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The Best Paddock Stands

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Whether you’re a racer, trackday enthusiast or a home mechanic, paddock stands are a useful bit of kit for motorcycles without a centre stand. They keep your bike upright and stable, making them easier to work on or keep neatly stored in the garage. Rear paddock stands come in two main types for motorcycles with …

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Motorcycle Airbag Options

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Introduction to Motorcycle Airbags Motorcycle airbag vests are no longer the future; they’re the present. They’re affordable, accessible and there’s lots of proof that they work. Airbags are still relatively new to motorcycling but they are well established in equestrian circles, where riders are at risk of serious injury if they fall from their horse. …

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The Best Scooter Disc Locks

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It’s a sad state of affairs but motorcycle and scooter crime has risen dramatically over the past five years.  Scooters are particularly vulnerable – thieves love them as they’re easy to ride two-up, can carry their tools and the twist-and-go nature means anyone can ride them. Bikes like the Vespa GTS300, Honda SH300, Piaggio Beverly …

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ECE 22.06 Helmet Guide

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New Regulations And The ECE 22.06  – How Will It Affect Me? As an experienced motorcyclist you probably already know that in order for your motorbike helmet to be safe and road legal it must first go through a stringent process of testing before it can be placed on sale.  The existing ECE 22.05 regulations …

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10w40 motorcycle oil guide

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Table of Contents What does 10w40 mean? 10w40 engine oil is a 4-stroke engine oil designed to lubricate the moving parts. You can buy it for generic applications (cars, motorcycles and other engines) and also motorcycle-specific oil. The numbers and letters refer to the oil’s viscosity. That is to say it’s thickness. 10w40 is just …

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Garmin Zumo XT vs 595

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Garmin has launched a new range-topping motorcycle sat nav, the Zumo XT. The TomTom vs Garmin battle has intensified! Garmin’s former top of the range Zumo 595, has been superseded by XT and in this review we’ll help you establish the differences between the two and work out which one is best for you. It’s …

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ACF-50 Review

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What is it? ACF stands for Anti Corrosion Formula. ACF-50 was originally developed for the aviation industry to protect aircraft parts from corrosion. ACF-50 has been approved to MIL-SPEC 81309 standard for ferrous and non-ferrous application, including electrical systems and electronic components. It is used by armed forces around the world to prevent corrosion in …

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Cool motorcycle helmets

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So you’re looking for a motorcycle helmet that oozes cool? We’ve got a great selection for you. This guide focuses on full-face helmets that you can actually buy in the UK. We’ve trawled through a vast majority of all of the motorbike helmets for sale over here and we’ve picked out ten lids that have …

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Kriega Backpack Guide

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Kriega has become THE brand of biker luggage. The quality of their products has helped them grow a loyal following. Sure it is quite pricey but they’re made from high-quality materials and each Kriega piece is built to last. The company was founded in the year 2000 by Dom Longman and Michael Cottam who both …

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Lithium Motorcycle Batteries

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Lithium motorcycle batteries are becoming increasingly popular thanks to their small size, lighter weight and non-toxic construction. Rechargeable lithium batteries in the past have been used for small electronic devices such as mobile phones, laptops and digital cameras. The incredible advantages of these batteries outweigh those of a standard lead-acid type which are commonly used …

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KTM Oil Filter Finder

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Intro We’ve created this motorcycle oil filter lookup guide, to help you quickly find the right oil filter for your bike. We’ve listed the make and model of bike, its engine capacity and production years, so that you can be double-sure you’re ordering the right filter. We’ve then listed the part number for two of …

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Yamaha Oil Filter Lookup

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Intro We’ve created this motorcycle oil filter lookup guide, to help you quickly find the right oil filter for your bike. We’ve listed the make and model of bike, its engine capacity and production years, so that you can be double-sure you’re ordering the right filter. We’ve then listed the part number for two of …

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Kymco Oil Filter Chart

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Intro We’ve created this Kymco oil filter lookup guide, to help you quickly find the right oil filter for your bike. We’ve listed the make and model of bike, its engine capacity and production years, so that you can be double-sure you’re ordering the right filter. We’ve then listed the part number for two of …

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Aprilia Oil Filter Chart

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Intro We’ve created this motorcycle oil filter lookup guide, to help you quickly find the right oil filter for your bike. We’ve listed the make and model of bike, its engine capacity and production years, so that you can be double-sure you’re ordering the right filter. We’ve then listed the part number for two of …

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Suzuki Spark Fitment Chart

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Intro Table of Contents Suzuki Spark Plug Fitment Chart Manufacturer Model Standard Plug Iridium Plug Electrode Gap SUZUKI ADDRESS 110 NGK CPR7EA-9 NGK CPR7EAIX-9 0.8-0.9 MM SUZUKI ADDRESS UK 110 NE NGK CPR7EA-9 NGK CPR7EAIX-9 0.8-0.9 MM SUZUKI AH 100 ADDRESS NGK BPR7HS NGK BPR7HIX 0.7 MM SUZUKI AH 50 ADDRESS NGK BPR6HS NGK BPR6HIX …

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