If, like me, you are in your late forties or early fifties and have had some passing interest in two wheels, then there's a pretty good chance you owned or knew someone who owned one of these bikes.
There's nothing like taking a pile of junk and transforming it into a powerful, gleaming machine. Read on for answers to the most frequently asked questions (FAQ) about salvaging motorcycles.
Britain has recently changed its motorcycle test exam an introduced a new module 1 motorbike test that you have to pass at a test center before you are allowed to take the main riding test. Here are some pointers and tips to help you pass the module...
Looking for a great commuter bike or first motorcycle? You will find the Honda CB500X is comfortable and easy to ride, with plenty of performance for what it was designed to do.
If you've ever wondered how to control a motorcycle, this is where to look. This article explains the basics of motorcycle mechanics through several pictures. After reading this, you'll be confident on your first motorcycle ride.
I am often asked about the differences between hard-tail and soft-tail frames. So, here is a quick comparison between the two that explains their primary differences and includes a quick reference chart.
Find out how to re-paint your motorcycle gas tank and get professional-looking results for a fraction of the cost with spray paint and a little hard work.
This article will show you how to find used parts and what motorcycle parts to look for in salvage yards and on sites like eBay. Plus, you will get advice from salvage motorcycle experts and much more.
This article gives you a good overview of the tools and procedures used in building a good quality hardtail or softail chopper frame. Some of the finer details in frame building are also included.
One solution to the common problem of traffic jams in big cities is to commute to work on a moped or scooter, and for many people, there is nothing easier and cheaper than a 50cc Moped.
Recently, new motorcycles made to look vintage have become all the rage, from cruisers to cafe racers to dirt bikes. While many of these bikes are cool, they just aren't nearly as cool as the original.
"You can't wear out an Indian Scout, or its brother the Indian Chief. They are built like rocks to take hard knocks; it's the Harleys that cause grief."
The Kawasaki Rouser 135 LS sets the bar in the motorcycle industry, making it the bike of choice among youngsters.
After sitting for around six weeks my 2000, GSXR 600 started to run crappy but in a way that was difficult to diagnose (for me anyway). The problem turned out to be some o-rings that had dried out.
Superbikes are adrenaline on two wheels. 500 kmph top speed is insane for a bike and yet there are ones who have done it. Let's look at the who's who of the superbike world.
Armed with your trusty Goldwing repair manual, you too can fix common electrical problems, such as a faulty thermostat fan switch, with just a little mechanical and electrical know-how!
We love driving motorcycles, bikes, and sports bikes in the streets and on the outskirts of the city. How can we increase mileage and save on bike fuel?
Earlier this year, I purchased a new Lexmoto Valencia 125cc, which is a Chinese-made scooter. My experience had both positives and negatives.
The Thunderbird is arguably the best Indian-made cruiser bike on road today. Why? Read on to discover what made the 2012 Royal Enfield 350 so good!
Do you want to learn to ride a motorcycle or a bike? Learn how easy it would take. It does not have an age requirement and you can do it in at least seven days!
Restoring vintage motorcycles can be both rewarding and very frustrating. Many of the 'Vintage' motorcycles were brand new when I first owned them.
We reviewed the best cheap motorcycle jackets you can buy for under under $200. They are the best bang for the buck you can get.
This do-it-yourself step by step guide will walk you through painting scooter parts. Works on other plastic parts too. This is How To Paint a Scooter.
Did you just buy a sports bike and want to enhance the way it looks and sounds? Learn about some low-high priced modifications you can do. These sports bike modifications will turn heads, guaranteed!
In the nine years I have been riding a Harley, I have met many people who would never think of changing their own motor oil. However, times are a-changing and we are all tightening our belts. Changing the oil yourself is not so hard, but firsts...
Each of the four basic chopper styles has its own beauty and appeal. When you decide which style to build, you need to be honest about the style of riding you are likely to do.
What does your kid need to start racing? Here's all the information to help you get started in motocross or arenacross.
Every subculture has its own lingo and bikers are no exception. Here you'll find a dictionary of commonly used road-motorcycle terminology and biker slang, compiled with the average "citizen" in mind.
This articles gives detailed instructions for changing brake pads on a 750 1999 Kawasaki ZX7R motorcycle (it may also be applicable to other models).
Recently, new motorcycles made to look vintage have become all the rage, from cruisers to cafe racers to dirt bikes. Nevertheless, they just aren't nearly as cool as the originals.
Whether you are fit as a fiddle or struggling to get in shape, commuting and casual riding is easier and more fun on a motorized bicycle. Find out what you should consider before buying one.
If you are looking to buy a motorcycle on Craigslist then here are a few things you need to know to help you avoid scams and choose a good motorcycle.