It is very easy to become a victim of professional moto thieves or ordinary passers-by who covet your bike and decide to steal it if you do not take precautions. We’ll talk today about one of these measures to protect your motorcycle:… Continue reading Anti-theft for motorcycles: pros and cons
Before the arrival of the first frosts, there is still time to enjoy riding your beloved bike. Frost, snow, and ice are the worst enemies of bikers. So it is better to hide your dear motorcycle until warm days. No matter how many days a year you spend on a motorcycle, the most important thing to remember is the rider’s safety. Of course, it is better to entrust high-quality maintenance to a proven motorcycle repair shop that can be easily found via the biker’s app CryptoMoto.
But there are essentials that you should check on your own regularly:
- Check all technical fluids in the vehicle: brake fluid, crankcase oil, and engine oil. You can do this at each refueling. It is essential to do this at operating temperature!
- Tire pressure – ideally, buy a small gauge and check tire pressure weekly if you ride your motorcycle regularly.
- Check the chain tension to avoid missing it when it is loose and not being able to get the right level of power from the rear wheel. Also, a loose chain can simply fly off when moving, and an excessively strained chain can break.
- Timely oil change. Changing it every 5-7 thousand kilometers or every six months is necessary. Even if you have not driven for a year, the oil needs to be changed because it loses its properties and no longer functions as it used to.
These are the essentials every motorbike owner should know. Also, CryptoMoto’s blog gathers useful tips from skilled bikers, their stories, and valuable experience. In a special section, you can find posts that can help you fix a minor breakdown on your own or quickly check the functioning of an important part.
CryptoMoto is a convenient and multifunctional app for motorcyclists that comes in handy for every motorbike owner and those who want to stay on top of the motorcycle world news.
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