Pins of the Week

aermacci 350 gt

As some of you may know by now, Motorcycle Closeouts has an enthusiastic team of pinners throwing love upon our Pinterest boards all the time!  In the few weeks the boards have been up, we’ve flooded them with more images of hot bikes, hot gear and hot hot than we can keep up with! So, welcome to the first Pins of the Week post on the blog! Mindy chose Hunter S… Read More

New Indian, Same Old (Astronomical) Pricing

thunder stroke

  According to a Ride Apart, the new Indian Chief V-Twin motorcycle is going to be sold this summer at a price of $19,000. Purchased by Polaris Industries, the hope is that reviving the brand will bring big new things onto the roads of America and beyond, but with the last couple of attempts at firing new life into the brand have failed, the exclusive price tag seems unfortunately familiar.… Read More

Alpinestars Vika Collection for the Fashionista


One of the first steps of ‘being the part’, is ‘looking the part’. Alpinestars devoted their time studying the top fashion houses of the world to create a sleek look for their Vika motorcycling gear. Alpinestars used beautifully soft, full-grain leather, giving it that “buttery” look and tactility. The best part about Alpinestars’ vision for this gear is that it is uniquely contoured to a woman’s body featuring generous stretch… Read More

We Are Everywhere: Pinterest!

jada pinterest

If you’ve been following us on the intertubes for a while, you know that the we work hard to be in a few different places at the same time to make sure that you are getting the motorcycling info you want, where you want it.  We are on: Facebook Twitter Google Plus Instagram YouTube And as of today, on Pinterest! We have a lot of motorcycle enthusiasts at Motorcycle Closeouts,… Read More

New Bikes: KTM 390 Duke

ktm duke 390

I used to own a KTM 690 Duke III back before I bought my Harley. Yeah, I know a Harley isn’t anything like a Duke.  The Duke was a frickin’ huge 650 something CC single-cylinder thump-monster while the Harley is a twin-cylindered thumper of a different kind.  The Harley isn’t as fun during track days.  It doesn’t wheelie as easily.  It’s not nearly as tall in the seat, but it also… Read More

Go Home Mother Nature; You’re Drunk!

olympia airglide 4 jacket

It’s hot… now raining… now it’s cold… Oh, now your phone app is saying there may be SNOW?! Seriously! It was 80+ degrees a day ago and tonight it is supposed to snow. What motorcycle gear could possibly handle all this changing weather without needing to have saddlebags full of clothing everywhere you go? Answer:  Olympia motorcycle gear! When you’re truly passionate about what you do, it shows, and you can… Read More

Spring Fever for the Ladies


  It’s the perfect temperature to be out shopping, eating lunch with the girls, and riding around town.  If you haven’t already geared up for the Spring season take a look at our Women’s Street Apparel Sale at our Smithville retail location, or under our Hot Deals tab at  I personally think we have some fantastic Women’s Motorcycle Apparel on sale to freshen up last summer’s gear.