Category Archives: Motorcycle Maintenance

Articles on motorcycle maintenance to help keep your bike running at it’s best.

Changing Your Motorcycle Tires

So you think you’re a shade tree mechanic, and have the ability to change your motorcycle’s tires? You’re right; with the proper tools and equipment almost anyone can complete this task. The tools and equipment will be a small investment, … 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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Motorcycle Battery Care Accessories

There are few things more frustrating to a motorcyclist than getting ready for a ride only to find out that the battery is dead.  This is especially true when you are already away from home!  To help prevent this situation … Continue reading

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