Daily Top Ten: 10 Motorcycle Shops to Go To & Gear Up

Written by Hannah M.  |  27. March 2012

With the warm weather right around the corner, anyone who has been on a motorcycle knows it’s time to gear up, get out, and ride! Long Island has always been well-known for being a great place to ride – from the scenic spots on the East End to stop at, to the many clubs, organizations, and events to participate in, and of course the many great Motorcycle Shops in both Nassau and Suffolk counties. Whether you ride a classic American V-Twin, a lightening-fast metric bike, or a sleek scooter, you’ll need the proper riding gear, parts and service before you hit the road.

1.    Ready Riders
15 East Deer Park Road, Dix Hills – (631) 262-0600
Specializing in motorcycle parts, apparel, and accessories for American and Metric motorcycles, Ready Riders has what you need to get on the road, from helmets and Red Wing Boots, to all the accessories you’ll need to get your ride running right.

2.    Gold Coast Motorsports
2070 Jericho Turnpike, New Hyde Park – (516) 352-7474
If you’re looking for a Triumph, Ducati, BMW, or Royal Enfield, you’ll need to head over to Gold Coast Motorsports. They sell and service European bikes, and are the exclusive dealer on Long Island for many European brands.

3.    Suffolk Harley-Davidson
4020 Sunrise Highway, Oakdale – (631) 244-9000
Long Island’s oldest Harley-Davidson dealership, Suffolk HD has the parts and gear for your Harley bike or trike, and a full service department for maintenance and upgrades for your hog.

4.    Big Boar Cycles
52 Engineers Drive, Hicksville - (516) 433-9004
If you have a custom American V-Twin that needs work, or your Harley is in need of performance upgrades, Big Boar Cycles can help you get your motor running right.

5.    Honda of Riverhead
1407 Pulaski Street, Riverhead – (631) 727-5510
If you’re looking to purchase or service a metric bike, head over to Honda of Riverhead – they specialize in parts and service for metric rides.

6.    Formula One Motorsports
4020 Sunrise Highway, Oakdale – (631) 244-7447
If you’re in the market for a high performance metric bike, make sure to head over to Formula 1 Motorsports – they have a full inventory of metric sport bikes and cruisers.

7.    Harley-Davidson of Nassau
2428 Sunrise Highway, Bellmore – (516) 409-9200
If you’re in Nassau County and you need parts or service for your Harley, then Harley-Davidson on Nassau is where you’ll want to go.

8.    Rosa’s Motorcycle Shop
540 New York Avenue, Huntington – (631) 424-4955
Performance upgrades for Harley-Davidsons and American V-Twins are the specialty of Rosa’s, who have been servicing bikes on Long Island for over 35 years.

9.    Hellbent Choppers
19B West Industry Court, Deer Park - (631) 692-0666
If you’re looking to upgrade the performance or look of your American V-Twin, head over to Hellbent Choppers to get your ride looking and running great.

10.    Rolling Thunder Cycles
220 Front Street, Hempstead - (516) 489-0770
Whether you’re searching for that hard-to-find part, or you have an older Harley-Davidson that needs a tune up, Rolling Thunder can provide you with the parts and service you need for your American V-Twin.


Once you're ready to ride, make sure to head over to our Events Calendar, and check out all of the best Motorcycle & Hot Rod Events coming up. If you're having a Motorcycle Ride or Event, make sure to Add it to the Calendar!

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