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06
Dec 18

Getting your Tyres Ready for the Road


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Motorcyclists always want to make sure that they are able to maintain their vehicles in the best condition that they possibly can, and that includes their bike’s tyres.

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23
Aug 18

What You Should Know About Motorcycle Chains


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Knowing about motorcycle chains is an important part of owning your own motorcycle. The good news is that a few basics are really all that is required to make you an expert. The great majority of both dirt and street bikes make use of a roller chain, which was invented in 1879 by Hans Renold. That the chain has remained essentially the same for well over a century is a testament to its design and practicality.

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11
Jan 18

Motorcycle Maintenance: How to Service Your Master Brake Cylinder


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While you may pay plenty of attention to the brake pads and callipers on your motorbike, it is easy to forget about the master brake cylinder. The master brake cylinder contains the brake fluid which creates the energy needed to slow and stop your bike. The cylinder contains a rubber seal which needs to be periodically inspected and replaced. Below is a guide on how to perform this task.

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05
Oct 17

Riding During the Colder Months: 3 Things to Consider


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It’s that time of year again folks. The leaves are falling from the trees, the nights are drawing in, and the temperatures are starting to fall. However, this doesn’t mean you need to put your bike away for the coming winter. By taking a few simple precautions when riding your bike, you can continue to enjoy hitting the road throughout the autumn and the winter.

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14
Sep 17

Four Adjustments You Should Make to a New Motorbike


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When you buy a new bike, you may be tempted to jump right on it and start riding. However, in order to get the most out of your machine, it is important that you properly adjust and set it up. Below is a guide to 4 things you should do so that you can have a comfortable and safe ride.

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06
Jul 17

How to Break in Your New Motorcycle


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If you have recently purchased a new motorcycle which has come straight from the manufacturer, you will probably be quite keen to hit the streets. However, it is important that you take steps to break in your new machine during the first 500 to 1000 miles on the road. Breaking in your bike can help to protect the engine, increase performance and improve your motorcycle’s fuel efficiency. Below is a guide to the actions you should take to break in a new motorcycle.

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08
Jun 17

5 Ways to Improve Your Bike’s Fuel Efficiency


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A major benefit of choosing to ride a motorcycle is the fuel economy the machine offers when compared to a car. A 250cc motorbike offers around 85 miles per gallon, which far exceeds anything a car can provide. However, have you ever considered the ways in which you can improve your machine’s fuel economy even further? Below is a guide to 5 ways you can get more miles out of a tank of fuel.

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05
Jan 17

How to Clean and Care for your Motorcycle Leathers


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Your motorcycle leathers can take a hell of a beating when you are out on the road. They get soaked in the rain, splashed with mud and covered in dead insects. Because leather is made using animal skin, it needs to be cared for properly. If you do not clean and care for your motorcycle leathers, they will start to crack and dry out. Below is a guide which will help you to keep your leathers in top condition.

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08
Dec 16

How to Repair and Restore Fogged Up Motorbike Headlights


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Over time, the headlights on your motorcycle can become yellowed and foggy. As well as making your machine look old and dirty, a foggy headlight can also present a safety hazard, as it can cut down on how bright your headlight is and reduce your nighttime visibility. Headlights can either become cloudy on the inside or the outside. Luckily, this problem can be quickly fixed. Below is a guide on how to repair a cloudy or yellowed headlight.

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03
Nov 16

How to Ride a Bike with a Broken Clutch Cable


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If the clutch cable snaps and leaves you unable to disengage the clutch, you may think you have no other option but to call a tow truck. However, it might just be possible to ride your motorcycle home. Below is a guide to getting a bike home which has a broken clutch cable.

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