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So Much To See… Butler and Mad Maps

Posted on: January 31st, 2014 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

We’ve got a huge selection of maps of California and the western states from Butler and Mad Maps. Both companies scout the best roads, routes, and destinations by and for motorcycle, so all you need by your side is a map and two wheels. Amazing, memorable day trips and weekend getaways await you this spring […]

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Get Down With Our Top 2 Value Helmets

Posted on: January 27th, 2014 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

The Scorpion EXO-R410 versus the HJC CL-17: who earns the top spot as our favorite value-priced helmet? We incessantly plug these two helmets because we can’t decide which is better! So we’re going to explore the similarities and differences between the two now so you can do it for us. If you own one of […]

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New Rider Gear Guide

Posted on: January 19th, 2014 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

Welcome to the world of motorcycling! If you’ve never had to shop for motorcycle gear or a helmet before – even if you have – you may find it hard to pick out what’s right for you from the overwhelming number of options available. But when you visit Road Rider, we’ll do our best to […]

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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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Heated Gear Guide

Posted on: October 7th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA 1 Comment

Don’t try to tough through yet another frigid winter on your bike. Get started off right this year with some heated gear and put an end to riding with frozen digits and a cold-blasted core. Here’s a breakdown of the basics to help you get started. When you’re ready, get down to Road Rider so […]

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Guide To Armor Upgrades

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

Replacing the stock shoulder, back, or elbow armor in your jacket is an easy way to improve your safety and comfort. Shoulder and Elbow Upgrades and Replacements Most motorcycle jackets include removable CE-certified armor in the elbows and shoulders. A ‘CE’ rating on a piece of safety equipment simply means it has been approved by […]

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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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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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