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Street Bike Tech Tips

5 Tips to Show Some Love to Your Motorcycle

Don't let anyone ever say you can't buy love. Because you most certainly can. Forget the roses or sweet fluffy treats. Grab some rubber, lubricants and other hard parts to really bring some spice back into your relationship. If people buy gift...

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Motorcycle Battery Maintenance

Maintaining the battery on your motorcycle is one of the easier checkmarks from your list of "to-dos" when it comes to keeping your ride ready to roll. Unfortunately that's also why it's so often overlooked. In good company with neglectful mot...

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25th Annual International Motorcycle & Scooter Ride to Work Day

The slogan is "Work to Ride - Ride to Work". You probably already save up your pennies for your parts, maintenance, and riding gear, so you work to ride. But do you ride to work? For the past 24 years, scooter riders and motorcyclists around the ...

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How to Read and Check Your Motorcycle or ATV VIN

The Vehicle Identification Number or VIN of your motorcycle, dirt bike or ATV is not something worth memorizing however knowing where its etched on your ride is worth the 10 seconds it takes. The VIN is 17 characters long and is more or less a c...

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How to Rebuild a Motorcycle Master Cylinder

This motorcycle master cylinder is from a 2003 Suzuki SV1000, we decided to rebuild it at the same time that we rebuilt the front brake calipers. The reason for this was excessive lever travel - the brake lever had almost ¾" of movement before it...

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Motorcycle Rain Gear - Recommendations & Comparison Guide

Riders wish to avoid it, but rain happens. In some places of the world, it falls for months at a time, and in others, it can be completely unpredictable. The reality is a motorcyclist who rides regularly will get wet, and there is no way to...

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Sportbike and Motorcycle Protective Gear Guide

It is a well known truth that riding a motorcycle is an inherently dangerous activity. The body of the rider is astride the bike and is exposed to all of the elements of nature and man. Riders need protection - This is the reason that so many m...

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Sportbike and Motorcycle Exhaust Buying Guide

Slip-Ons vs. Full System Exhausts Sportbike owners tend to upgrade a number of stock parts and the first change-out is usually with the exhaust system. This guide is designed to highlight the differences between slip-ons vs. full system exhau...

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Sportbike and Motorcycle Fuel Management Guide

Motorcycle engines are powerful yet delicate machines; optimizing your air-fuel ratio is the key to obtaining optimum performance and reliability. There are a variety of aftermarket parts and accessories that can be used to unleash the hidden pot...

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The Ultimate Sportbike and Motorcycle Drive Guide

Regular and routine maintenance of your Sportbike is a crucial aspect of motorcycle ownership. Just as you would a car, check your owner's manual for change interval information on fluids, filters and drive parts. Of course, how often and ride sty...

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