s manufacturing and R&D facilities. Here’s what Kody had to say about the experience, along with Part I of a two-part video of everything Kody got to see and experience:

When I was driving up the small lane to S&S, I

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By |2010-02-18T13:48:12+00:00February 15th, 2010|Categories: Announcements|Tags: , , , , , |13 Comments

Lights, Cameras, Action: Video Spotlights from V-Twin Expo

While cruising the isles of V-Twin Expo this past weekend in Cincinnati, our staff shot guerilla-style video of some of J&P Cycles’ vendors talking about their new parts:

Here’s Christine LePera talking about the LePera Villain seat:

Ben Kudon explains the new Metal Matrix Extreme braking system (very cool technology here). These will be available any day now from www.jpcycles.com.

Finally, here’s Steve “Ass Pad Tycoon” Peyton from AIRHAWK talking about new stuff coming down the pike from AIRHAWK.

For more vendor videos from the shows and expos we attend, visit the J&P Cycles Fan Page on Facebook.… Continue Reading