Pins of the week

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Mindy’s first pin of the week, “I Love these bags, they look like they hold a few secrets about this road gypsy’s travels… and I have a few boots that would match perfectly”. That’s no lie, she loves her fringe boots! Her second post for the week, “Sex appeal and freedom make for a great ride”. My first post for the week, “Where ever you get these, just send me… 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: “The Next Hurricane Hannah Or Evil Knievel? I’m leaning towards Evil Knievel by the looks of those wicked boots” Either way that is one brave little guy! Her second pick: “I’m a sucker for a Custom 500, but this Design from last years 21 helmets show has my name written all over it,” a helmet the… Read More

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

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

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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Pins of the Week

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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

Follow Up: Nolan Family Benefit Ride

This past Saturday was the Nolan Family Benefit Ride which started and ended at our Smithville, MO retail location.  The day started off with a rain storm and although the temps were forecast to reach the mid 60s, it never really jumped past 40 until well after the last event rider headed home. Despite the cool dampness, there were lots of food, lots of music and a pretty good time… Read More

On Track! Heartland Park Topeka

This past weekend was the start of the 2013 Heartland Park Topeka track day season!  Despite some high winds and some, at times, frigid temperatures, over 100 riders braved the variable elements over the course of two days to test themselves against the track, learn a bit about control and have fun in the process. For more info about the HPT Track Days, check out the Track Days Facebook Page!

Event: Nolan Family Benefit Ride

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On Saturday the 27th, Motorcycle Closeouts will be the starting point for a benefit ride for the family of Mr. Danny Nolan who has been fighting cancer for over a year.  Local riders, customers, friends and more are encouraged to come out and enjoy some $2 hot dogs, $1 drinks and music.  Ride registration starts at 9AM with kickstands up and riders out an hour later.  Costs are $15 per… Read More

Heavy Thunderstorm Fails at Keeping Bikers at Home!

Cats. Dogs. Kitchen sinks. Whatever you call it, it was falling from the sky this weekend as the Kansas City metro area finally received some much needed rain.  Despite the fact that the storm of wet was being forecast days prior, some guys just couldn’t stay at home.  That’s okay though, we made sure that they got what they were in need of and then some!  

ArenaCross Comes to Kansas City!

The Amsoil Arenacross series of motocross racing is going to be local this weekend at our  multipurpose Sprint Center.  If you’re a local and plan on going to this exciting motorcycle event, be sure to look for Motorcycle Closeouts’ booth!  Come early and enter to win a set of Thor Phase motocross gear courtesy of Parts Unlimited! Stay tuned for pics of the action from this upcoming weekend!  

Snowmageddon in Kansas City: The Quick Rundown

Yesterday we were hit with over a foot of snow in an area that barely gets an inch at a time.  That,obviously, shut the entire city down. As posted on our Instagram, you can see how bad the snow piled up, and with the mayor declaring a state of emergency, UPS having to shut down locally and the roads having abandoned cars strewn everywhere…  We decided to call it and everyone… Read More

Field Trip: 2013 World of Wheels Show

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  This past weekend was the 53rd O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels show.  If you’ve never been to this Kansas City show, it is simply a gathering of motorcycles and automobiles under one roof.  But that’s generalizing by quite a bit as it’s much, much more than that.