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1.Pocket Bikes Mini Guide: What are Pocket Bikes? by Pablo Dauria
Pocket bikes, also called minimotos or mini pocket bikes, are essentially miniature sized GP Racing motorcycles. Pocket bikes are built with the same detail, proportion, and craftsmanship of any world-class GP bike on a smaller scale. Pocket bikes have many ...
[Added: 07 Jan 2007   Hits: 867   Words: 440]

2.Saving Money Maintaining Your Motorbike by Colin Coles
While the old adage 'if it ain't broke, don't fix it' holds, it's the thorough checking that 'it ain't broke' that counts. Many modern bikes have very long service intervals, and are vastly more reliable than machines of the past. But ...
[Added: 09 Dec 2006   Hits: 1650   Words: 1212]

3.Sport Bikes Come to Parry Sound by Rob Parker
Every year the Town of Parry Sound welcomes motorcyclists to the Sportbike Rally for the many special events and attractions, and to enjoy their motorcyclist-friendly atmosphere for all visitors. It is a great opportunity to meet, and talk motorcycling with, Cycle Canada ...
[Added: 02 Sep 2006   Hits: 906   Words: 348]

4.Understanding the Need for ATV Nerf Bars and Bumpers by Florante Cay
All terrain vehicles, often known as ATV's, are one of man's unparalleled creations! These vehicles are also among the widely used vehicles in terms of sports. ATV's are considered to be a popular mode of transportation. The reason for this popularity ...
[Added: 04 Aug 2006   Hits: 1389   Words: 434]

5.Harley Suspension: The Reason for Harley Bikes' Greatness by Florante Cay
Harley Davidson has been one of the top manufacturers of motorcycles of the past decades. Their bikes are among the most fascinating bikes you'll see out there. Many people are drawn into purchasing Harley Davidson motorcycles. I don't know if you noticed this, but ...
[Added: 03 Aug 2006   Hits: 1055   Words: 423]

6.Good Exhaust Header for Upgrading the Performance of Your Dirt-Bike by Florante Cay
Dirt bikes are exceptional transportation mediums that can help you sense an unparalleled feeling! This type of feeling draws people into dirt bikes or motorcycle, which is why motorcycles are now among the most popular vehicles in the world. There are many kinds ...
[Added: 03 Aug 2006   Hits: 1177   Words: 417]

7.Motorcycle clutch; how it works by Ryan Baliza
Clutch is a term referring to a mechanism for transmitting rotation. This rotation can be either engaged or disengaged. When the clutch is engaged, there is no pressure on the lever. On the other hand, pulling the lever back towards you will disengage the clutch plates. Doing this will ...
[Added: 08 Jul 2006   Hits: 1847   Words: 390]

8.Get equipped with motorcycle trailer hitches by Ryan Baliza
There are many types of hitches for different trailers. You might find it hard to believe but not only heavy-duty automobiles and sport utility vehicles can haul cargo. Even motorcycles can do the same. Yes, they can be equipped with hitches, too. By ...
[Added: 29 Jun 2006   Hits: 1178   Words: 441]

9.Motorcycle Jacket's Comfort and Protection by Maricon Williams
Experts choose the best. And how do they choose? Well, they choose scientifically and practically. There must be comfort and protection not just style, same thing with motorcycle apparel such as jackets. They must also give both comfort and protection. However, there are ...
[Added: 11 May 2006   Hits: 1165   Words: 413]

10.Motorcycle Tires Q & A by Maricon Williams
Too many queries are made and we need real answers. In motorcycles, overwhelming questions are given especially on motorcycle parts. One motorcycle part that needs elucidation is tire. Here are few of the frequently asked questions about tires: ...
[Added: 10 May 2006   Hits: 1201   Words: 418]

11.Tricks to Purchasing the Perfect Motorcycle Helmet by Larry Johnson
Is it really possible to find the perfect motorcycle helmet, one that fits correctly, is the color you want and also made from strong sturdy material that will help protect you from serious injury? It ...
[Added: 18 Apr 2006   Hits: 952   Words: 740]

12.Motorcycle Versus Car - Myth or Madness by Landon Prescott
Motorcycle riders often get an unjustified reputation as being reckless, risk takers, and that they generally disobey traffic laws. This perception is unfounded and there are many statistics that back up the fact that most motorcycle accidents are not the fault of the motorcycle rider, but that of ...
[Added: 03 Mar 2006   Hits: 1224   Words: 590]

