Team Dunlop Elite Riders Ready to Rock 2018

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(Press Release) Buffalo, NY: Team Dunlop Elite alumni have invaded the top ranks of professional racing. Eli Tomac, Blake Baggett, Aaron Plessinger, Adam Cianciarulo, Joey Savatgy, Austin Forkner, RJ Hampshire—that’s the short list of champions and championship contenders who came through the Team Dunlop amateur program, and there are more to come. Many of the […]

Carey Hart Becomes Dunlop Motorcycle Tire Ambassador

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(Press Release) Buffalo, NY: Dunlop has enjoyed a long relationship with Carey Hart. A lifelong Dunlop rider, Hart has used Dunlop tires throughout his amateur and professional career. After landing the world’s first backflip in competition, Hart went on to a highly successful freestyle career, owned his own Supercross team, and is now focused on […]

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 […]

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 […]

Deciphering The Digits: Making Sense Of The Numbers You Find On Your Motorcycle

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Whether you picked up a used dirt bike on Craigslist or just rode away from the dealership on a brand new street bike, there is a lot of info about the bike you can discover just by searching the tires, frame, engine, and other components for numbers. There are numbers scattered all throughout a motorcycle; […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mees Takes Title, Makes History

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Buffalo, New York: Jared Mees made history this weekend by winning the American Flat Track Williams Grove Half Mile round, and locking up the AFT Twins championship on his Indian Motorcycle Rogers Racing Scout FTR750 with two rounds still to go. It was Mees’ ninth win of the season, and the first time in history […]

Dunlop Welcomes Racers Edge Performance to the Dunlop Family

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Buffalo, NY: Dunlop Motorcycle tires would like to welcome Racers Edge Performance to the Dunlop family. Dale Kieffer, owner of Racers Edge Performance, and his team will now be offering road race trackside sales and service of Dunlop race tires at CVMA and WERA West races, as well as servicing selected track day events in […]