Fighting dirty fuel in your motorcycle

Is dirty fuel affecting your bike? Just how good is the fuel you are putting in your bike? Is it contaminated, is it the correct octane rating? Who’s checking? What damage could it do to your bike? So many worrying questions.A friend of mine put fuel in his Honda Fireblade at an outer-suburbs service station and …

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Is ethanol suitable for motorcycles?

Most motorcycle riders should steer away from ethanol-blended fuels, at least in the long term. Ethanol is a type of alcohol produced by fermentation of sugarcane or grain. In Australia, ethanol content in unleaded fuel is limited to 10% (E10) but some countries use 85% or even higher. E10 is becoming more prevalent throughout Australian …

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