Michelin Introduces The New Road 5 Motorcycle Tire

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PRESS RELEASE GREENVILLE, SC- November 3, 2017 (Motor Sports News Wire) Michelin has announced the Michelin Road 5 tire, its newest motorcycle tire, designed specifically for sport touring motorcycles with patented technologies that provide riders with enhanced grip, comfort, and stability, particularly in wet conditions. Available in January, the Michelin Road 5 incorporates patented XST Evo […]

Dunlop Expands Elite 4 Product Line

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PRESS RELEASE: Buffalo, NY: Dunlop’s popular Elite® 4 was designed to fit hundreds of touring, cruiser and standard bikes, including current and non-current machines. And now the line has been expanded to include fitments for more than 35 additional popular cruiser and touring models ever sold by Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki and Yamaha from 1984 to […]

Suzuki Announces 2018 Motorcycle Lineup

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Three decades ago Suzuki revolutionized sport bikes with the introduction of the GSX-R750. Ever since then, the GSX-R750 has remained true to its original concept and championship-winning heritage. On the road or on the track, the GSX-R750 delivers a breathtaking combination of outstanding engine performance, crisp handling, compact size and light weight. The GSX-R600 is […]

The Right Tires for the Job: Different Types of Motorcycle Tires

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Not all motorcycle tires are created equal. Sure they are all round, and unlike automotive tires, have a curved profile to make it easier for the rider to lean in and out of corners, but where one motorcycle tire differs from the next is in their design and intended use. For example, you wouldn’t use […]

2017 Chaparral Motorsports Monster Parking Lot Sale Recap

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]