AMSOIL Heads to SEMA New Product Showcase with 13 New Products

SEMA

The mighty SEMA show is just around the corner, and our AMSOIL trade show team is busy preparing for another successful presentation to the key players in the automotive industry. SEMA is where companies learn of the latest news, products and technology developments that shape the automotive aftermarket.

Why You Should Be Wary About Using Break In Oil in Powersports Equipment

general Motorcycle Oil Change

Makaco Unanimous asks on our Facebook page about break in oil, with attention paid to powersports engines. First, thanks for the question, Makaco Unanimous. Second, I think I found my name for next season’s fantasy football team. Let’s get to it. Maintaining an engine is a constant fight against wear.

AMSOIL Helps Team FTF Cycles Achieve 8 Land-Speed Records

The competitive realm of racing spans the landscape, encompassing virtually every form of transportation. The need for speed has found its way into everything from lawnmowers to heavily modified cars and motorcycles, leading enthusiasts on an endless pursuit to generate more power and performance in their quest for max velocity.

First Time Heading to Sturgis? We’ve Got Some Tips.

Sturgis Motorcycles Mount Rushmore

The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is a true bucket-list destination for any motorcycle enthusiast. Each year thousands upon thousands of riders descend on Sturgis, S.D., and turn this small, sleepy town into a motorcycle mecca. Some travel the road to Sturgis as an annual endeavor, while others make it a once-in-a-lifetime journey. In either case, there

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How to Protect a Motorcycle Wet Clutch (and How it Works)

2017 Indian Scout motorcycle

A 10-mile trudge down gravel roads more trafficked by mosquitoes than people. That’s the situation I faced after dumping my Honda 350 motorcycle on a patch of loose gravel. Back then (the mid 1990s), cell phones were a luxury, especially deep in the woods of northern Minnesota where I lived.

Why You Should Warm Up Your Motorcycle Before Riding

Sturgis motocycle

As soon as you crawl out of bed tomorrow morning, try this experiment: run outside and sprint down the street. Aside from embarrassment over your jammies (or lack thereof), how do you suppose you’ll feel?

Heading to Daytona Bike Week? Don’t Miss These Must-See Sites

Daytona Beach

A couple weekends ago, those of us in Wisconsin and Minnesota experienced spring-like temps in the 50’s and 60’s. It brought out the sights and sounds of a few brave motorcyclists on their first ride of the year, despite knowing winter was not yet over. While we’re currently back to experiencing winter up north as

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AMSOIL Helps Motorcyclist Set Guinness World Record

Guinness World Records Danell Lynn

A few weeks back I heard an exciting story about a woman who set a Guinness World Record on her motorcycle. The official designation was as follows: The longest journey by motorcycle in a single country is 78,214.118 km (48,600 miles) and was achieved by Danell Lynn

4 Must-Ride Cruise Routes Every Sturgis Biker Should Experience

Devils Tower Trading Post

The 2017 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is right around the corner, and thousands of bikers are in the midst of planning their trips to the world-famous rally. The Black Hills and Badlands offer miles of awesome scenery and several memorable rides no matter which way you’re coming from. Take some time on your way to the

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Engine Detuning Kills Performance: Here’s What You Can Do

Motorcyle Octante Boost Ad MOB

Though many motorcycle owners don’t realize it, their bikes may be equipped with electronics that detect engine knock. When the computer adjusts ignition timing to eliminate knock, performance suffers.