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Dropped Motorcycle? What To Check When Embarrassment Hits
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Dropped Motorcycle? What To Check When Embarrassment Hits

Motorcycle drops happen. The embarrassment level goes up. It even skyrockets when there are people watching you.  What do you do next?  “I don’t know what to do!” “I don’t know what to do!” “I don’t know what to do!” “You can act like a motorcyclist!”  Here is a checklist with the procedure steps of what you…

How to Remove a Disc Lock: An Expert Guide Through a Panicky Situation
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How to Remove a Disc Lock: An Expert Guide Through a Panicky Situation

“Keys are for scooter boys! I’m a real motorcyclist! I don’t need NO keys!” – Said NO motorcyclist ever. Even if I wanted to sound bad-ass, that disc lock on my wheel won’t open itself up. And keys, by definition, like to get lost. A disc lock without a key, only makes your motorcycle a…

How Long Do Motorcycles Last (+ FREE Motorcycle Life Expectancy Checklist)
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How Long Do Motorcycles Last (+ FREE Motorcycle Life Expectancy Checklist)

Look, there is no straightforward answer for how long you can expect your motorcycle to last. It would be the same as asking a person: “How long should humans live?” (65 is enough for me.) And getting an answer: “Your mileage may vary!” Yes, I know, everything comes to MAINTENANCE, MAINTENANCE, MAINTENANCE. I’m so sick…

What Are Forward Controls On A Motorcycle? — 4 Pros (and 1 Big Con)
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What Are Forward Controls On A Motorcycle? — 4 Pros (and 1 Big Con)

I have to be honest now.  Before researching and writing this article, I didn’t even know what are forward controls on a motorcycle, nor did I know I had them and used them. I’m riding for 8 years straight, and I felt ashamed I didn’t know one of the BASIC motorcycle parts. Feeling the same? …

Battery Tender vs Ctek vs Noco — A Fierce Battle Between 3 Motorcycle & Car Charging Giants
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Battery Tender vs Ctek vs Noco — A Fierce Battle Between 3 Motorcycle & Car Charging Giants

With so many options out there when it comes to everything to do with motorcycles, sometimes you need a base to start with. For motorcycle and car chargers at least you can’t go past Battery Tender, Ctek, and Noco when it comes to choosing your first, or your next charger. These guys have it ALL…

Battery Maintainer vs Trickle Charger: What’s the Difference (+ Comparison Table)
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Battery Maintainer vs Trickle Charger: What’s the Difference (+ Comparison Table)

It’s a fresh, sunny morning.  You head into the garage with full gear prepared to roll out your motorcycle. Keys slide into the ignition switch, but when the “start” button is pressed, nothing happens.   Panic! A perfectly planned morning ride was ruined by cold nights, draining the battery FLAT! You immediately rush to the nearest…

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