How A Clutch Works

For many of us, how the components of our motorcycle operate are somewhat of a mystery. I’m sure you know what your clutch is and what it does, but how many know and understand how it actually operates? I came across this 8 minute video that I found extremely informative. While it focuses on cars, the function and principle is the same but the design is completely different when it comes to motorcycles.   How A Clutch Works
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4 Low Cost Tip For Enhancing Your Motorbike’s Performance

So you love your bike right? I’m even willing to guess it has a pet name. No problem with that, but how much care do you give it? Yes, it’s true that some upgrades and repairs will have you digging into your wallet a bit, however those regular checkups can really save you in the long run particularly when you’re looking to do that major overhaul at the shop. With the economy making us tighten our purse strings more and more, here are a few tips that can help keep your bike happy and healthy. The best part is, they’ll barely cost you a cent! Giving it a regular ride Your bike, just like your body, needs some good exercise. Just as you need you heart, lungs, liver and other organs to function well in your old age you want your bike to hit the ten or fifteen year mark
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Top 5 Mistakes Amateur Mechanics Make

Owning a motor vehicle is not cheap. With gas prices rising and more people in difficult financial circumstances, cutting out extra costs becomes a tempting idea. One method of lowering the expenses associated with owning a vehicle is to buy some repair manuals for your vehicle and handle as much of the maintenance and repairs as possible at home. This can definitely lower expenses but it is also very easy to make expensive mistakes that may take a professional to fix. It is very important to educate yourself before embarking on any repair project. Here are 5 of the most common mistakes beginners make: 1. Rushing the Job – This is a common mistake for any field, not just mechanical repair. Jumping right into a repair without reading the directions you are following can lead to needing to start over at best or damaging parts at worst. So take it
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The Depressing Truth About Motorcycle Modifications (And How You Can Fix Them!)

So, you’ve had your motorcycle for some time now, and it’s starting to feel…well boring. Sure you still love zooming around town on your bike though you can’t help but feel like your bike is missing that extra “Oomph” you desire. Whether it’s something as simple as lowering, a few stylistic mods, or a full out performance overhaul, the temptation to mod your bike can hit hard and fast when you get the itch. However, before you go slapping on mod after mod I urge you to read this article and consider some of the points discussed. First and foremost, proper modification is not cheap! Sure you can find cheap mods for your bike but the saying, “You get what you pay for”, really is true when it comes to bikes. There is a reason OEM parts are incredibly more expensive than cheap aftermarket parts you can pick up on
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