IRVING, Texas — July 12, 2017 — J&P Cycles, the world’s largest aftermarket motorcycle parts and accessories retailer, announced a multi-year partnership with the City of Sturgis, South Dakota to be the “Official Motorcycle Aftermarket Retailer” of the legendary Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™ held each August. This year’s Rally is Aug. 4-13, 2017.
The partnership is a perfect extension of the company’s year-round retail presence in Sturgis, featuring the J&P Cycles store on Lazelle Street. J&P’s 2017 Rally experience adds a mobile customization shop featuring Kuryakyn, Dunlop, Vance & Hines, Mustang Seats, and dozens of other leading brands.
“J&P Cycles was built on being where riders love to go,” said Zach Parham, President of MAG Retail Group and son of J&P Cycles founder John Parham. “Sturgis is always a pilgrimage for motorcycle riders, and we’re proud to have a year-round presence in the Black Hills. Being named the “Official Motorcycle Aftermarket Retailer of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally” is a testament to our commitment to the city and the half million riders visiting the granddaddy of all motorcycle rallies.”
“J&P Cycles is the first name in retail for motorcycle customizers,” said Mark Carstensen, Mayor of Sturgis. “Here in Sturgis we see riders come from all over the world to visit the J&P Cycles flagship store. They are an anchor in our community and they’ve earned the right to be the Official Motorcycle Aftermarket Retailer of the Sturgis Rally.”
The fun continues after the Rally, as well. The 2017 tour of the J&P Cycles’ pop-up motorcycle customization shop will continue at Delmarva Bike Week, Salisbury, Md., Sept. 14-17; Biketoberfest in Daytona Beach, Fla., Oct. 18-22; and the Lone Star Rally in Galveston, Texas, Nov. 2-5. Tens of thousands of riders each year visit the mobile motorcycle shop to see, try and buy new bike accessories. More information about the tour is available at www.jpcycles.com/events.
About J&P Cycles: Founded by John and Jill Parham in 1979, J&P Cycles is the world’s largest aftermarket motorcycle parts and accessories retailer. J&P Cycles operates retail locations in Anamosa, Iowa, Daytona Beach, Florida, and Sturgis, South Dakota. The company’s Rider Service Center is located in Daytona Beach, Florida. J&P Cycles supports motorcyclists with retail pop-up stores at over a dozen motorcycle rallies, races and events throughout the U.S. each year.
ANAMOSA, Iowa — February 22, 2017 — J&P Cycles’ Anamosa, Iowa location becomes the largest motorcycle aftermarket store in the world during the weekend of June 24-25, 2017, and that’s only part of the excitement.
The J&P Cycles Iowa Rally celebrates its 38th anniversary by becoming the site of Hot Bike Magazine’s National Garage Build-Off for custom motorcycles. The competition is expected to draw the nation’s top garage-built custom bikes competing for $3000 and an invitation to the annual Hot Bike Tour, where their motorcycle will go up against famous builders in the Invitational Build-Off.
Located at J&P Cycles’ original store, the free rally includes motocross stunt shows from Cowboy Kenny’s Steel Rodeo Tour, live music throughout the weekend, food, beer and opportunities to support Camp Courageous, a camp for kids and adults with disabilities.In conjunction with the rally, the National Motorcycle Museum is opening a new exhibit, Dirt Riding in America. Located near the rally in Anamosa, visitors will be among the first to experience the exhibit and will see more than 450 vintage bikes on display in the museum’s permanent collection.
The Iowa Rally is a chance for riders to get up-close and personal with reps from more than 50 companies offering motorcycling products. It’s a chance to see the newest motorcycle accessories, and ask questions to experts from companies like Vance & Hines, Kuryakyn, Dunlop, Klock Werks, Metzler, Mustang Seats, Rinehart Racing and many more. Riders can even have selected parts installed on their bikes on site.
Welcoming communities and great riding are key elements to every memorable rally and the Hawkeye State offers both. The event is only ten minutes from historic Grant Wood Scenic Byway and 45 minutes from the beautiful Great River Road along the Mississippi River. “In Anamosa, the roar of a motorcycle or two, or 30,000, is always a welcome sound,” said Dr. Deb Oldham, President of the Anamosa Chamber of Commerce.
Beautiful riding, a national bike show, more than 50 terrific vendors, a premier motorcycle museum, and the largest bike shop in the world. There is a lot to love about the 2017 J&P Cycles Iowa Rally.
Additional information about rally activities, travel, and lodging, along with a growing list of vendors, can be found on the rally page at jpcycles.com.
