Tag Archives: moto repair

Motorcycle Project: Replacing the Radiator on a SV650s

When my brother and I picked out his bike it definitely was not with intention of it becoming our project replace everything bike. Intentions are not reality though. Reality is that we’ve put a used engine in and now had … Continue reading

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Fixed! Rear Turn Signal

Thanks to the encouragement and helpful suggestions from a reader I decided to give my rear turn signal another look. I started with taking out the bulb and looking for any grime or corrosion that would prevent it from getting … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Projects: Getting Stuff Done

A few weeks ago I shared a list of projects that I was putting off getting done on the Motorcycles in my garage. They had been on my list for months and I figured if I shared them it would … Continue reading

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Wife’s Bike Fixed: details on what broke

I picked up the Wife’s bike this week. It is running good thanks as always to the guys at Nichols Sportbike. Turns out it was the RPM sensor which when it dies stops working when it gets too hot. So … Continue reading

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FrankenMonster: Fender Update

It’s been a busy week, with the 4th of July Holiday and getting ready for a vacation and World Superbike this weekend I’ve been barely keeping ahead of things. I did make (some) progress  on my fender for the FrankenMonster. … Continue reading

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Back in Gear: Parts wear out after 90,000 miles

There was much craziness last week with the collection of motorcycles. The ST2 had a dead battery and mine wouldn’t go into Neutral so it wouldn’t start. I wrote about the ST2’s battery issue in another blog entry but if … Continue reading

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Hitting Neutral: A small problem

I’ve been having problems getting the light on my dash to come on when I’m in Neutral the past few weeks. Motorcycles, at least the ones I’ve owned, have always something that is not quite perfect about them. Nearly always … Continue reading

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