AMSOIL vs. Harley-Davidson Oil: How We Perform

AMSOIL vs. Harley Oil

We submitted AMSOIL synthetic motorcycle oil and Harley-Davidson SYN3 oil to independent testing. Who came out on top? Find out here.



How to Change the Oil in your Motorcycle

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To change oil in a motorcycle, you just need a few simple tools and about 30 minutes. Here are step-by-step directions to walk you through the process.



Should I Warm Up My Motorcycle Before Riding?

Warm up motorcycle

Warm up your motorcycle for about a minute to ensure the piston expands gradually and the oil has circulated throughout the engine.



How to Store Your Motorcycle for Winter

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Riding season is winding down. Here are some tips on how to properly store your motorcycle for the winter to ensure it’s ready to go in the spring.



What to Know When Choosing a Fork Oil

Fork oil must deliver consistent dampening, rebounds and performance so you can ride or drive confidently. Here’s what to look for when buying fork oil.



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

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Marco Navarro asks on our Facebook page about break in oil, with attention paid to powersports engines. Thanks for the question, Marco. Let’s get to it. Maintaining an engine is a constant fight against wear.



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.



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

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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.