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Motorcycle Crash Bar Installation – Tips & Tricks From The Pros

Motorcycle Crash Bar Installation – Tips & Tricks From The Pros

Motorcycle crash bars are crucial equipment if you ride off-road, and they’ve even saved a street bike or two from calamity. At the least, they can help prevent minor damage from becoming expensive parts replacements; at best, they can keep the motorcycle operable so you can get to your destination. To learn more about howRead more about Motorcycle Crash Bar Installation – Tips & Tricks From The Pros[…]

How To Prepare Your Motorcycle For Long-Term & Winter Storage

How To Prepare Your Motorcycle For Long-Term & Winter Storage

Whenever you store your motorcycle for an extended period, a little TLC up front will save you time and money when it’s time to put that bike back on the road. Lots of motorcycle shops profit every spring from owners’ failure to prep their machines for the off-season. We recommend the following steps to prepareRead more about How To Prepare Your Motorcycle For Long-Term & Winter Storage[…]

ADV Motorcycle Positioning – Tips, Tricks, & More

ADV Motorcycle Positioning – Tips, Tricks, & More

On the street, you can pretty much just sit where you are and things will be fine. Stopping, turning, and braking can all be accomplished from the saddle with very little change in your body position. Off-road, however, body positioning is the key to maintaining total control over your bike and avoiding falls. The firstRead more about ADV Motorcycle Positioning – Tips, Tricks, & More[…]

When To Oil, Clean, & Replace Your Motorcycle Chain

When To Oil, Clean, & Replace Your Motorcycle Chain

Motorcycle chains have a tendency to attract dirt. Some more than others. You should always lube/clean your chain if it looks dry or rusty, OR if it’s become a gooey oily mess. Remember, you can add too much lube, and this will just attract dirt. How To Clean Your Motorcycle Chain Use a brush andRead more about When To Oil, Clean, & Replace Your Motorcycle Chain[…]

How To Install & Remove Motorcycle Tank Grips/Pads

How To Install & Remove Motorcycle Tank Grips/Pads

As far as affordable upgrades that can really make a difference go, motorcycle tank grips/pads would have to be near the top of the list. You probably don’t need us to convince you just how much of a difference they make, but one thing to consider is how they are installed. When removing grips, warmerRead more about How To Install & Remove Motorcycle Tank Grips/Pads[…]

How To Get Your Motorcycle Out Of Storage And Ready To Ride

How To Get Your Motorcycle Out Of Storage And Ready To Ride

The Great Dust Off This time the weatherman was right. The last hard freeze/snowfall/treacherous downpour of the winter has happened. You wake up and hear birds singing. Green shoots are peeking through frost-hardened ground. It’s definitely almost time to ride. But is your bike ready? Where you go from here depends on what you didRead more about How To Get Your Motorcycle Out Of Storage And Ready To Ride[…]

How To Determine Which Wires Are Your Motorcycle’s Brake Light, Tail Light, And Turn Signal Wires

How To Determine Which Wires Are Your Motorcycle’s Brake Light, Tail Light, And Turn Signal Wires

Motorcycle wiring isn’t always a simple thing to figure out. When you’re working on your bike, it’s important to follow some basic fundamentals. See more in the video below: Understanding how your motorcycle’s tail lights are wired is important for a couple of reasons. First, if you want to add an auxiliary brake or runningRead more about How To Determine Which Wires Are Your Motorcycle’s Brake Light, Tail Light, And Turn Signal Wires[…]