Choosing the right Tires for your MotorcyclesWritten by Karen Nodalo
All parts of motorcycle are essential and tires are one of them. Basically, it is most contributing factor that makes motorcycles move. So if it is important, then tires should be given much attention too. There are different types of wheels for different types of motorcycles. It has different sizes and surfaces too. Some tires have spikes which are used for dirt bike races and other kinds of races. Some tires are smooth which are used in highways and concrete roads. Tires have to be maintained and checked once in a while because its durability depends on how much you use it. New tires are treated differently because itís just like you being given a different task of work to do. You donít get used to it easily so you need to adjust. Tires are like those too. They have to keep up or warmed in order to function well. New tires have to be used all over again several times. Itís important to keep your tires a little wasted to prevent it from sliding. Temperature affects tire pressure and it is a contributing factor to effects on your tires. What is meant by temperature is that when tires are not used long enough, they become a little bit cold. Time also affects pressure of your tires. That particularly focuses on duration of tires. If you use your motorcycles often, donít get shocked if you notice them getting thinner. Tire pressure should be observed and checked. If dayís temperature is high and exceeds normal, expect your tires to inflate. Though this may not be considered to be very dangerous, still it should be given measures.
A beginnerís guide to Motorcycle PartsWritten by Karen Nodalo
Once you hop in a motorcycle and realize that you have deep interest in riding it, Iím definitely sure youíll have lots of questions in your mind. Youíll probably ask basic questions on how to start and drive it with use of gears. These are common questions of beginners who are willing to indulge on road to driving motorcycles. Knowing parts of your motorcycles and how they work together to keep your motorcycles running can be quite interesting too.
In order for you to learn riding and start riding, you must first learn basics of motorcycle parts and how they function. If you get to know parts very well, you can now begin your curiosity in riding your first bike. There are many different parts of motorcycle. These parts are considered general because all motorcycles regardless of brands contain same parts. Iíll be giving you a short discussion on important parts. The clutch is a lever which is found in left-hand grip of your motorcycle. You operate it with use of your fingers. It is responsible for releasing mechanism and operates for shifting gears more easily. Motorcycles have cylinders but they differ in number of cylinders. Motorcycles contain between ranges of one to six cylinders. Most of cylinders are liquid-cooled to prevent steaming of over-heating for extreme usage. You have brake which is very important because it slows down speed of motorcycles to prevent it from bumping. There are two kinds of brakes. The first is front brake which is located at right hand of motorcycle. It is responsible for stopping front wheels of your motorcycle. The second is rear brake which operates to stop back wheels of motorcycles. It is operated with use of our foot. Thought hey both work differently, they work together to prevent serious accidents.