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Aftermarket ABS Motorcycle Brakes – Debunking the Myth in 2022

Aftermarket ABS Motorcycle Brakes – Debunking the Myth in 2022

It’s NOT possible. You’re toying with your life, man! Forget about aftermarket ABS motorcycle brakes and get yourself a real ABS bike. This is what they were telling me when I was looking to install aftermarket ABS on my ’87 Indian cruiser.  And if they were a bit right… Well…  I wouldn’t be writing this…

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…

Why Are Motorcycle Tires So Expensive? (Will You Pay The High Price?)
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Why Are Motorcycle Tires So Expensive? (Will You Pay The High Price?)

Have you ever found yourself wondering why motorcycle tires are so expensive? I have seen many newbie riders wonder why their motorcycle tires are priced so high when compared to a car or SUV. So, what’s going on? If you look closely, you will find there are three main reasons behind the high price of…

Cycle Gear Tire Change Services: Does Their Service Teeth Mesh Well?

Cycle Gear Tire Change Services: Does Their Service Teeth Mesh Well?

What are the two fundamental maintenance tasks that your motorcycle needs? It’s tire change and balancing. While installing the tires can be done in a garage, balancing them needs more tools and skills. So, heading to a tire service center can be a good option. That brings us to Cycle Gear. (Unless you have been…

Ceramic Coating Exhaust – To Coat or Not to Coat?

Ceramic Coating Exhaust – To Coat or Not to Coat?

Honestly, speaking about motorcycle exhaust pipe modifications is like opening pandora’s box. There are so many options and technical aspects to consider that it can be a big puzzlement for simple folks like me. Take ceramic coating for motorcycle exhaust pipes for example. They aren’t mere cosmetic upgrades that will make you the king of…

White Smoke from Motorcycle Exhaust: Causes and Remedies
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White Smoke from Motorcycle Exhaust: Causes and Remedies

Are you seeing white smoke coming out of your exhaust pipe? No need to panic.  Let me assume that you don’t need to spread out a smokescreen like legendary spies outrunning enemies. So, it’s necessary to take the right steps to reduce the risks that can lead to a costly repair. The most common colors…

Slip On vs Full Exhaust: A Closer Look [+ Which Is Better for You]
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Slip On vs Full Exhaust: A Closer Look [+ Which Is Better for You]

Let me assume you are tired of the performance and sound from your stock exhaust and dream of turning your motorcycle into the street version of a fire-breathing dragon. Do you choose a slip on vs full exhaust replacement? Actually, that depends on what your requirements are. Both systems have their own pros and cons….

What Are Exhaust Wraps & What Do They Do [Plus Pros & Cons]
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What Are Exhaust Wraps & What Do They Do [Plus Pros & Cons]

Planning to heat wrap your exhaust pipe for that “cool as hell” look? Well, you aren’t alone. There are plenty of riders who love to change the visual theme of their motorcycle by wrapping up the exhaust. And the benefits of heat wrapping the exhaust pipe are not limited to aesthetics. But what does exhaust…

The Ultimate Guide to Motorcycle Exhaust Back Pressure
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The Ultimate Guide to Motorcycle Exhaust Back Pressure

Have you wondered why there’s so much buzz around the exhaust system of motorcycles? Chances are you came across the term “back pressure” and its role in determining engine performance. I have seen this term floating around quite a bit. But not many people understand exactly how it affects the overall performance. Ughh… I hate…

Short Exhaust Vs Long Exhaust [Does Size Matter?]
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Short Exhaust Vs Long Exhaust [Does Size Matter?]

Who else wants to know about the differences between long vs short exhaust pipes? The best motorcycle exhaust length is something that many riders find confusing. Well, if you think that simply by changing the exhaust system length you can add more power or sound to your fire-breathing beast, think again. Motorcycle exhaust systems are…

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