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 […]

CHAPRRAL MOTORSPORTS ANNOUNCES 31ST ANNUAL MONSTER PARKING LOT SALE    

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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 […]

This and That: 2017 Yamaha R6

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If you ride this: 2017 Yamaha R6 For 2017 the new Yamaha R6 has been freshly honed and sharpened to slice and dice the competition thanks to a host of upgrades. The exterior has been given a sleeker and angrier finish line stare with an R1 inspired front fairing that features recessed LED headlights. The […]

How to Survive Riding a Motorcycle in a Heat Wave

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We’re approaching mid-July, the peak of summer, and it seems the sparks from the 4th of July have lit a fire in the skies above Southern California and Western Nevada. With a potential record-setting heat wave looming over the Western end of the country it can take a lot of will power to gear up […]

Josh Grant has a Scary Over the Bars in Seattle

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In what could have been an extremely disastrous evening for Factory Kawasaki rider Josh Grant, the Team Green rider was able to leave Seattle with everything in still in tact after taking a nasty spill in his heat race. Grant was chasing Justin Bogle when he came up short in the rhythm section and went […]

Don’t Know Anything About Dirt Bikes? 10 Gift Ideas for People Who Do

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It seems to happen every year, you’re cruising through your Christmas shopping list, crossing off names as you find the perfect gift for each one, and then you get to that one person you just don’t know what to get them. You know one thing for sure, they’re really into their dirt bike and dirt […]

Buyer’s Guide: Casual Cruiser Gear for Everyday Wear

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We’ve seen it a hundred times now, the typical leather cruiser jacket with its stiff leather chassis, thick main zipper, and shiny studded buttons. It’s a classic look, one made famous by a pouting Marlon Brando and in The Wild One, but has been rehashed over and over by motorcycle jacket manufacturers for decades. Now […]

Riding Gear for the Summertime Canyon Carver

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Riding up and down your favorite stretch of mountain road can be a blast as you work on perfecting your lines, timing your braking and throttle control, and getting your body positioning just right to nail the perfect run. However, even in the summertime the mountain temperatures can get pretty warm and when you couple […]

Head to Head: MX Neck Braces

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In this head to head comparison we look at MX neck braces. Bionic Neck Support Pro Neck Brace Manufacturer: Alpinestars MSRP: $289.95 Colors: Black/white/red Sizes: Extra small/medium, large/extra large The frame of the Bionic Pro is comprised of advanced high performance fiberglass polymer resin making it 20 percent lighter than the previous version yet durable […]

Alpinestars 2016 Collection Preview

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The entire line of new or updated motorcycle gear apparel for 2016 from Alpinestars that will be available to consumers includes numerous items, which you’ll be able to see on Chaparral Motorsports website Until then, here’s some highlights from the Alpinestars 2016 collection press introduction held at the company’s U.S. headquarters. New and updated performance […]