Odo reading mileage

Should you buy a motorbike with high mileage?

If you’re out looking at buying a second-hand motorcycle this weekend, no doubt you will check the odometer reading to see if the bike has high mileage. Often two similar bikes will be advertised for sale at substantially different prices, the cheaper bike usually has the higher mileage. But is the odometer reading really an …

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6 Simple Ways to Increase Bike Power

6 Simple Ways to Increase Bike Power

Sponsored post The motorcycle experience is much more nuanced than driving a car. How your bike responds has a lot to do with body position, throttle control, and cornering. However, if you want a faster ride, there are some simple things you can change to a stock bike to increase power and engine performance.  Let’s …

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Car v motorbike money

Can a Motorcycle Save You Money Over a Car?

Sponsored post If you need personal transport but are conscious of the costs, a motorcycle generally offers more bang for your buck than a car. However, there are certain things to consider before getting on those two-wheels. First, let’s address the obvious savings you can make by buying a motorcycle instead of a 4-wheeler … …

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Newbie new motorcycle

Buying a Motorcycle for a Newbie

Buying a new motorcycle for a newbie is an important step in life. Whether you have been waiting for this purchase for several years or just come up with a thought of buying a motorcycle in two days, you still need to pay close attention to too many intricacies in order to avoid disappointments and …

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Rich and Rosanne Gressett short pillion hack

Great hack for short pillion riders

If you’re so short you or your partner can’t reach the pillion pegs, Alaskan riders Rich and Rosanne Gressett have a great motorcycle hack for you. Back in Alaska, they have modified the rear pillion floorboards on their Harley tourer with a bracket that makes them higher to accommodate “pocket rocket” Rosanne’s 152.4cm (5’) stature. …

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Proper Wheel Maintenance for Adventure Bikes

Proper Wheel Maintenance for Adventure Bikes

Proper wheel maintenance is essential for adventure bikes. These motorcycles are built using tough and rigid components. The wire wheels or spoked wheels may look formidable especially when fitted with wider and beefier tyres, but the prior deserve proper maintenance to ensure smooth and trouble-free operation.  Here are some helpful tips on proper wheel maintenance …

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Honda CX500 journalist

What bike/car does a motoring journalist own?

The second-most-common question I have been asked in the past couple of decades as a motoring journalist is what motorcycle or car do I own? (The most common question was, “what motorcycle or car should I buy?” The answer could easily take up a book as big as the Bible/Koran.) Journalist choices But the answer …

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