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Why Arai?

Posted on: November 26th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

Here at Road Rider, we are asked time and time again, “What’s so special about an Arai?” If you ask us, we’ll tell you the Arai difference has as much to do with things you can see and feel as with things you can’t. We’ll tell you about Arai’s one-of-a-kind fit and feel; that you’ll [...]

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RAM Mounts For All! Even Sportbikes

Posted on: October 15th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

The RAM Mount Fork Stem Base Mount (product # RAM-B-342U) is the coolest mounting device we’ve seen since the first cup holder found it’s way onto a set of handlebars. If you’ve got clip-on bars, this is the product you and your smartphone, GPS, and GoPro have been waiting for. Installation is a breeze, the fit [...]

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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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Put Your Stuff in a Sissy Bar Bag

Posted on: June 21st, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

Pack up your gear and hit the road with any of these roomy sissy bar bags. You won’t have to worry about stuffing your gear into a cramped duffle bag or not having enough storage space for an overnighter. These cruiser sissy bar bags by Saddlemen, Kuryakyn, T-Bags, and The Leatherworks are all roomy, packed [...]

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See Me Now? The Hi-Viz Difference

Posted on: June 6th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

Whether you’ve chosen to take the hi-viz road or not, it’s important to know that when you make an effort to be more visible on the road, you are actively reducing the likelihood that you will be involved in an accident. Two major motorcycle accident studies, the Hurt Report and the MAIDS Report, have made [...]

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Bright Lighting Ideas For Visibility and Style

Posted on: June 6th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

Light Your Way To Greater Visibility With These Accessories Lunasee ASL1000 Lunasee works like super-powered glow-in-the-dark rim tape that is L.E.D. illuminated and visible from hundreds of feet away. Lunasee will make sure you get noticed on the road, and give your bike active lighting that isn’t dependent on being seen at a certain angle [...]

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Correct Tire Pressure Is Vital to the Life of Your Tires

Posted on: May 17th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

Last night Mr. Ron Bowen, of Metzeler and Pirelli tires, was in the store to present the Technology of Tire Traction seminar. About forty of Road Rider’s customers attended, and the hottest topic of the night was tire pressure. The subject is widely neglected, but it is one that is of paramount importance to your [...]

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If you don’t know Forcefield, you should

Posted on: March 29th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

You may have noticed our selection of body armor has grown in recent weeks, and that’s thanks to some new additions from Forcefield Body Armour. We take gearing up for the ride seriously and so does Forcefield. Protective armor should be as comfortable and flexible for the rider as it can be. Forcefield’s research and [...]

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Air Filters? We’ve Got ‘Em

Posted on: March 25th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

We just added a huge selection of sportbike, touring and cruiser air filters by the world’s trusted replacement filter brand, Hiflofiltro. If you’ve got a Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki, Ducati, BMW, or Kawasaki, chances are we’ll have the air filter that’s right for your bike in stock right now. While you’re at it, we also have [...]

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For Every Mobile Device…

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

…There’s a Pair of Touchscreen Gloves If you’re exploring the back roads of Santa Cruz County, looking for new routes, new vistas, and that perfectly banked corner, it can spoil some of the fun when you have to remove your gloves to access your smartphone maps or change your music. It might help to know that at [...]

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