Meet the Chrome Cowgirl Sasha Mullins. She is a favorite of rally goers with and brings an insiders behind the scenes view of the rally. Jasmine Caine is a sexy, hard core Rock & Roll Artist. With her band she delivers a throw down set at the Broken Spoke Saloon. But the rally is all about riding. We bring you the best places to ride in the Black hills with the wind in your face, the stunning landscape is like no other place. And how about some unusual riding? Hill climbing on a classic bagger? We have captured the mood of the party on Main Street which always has some suprises and wacky people. Over at The Knuckle Saloon one thousand people have gathered to witness edgy personal combat. There is a new youth movement at the Rally you’ve got to experience and Jay Allen from the Broken Spoke brings us the explosion of this new energy that is reinventing the rally. The bike building arts at Sturgis will blow you away with a vast array of truly amazing machines. Meet the builders and see what may be the perfect bike, the frame stretches out for cruising and tightens up for canyon carving. See this amazing one of a kind machine built by Belgium’s Freddy Kruger. Motorcycling’s photographer genius Michael Lichter rounds out our story with never seen before photographs from the personal collection. Everybody knows you’ve got to experience the Sturgis Motorcycle rally. Its all right here!
Bob and Mark demonstrate the professional technique for finding the tight spot in a Sportster’s rear wheel belt. You should do this without a rider or passenger and with the bike in neutral. They teach you how to check for belt tension and deflection and how to retorque the axle so you can give your bike a smoother ride.Watch Now >>
Bob and Mark put an older Sportster up on the lift to show you how to service the front and rear brake calipers. They teach you which parts to remove, clean and replace, and discuss the components of the single piston-style caliper assembly and how they work.Watch Now >>
Now that you’ve fully serviced your Harley Sportster, you can take the opportunity to check all of the safety features on the bike. Make sure the lights are working properly, the horn makes noise, turn signals are operational, and all grommets are in place. Then you should check the throttle, add oil and fill the tires to the correct level. Once your finished with the service, get out and ride!
*****The service manual states you should follow your negation cable down from battery and remove nut that secures the connector to ground stud on the crankcase boss behind the starter motor assembly. You will need to do the reverse during installation.Watch Now >>
When you’re adjusting the primary chain on your Sportster model, it’s always specified to adjust it in the tightest spot of its travel. Whether you use the hot or the cold measurement, Harley specifies that you do it in the tightest area. Bob teaches you a quick and simple method for locating the tightest spot in the path of the chain. He stresses that any time you are servicing inside the primary you should always unhook the negative cable.Watch Now >>