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Bridgestone Breaks Into the American Cruiser Market with the Battlecruise H50

Bridgestone Breaks Into the American Cruiser Market with the Battlecruise H50 When choosing tires for your cruiser, you quickly learn that there’s only a few brands in the market to choose from. Bridgestone is now giving American V-twin riders more options with the launch of their Battlecruise H50. Whether you ride a Harley-Davidson, Indian, or [...]

Top 10 Things To Check Before You Go For A Motorcycle Ride

J&P Cycles’ Motorcycle Technicians — who are well known for assisting motorcycle riders with technical questions on the phones — recently got together to create a list of the top 10 things you should do before riding your motorcycle to: A) Keep your bike in top running condition, and B) To keep you from getting stranded on the side of the road.

  1. Fluids. Make sure all your oils and fluids are topped off with the correct fluid.
  2. Battery. Make sure both the connections are tight. If your motorcycle battery is not a sealed type, make sure the cells are full of fluid. Be sure to check for cracks
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By |2011-02-22T18:44:20+00:00January 18th, 2010|Categories: Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |3 Comments

Winterizing Your Motorcycle

In a perfect world, everyone would have the opportunity to live in a climate that allows them to enjoy riding motorcycles year round. For those of you that have to store your bike away for the winter — which we suspect is far too many of you reading today’s post — there are several things to consider when preparing your motorcycle for storage. As you’ll see below, a solid approach to storage preparation can prevent safety issues and unnecessary expense when your bike emerges from hibernation and the riding season resumes.

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By |2011-03-02T13:05:55+00:00December 21st, 2009|Categories: Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment