2017 Chaparral Motorsports Monster Parking Lot Sale Recap

IMG_8122

While it may take more than a month of planning and prepping, the whirlwind that is Chaparral Motorsports’ biggest sale of the year, the annual Monster Parking Lot Sale, only lasts seven hours. Eager with anticipation for deals and huge discounts, this year attendees started lining up as early as 5am on October 7th and […]

Yamaha Motor Corp., USA: Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, Donates Generators to Red Cross

yamaha 2800 watt generator

CYPRESS, CA—(Marketwired – October 03, 2017) – Yamaha Motor Corp. USA’s, Outdoor Power Equipment Division has announced that it is donating nearly 400 generators to the Red Cross for its disaster relief efforts. Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S., is donating both its popular 2000-watt and 2800-watt invertor generator models to the Red Cross to assist in […]

Motorcycle Tire Mounting

Tire Install Tech Tips YT TN

One thing many non-motorcycle people will never understand is how riders can get excited about installing new new rubber on their motorcycles. New motorcycle tires look good, feel good and help you ride at the top of your game by providing better grip, faster stopping (shorter distance), and excellent traction in wet conditions via maximum […]

Do Motorcycle Tires Expire? A Guide to Tire Date Codes

tire1

Much like a good beer, all tires are stamped with a Born On Date at time of manufacturing.  Also like beer, tires have an expected shelf life and they both age very differently on an uncontrolled shelf versus in a temperature-controlled environment. When the new rubber you ordered from  www.ChapMoto.com tire order arrives to your […]

Yamaha Introduces New XSR700 Sport Heritage Motorcycle and XMAX Scooter

2018_yamaha_xsr700_raspberry_metallic_9

Cypress, CA – September 21, 2017 – Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, today introduced their new XSR700 Sport Heritage motorcycle and XMAX scooter, exemplifying the company’s ongoing commitment to bringing new and exciting models to market. The new XSR700 and XMAX are just part of Yamaha’s poignant 2018 model lineup announcements, which have already included the early September introduction of the […]

Yamaha Announces Activities Scheduled for This Weekend’s AIMExpo

2016-06-08_16-20-58

Cypress, CA – September 19, 2017 – Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., will display several all-new and recently introduced 2018 motorsports models at the American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) this weekend. Located at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, the AIMExpo offers a unique experience with Yamaha’s many products for motorsports enthusiasts. Yamaha’s display […]

Five Under Six: Top Five Motorcycles Under $6,000

img

Everyone loves lists right, well, except maybe for To Do lists. For the most part however, top five lists are a fun way to kill some time and start a debate. And that’s exactly what we are hoping to do here, get you talking about whether or not you agree with this list of our […]

CHAPRRAL MOTORSPORTS ANNOUNCES 31ST ANNUAL MONSTER PARKING LOT SALE    

PARKINGLOTSALE-640x320

September 13, 2017 (San Bernardino, CA) — Uggs, pumpkin spice, and Halloween mean one thing, it’s October. And if it’s October then it’s time for Chaparral Motorsports’ biggest event of the year, the annual Monster Parking Lot Sale, which will be held on Saturday October 7th. For more than 30 years this massive sale has […]

Intoxicated Rider Tries to Mount Motorcycle Backwards

drunk man motorbike

Say what you will about Big Brother surveilling you with cameras mounted all over the place in public spaces, but in Cirencester (a market area of Gloucestershire, England) CCTV might have saved the life of a motorcyclist and possibly others. Things got out of hand really quickly for the motorcycle rider seen in this still […]

6D Helmets and Dynamic Research Inc. Win $500,000 Award

6D-Head-Health-Challenge-III-Badge-FINAL-730x730

BREA, Calif. – Sept. 6, 2017 – With traumatic brain injury and concussions becoming a growing concern among amateur and professional athletes, the NFL and GE have collaborated with Under Armour and NIST and created the four-year, $60 million Head Health Initiative. Today, they announce they have awarded 6D Helmets and Dynamic Research the Head Health Challenge III’s $500,000 grand prize […]