Tagged: Motorcycles

Five Keys to Fearless Riding at Slow Speeds

Rider - Wing Ding

For years, I’ve been working on a set of motorcycle techniques I call Fearless Riding. If you take five minutes to try the five experiments described below, you may discover a new way to control your bike at slow speeds.

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10-4 Good Buddy

CB Install 18000

Installing a CB on an 1800 When I bought my 2012 GL1800, the CB radio was a factory option that listed for $1,100. I thought that was a bit pricey since I knew that the bike was prewired for the CB radio, and the controls were already present on the handlebars. In fact, since the… Read more »

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Workbench September 2015

Technical Questions and Answers Getting the Shaft Stu, In your 1500 video, you grease the splines at the end of the drive shaft but you don’t do anything to the splines at the other end (the end with the spring). Should I do anything here? I am working on a 1998 GL1500 with 50,000 miles…. Workbench September 2015″>Read more »

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In the Beginning

It was midyear 1974 and most likely late May or early June. Honda Motors in Japan briefly interrupted a production line…

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Taking Sides

Sidecar for Gold Wing

Three-Wheel Options for Your Gold Wing Tet’s do a very basic comparison between trikes and sidecars. Trike packages are provided by various companies throughout the country. All the big players provide good quality packages. But a trike conversion is a “one way street.” Once the conversion is done, it is not reversable. Not a bad… Read more »

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Motorcycle Tires II

What else could elevate tire temperature, possibly to the point of catastrophic tire failure? Underinflation is very dangerous…

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Prepare to Win

Preparing your motorcycle is one aspect to entering a bike show, but it is also a good idea to know how they judge the motorcycle.

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