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How to Buy a Motorcycle Helmet

Of all the personal protective equipment you will purchase to make your riding experience safer, perhaps the most important is the helmet. Whether you’re a new rider or a seasoned rider, the multitude of motorcycle helmet choices, various types of … Continue reading

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The Safety Advantage of Motorcycle Headlight Modulators

Motorcyclists are faced with an inherent danger just by the fact that they are smaller than other vehicles on the road. A high percentage of motorcycle accidents are caused by failure to yield violations, often a left turn in front … Continue reading

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How to Wash your Motorcycle

Washing your motorcycle not only helps get it looking good, but it will also provide you an opportunity to do a thorough inspection of parts and components. There are many methods to washing a motorcycle, and it seems everyone has … Continue reading

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How to Inspect, Maintain, and Replace your Motorcycle Chain

Motorcycle chains should take a high priority on your motorcycle’s inspection checklist, as they are one of the more important parts on your bike. The chain is responsible for providing power to the rear wheel, and hard accelerations or deceleration … Continue reading

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Regular Motorcycle Maintenance To-Do List

Motorcycles are a fun, economical, and reliable mode of transportation, but if their maintenance is ignored, they can become not so fun, costly, and unreliable. To ensure your motorcycle stays in top working condition, follow your motorcycle owner’s manual for … Continue reading

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How to Change Your Motorcycle’s Oil

You can always have a mechanic change your motorcycle’s oil, however, it can get really expensive, especially if you have more than one motorcycle. Learning to change your own oil is not as hard as you might think, will probably … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Tire Maintenance and Care

I’ve found myself riding down the interstate when in a flash, the rear tire flattened, my speed slowed and I had to make it across two lanes to the safety of the shoulder. This scenario can be scary for even … Continue reading

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How to Get a Motorcycle License

If you are going to be riding a motorcycle on the road, you must have a valid motorcycle endorsement on your driver’s license. A valid motorcycle endorsement is something that all fifty states and D.C. require to operate a motorcycle … Continue reading

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Tips for Buying a Used Motorcycle

Motorcycles represent freedom. There is something about sitting astride one while you race down an open road that gives you a stronger sense of life than you can ever hope to get from driving a car. The feel of the … Continue reading

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How to choose the right Motorcycle Horn – Motorcycle Horn Buyer’s Guide

Investing in a loud motorcycle horn is a great way to increase your chances of being heard in an emergency. A motorcycle horn needs to be loud enough to be heard over the constant noise of your bike’s engine, pipes, … Continue reading

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