13.Motorcycle Insurance by Steve Dimeck
These days, simply being careful while out and about with your bike and using safety gear is not the only protection you need! Motorcycles have a far higher rate of accidents per unit distance than cars. This is due to ...
[Added: 13 Dec 2005   Hits: 839   Words: 1256]

14.Motorcycles On the Road by Maricon Williams
Everyday we are feasting our eyes on different types of motorcycles – big, small, vintage, modern, classic and flashy. Actually, there are three basic categories of street motorcycles – touring, cruisers and sports ...
[Added: 04 Dec 2005   Hits: 838   Words: 438]

15.Motorcycle Tire Tips by Maricon Williams
Motorcycle tires are oftentimes misunderstood. This is a saddening fact. They must be well-taken care of because they affect comfort, safety, handling as well as the entire ride. We riders must be aware of the two types of tire construction – the ...
[Added: 02 Dec 2005   Hits: 879   Words: 444]

16.Get Rid of Motorcycle Exhaust Pipe Misery by Maricon Williams
One of the most common problems involving motorcycle parts is that which involve exhaust systems. These problems may include cosmetic problems like bluing and other related discrepancies. Most aftermarket motorcycle parts like aftermarket exhaust systems are not compatible with other ...
[Added: 02 Dec 2005   Hits: 1873   Words: 399]

17.Motorcycle Clutch Problems by Maricon Williams
Both OEM and aftermarket motorcycle parts have their own sets of advantages and disadvantages. The former may be expensive compared to the latter however, buyers can be assured of its quality since they are equivalent to the parts that are already in ...
[Added: 02 Dec 2005   Hits: 1247   Words: 396]

18.Aligning Motorcycle Wheels by Maricon Williams
Aligning the wheels is universally regarded as a sound bike practice. It is a good thing to have both ends of the motorcycles aligned so as to make cornering smooth and predictable. In addition, alignment ...
[Added: 02 Dec 2005   Hits: 981   Words: 411]

19.Lubricating Motorcycle Chains by Maricon Williams
The ideal chain is well-adjusted and lubricated. It must be free from dirt and there is an ample supply of oil or wax to lubricate it. Most bikes are using O-ring chains. These chains come with links that have lubrication trapped inside the link at the back ...
[Added: 02 Dec 2005   Hits: 808   Words: 465]

20.Adjusting Motorcycle Chains by Maricon Williams
Adjusting the chains is a grimy task. Nevertheless, you can do it in a matter of 15 minutes if you know exactly what to do. First, you must be aware that adjusting the chains depend on the type of bike you have. Another, make sure that the rear wheel ...
[Added: 02 Dec 2005   Hits: 870   Words: 464]

21.Motorcycle Water Cooling by Maricon Williams
Water cooling may seem a tedious task. In fact, it can be one of the hated activities of a rider. Nonetheless, water cooling is pretty trouble-free. Water cooled engines include radiator, pump, thermostat, fan and connecting hoses and pipes. In doing the cooling, one thing that ...
[Added: 02 Dec 2005   Hits: 926   Words: 440]

22.Weight and Motorcycle by Maricon Williams
Have you ever bothered about the significance of weight to your bike? Maybe yes, but to other riders, the answer will be on the negative. Weight affects the performance of the motorcycle. In fact, it greatly improves the bike's ...
[Added: 02 Dec 2005   Hits: 819   Words: 379]

23.Are motorcycle Windscreens Crucial to Riding? by Maricon Williams
Riders oftentimes argue about windscreens. Some are against the idea of having them in their bikes. However, some are insisting that they are crucial. Which view are we going to take? Some riders find windscreens as an eerie barrier in ...
[Added: 30 Nov 2005   Hits: 782   Words: 439]

24.How Does Motorcycle Helmet Works? by Maricon Williams
Do you ever wonder how helmets work? Perhaps this fact is often overlooked. In fact, a lot of riders are not familiar with the helmet's parts. To enlighten you, here are the parts and the ...
[Added: 30 Nov 2005   Hits: 799   Words: 401]

25.2 Most Important Facts about Motorcycle Helmets by Maricon Williams
There are questions about motorcycle helmets that need to be answered with clarity. We have to know these vital facts in order to be secure of the helmet's quality and protection. Here are some of the vital issues that need to be addressed: ...
[Added: 30 Nov 2005   Hits: 784   Words: 423]

