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Bike Breaks: Common Motorcycle Fixes Every Gearhead Should Know

If you need to be sure your motorcycle is well cared for, it pays to follow some regular maintenance strategies that'll help keep it in good condition.
Be aware of the suggestions listed below, in order to keep it working as long as possible. Are you ready to learn some common motorcycle fixes for your inner gear-head? Let's get started!


Get Your Oil Changed

Getting a regular oil change is one of the most important steps every gearhead should know. When you want your motorcycle serves you well, it pays to clean out the fluid in your engine. Learning how to change your own oil can save you plenty of money. Some bikes are easy to maneuver than others so be aware of the tricks yours has. The more you stay on top of changing your own oil, the easier it will be for you to keep your engine in great condition.


Learn to Tinker with the Clutch and Transmission

If you need to switch gears, it pays to keep your transmission at its absolute best. The better you are able to maintain the transmission, the better you will see your motorcycle perform. Start out by changing your transmission on a regular basis. A clean transmission means your motorcycle will be able to change gears without issue. This is especially important on steep corners and fast freeways and will help you avoid accidents. In making sure you are able to switch gears, you also need to learn how to maintain the clutch. Get some practice tinkering with the clutch and should be in good hands.


Always Take it in for an Inspection

One of the best steps you can take is to have access to a motorcycle shop that can inspect your bike. Reaching out to a shop regularly for inspections lets you catch issues that you might have missed, while also teaching more about motorcycle repair. You'll want to get your transmission, engine, gears, brakes, and every other part inspected by a professional that is certified to work with any type of bike. They'll keep your bike in great condition, which makes it safer and keeps it running the way that it should for the next several years and beyond. 


Once you follow these three tips, it will be easier for you to get all you need out of your motorcycle. Let these tips satisfy the gearhead and you and apply them wisely.

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