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 [...]
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.
- Fluids. Make sure all your oils and fluids are topped off with the correct fluid.
- 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
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.