Start ‘Em Early, Real Grass Roots Racing

Everyone has to have someplace where they started riding motorcycles. Some do it earlier than others. For those youngins’ out West who want to try their hand at road racing the ‘Why We Ride Minimoto USA Championship Series’ will kick off it’s schedule this weekend, April 5-6 2014, at the Willow Springs Raceway in Rosamond, California.


The partnership between Minimoto USA (Minimoto USA is a racing organization that provides a place for kids to race Minimoto, MiniGP and asphalt only Supermoto machines) and Why We Ride (the #1 motorcycle film in America) will help young American road racers develop their skills and teach them to ride safely and responsibly. The Why We Ride Minimoto USA partnership will feature 10 races, including the championship, and will conclude with the presentation of the Why We Ride Championship Trophy in each youth class at Buttonwillow Raceway in Buttonwillow, California on October 26th.


Producer/Director Bryan H. Carroll: “Why We Ride has always been more than just a movie, it’s a lifestyle. Why We Ride is dedicated to inspiring, educating, and celebrating riders and their motorcycles. By partnering with Minimoto USA we plan on helping to solidify America’s road racing future by training future champions.”


For more info about Minimoto USA  go to . To see the trailer for Why We Ride:

Source and images: Why We Ride
Posted by Sam Kanish

Weld Done, Lincoln…

Inspired by the fabrication work of respected personality Jessi Combs, Lincoln Electric has released a Ready-Pak of welding accessories tailored especially for women. With a welding jacket and two pairs of gloves sized to fit without having to adapt to generic men’s sizes, it’s a progressive step towards showing the world what’s really possible when you offer everyone equal rights and opportunities…in the fab shop, at least! Learn more on Lincoln’s website HERE.

Jessi Combs' Women's Welding Gear Ready-Pak

The Lighter Side of American Made Parts

Brass Balls LED

We love American made motorcycle parts, and here’s a really trick one from the folks at Brass Balls Cycles. These LED headlights have been rigorously prototyped, developed and tested on all kinds of Brass Balls creations, and are now available for your own custom or project.

Brass Balls LED 2

The best news is that the first 25 orders will save $100! So head over to the Brass Balls Cycles website for more info HERE!

Clean Workbench, Clean Mind…

Take it from someone who once spent a whole day looking for a shifter ratchet spring: working on your own motorcycle is just easier when you’re clean an organized. While plastic bags, old coffee cans and empty egg cartons have certainly done their time, these hardware organizers from JIMS are designed specifically for our motorcycles. The right tools make a world of difference, you know…find out more on JIMS’s website, HERE.


Custom Chrome Europe Back in the Limelight

You may not have heard a lot from Custom Chrome lately, but they’re on the move. Their European branch is making bold new strides in the continental market, with a host of changes planned and underway for 2014. The new catalogue, shown here, is already out with roughly 28,000 different products for your V-twin. Plus, a new warehouse centrally located in Grolsheim, Germany is twice as big as the old one and ready to ship immediately. Find out more info on their new website HERE.

CCE Catalogue