Feld Motor Sports announced today that G&M Food Mart in Southern California and Rebel Oil along with Smith’s Food and Drug Store in Las Vegas are offering fans a $20-off coupon for tickets to the Rockstar Energy Drink U.S. Open at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena October 9-11.
Fans that purchase any 16oz flavor of Rockstar Energy Drink at participating G&M in Southern California and Rebel Oil and Smith’s Food and Drug Store in Las Vegas will receive a $20-off coupon for a ticket to the Rockstar Energy Drink U.S. Open.
Destination: Keystone, Colorado
Sarah Schilke chronicles her experience motocycle riding to and attending the AMA Women & Motorcycling Conference. Her motorcycle journey takes her from Southern California through Nevada and Utah to the beautiful Keystone resort in Colorado. This is the 4th Women and Motorcycling Conference hosted by the AMA and Sarah participates as both a member of the Advisory Committee and a seminar speaker. Come along with Sarah on her daily updates and enjoy the motorcycle ride.
Southern California motorcyclists take note. The word on the street is that Alpinestars will be holding a 1st Annual “Back to School” parking lot sale on Saturday, August 15th. So if you live in Southern California, and are in the market for some new motorcycle apparel, we understand there will be some great items included in the sale.
The Luxury of Time
I blame it on the spaghetti Bolognese, or maybe the three glasses of Spanish Rioja I savored while fidgeting with it on my plate. It is not that we didn’t enjoy our lives; we had great jobs, friends, and a multitude of fun things to do every weekend in sunny Southern California. But something was missing. I really could not put my finger on it, but I just felt that our existence was too easy. Too planned. Too, dare I say, normal.
Saddlemen takes pride in announcing our sponsorship of the "Hawg Heaven" motorcycle display at the upcoming Orange County Fair in Southern California- giving builders a chance to show off their work to huge numbers of fair attendees. The display will run from July 22nd through August 9th at the fairgrounds in Costa Mesa, nearby the speedway.
Bullet Proof 883 Iron and More
The Motorcycle Radio Network heads west to Southern California where Ultimate MotorCycling takes us on a more sedate cruise down city streets and highways with a Real Time Road Test on Harley-Davidson’s new Iron 883 Sportster. In case you haven’t noticed, Harley-Davidson’s Sportster lineup has taken its wonderful new school rubber-mount chassis and sent it off to old school finishing class. Harley’s new Iron 883 joins the Nightster and XR1200 Sportsters in giving a retro dose of style to today’s lineup.
Alpinestars ATL Leather Jacket
When I put the Alpinestars ATL relaxed fit leather motorcycle jacket on, I felt like a pit bull–stocky and solid. The 1.2-1.4mm thick, full-grain leather made its presence felt with its bulk and stiffness. I certainly felt I would be in good hands, so to speak, in the unfortunate event I’d find myself sliding across the pavement.
Piaggio Group Americas, importer and distributor of Aprilia, Moto Guzzi, Piaggio and Vespa brands, announces the opening of its new national Technical Center in Costa Mesa, CA. The 12,000 square foot facility houses the company’s product testing and technical training operations, including factory product training and classroom instruction for service technicians from all U.S. and Canadian dealerships, as well as Latin American importers. Piaggio, which had all-time record-setting U.S.
New Training Facility.
TCX Boots, premium on- and off-road motorcycle footwear imported from Italy by Helmet House, is sponsoring MotoVentures, a premier dirt-oriented touring, adventure, and training company based in Southern California.
Living in Los Angeles has its definitive advantages for a motorcyclist. With the help of the beautiful Southern California climate, motorcyclists can enjoy the freedom of being able to ride almost year-round, which serves as a reason to get outside and search for a way to explore our own senses of adventure. Requiring only a short ride, Los Angeles offers many things to do, from hanging around the snowy slopes of Big Bear Lake in the winter, to swimming at one of Malibu’s beaches in the summer.