A lot of riders go straight for the power upgrades when they begin to modify their bikes. That’s understandable, we all want that perfect rumble and throw-you-back throttle response, but don’t forget how your bike rides. Stock shocks have gotten better over the years, yet they still are not comparable to the best aftermarket shocks
There are certain things that can stand on their own, but once combined together, they become an incomparable force. The Cobra PowrPro HP 2-into-1 exhaust system and Fi2000 PowrPro CVT tuner are a perfect example of this. Each will improve your Harley to great ends on their own, but the improvements are even more dramatic
It was like a movie. The sun was mid-sky, tumbleweeds were rolling, and when you looked to the horizon, you saw the heat coming up from the road. Then — pop and hiss as steam came up from the hood of my beat-up Chevy van. We were driving through Death Valley and had just passed
Motorcycle lighting is often seen as an unnecessary upgrade. It can, however, be one of the most impactful upgrades that a rider can make on their Harley. A lighting upgrade will not only increase your quality of vision, but it will also make you more visible to other motorists. A problem that exists for riders
Don’t get used to average. You chose to ride Harley to avoid being average like all of the other run-of-the-mill bikes out there. You wanted the best American made ride possible. There’s just one problem. The stock speakers and amp on your bike just aren’t the best they can be.
Understanding can often be found in the most unlikely – and unlooked-for – places. My parents never did like motorcycles. When I was growing up, I was forbidden to own one. I was forbidden to ride on one.
Motorcycle riding continues to increase in popularity. For some it’s because of increased gas prices. For others it’s a sense of freedom, a way to temporarily unplug from the world. And for others it’s something they grew up doing and it’s become a way of life.
Even if you can’t tell a drain plug from a spark plug, you’ll be able to handle your motorcycle’s basic maintenance after watching this DVD,” says Dennis Santopietro, a Harley-Davidson enthusiast and founder of Fix My Hog Inc.
The 3.5 hour video, which was shot in a motorcycle repair shop in Connecticut, includes topics such as performing a safety check, maintaining the charging system, replacing spark plus, changing fluids and replacing tires.
Dennis Santopietro, a Wolcott native who now lives in San Diego, this week released his third instructional “Fix My Hog” DVD aimed at helping Harley-Davidson owners maintain and repair their rides. The three-hour, two-disc Sportster edition covers everything from removing the seat and checking the battery to front fork oil service and lubricating the steering head bearings.