How Much Weight Can My Motorcycle Carry?

Motorcycle Weight Limit

Most motorcycles have a weight limit from 350lbs to 450lbs or more or less, depending on model type. Use this simple math to calculate your motorcycle’s weight limit capacity:  Motorcycle Weight Limit = GVWR – Wet Weight Your motorcycle’s manufacturer provides a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) for each model. Take the GVWR, subtract the …

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Motorcycle Compression Testing – How to Avoid False Results

Compression testing is a basic measurement of the mechanical health of your engine. Errors and faults usually are caused by incorrect tools or faulty procedures. In almost all cases incorrect readings will result in lower than actual numbers. Do not rely on compression test results by themselves. Before doing mechanical work do a thorough investigation …

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