Maintenance

They’ve invented seamless gearboxes and corner ABS yet they’ve failed to invent a motorcycle that maintains itself. From chains that need lubing to tyres that need checking and batteries that need charging, we’ve picked the best products to help you keep your bike in tip-top condition, no matter what your budget.

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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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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Bikers’ Survival Kit

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You might find yourself with a lot of time on your hands over the coming weeks, so I’ve put together this Bikers’ Survival Kit in one handy document. I’ll update it regularly, so if you have any suggestions add them to the comments below. TV & Films If you have BT Sport you can use …

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Motorcycle Engine Oil Guide

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Motorcycle engine oil.  We all know what it does but the numbers and letters on a bottle can be confusing. How do you know you’re buying the right oil and what’s the best engine oil for your motorcycle? Find out with our simple guide. Motorcycle Engine Oil Types There are three different types of engine …

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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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The Best Motorcycle Wax

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I don’t know about you, but I get a deep sense of satisfaction after I’ve given my bike a long overdue clean. Restoring my pride and joy from a hanging mess to a pristine shiny bike is quite an addictive process. If you don’t get around to cleaning your bike as much as you should, …

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