Archive for September, 2013

Battery Guide

Posted on: September 16th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

If your bike needs a new battery, give us a call at (408) 227-6936 or stop by to check our current inventory and make sure you get the right battery for your bike. We maintain a huge inventory of batteries and always have batteries on hand for the most common bike models, along with many, […]

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D3o T5 Replacement Armor

Posted on: September 16th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

D3o armor is made from an advanced polymer material that hardens on impact, allowing extremely thin and flexible protectors to provide impact protection that exceeds CE rating standards. Recognized by its distinctive orange color and often commonly referred to as “molecular armor”, D3o was developed to be safer, lighter, and more user-friendly than traditional CE-rated […]

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Hollister Rally Stays Put For Ten More Years

Posted on: September 16th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

In early September, the Hollister City Council signed on to host the Hollister Rally in downtown Hollister for another ten years. The new agreement is a huge show of commitment to the event, and will enable the Rally’s organizers to plan the best event possible and secure larger sponsorships, regardless of wind-changes in city politics. […]

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Alpinestars Andes Drystar Jacket

Posted on: September 13th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

The Alpinestars Andes Drystar Jacket is yet another fine product of Alpinestars’ aggressive drive to bring innovative functions and great style to touring riders and commuters, and at a price that leaves you with something left over for other fun stuff. We love the Andes Drystar Jacket, and we love the fact that is only […]

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Our Favorite Moto Books

Posted on: September 13th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

If you’ve got a plan to travel or do some garage work on your bike this fall, you’ll find all the inspiration and information you need between the pages of our motorcycle books.  With a book by your side, you’ll be able to adjust your valves, find remote ghost towns, corner like a pro, or […]

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Haynes Service Manuals

Posted on: September 10th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

Haynes Manuals are here to help you maintain and protect the life of your bike. Each Haynes Manual provides detailed explanations of all aspects of your motorcycle, including the electrical system, transmission, chassis, suspension, and motor. Step-by-step instructions on routine maintenance procedures and repairs guide you through everything from oil changes to problem-solving, so you […]

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Clymer Service Manuals

Posted on: September 10th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

Clymer Service Manuals are detailed and easy to understand guides that cover everything from nuts and bolts to troubleshooting and major repairs. With step-by-step instructions to tasks accompanied by an abundance of photographs and diagrams, Clymer Manuals enable you to perform both basic and more advanced work on your own bike. Each model-specific manual covers […]

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Metzeler Tourance Next

Posted on: September 3rd, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

Metzeler’s Tourance Next tires are a new offering for 2013 that are sure to become a go-to choice for street riders on large adventure touring bikes. The Next is a roughly 90% street/10% dirt tire – made to keep pace with riders who push the corners, and with those who occasionally push past the bounds […]

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Icon Airframe Helmet

Posted on: September 3rd, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

New Graphic: Airframe Statistic (scroll down for general Airframe helmet features and options)   Icon’s newest Airframe, the Statistic, isn’t just another graphic from Icon. When compared to all the other limited edition graphics that pour out of Icon’s Portland headquarters–sometimes funny or daring, always artistic and striking–the Statistic is a handsome homage to Icon’s […]

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A Twist Of The Wrist

Posted on: September 1st, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

A Twist Of The Wrist: The Motorcycle Road Racers Handbook By Keith Code Published by Code Break (1983) Keith Code’s original A Twist Of The Wrist instructional book is, simply put, a classic. The riding lessons Keith Code put on paper in the early 80s have never needed updating or revision; they are still as […]

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