First Look: The New 2015 Star Bolt C-Spec

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You would never think coffee and hardware would go together…and make sense. But that’s exactly where we are at with the release of Yamaha Star Motorcycles’ new Bolt C-Spec—all the stripped-down, no-nonsense attitude many have come to love about the Bolt, but with a hot splash of café styling. With a few simple additions and […]

Let’s Ride! 2014 California Red Sticker Riding Season Opens Statewide

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Yesterday was a good day for many dirt bike enthusiasts as the remaining swath of Off Highway Vehicle Areas (OHVA) in California opened up for dirt bikes and other vehicles marked with red stickers. The red and green sticker program was established by the California Air Resources Board and the California Department of Motor Vehicles […]

Long Haul: 10 Tips for Endurance Motorcycle Riding

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What’s the longest distance you’ve ever ridden on a motorcycle in one day? Have you ever considered logging a long distance run of say more than 1,000 miles in one day? Did you know there’s a group that focuses on nothing but endurance/long-distance riding? Dubbed, the Iron Butt Association, the organization offers certificates of completion […]

Attention Gold Wing Riders: Honda GL1800 Recall

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American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2001-2010 and 2012 GL1800 and 2001-2005 GL1800A motorcycles due to issues with the brakes. The total number of Gold Wings affected by the recall is 126,000. The cause of the recall lies within the rear braking system, specifically the master cylinder. The rear brake […]

Chaparral Pro Prep Program

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Every dirt bike rider, dreams of owning a bike prepped to pro-level standards. While Chaparral Motorsports can’t help much in the way of getting your riding skills equal to that of the pros, with its new venture, Chaparral Pro Prep, we can put you in the seat of a factory-level race bike (or darn near […]