Riding North Korea’s Baekdudaegan Mountains

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

In this short documentary video, a small band of New Zealanders thump their way across the Baekdudaegan, a coastal mountain range that runs down the length of the Korean Peninsula. Semi-retired couple Joanne and Gareth Morgan have spent the past decade travelling through all seven continents on their motorcycles. A few years ago they decided […]

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Behind the Scenes: Making A Shoei

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

This cool video takes us inside Shoei’s factories in Japan to find out how they turn quality and craftsmanship into some of the best motorcycle helmets in the world. Which Shoei is the one for you? Click below to learn more about our Shoei helmets. Shoei RF-1200 Shoei GT-Air Shoei Neotec Modular Shoei Qwest   […]

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Lane Splitting Bill Postponed For Another Year

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

The latest edition of CityBike Magazine informs us, via lanesplittingislegal.com, that lane splitting bill SB350 has been tabled for at least another year. As originally presented by Senator Jim Beall in early 2013, SB350 was seemingly¬†proposing a state law version of the CHP’s newly released, and quite reasonable, Lane Splitting Guidelines. If passed into law, […]

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Road Rider Awarded For Being First…

Posted on: November 12th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

Our buyer, Dave, just returned from a trip to the homeland of many, many of our favorite motorcycle brands: Italy. In Italy as guest of Givi, Dave, along with other international Givi dealers and distributors from countries that included New Zealand, Israel, and Latvia, helped Givi celebrate their 35th anniversary in the biz. The celebration […]

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Wishing You A Happy Veteran’s Day

Posted on: November 11th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

All of us at Road Rider would like to wish a very happy Veteran’s Day to all the men and women who have served in the armed forces, including our own vets, Arnoldo, Art, and Sam. Thank you for your service.

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Zero Police Motorcycles Join De Anza’s Fleet

Posted on: November 4th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

Keep your eyes peeled next time you’re in Downtown San Jose and you might catch a quick glimpse of a live Zero DS Police Motorcycle in action. In fact, everyday there are more areas where you’re likely to encounter a Zero Police Motorcycle – ¬†just don’t expect to hear it coming. Santa Cruz-based Zero Motorcycles […]

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Monterey Bids Farewell To MotoGP

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

Last weekend’s World Superbike championship race event at Laguna Seca was a thrilling one for everyone in attendance, but the fun was brought to an abrupt halt on Monday when Dorna Sports and Laguna Seca announced that MotoGP will not return to Monterey in 2014. It seems both sides were ready to call it quits. […]

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Photos From Best Of The Bay Dealer Day 2013

Posted on: September 22nd, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

Thanks to everyone who participated and came out to the first annual Best Of The Bay Dealer Day! The Bay Area’s awesome motorcyclists and motorcycle merchants are the reason why The Bay is the BEST place for riders. See you next year! We’d like to extend extra-special thanks to: Parts Unlimited for their great support […]

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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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Dave Meets Britton, E-Boz At Dealer Show

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

Road Rider’s buyer and Honda ST rider, Dave, just returned from a weekend dealer showcase in Janesville, Wisconsin, headquarters of Parts Unlimited. PU distributes a good deal of the country’s motorcycle parts and apparel, including brands like Alpinestars, Icon, Drag Specialties, and Thor. Dave had a chance to meet Icon riders Eric Bostrom and Jason […]

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