How To Order Motorcycle Cables

After our previous blog posts about extending your motorcycle cables and brake lines, and another about measuring for comfortable bars, we thought it’s about time to take on the topic of cables all by themselves.

Harley Throttle

Let’s start with HD throttle cables. In this modern era we use a two-cable system, something that was mandated by the government to preclude sticking throttles. In case the throttle does stick, the two-cable system has a positive action when the handgrip is closed, closing the throttle.

Through the decades, we’ve experimented with three types of cables. The first cable was used on “butterfly” type Keihin carbs that were common on … Continue Reading

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The Biker Guide: Cable Kits and Hydraulic Lines

Do you want to buy a new cable kit? In the market for new brake lines? There are a lot of options out there for you. Luckily you’re in the right place whether you’re a total beginner or a veteran motorcyclist we are here to answer all your questions. We will go over everything from [...]

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Preventative Maintenance Tips For Your Motorcycle

Performing preventative maintenance on your motorcycle is a must, especially if you want to save money in the long run. Take a look at the following tips for maintaining your ride during and after your riding season.  As always, we recommend the purchase of a service manual to reference all specifications for your motorcycle.

The Battery: Check your battery and cables, making sure the connections are clean, tight and free of corrosion. If the battery is not a maintenance-free battery, inspect the fluid level and be sure to top off the battery with nothing but distilled water. Battery tenders will extend the life of your motorcycle battery.

Fluids: In … Continue Reading