Thursday, 15 August 2013

How to Push Start a Motorcycle with a Dead Battery

A dead motorcycle battery is bound to happen to just about every motorcycle rider, whether the key was left in the bike, lights left on, or just an old battery that has finally seen its last day.Knowing how to properly bump start a motorcycle is a excellent skill to have.

How to Push Start a Motorcycle with a Dead Battery

The first thing to do before push starting your bike is to make sure that it actually needs to be. Double check things like the kill switch, gas level, the key being in the on position, or even the kickstand being down (on some bikes).

Thursday, 1 November 2012

How To Fix Hyper Flashing / No Flashing LED Turn Signals


Have you just replaced your stock turn signals with brand new LED blinkers, only to find that when you use your indicator it hyper flashes or worse stays solid? Not to worry this is a very common problem with a quick solution.

LED Bulb Load Resistors - The Hyper Flash Fix

Resistors can go by a few different names, some will call it a load relay or load equalizer but what they are going to do is resist the amount of wattage going to the LEDs. The standard resistor for motorcycle turn signals is a 8 Ohm, 25 Watt resistor which will work on virtually every LED turn signal.

 

Do I Need a Resistor for my Bike?

Monday, 22 October 2012

How to make a Motorcycle Ride Video

Want to make a video of your motorcycle ride? Don't know where to start? In this how to guide we cover the basics on what you need to go from the track, to the editing room.

1. Choosing the right Action Sport Camera

First thing you are going to need is a camera (Lets assume the bike is already bought and paid for). There are lots of cameras on the market but the main thing you need to consider is how it will handle vibration. The two big names out there right now for action sport filming are GoPro and Contour. A personal favorite would be the GoPro HD HERO, check out the video below to see it in action.