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...

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 Windshield for 1800 Goldwing: Windscreens Reviews for the GL1800

best windshield for 1800 Goldwing
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...

Honda Valkyrie Bobber Rough Beginnings and Graceful Endings (Part 2)

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I sold my Honda Valkyrie bobber. I did a fair amount of work to it. I put an OEM exhaust on it and cut the piggies, which changed the exhaust tone nicely. I changed fluids, including rear differential, oil, brake, clutch. Finished off the the...

Best Battery for Polaris Sportsman 500

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Question: What is the best battery for Polaris Sportsman 500? 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...

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

Best sound deadening materials
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...

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

how much should an oil change for a motorcycle cost
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...

What is the best motorcycle coolant? (ANSWERED)

best motorcycle coolant
Question: What is the best motorcycle coolant to use? My bike has not had the coolant drained in the last two years. For my V-Strom, Suzuki recommends it be done at 2 years or 7,500 miles using the Suzuki Long Life Coolant. Guide to buying...

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...

Road trip essentials: 7 motorcycle camping gear must-haves

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The roads are mapped out and the motorcycle is topped off and ready to go. But what motorcycle camping gear do you need for your trip? Find camping gear on Amazon. Without the right camping equipment, you have put the brakes on the trip quick --...