Motorcycle Battery Trickle Charger

Motorcycle Battery Trickle Charger A motorcycle battery trickle charger is an important accessory for any motorcyclist. Car battery chargers are commonly owned items by people who own cars – they’re portable, inexpensive, and simple to use. But for people who ride motorcycles, this equipment is often overlooked, though it certainly shouldn’t be. There are listed here several good reasons why it’s important for any biker to own a trickle charger and why it should be on your shopping list. Motorcycle batteries lose their charge relatively quickly being much smaller than car batteries. With the common wet cell battery it is … Continue reading

3 Ways To Customize Your Motorcycle

3 Ways To Customize Your Motorcycle There are a number of great accessories you can use to make your motorcycle distinctive. Sites such as the Motorcycle Superstore and offer a wide range of products that make customization easy. Once you’ve customized your bike, you’ll have an even more enjoyable riding experience. Below, you’ll find a list of ways in which you can customize your bike. 1. Customized Paint Jobs Many motorcycle owners want to add their own artistic touch to their bike. You can have your bike painted in a custom color combination, or add special effects like glitter. … Continue reading

Battery Trickle Chargers – When To Use A Motorcycle Battery Charger

Battery Trickle Chargers – When To Use A Motorcycle Battery Charger Owners of motorcycle or ATV always complain about their batteries. If you don’t have a motorcycle battery charger or a battery trickle charger, you will definitely have problems. A battery will self-discharge at the rate of 5% per month just sitting around. It would seem logical to assume that a low battery can be charged simply by riding your bike or atv. A low battery cannot be fully charged by riding the bike, no matter how far you go. Let’s start with the battery. If the bike is not … Continue reading

Bicycle Drivetrain Guide

Bicycle Drivetrain Guide Your bicycle’s drivetrain is comprised of all of the parts that power the bicycle and make it go. Bike pedals move the cranks, which turn the bottom bracket and the chainrings, which drive the chain that spins the rear sprockets, turning the rear hub, which moves the wheel and propels the bicycle forward. The crisp movement of these parts and the ability to minimize effort while maximizing speed is the heart of cycling. It is essential that drivetrain be clean, true and well-maintained in order to more fully enjoy riding your bike. When one of these parts … Continue reading

Build A Bicycle Shed Quickly And Easily

Build A Bicycle Shed Quickly And Easily So how do I learn how to build a bicycle shed when I have no experience with woodworking and the last thing I built was a reputation for my lack of woodworking skills? Learning how to build a bicycle shed is not as difficult as it may seem. There are some very good easy to follow shed building plans and guides that you can download from the internet and in many cases, use them for free! That’s right. The key ingredient lies in obtaining step by step instructions and easy to follow plans, … Continue reading

The Benefits Of Bicycle Trailers For Children And Parents

The Benefits Of Bicycle Trailers For Children And Parents Getting yourself a bicycle trailer is a great idea if you have a baby because a bicycle trailer can serve many functions. If you’re a parent, you should seriously consider getting bike trailers to make your life much easier. A bike trailer not only helps you to travel around the town with your baby but there are many other advantages that make it an essential buy for parents. If you are looking forward to spend more time with your baby, there are not many things like a bicycle trailer that can … Continue reading

Life is like a 21 speed bicycle-gears we never use

Life is like a 21 speed bicycle-gears we never use ‘Life/Business is like a 21 speed bicycle-most of us have gears we never use’ Having just watched the Tour de France in Paris, I was reminded of the time I cycled over the Andes a few years ago….and an article I wrote then which is just as relevant today. In preparation for on an unsupported cycle adventure over the Andes, I needed a better bike if I was to have any chance at all of completing the trip. After all, it had been a number of years since I’d cycled … Continue reading

Bird Tracker on Bicycle: Dorian Anderson

Bird Tracker on Bicycle: Dorian Anderson By Frosty Wooldridge “Have you ever observed a humming-bird moving about in an aerial dance among the flowers – a living prismatic gem…. it is a creature of such fairy-like loveliness as to mock all description.” ~W.H. Hudson, Green Mansions Individual passions glide on America’s highways in different forms. Some folks pursue their quests of visiting all National Parks within a summer. Others carry kayaks to challenge rivers from Maine to Oregon. Still others climb mountains in pursuit of their Holy Grail. Fly-fishermen-women pursue that speckled trout in high mountain streams. Somewhere out there … Continue reading

Sex – Learning to Ride a Bicycle

Sex – Learning to Ride a Bicycle Why is sex like learning to ride a bicycle? Well, do you know how to ride a bicycle? Not the four-wheeled type. The two-wheel ones (one front, one back) upon which the rider needs to be balanced. If yes, how long did it take you to learn to ride one? While you were learning how to ride the bicycle, did you fall? Did you feel like giving up? Was there anybody who helped, supported or encouraged you? My younger sister and I were given a two-wheeled bicycle when we were in primary school. … Continue reading

How Long Do Motorcycle Helmets Last And How To Maximize Your Motorcycle Helmet Safety

How Long Do Motorcycle Helmets Last And How To Maximize Your Motorcycle Helmet Safety According to the Motorcycle Safety Foundation and the Snell Memorial Foundation, motorcycle helmets should be replaced every five years. Motorcycle Helmets generally have four elements: a hard outer shell, an impact-absorbing liner, retaining system and comfort padding. The outer shell and liner operate by spreading the energy of an impact to reduce the amount of energy transmitted to the wearer’s brain. The length of time that a helmet is viable was determined by a consensus between the DOT Helmet manufacturers and the Snell Foundation. Hair oils, … Continue reading