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...

Best Windshield for 1800 Goldwing: Windscreens Reviews for the GL1800

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The best windshield for the 1800 Goldwing will make all the difference when riding your big touring bike. A good windscreen selection will deflect the air up and over your head, which will eliminate wind buffeting on your Honda GL1500 touring motorcycle. A screen will...

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,...

7 Best Suzuki V-strom 650 farkles

Suzuki V-Strom 650 accessories
When I bought my DL-650, it was stock, with no adventure options. That was OK because I could add as many V-strom 650 farkles as I wanted. But it did raise a question: What are popular modifications or accessories added to the DL-650? Find Suzuki V-Strom...

Best hot weather motorcycle gear essentials: Don’t roast!

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Although Midwestern summers rarely reach 100 degrees, we still see 90-95 degree days. I thought I would list what hot weather motorcycle gear works for me and why I choose to ride with this gear. Find the best hot weather motorcycle gear in 2019 on...

Best used motorcycles under $2,000

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Photo courtesy of Jim Legans, Jr via Flickr. CC BY 2.0 Question: What are the best used motorcycles under $2000? When I first started riding, I was on the lookout for inexpensive bikes. I...

Best motorcycle chain lube

best motorcycle chain lube
Ask 10 riders what the best motorcycle chain lube is and you will get 10 different answers. It is impossible to say one lube is better than the other without standardized laboratory tests by a third party -- otherwise it is highly subjective and anecdotal. Read...

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...

Best motorcycle safety gear for the street: What are you wearing?

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The best motorcycle safety gear may be more important than the motorbike you buy. Why, you ask? Protective gear may save your skin in a slide. It can keep you warm and dry when it is cold and rainy and keep the sun from...

Sargent Seat Reviews: Most Comfortable Seat?

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My 2014 Suzuki V-Strom DL-650 motorcycle has a Sargent Cycles World Sport Seat. I thought I would do a Sargent Seat review after racking up a few thousand miles on the bike after installing it. So far, it's been the most comfortable seat I've...