Learn how to change the oil and filter on a Triumph Street Triple R yourself, exactly how a mechanic at a Triumph dealership would, and save a ton of money.Read More »
Here's how to change the oil on a BMW F700GS including all of the tools and torque specifications you need to do it yourself just like a dealer would.Read More »
It’s time we do a little maintenance on one of the most popular motorcycles of all time. Here’s how to change the oil on a Harley-Davidson Sportster. Introduction to the Sportster and this video The Harley-Davidson Sportster was first introduced ...Read More »
Episode 4 of the $1,000 Ninja 650R rebuild series shows you how to do an oil change on a Kawasaki Ninja 650R, including what tools, oil, filter, and torque specs to use.Read More »
How to do an oil change on a Suzuki Boulevard M50 and Suzuki Boulevard C50. Article with accompanying video walks you through it in 7 easy steps!Read More »
How to change the shaft drive oil / final drive oil on a Suzuki Boulevard M50 or Suzuki Boulevard C50 in just a few minutes. Step-by-step pictorial guide and video walk-through.Read More »
This article and accompanying video will show you step by step how to do an oil change on a BMW F800R, or any other F800 series BMW motorcycle. Includes oil, oil filter, and torque specifications.Read More »
Motorcyclists tend to be a little more free-thinking, a little less likely to follow society and her "rules", and a little more likely to go against the grain. We like to think ourselves as the modern day cowboys. In a society where the government dictates the lives of its people, rather than the people dictating the lives of its government, motorcyclists are among the last bastions of freedom.
Despite our poetic disposition motorcyclists are still human, I have the road rash to prove it, and most of us are just as likely to play a role in Valentine's Day as anyone else. The questions are:
1) What does Valentine's Day mean for motorcyclists?
2) What should I buy a motorcyclist for Valentine's Day?
It was the beginning of my 2nd year owning and operating a motorcycle, a 1982 CB450T Hawk. Still in the honeymoon phase, I loved everything about it. I loved riding it, I loved the way it looked, and I loved working on it. It was the spring/early summer and according to the odometer, time to change the oil. I had done it twice before successfully so the third time would be a lot smoother. (as if!)Read More »
What oil should I use and how do I change the oil on my motorcycle?
KYMCO recommends 5W-50 motorcycle oil. This chart illustrates what motorcycle oil you should use based on the temperature. What you use in the desert or tropics may not be what we use here in Canada. On my KYMCO Venox, I put in fresh 10W-40 Semi-Synthetic motorcycle oil every oil change. The Synthetic vs. Non-Synthetic debate is older than I am and so I'll avoid it. I like my Semi-Synthetic, it's more than what's recommended, and it's good enough for me. Read More »