Honda Valkyrie Bobber: Rough Beginnings (Part 1)

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I bought my Honda Valkyrie bobber as an unfinished project. The previous owner left the bike in rough shape. I will explain the issues in this post. In the next post, I will explain what I did to solve the problems. I, also, plan...

Shinko Tires Review: Shinko 705 Tires on a Suzuki V-Strom

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I use Shinko 705 front and rear tires on my Suzuki V-Strom motorcycle. I have used this setup for about 10,000 miles on my adventure bike, which varied between dirt to gravel to pavement. Here is my Shinko tires review. Shinko 705 Reviews The Shinko 705...

What is the best place to buy tires

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A bald or flat tire will put the brakes on traveling quick. What is the best place to buy tires? I provide my perspective about where I purchase new tires, along with a few other options. Options abound for new rubber. There are big box...

How much does a motorcycle oil change cost at a dealer?

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Question: How much does a motorcycle oil change cost on average? A few months ago, I needed to get the oil changed on a Suzuki DL-650 and wondered what the cost would be. I called a dealer for a quote, then took the bike to...

Best ATV battery buyers guide in 2019

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Many folks ride all terrain vehicles for fun or work. But it's never fun (and it's always means work) when the quad won't start because of a dead battery. Let's look at what you need to know when buying the best ATV battery and provide...

Types of the best sound deadening materials: “What’d you say?”

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Different sound levels and transmission methods require different soundproofing materials. The same thing can be said about different areas of application -- like autos, homes and edifices, and other structures. In this particular article, we look for the best sound deadening materials for cars and trucks. Peaceful...

What is the best 600cc sportbike? (ANSWERED)

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The age-old question: Who makes the best 600cc motorcycle? Opinions red-line when debating which bike company has the fastest 600cc motorcycle. There are many good sport bike options up for comparison from the Japanese motorbike market. The list is in alphabetical order. Best looking sport...

Tips for Buying the Best Adventure Motorcycle GPS for the Money in 2019

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My first long distance adventure riding motorcycle trip took me across the Great Plains to the San Juan mountains of Colorado then down St. George, Utah. I brought an XM radio, Android phone, and the best adventure motorcycle GPS I could afford to buy. It...

Differences between the Suzuki V-Strom 650 vs 1000

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What's the differences between the Suzuki V-Strom 650 vs 1000? This question I asked myself before I bought a 2014 DL-650. From my research and a test ride, I found the 650 was better suited for me. My opinion about the two is this: The...

How much are used tires? (ANSWERED)

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In the past 20 years, I have bought 11 used tires and 12 news ones for 7 different vehicles. This brings me to a common question I have seen: How much are used tires? Used tires range in price, depending on their condition, speed rating, size,...