Dealing with unexpected motorcycle repairs

Dealing with unexpected motorcycle repairs

(Sponsored post) Unexpected repairs are the bane of a motorcyclist’s life. No, we’re not talking about changing your tyres or brakes. Those are maintenance costs that you should have planned for. What we’re talking about here is when your chain snaps or you find out that rust has formed on the inside of your old …

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Advice on DIY motorcycle maintenance

We love a bit of DIY bike maintenance, but there are a few pitfalls that can trap the unwary home mechanic, says RACQ technical officer and self-confessed mechanical “trainspotter” Steve Spalding. “I like to know where, how, why things work on my bikes, how the models differ and spec changes, oil specs, servicing schedules, workshop tools …

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Should you do your own motorcycle servicing?

Most riders believe they will void their warranty if they do their own servicing or if they take their bike to a mechanic, rather than their dealer. However, the Australian Competition and Consumer Act 2010 prevents automotive dealers tying you into servicing or voiding your warranty if you service it yourself or have it done …

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