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Motorcycle related stuff

This is why I ride a sportbike.

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Wear earplugs for motorcycle riding

Source: https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/noisehearingconservation/index.html#loud Noise is measured in units of sound pressure levels called decibels, named after Alexander Graham Bell, using A-weighted sound levels (dBA). The A-weighted sound levels closely match the perception of loudness by the human ear. Decibels are measured … Continue reading

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How to do valve clearance check

2004 – 2006 Yamaha R1 http://www.r1-forum.com/forums/46-how-tos/231452-how-check-compression-valves-sync-throttle-bodies-tune-up.html I gotta do the valve clearance check before 42,000 km by myself. I was going to get it done at a motorcycle repair shop but the mechanic’s arrogant attitude and lack of experience forced … Continue reading

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Replacement of front / rear brake lines

I decided to replace the nine years old brake lines due to safety and performance for the R1 bike. Meshed brake line does not have braking force reduction due to expansion of the rubber line under high braking.  I ordered … Continue reading

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Brutal honesty is to write a private journal

It becomes seventeen years of riding bikes by coming September 2017. For the first two years I had gotten three accidents. Since then for 15 years, I have been riding near accident free. The latest accident was on a gas … Continue reading

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Sink preventor

Crush an empty aluminum beer or drink can. Let it dry one day. Put it in your bag. It will be handy when you are gonna park the motorcycle on soft soil in rare occasion.

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Reverse Bleeding Clutch or Brakes On Motorcycle

This method will save time and money. Special tool: DIY pressure pump – big syringe, clear tube, right angle connector

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