26.There's Motorcycle Apparel to Clothe You! by Maricon Williams
Motorcycle apparel makes you feel comfortable and protected eve in adverse conditions. In cases of collision, fall or bump riding clothes can very greatly reduce expected injuries. Fit and protection is the primary consideration when purchasing motorcycle apparel. They must feel comfortable especially ...
[Added: 30 Nov 2005   Hits: 822   Words: 445]

27.Motorcycle Face and Eye Apparel - A Hoax or Coax by Maricon Williams
Motorcycle face and eye apparel saves face. Every rider who has been hit by debris, bugs or insects, blaze of the sun can go into details on how they are benefited by said motorcycle apparel. ...
[Added: 30 Nov 2005   Hits: 901   Words: 425]

28.Motorcycle Helmet: The Truth Behind The Lies by Maricon Williams
Helmet is the most important motorcycle apparel that a rider can wear. Basically, it protects the head, skull or brain. There is an ongoing dispute about helmet's significance. Some say it is futile to use them. On the other hand, there are ...
[Added: 30 Nov 2005   Hits: 755   Words: 420]

29.Aftermarket Motorcycle Parts and Its Changes by Maricon Williams
Aftermarket motorcycle parts are now experiencing a great leap in different aspects. In fact there are a lot of companies that are venturing in aftermarket parts. They may offer competent price, availability and delivery. They are constantly making developments so as to give riders the best choice that they ...
[Added: 27 Nov 2005   Hits: 713   Words: 448]

30.Logistics of Aftermarket Motorcycle Parts by Maricon Williams
Logistics leads us to understand the uproar of aftermarket motorcycle parts. Here are the ways of its overwhelming support… When we try to track the logistics of aftermarket motorcycle parts we can say that it is doing good. Different parts may mean different distribution strategies. Aftermarket spark plugs ...
[Added: 27 Nov 2005   Hits: 963   Words: 424]

31.What are Aftermarket Motorcycle Parts? by Maricon Williams
What motorcycle parts are you particularly hooked? Are you the rider who sticks to the basic rule of thumb which is to stick to OEM motorcycle parts? Or are you the one who ventures on adventures and is always anticipating for something new, unique, flashy and fun? ...
[Added: 26 Nov 2005   Hits: 722   Words: 416]

32.Aftermarket Motorcycle Parts' Foray by Maricon Williams
What's in aftermarket parts to argue about? Different states view aftermarket parts in different perspectives. Some states allow insurance companies to use aftermarket parts without consumers consent. Others require customer notification. Nonetheless, other states banned the use of ...
[Added: 26 Nov 2005   Hits: 795   Words: 379]

33.How do you circumvent motorcycle risks? by Maricon Williams
Risks, dangers and threats are part of motorcycle riding. It is already an innate part of mounting on a bike and going mobile. If you miss a signal of another rider be it a hand, lights or horn ...
[Added: 23 Nov 2005   Hits: 812   Words: 429]

34.Motorcycle Buyers: Caveat Emptor by Maricon Williams
Some riders are denying the fact that motorcycle apparel is important to every ride. This is especially true to helmets. Many riders are against the idea of wearing it. However, a lot of riders are on the other ...
[Added: 23 Nov 2005   Hits: 746   Words: 423]

35.Motorcycle Helmet's Amazing Strokes by Maricon Williams
Some riders are denying the fact that motorcycle apparel is important to every ride. This is especially true to helmets. Many riders are against the idea of wearing it. However, a lot of riders are on the other stand and I am one of ...
[Added: 23 Nov 2005   Hits: 750   Words: 425]

36.Best Fitting Motorcycle Boots by Maricon Williams
Our feet need comfortable apparel to protect them the same way that other body parts need to be protected. But how are we to know it? Compared to fabric foot apparel, leather motorcycle boots ...
[Added: 18 Nov 2005   Hits: 1150   Words: 405]

37.Hot Motorcycle Helmet Tips by Maricon Williams
Helmet care is crucial to make the helmet lasts a little bit longer than expected. Collision and other accident can result to pricking or poking of a hard and pointed object unto the head. Put to psyche how helmets work. Basically, that's where we start… ...
[Added: 18 Nov 2005   Hits: 800   Words: 410]

38.Motorcycle Bruising the Brain by Maricon Williams
Do you visualize yourself with a smashed head or a cracked skull because of a dreadful collision? Well, this is not an impossible circumstance. In fact, this thing has happened to a great number of motorcyclists who are stubbornly against the wearing of the same. ...
[Added: 18 Nov 2005   Hits: 724   Words: 434]

