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  1. First Bike / New Rider
    Hello everyone. Im a new rider, my bike is a 2004 Honda cbr 125. Needs some bits doing. Was looking to learn and do bits myself 1 for knowledge and achievement 2 to save some pennies. I have searched the internet for how to remove the callipers, the internet for some reason only shows removing...
  2. Motorcycle Repair
    When I start my engine(TVS Apache) there is this strange clung coming within the transmission area, even in Neutral! I have done about 10k kms with no major problems. But this, this bugs me, almost seems like the piston rings are rubbing against the inner cylinder wall? Or the carburetor is not...
  3. How To
    Hello, Got an '03 Honda Shadow Ace 750. I bought it with 14,000 miles on it and have put 15,000 on it in 6 months. I'm a delivery driver so I that's why it has gotten so many miles (mostly city miles). I've done all routine maintenance, but I really feel it's time for valve clearance adjustment...
  4. First Bike / New Rider
    I am about to buy my first (xs750 1977 Yamaha) this Saturday. I've seen the bike run but the seller says it needs a battery and a tune up. I just talked to a buddy and realized I don't want to pay a few hundred for a tune up if I don't have too. What all would a shop do to this bike and how much...
  5. Motorcycle Repair
    Hello there, I have a 1997 Suzuki katana GSX600 that i am trying to repair to run smoothly. I just cleaned the carbs and put it all back together, got new spark plugs and battery, and put it all back together for its first start up... when i went to start it up i pressed the start button and...
  6. First Bike / New Rider
    Okay so i would really appreciate it if some of you guys could answer my questions! 1. For my first bike im set on getting a ninja. Im about 6'4" 240 pounds and was wondering if a ninja 650r would be a good manageable first bike? Or is that way to powerful for a beginner? If so would the ninja...
  7. Motorcycle Repair
    Hello everyone. I've got a 2005 Suzuki C50 with 5700 Miles on it. I am going to do 4 year service on it which is: Change the Oil and Filter and Change the coolant. (I know I should have done it in 2009, but that was when I bought it.) First question. Do I need to put Suzuki Oil in my...
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