Tech Tips – Repack Your Muffler

Tech Tips - Repack Your Muffler

Out of sight out of mind… The exhaust leaving your engine exits the pipe in waves that travel through the silencer. Packing something – like fiberglass – around the pipe outlet helps the muffler control those waves as they leave your bike. That stuff inside gets old, burns up and often exits along with those […]

Tech Tips – Hour Meters: The Clock’s Tickin’

Tech Tips - Hour Meters: The Clock’s Tickin’

What Time Is It? Time for You to Know! Today’s newer motorcycles and ATVs are highly sophisticated machines. Many have surprising amounts of computing power; that’s needed to manage advanced fuel-injection systems. And dealer technicians can plug in diagnostic devices to read exactly what your vehicle has been doing. But chances are, you don’t have […]

Motorcycle Brake Maintenance Guide

Motorcycle Brake Maintenance Guide

Ask any motorcyclist what they love best about their bike as opposed to a car, and most will say something that has to do with freedom. It’s true that there’s nothing quite like accelerating down the highway with nothing between you and the open air. Motorcycles rev up quickly and have a high top speed, […]

Tech Tips – You Deserve A Brake

A guide to choosing and installing new brake pads. You deserve a brake – and by that we mean a fully functioning brake system that will help keep you safe on the street or the dirt. In a rush to get out riding this spring, did you perform all the maintenance necessary? Keeping up a […]

Pro Tips – Synthetic Oils & Blends

Learn what oil is right for your bike and why. In a somewhat famous oil-testing tale that lives online, dozens of New York City taxicabs ran either synthetic motor oil or traditional petroleum oil in a test that lasted two years. Test results reportedly showed, among other things, that the more expensive synthetic motor oils […]