39.Artsy Motorcycle Painting by Maricon Williams
What comes to your mind when you hear the words motorcycle painting? Perhaps, you will be thinking to just leave to the experts because it is taxing, hard and not worth the effort. However, it is not always that way. You can manage ...
[Added: 18 Nov 2005   Hits: 849   Words: 450]

40.Motorcycle Chains Maintenance Simplified by Maricon Williams
Why should we bother to maintain the chains? - Simply because a well-maintained motorcycle chains can save you from future trouble. Tight chains is strenuous not only to other motorcycle parts but to the chains itself. In addition, too tight chains can further ...
[Added: 18 Nov 2005   Hits: 834   Words: 433]

41.All You Need To Know About Motorcycle Spark Plugs by Maricon Williams
Motorcycle spark plugs have already caused several misfires. It can also tend to break into two when you try to remove them. These are instances when you are wasting money over low quality and non-durable spark plugs. There has been a lot of puffing going out in the ...
[Added: 18 Nov 2005   Hits: 1243   Words: 433]

42.How to Repair Motorcycle Saddle Bags by Maricon Williams
Other riders may find it hard, however, the truth is that repairing motorcycle saddle bags is just as easy as eating popcorn! Motorcycle parts like saddles are provided with products that can make them look new and desirable again. These repairs are very easy. In ...
[Added: 17 Nov 2005   Hits: 1379   Words: 385]

43.Motorcycle shipping vs. Car shipping by Maricon Williams
Two of the most widely used vehicles are cars and motorcycles. The problem now is that they are entertaining qualms about shipping. How different can is each from the other? More and more people are fascinated by bikes – sports bike, touring ...
[Added: 17 Nov 2005   Hits: 730   Words: 364]

44.Motorcycle Parts Touch Time by Maricon Williams
TOUCH TIME! Yeah! Its touch time once again. It's the time to polish maintain and accessorize our bikes. This is the moment when we can have quality maintenance and repair time with our bikes. We've got to feel the ...
[Added: 17 Nov 2005   Hits: 756   Words: 432]

45.Things to Ponder about Motorcycle Tire Plugs by Maricon Williams
Flat tires and other tire discrepancies spoil our otherwise exciting motorcycle adventure. We know that tires are made of rubber, therefore, are susceptible to punctures, peeling and the likes. This is the reason why as riders we have to get the best quality tires that ...
[Added: 11 Nov 2005   Hits: 894   Words: 412]

46.Motorcycle Shock Absorbers by Maricon Williams
What happens when you hit a bump while riding? Well, your tire compress fractionally. However, you will still experience bouncing. Basically, this is because they are not really shock absorbers. Motorcycle shock absorber comprises of ...
[Added: 11 Nov 2005   Hits: 1811   Words: 439]

47.Foggy Motorcycle Ride by Maricon Williams
Beach, chilly fruit shakes, summer babes in hot bikinis and summer escapades – pretty sure you are missing them all. Summer lovin' is left behind let's give winter its chance to freeze us. Chillin'. Freezin'. Glazin'. Winter time is fast approaching. Skiing will just be as ...
[Added: 08 Nov 2005   Hits: 772   Words: 417]

48.Motorcycle Misfits - The Unwanted Riders by Maricon Williams
When we are off the road, we learn to stereotype motorcycle drivers. Some are lousy, some good, others not so good, a number are excellent while the rest are misfits. How we wish we can get rid of ...
[Added: 08 Nov 2005   Hits: 836   Words: 475]

49.Ride Saving, Butt Comforting Motorcycle Pants by Maricon Williams
Here comes the rain... On the next block the beaming sun is blazing harshly. What will save the rider's day? The sun, the rain, wind and sand can sometimes be obstacles to an exciting motorcycle ...
[Added: 28 Oct 2005   Hits: 776   Words: 427]

50.Qualities of the Most Soothing Motorcycle Gloves by Maricon Williams
Nobody wants to travel while freezing in coldness, isn't it? Thus, we have to don motorcycle apparel. Aside from coldness, it also protects us from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS), heat, pricks, falls, injuries and other dangerous elements. Motorcycle apparel is composed of helmet, jackets/vests, ...
[Added: 28 Oct 2005   Hits: 294   Words: 424]

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