Race Fever

Seth Mason Dawson and I

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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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

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

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!  

Field Trip: 2013 World of Wheels Show

pic of kc trends girls at WoW

  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.