There are certain folks who believe that being ignorant about the motorcycles makes them ineligible to undertake the maintenance of their motorcycles. You must keep in mind that, if you have the appropriate tools and the basic technical know-how, you can easily carry out the maintenance of your motorcycle.
Please be aware that if you have the right knowledge, carrying out the maintenance of your bike is a walk-in-the-park. Remember, only a well-maintained motorcycle can serve you for a very long time!
1. Replace the Engine Oil Regularly
2. Inspect the Chain
Please be advised that if the tension of the chain is not correct, it can lead to several problems. For example, it can result in faulty transmission and improper gear shifts. To avoid such problems, make sure that your motorcycle’s chain is properly adjusted and well taken care of.
If you are faced with a situation where you are unable to repair or tweak your motorcycle chain, then seek the help of a professional mechanic at the earliest to get your motorcycle up and running again.
3. Check the Cleanliness of the Brake Fluid
4. Check your Batteries
5. Check the Tires
Nobody wants to see a flat tire before setting out on an enchanting long ride on their motorcycle. Hence, to avoid such frustrating situations, always maintain the air pressure of the tires according to your motorcycle manual and check them before, during, and after every ride.
If a tire is deflating faster than normal, then check for punctures, cuts or cracks. If you can fix it, well and good, otherwise you may have to replace the tire.
6. Keep your Motorcycle Clean
I am sure that after reading these six tips you have a brand new perspective on the topic of motorcycle maintenance, don’t you? Now, do you feel it is as tough as you once thought it to be?