About J&P Cycles: Founded by John and Jill Parham in 1979, J&P Cycles is the world’s largest online aftermarket motorcycle parts and accessories retailer. J&P Cycles operates retail locations in Anamosa, Iowa, Daytona Beach, Florida, and Sturgis, South Dakota. Known for their legendary customer service and technical support, the company’s Rider Service Center is located in Daytona Beach, Florida. J&P Cycles supports motorcyclists with pop-up retail locations at over 20 motorcycle rallies, races and events throughout the U.S. each year.
Roland Sands Design is proud to bring America the “thrills and spills” of Street Bike Flat Track Racing, with the 2017 Super Hooligan National Championship Series (SHNC). We’ve selected the best events in the country to be part of the series, which aims to establish the frightening, yet rewarding craft of piloting street bikes at break-neck speeds around tracks of dirt and concrete. The riders are the stars and comprised of a unique and diverse background of every type of rider, from washed up Champions to plumbers, crusty flat trackers and roadracers as well as everyday Joes, Nine-to-Fivers, Stunt and Motocross riders, and everything in between. It’s a no-holds-barred battle to the stripe on 500 lbs. of fury. With races across the country ranging from specialty bike shows and concerts to pro American Flat Track events and beach-side racing, the diversity promises a unique experience at each event. Indian Motorcycle has generously offered up its crown jewel, the FTR750 Factory Indian Scout GNC-ready race bike as the championship prize. Dunlop Tires, Motul Oils, K&N Filters and Bell Helmets are also involved in a big way, bringing generous contingency checks to the competitors, rewarding heroic rides and top finishers. Watch Out America… this is Super Hooligan!
2017 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP – Street Bike Flat Track Race Schedule
February 12, 2017
The One Pro – Salem, OR
February 17, 2017
Mama Tried’s Flat Out Friday – Milwaukee, WI
March 25, 2017
American Flat Track Atlanta Short Track – Dixie Speedway/Woodstock, GA
April 22, 2017
Hippy Killer Hoedown – Perris, CA
Costa Mesa Speedway Super Hooligan Night – Costa Mesa, CA
July 22-23, 2017
Dirt Quake USA – Castle Rock, WA
August 9, 2017
Buffalo Chip TT- Sturgis, SD
Wheels and Waves Invitational- Cayucos, CA
October 7, 2017
American Flat Track Finals – Perris Auto Speedway/Perris, CA
October 14-15, 2017
Bolsa Chica Banzai – Bolsa Chica State Beach, CA
*Dates and events are subject to change.
CONTINGENCIES & PRIZES
- One Factory Indian FTR750 professional GNC flat track race bike will be awarded to the Super Hooligan Series Champion at final round.
*Winner must be present at final round
- Indian Motorcycle title-sponsored events include a $1,000 Winner-Takes-All bonus to winner of Super Hooligan Main Event.
- $250 (first) / $150 (second) / $100 (third) payouts for Super Hooligan Main Event.
- $1,000 Winner-Takes-All Super Hooligan Dunlop Dash for Cash event.
- $250 (first) / $150 (second) / $75 (third) payouts per Super Hooligan Main Event.
- $2,500 bonus to be awarded to Super Hooligan Series Champion at final round.
- Custom painted helmet trophy for Super Hooligan winner at each round.
- $300 Winner-Takes-All Holeshot Award for Super Hooligan Main Event.
- $300 Cleanest Hooligan race bike at each race. TBD by SHNC.
To download the official 2017 Super Hooligan National Championship poster, logos and social posts click HERE.
About Super Hooligan:
The spirit of hooligan racing comes from a simpler time, when you raced – and could ride home on – any bike you owned. With its roots in Southern California motorcycle culture, today’s flat track hooligan racing category is rapidly gaining in popularity with riders of all ages and experience levels across the nation by offering the fun of motorcycle competition in a less structured environment. Combining the craft of custom motorcycles and racing the Super Hooligan rules are loose and limit the bikes to 750CC and up twins in stock frames with dirt track tires and no front brakes.
About Roland Sands Design:
Roland Sands Design is a motorcycle, product and apparel company that has its roots in racing, custom bike building and design. Our inspiration comes from a high performance background that blends the love of two wheels with the desire to create unique products. We live the two wheeled life and our crew is a diverse collection of road racers, off-road, dirt track, super moto and custom bike builders and riders. It’s this diversity that allows us to work with the best in the industry on a wide variety of projects. Follow all bike builds, new products and the life and times of the Roland Sands Design crew at www.rolandsands.com.
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