- Sara began helmet painting when a friend asked her to custom paint his motorcycle helmet in 2013. She agreed and tested methods, applications and paints.
Motorcycle modification is common among enthusiasts. That's because motorbikes are rarely perfect out the door. We tweak and adjust to suit specific needs.
- If any wiring changes are necessary for your own ride, they won't likely be too difficult. First, find your motorcycle's stock (sad and pathetic) horn.
- These instructions for Shad's SH45 top case clarify how to replace the preinstalled clear lenses.
- Short people everywhere want their rides to access the same torque-centered performance outlets as the rest of their riding buddies.
- Due to engine vibration and plastic parts, the older a motorcycle becomes, the more it sounds like a giant kazoo.
- Our installation how-to for a 2016 Triumph Street Triple R uses universal 7/8" mirror mounts that can be placed near ANY motorcycle's brake/clutch clamps.
- There’s an unspoken truth behind soft luggage in that it's likely safe to remove any excess fasteners once a rider finalizes their installation scheme.
- There's no harm or foul in E15 knocking at a city's door. The worry is merely whether we'll have other options when filling up.
- Custom motorcycle seats are the boundary that separates reasonable local riding from excellent long distance travel. A well thought out design takes time.
- Don't judge a motorcycle by it's fairing or lack thereof. Judge it by your desire to ride it. If your bike inspires you, you've made the right purchase.
- Our instructions on how to install keyed auxiliary power using a motorcycle relay offer better battery life with electric/heated riding gear.
- Motorcycle intercom circuitry and software modification is an interesting area to experiment with. Firmware can be hacked/bettered and batteries go bad.
- Motorcycle lighting continues to develop as new products draw less and less power. LED headlamps, signals and brake bulbs reduce the hit your battery takes.
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