How Can I Fix Motorcycle Vibration?

How Can I Fix Motorcycle Vibration

If you are a rider, you cannot evade vibration because it’s part of the motorcycle experience. However, too much of it can wear your butt, legs, and hands over time. How can I reduce vibration in my motorcycle? The issue is petty and does not let vibration distract your riding comfort. What causes motorcycle vibration? …

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How to Get Started Motorcycle Touring

how to get started motorcycle touring

You have decided to take a long-distance motorcycle road trip, so what’s next? In this post, I cover the practical and some “big picture” topics that will make your journey as smooth as possible. Long distance on a motorcycle is a very different experience than by car since you can’t take a lot of stuff …

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How to Plan a Long-Distance Motorcycle Trip

Some folks are OK with just jumping in the car and heading out for a long road trip with as little as maybe checking the oil and filling up with gas. I can’t see too many experienced touring riders doing the same. Traveling on a motorcycle is very different since you are always part of …

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18 Unusual Tips & Tricks for Buying a Used Motorcycle

When searching for a used motorcycle the usual items to check off are the model year, mileage, condition and asking price. And to be thorough there are many mechanical and electrical systems checklists you can use in the evaluation. I went a bit further and put together this interesting list of neat trick and unusual tips …

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Should I Replace Both Motorcycle Tires at the Same Time?

No, if the front has enough tread life then it doesn’t need to be replaced with the rear. If however, it has any physical damage or is over 5 years from its date of manufacturer it should be replaced along with the rear. Most seasoned touring riders replace the front every second rear tire change. …

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17 Practical WINTER Motorcycle Projects

Winter for most of us means putting away the bike and dreaming of spring. For those of us without a heated workspace, the wait is extra-long. To make the most use of this off-season I looked around and found 17 ideas for useful winter projects that will keep you in the game and coming out …

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Motorcycle Wobble & Weave, What it is and How to Fix

Handlebar wobble is not a pleasant experience, it can be just annoying to downright dangerous. Wobbles generally occur under 45 mph and are easy to get out of – just hold the bars firmly and slow down. But weaves are different. A weave occurs at higher speeds, typically over 70 mph. The entire motorcycle oscillates around …

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