Side by Side Comparison of Shoei’s Neotec and new Neotec II Modular Motorcycle Helmet

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Modular motorcycle helmets have risen in popularity over the years because of their functionality and protection. With the simple flip of a your hand you can raise the chin bar up and over your head to create a half helmet which makes it much easier for riders to talk to and hear each other at […]

Top 3 Motorcycles for Women

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When it comes down to riding ability and experience being equal, any motorcycle that a male can ride a female can ride and get just as much enjoyment. That’s not to say however, that there aren’t certain factors such as a lower seat height and ergonomics, which can make some motorcycle models more popular among […]

Honda Is Monkeying Around

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Feeding off the frenzy of the Grom, Honda is moving forward with releasing a 125cc Monkey into the wild—at least in Australia. Back in the 1960s many young new riders (and many older rider) got their first experience on motorized two wheels by throwing a leg over Honda’s spry little motor bike, the Z100 which […]

Top 15 Most Frequently Asked Questions about Motorcycle Helmets

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The motorcycle helmet has come a long way since its rudimentary beginnings as a simple piece of canvas covered in shellac. Over the years safety, design, and build materials have improved significantly, but even with all the advancements and being one of the most integral pieces of safety when it comes to motorcycle gear, people […]

Get to Know a ChapMoto Employee: Kyle Bradshaw

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Typically in this column we will introduce you to a Chaparral Motorsports team member and give you some insight as to how they got into motorcycles, ATVs, or UTVs. We tell you about their childhood and the kinds of motorcycles and ATVs they learned to ride on and talk about some of the vehicles they’ve […]

Product Spotlight Shoei NEOTEC II Modular Helmet

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Available for Purchase in March of 2018 will be the newly redesigned Shoei NEOTEC II Helmet. This modular motorcycle helmet is replacing the ever-popular Shoei Neotec modular helmet and is coming to market with significant advancements and upgrades to its predecessor. With this new helmet we are experiencing a similar “massive jump in technology” that […]

This & That: Suzuki Boulevard CT90

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If You Ride This: Suzuki Boulevard CT90 Classic styling in a modern package succinctly sums up Suzuki’s tour-ready cruiser model. With smooth flowing lines from front to rear accentuated by deep cut fenders with flared tips and the timeless look of a tear drop-styled gas tank, this motorcycle draws attention whether sitting on its sidestand […]

This & That: 2018 Honda Gold Wing Tour Airbag Automatic DCT

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If You Ride This: 2018 Honda Gold Wing Tour Airbag Automatic DCT 43 years after the first GL model hit the road Honda has backed up the legendary touring bike by introducing a completely refreshed model that not only sports a ton of new features, but is one of the most technologically advanced and luxurious […]

Head to Head: Motorcycle Locks–Make Sure What’s Yours, Stays Yours

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Fahgettaboudit Chain and New York Disc Lock Manufacturer: Kryptonite MSRP: $180.95 Colors: black/yellow Weight: 15.1lbs Lock type: Chain and U-bolt disc lock Length: chain 5ft, u-lock 2.12”x1.86” All it takes is a New York minute for your unsecured motorcycle to disappear, but snake this bad boy through your motorcycle frame and/or wheel and like the […]

Spring into Action: 5 Motorcycle Prep Steps Before The First Ride Of The Season

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Spring has officially sprung, at least according to the calendar, according to the weather across most of the country we’re still in the midst of a tough winter. While torrential rain and Nor’easters can put a real damper on you finally rolling your motorcycle out and getting some much needed seat time, the bright spot […]