Tag Archives: moto repairs

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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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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Tire is Still Holding Air

I’ve been checking every morning before I head out and it seems to be holding air OK. I think the little bit it is going down over the week (maybe a couple of PSI) is most likely because of the … Continue reading

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Tire Pressure

Last week on the way to work it felt like my tires were really grabbing on to the highway imperfections a lot more than normal. At first I thought I was imagining things, but it happened a lot and I … Continue reading

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Ducati Monster: Oh how I know thee

I’ve ridden nearly 85,000 miles on my monster and my wife has over 15,000 on hers. There is a lot you can learn about a motorcycle when you have 100,000 miles on the make and model. Most of the time … Continue reading

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Brakes Aren’t Supposed to Break

I’m leaving tomorrow for Plan B and I’m pretty excited. Yesterday morning though… was a bit stressful. I was backing my bike out to the street and I noticed that my brake light wasn’t turning off. I wiggled the front … Continue reading

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