Deep Freeze: Cold Weather Motorcycle Gear

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As portions of the United States take on round two against a polar vortex, the majority of motorcycle riders in these areas will hunker down in the comfort of their cozy abode and wait it out before throwing a leg over the saddle. Then there will be those few individuals that will come unhinged waiting […]

Operation Wheel Spin: CHP Breaks up Motorcycle Theft Ring


After a two-year investigation, the California Highway Patrol interrupted three major motorcycle theft rings in Los Angeles County resulting in 51 arrests and recovering nearly $850,000 in stolen motorcycles and motorcycle parts. The most popular stolen motorcycles were Suzuki and Yamaha sport bikes. In many instances the thieves would just lift the bikes into the […]

Donating for a Good Cause: Riders For Health

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The holiday season is a time for giving, and we all know there are a lot of ways we can volunteer our time or donate funds to help those in need or a worthy cause. There is one organization in particular that might be interesting to motorsports fans looking to give support to a program […]

Ryno Ryder: The One Wheeled Electric Motorcycle


First it was the Segway, now the electric, one-wheeled motorcycle (monocycle might be more fitting) dubbed the Ryno, is looking to become the transportation method of choice for city folk. Not to be confused with the four-wheeled, off-road bruiser, Yamaha’s UTV Rhino, this little tike emits zero emissions and is operated much like the Segway […]

One Pricey Piece of Leather: Unleash Your Inner Terminator

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If you’re an Arnold Schwarzenegger super fan or Terminator maniac you have the chance to own an iconic piece of movie memorabilia—for a small fortune. Heritage Auction (ha.com) will be auctioning off the bullet hole-ridden leather jacket Arnold wore in the film Terminator 2: Judgment Day. While not as memorable as his “I’ll be back” […]

San Bernardino Police Conducting Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation

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The San Bernardino Police Department is conducting a Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation today (November 25, 2013) in an attempt to lower death and injuries related to motorcycle riders. Officers will be looking for people operating vehicles or motorcycles while impaired, speeding, making illegal turns or committing other dangerous actions. The Operation will be focused on […]

Michelin Introduces the Pilot Road 4 Motorcycle Tire


Continuing to offer the best selection of tires at the best prices, Chaparral Motorsports will be carrying the recently introduced Michelin Pilot Road 4. A brand new tire and an improvement on the highly popular Pilot Road 3, the Road 4 will be available in three versions: Sport Touring, Trail, and GT. The new Pilot […]

Motorcycle Maniac: 2014 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Nomad

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2014 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Nomad: Retro Style Meets Modern Technology Yet another Kawasaki cruiser is making waves with its 2014 model. The brand, best known for its off-road bikes, has created a throwback touring cruiser that many fans of classic motorcycles should find appealing. The 2014 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Nomad features a blend of power, style […]

Motorcycle Maniac: 2014 Yamaha Star Raider

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2014 Yamaha Star Raider: Merging Style And Substance A few of the top cruisers on the market will have you feeling as if you’re riding a completely custom machine – without the work. The new 2014 Yamaha Star Raider looks to be just that type of ride, combining the sleek style of a custom cruiser with […]

Motorcycle Maniac: 2014 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight

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2014 Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight: A Custom Cruiser From Top To Bottom There is perhaps no manufacturer that exemplifies the world of motorcycles more than Harley-Davidson. The brand regularly introduces state-of-the-art motorcycles that hold true to history, combining retro designs with new technologies in a way not many other companies have mastered. With so many options to […]