Rain Gear Guide: Stay Dry and Ride

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We like to joke that there is no such thing as bad weather, just bad gear. Riding a motorcycle in a wet-t, a pair of soggy cotton jeans, water soaked leathers and boots full of water is not an optimal experience. With a few pieces of good gear, you can ride comfortably and dry through […]

Marvin Musquin Wins Monster Energy Cup and 1 Million Dollars

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LAS VEGAS, Nev.—The world’s best Supercross racers headed to Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium once again for the seventh running of The Monster Energy Cup to do battle for the biggest single race prize purse in the sport. The unique event boasts a hybrid Supercross/Motocross track layout and a high intensity race format of three, […]

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 […]

LEARN ABOUT THE KTM JR. SUPERCROSS CHALLENGE PROGRAM

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In its sixteen year existence, the KTM Junior Supercross Challenge (KJSC) program has showcased the talents of over 3,000 boys and girls in stadium racing venues worldwide, racing on the very same tracks as their Supercross heroes. While the KJSC highlights these talented minicycle riders from around the world, it also promotes motorcycling as a […]

AMA Announces 2017 Monster Energy Cup Entry List

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For fans of Supercross, the long eight months between the end of the season and the start of the next season can be frustrating. Thankfully there’s the Monster Energy Cup (MEC) in October to help whet their appetites and get the fans psyched for the upcoming season. This year’s  MEC event will be an interesting […]

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 […]

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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 […]