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Understanding Clutch Engagement Point | Motorcycle Clutch
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Understanding Clutch Engagement Point | Motorcycle Clutch

Ask anyone to name the most mysterious component of your motorcycle. Odds are, most people will point at the clutch system. No matter how many times you engage or disengage the clutch in a day, not many riders tend to look into its working mechanism. And without knowing that, we can’t talk about adjusting the…

Motorcycle Tire Balancing Beads—Adieu Mr. Wobble (Or Not)

Motorcycle Tire Balancing Beads—Adieu Mr. Wobble (Or Not)

Take any discussion on the topic of balancing tires. Nine times out of ten, it will lead to the subject of using balance beads for motorcycle tires. Unless you just came back from being marooned on a remote island, you must have heard about balancing beads. Suffice to say, it’s a hot topic of discussion….

How To Remove Paint From Tires: 4 Easy Ways + A Bonus Tip
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How To Remove Paint From Tires: 4 Easy Ways + A Bonus Tip

So you have spray-painted your motorcycle. Great! But now you have a few paint splashes on your tires that you have to remove. Here’s another worst-case scenario. (It happened to a friend of mine) Some unsympathetic schmuck left a puddle of paint on the street and you just ran over it. Now’s a good time…

Do You Need to Balance Motorcycle Tires – Telltale Signs (+ What’s at Stake)
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Do You Need to Balance Motorcycle Tires – Telltale Signs (+ What’s at Stake)

Ever had that unusual feeling that something is vibrating and out of balance when you’re riding? (No, I am not talking about indigestion.) If so, chances are, your motorcycle wheels are out of balance. Fact: Riding a motorcycle is all about balance. And if you’re riding on wobbly wheels, you are seriously compromising the bike’s…

A 9-Step Guide to Zip Tie Motorcycle Tire Change: Time to Zip It Up!
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A 9-Step Guide to Zip Tie Motorcycle Tire Change: Time to Zip It Up!

To be honest, swapping out motorcycle tires isn’t an easy task for newbies.  No matter how easy it seems when veterans do it in YouTube videos, it involves a lot of sweat and can even draw some accidental blood. (If you manage to damage the shiny rotor in your new bike, tears may come too.)…

Squared Off Motorcycle Tires: What Are the Causes? (+ Safety Factor)
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Squared Off Motorcycle Tires: What Are the Causes? (+ Safety Factor)

What’s the longest time your motorcycle’s rear tire has lasted? I ran one of mine through 16,000 miles before the treads were toast. And that’s when I faced issues with the squared off motorcycle tires. If you haven’t been through this already, know that you will at one point or another. So, why do motorcycle…

Bleeding Motorcycle ABS Brakes – All You Need to Know From A to Z
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Bleeding Motorcycle ABS Brakes – All You Need to Know From A to Z

So you’re looking to DIY bleed your motorcycle ABS brakes? Here’s what you need: Seems easy enough, right? So how different is bleeding ABS brakes compared to other non-ABS motorcycle brakes? Are there any hidden risks that you’re not aware of?  Read below to also learn about the tell-tale signs you need some bleedin’, plus…

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