2013 Art of the Car Concours

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This past weekend, Kansas City played host to the Art of the Car Concourse, a traveling carnival of immaculate vehicles of eras past yet remembered fondly.  The show was held on the Kansas City Art Institute (Walt Disney is an alumnus) quad and featured some very rare beasts.  I was there specifically for the motorcycles which were partitioned off in a small corner of the lot but ended up captivated… Read More

Pins of the Week

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Pinterest Pins of the Week!  Check out and follow our boards!   Mindy’s first pick: “I love this helmet! It Could be the fact that my dad is Mr. Disco himself or that this helmet would get anyone through the doors of Studio 54…. Either way it’s a gem”     Her second pick is actually a shot she took herself at the Vintage Motorcycle Show from a week ago.… Read More

How To: Clean Your Leather Tracksuit

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One question I have gotten many times since the start of track days is how to take care of your track gear, specifically your suit. Best answer is always follow your care label attached to the garment! This will always be the best practice in order to make sure that you do not ruin the item by using incorrect methods. Sometimes the labels are filled with a lot of symbols… Read More

Event: 22nd Annual HoAME Vintage Motorcycle Show

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AKA: “A Weekend In Pictures.” This past Sunday was the 22nd Annual Heart of America Motorcycle Enthusiasts’ Vintage Motorcycle Show.  It’s probably the largest niche show in the Kansas City area with crowds in the hundreds gathering around machinery from all eras for a good part of a day.

Pins of the Week

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It’s that time again where we share our Motorcycle Closeouts Pins of the Week!  It’s our effort to share the stuff we like and to prove that there are more than just pics of wedding dresses and cupcakes out there on Pinterest! First up is one of Natasha’s picks: this jet helmet by clothing manufacturer Lacoste.  ”Love this! Perfect glow and color combo.”   The other pin Natasha posted to… Read More

Perfectly Pink Helmet

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I am always on the hunt for colorful items that bring joy to my day; today I found a helmet that brought a smile to my face. Our cheerful AFX FX-43 helmet in the pink color flaunts just the right hue of pink to please any woman. I am not the type of rider that wants my helmet covered in flowers and butterflies, but I would rock this helmet! To… Read More

Race Fever

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Working in the retail store at Motorcyclecloseouts has given me the chance to get to know our customers on a different level. The best example of this comes in the form of three motocross loving middle schoolers. As much as I hate to admit it, Mason, Seth, and Dawson have swindled their way into my child-hating heart. Over the Course of one  weekend the boys pulled out the big guns; they shared with me their love for motocross and the true meaning of race fever.

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