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How to Get More Power From a 2 Stroke Engine? Methods That Deliver Results

How to Get More Power From a 2 Stroke Engine? Methods That Deliver Results

Modern street bikes don’t come with a two-stroke engine. Most bikes are four strokers that offer higher torque and more fuel efficiency. Still, there are many old-timers who miss the oomph of two-stroke engines. So, this is a question mostly related to dirt bikes. No matter the type of engine, performance is all about transforming…

Breaking in a Motorcycle Helmet: No Compromises with Fit and Comfort

Breaking in a Motorcycle Helmet: No Compromises with Fit and Comfort

You know this already… Getting the fit of your favorite motorcycle helmet right is one of the most critical aspects of helmet safety. Unless you’re using a helmet that fits right, it won’t offer you the right level of safety. That brings us to another important question- Is breaking in a motorcycle helmet necessary? The…

How Often to Change Harley Oil? + The Essential Oil Change Tips

How Often to Change Harley Oil? + The Essential Oil Change Tips

If you’re the proud owner of a popular Harley-Davidson, there are many ways to keep the performance of your bike at the high end. One of the most obvious ways is changing the oil at regular intervals. In fact, it’s not an option but something that you must do. But how often should you change…

Motorcycle Helmet Camera Laws | It’s [a little bit] complicated!

Motorcycle Helmet Camera Laws | It’s [a little bit] complicated!

In the past few years, one item that recorded an explosive rise in popularity is the action camera. (Relax, they haven’t broken the sales records of the iPhone and the iPad yet) Honestly, you can generate a ton of stunning footage by using a GoPro. No wonder many riders are affixing one to their favorite…

Harley Davidson Battery Life: Is It As Good As They Say It Is?

Harley Davidson Battery Life: Is It As Good As They Say It Is?

Perhaps the name Harley Davidson invokes the elemental fanboy urges in you. Calm down. We aren’t here to talk about motorcycles, but about Harley Davidson motorcycle batteries. Yes. The humble storage battery that generates electrical power and takes care of the starting, ignition, and also lighting in some scenarios. In short, not something that you…

Can You Use Car Coolant in a Motorcycle (+ Right Way to Cool Things Down!)
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Can You Use Car Coolant in a Motorcycle (+ Right Way to Cool Things Down!)

Plenty of newbie riders have one common question: is a motorcycle coolant the same as a car coolant? The answer isn’t so simple. The fact is, it depends. There are some major similarities between car coolants and motorcycle coolants, Even so, they may not be the same. So interchanging them without checking isn’t a good…

Why Do Dirt Bike Helmets Have Visors (+ How They Are Different From Street Helmets)
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Why Do Dirt Bike Helmets Have Visors (+ How They Are Different From Street Helmets)

We all know what helmet visors are. In fact, I can’t imagine riding out on a bright day without wearing my helmet with the tinted visor. But what about dirt bikes? And why are the visors in dirt bike helmets different? Great questions.  To find out the answer, we will start with the history of…

Indian vs Harley vs Victory: The Battle of the Triads

Indian vs Harley vs Victory: The Battle of the Triads

Let me guess… You are one of those numerous riders who find the roar of a Harley engine more thrilling than anything else in life. Without a doubt, Harley-Davidson is THE undisputed king of machismo that has dominated the North American motorcycle market for decades.  But the news is, Harley is being challenged by a…

Motorcycle Running Rich vs Lean: Symptoms & Signs (+ What to Do)

Motorcycle Running Rich vs Lean: Symptoms & Signs (+ What to Do)

The ultimate rich vs lean discussion is NOT another political or economic topic you’ll be likely to hear these days. Actually, it’s all about the air to fuel ratio (AFR) in the engine. That essentially means the right ratio of air and fuel to ensure complete combustion of the fuel. If the ratio isn’t right,…

Where to Practice Riding a Motorcycle: 6 Best Spots to Not Get Busted

Where to Practice Riding a Motorcycle: 6 Best Spots to Not Get Busted

News flash: before you appear for a motorcycle riding test, you need some SERIOUS riding practice.  And whether you prefer marathon practice sessions stretching for hours or short bursts of intense practice, you need to pick the right spot. But what’s the best place to practice riding a motorcycle before you get a license? Actually,…

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