Pics and Reflections From TRACKER NITE 6

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

Announcing the start of the Tracker Nite yesterday evening organizer Lorin Guy said to the crowd, “Enjoy yourselves! Because this is for you, this is for motorcycling, this is for local business, and this is for local racers!” And the local motorcycling spirit was very much alive all evening, showing its finest, unified form at […]

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Marquez Takes First Place at Laguna

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

Marc Marquez took the top spot on the podium yesterday aboard his Honda at the Red Bull US Grand Prix at Laguna Seca, followed by LCR Honda’s Stefan Bradl in second place. Valentino Rossi took third place for Yamaha. Marquez’s win marks the first time a MotoGP rookie has won a championship race at Laguna. […]

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Givi of Italy Paid a Visit To Their First US Dealer

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

Visiting from Italy and checking out the Bay Area scene, Andrea and Pietro of Givi stopped by the store today. Road Rider was the FIRST Givi dealer in the United States! Dave (above, middle) is headed to Brescia, Italy, as a Givi guest this summer to celebrate their 35th anniversary. Check out some Givi Luggage and […]

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Hiring for Harley

Posted on: May 28th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

Our Harley-Davidson Department is hiring! Enjoy customizing your Harley-Davidson? Do you have experience working in a Harley shop? If so, a part-time job at our Harley counter could be a lovely match for you. To apply, visit the employment listing for the Harley-Davidson Specialist.

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The Quail Gathering 2013

Posted on: May 9th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

“We’re happy to share it with the world but honestly… we’re just happy to get to ride it.” A phrase I ran across on the Erik Buell Racing website describing their feelings towards their stunning new street machine, the 1190RS, may also capture the sentiment that carried the day at the 5th Annual Quail Lodge […]

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Norton’s Moving To Donington, and Dealerships Near You

Posted on: May 2nd, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

It was great to see so many beautiful bikes and British bike fans at the Clubman’s All-British Bike Show this time last month at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds. Seeing so many amazing vintage bikes in one place was incredible – thank you to the BSA Owner’s Club for another fantastic year. But the show […]

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Jaw-Dropping European Customs

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

Take a look at some of the incredible work custom bike builders are doing in Europe. This nickel-plated beast by German custom shop Thunderbike took home third place in the Modified Harley Class at Custom Chrome’s European Dealer Show Custom Championship last month. The Nickel Rocker is a 2011 FXCWC Rocker Softail with Harley’s stock frame […]

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Wes Ciler Tries Out COTA

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

Wes Ciler, Editorial Director of RideApart, brings readers inside the twisted mind of the newest track on the MotoGP circuit, the Circuit of the Americas, in his fantastic report, “What It’s Like to Ride COTA”. Ciler had a chance take in a lap of COTA on a Ducati 1199 Panigale R, and his piece breaks […]

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Sturgis Trademark Case Unfolds Further

Posted on: March 20th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA 2 Comments

Partying and good times abound during Bike Week, but behind the masses of bikes and the beauty of the Black Hills there is crack running right through the middle of Sturgis, South Dakota. Many of the happy visitors might be oblivious to the drama, but you can be sure the residents of Sturgis know about […]

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Elena Myers Racing Into History Again

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

Yet another reason to be proud of the place we call home, local racer Elena Myers made the history books for a second time at Daytona International Speedway yesterday, coming in ninth overall and racing to the best finish ever by a woman in the Daytona Sportbike 200. It’s only March, and already 2013 has […]

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