Chaparral Motorsports Founder/Owner Dave Damron Presented with Lifetime Achievement Award


Starting out as a small Suzuki Motorcycle dealer located in Riverside, California, over the years Dave Damron has experienced much success in many different facets of the motorcycle/motorsports industry. From manufacturer to distributor, race team owner with three Supercross Championships, and founder and owner of Chaparral Motorsports, Dave has done it all and seen it […]

Motorcycle Safety Tips: How To Stay Safe When Out On The Road

Country Road

The open road can be fun and freeing, but ask any tenured biker and they will tell you how quickly a Sunday drive can become dangerous. The following motorcycle safety tips are a reminder to bikers everywhere regarding how to stay safe on the road: Gear, Gear And More Gear A rider’s first line of protection […]

Understanding Motorcycle And ATV VINs

Why Your VIN Is Important

Why Your VIN Is Important In the U.S., all cars, trucks, motorcycles, ATVs and other motor vehicles used on the road require a Vehicle Identification Number, or VIN. Your motorcycle’s VIN might not necessarily be worth memorizing, but you should certainly know where to locate the number and what each digit means. VINs are important because […]

Motorcycle Transportation Best Practices

Open Road

Motorcycle Transportation Made Easy For motorcycle riders who need to get their bike from point A to point B, there are several options to take. Some riders simply want to transport their motorcycles to a new location without riding the entire way. Others transport their bikes because they are moving to a new area or maybe […]

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Kicks Into Gear

Sturgis Harley-Davidson Riders

Touted as the nation’s largest motorcycle rally, the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally transforms Sturgis, South Dakota, from a quiet town of less than 7,000 into a jam-packed event with almost half-a-million motorcycle enthusiasts. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Sturgis rally, which is expected to draw even more people. The motorcycle rally will last until Aug. […]

5 Gadgets You’ll Want To Have On Your Motorcycle

Light Speed Rider

High-Tech Motorcycle Gadgets Transform Your Ride Technology has transformed the motorcycle world and there’s no reason why you can’t have high-tech gadgets on your ride. There are plenty of things from cameras to speaker systems that can all be easily attached to your ride without any drilling or permanent attachments needed. Even if you’re a […]

Vintage And Retro Style Motorcycle Helmets: Part II

Cruiser and helmet

The design that started the vintage motorcycle helmet aesthetic started during the World War II era, which relied on a shell helmet with large goggles. Once the motorcycle craze began in the 1960s and 1970s, the designs began to alter with the times. Nowadays, there are various types of helmets, but one design that always […]

Vintage And Retro Style Motorcycle Helmets: Part I

Vintage bikes parked under palm trees

Vintage motorcycle gear has increased in popularity due to the Internet and the accessibility to these items. Whether riders scour the Web on auction or collector sites, there’s definitely a craving for vintage gear. On the other hand, many motorcycle apparel manufacturers have noticed the trend in vintage designs and released their own versions of the […]

5 Motorcycle Rallies You Don’t Want To Miss This Summer

Sturgis Cruisers

The summer months bring a lengthy list of activities and events for motorcyclists around the nation. Some events are popular enough to bring hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists, while others are hidden gems. Each event offers different exhibits, musical acts, retailers and styles of motorcycles. There’s nearly an event for every type of rider out […]

Best Summer Leather Motorcycle Jackets

Cruiser Parked Under Sunset

With the summer heat, some riders forgo their leather jackets to stay cool while riding. However, without your leather, you’re left extremely vulnerable if you’re in an accident. Even though leather is thick and durable, there are breathable options for riders so they can stay safe and cool while riding. There’s no doubt that certain summer […]