Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative Celebrates 10 Years

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(Press Release) Powersports Industry’s Leading Access Program Tops $3.5 Million in Funding & Support Kennesaw, Ga. – January 23, 2018 – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, is proud to announce the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative (OAI), the powersports industry’s premiere program dedicated to allowing generations the means to realize their outdoor adventure, celebrates its 10-year anniversary […]

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 […]

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 […]

Chap Champs: Our Favorites from 2017

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With the first week of 2018 in the books, we decided to ask some of our employees to reflect back on 2017 and tell us about some of their favorite things from this past year. We posed several discussion points and let them take it from there. These aren’t necessarily all brand new products or […]

UTV Enthusiasts 2017 Christmas Guide: Gifts for 4-Wheel Fun

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They say with age comes the cage, we say it doesn’t matter if its two wheels, four wheels, cage or no cage, you’re never too old enjoy the outdoors with some motorsports activities. If you do have someone on your Christmas list that prefers their fun with four wheels and a roll bar this UTV […]

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 […]

New Tracer 900 and Tracer 900 GT Motorcycles Introduced by Yamaha

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Cypress, CA – November 6, 2017 – The versatile Tracer 900 Sport Touring motorcycle was introduced today by Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, and it is set to replace the company’s existing FJ-09 model for 2019. Featuring a number of updates and refinements, the new Tracer 900 will continue to offer performance, versatility and value. Adding […]

Get Lit: Low Light Motorcycle Riding Gear Buyers Guide

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We’ve reached that time of year again where we (well everybody except for those in Arizona, Hawaii and the US territories) have to set our clocks in accordance with daylight savings. For the past eight months we’ve had the pleasure of experience one extra hour of daylight after setting our clocks forward one hour back […]

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 […]

Polaris Offers A Chance To Sing Your Way Into A Brand New RZR

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Halloween weekend is always a busy time at Glamis as it’s the first major holiday of sand season. For the past couple of years Polaris has had a big presence in the dunes during this weekend with their annual Camp RZR event. A weekend part packed with Ride ’n’ Shine contests, live music, demo rides, […]