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Motorcycle Gear and Apparel

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Motorcycling is inherently dangerous. To deal with motorcycle safety issues, most countries require motorcyclists to use proper gear and apparels. These include certain types of helmets, jackets, gloves, pants and boots.
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A motorcycle helmet must meet DOT gauges to be legitimate for the  street, a snowmobile head protector does not.
It is probably that item's NSN, or "national stock number". It is only important to QM personnel. It identifies the specific item for logistical purposes.
  there are none published for modern harley frames. the geometry of a motorcycle makes it very difficult to accurately measure the frame with available equipment. if there is a suspected problem the dealer is to replace the frame. however, motorcycle frames have been straightened for years....
71mph stock and 75 straight piped
application of rolling contact bearing
"You" don't make one. You buy one. "YOU" do not have the required skills or equipment to make a motorcycle helmet which will provide any degree of protection in the event of a crash. If you are going to make your own helmet then you might as well not even wear one.
Mercatone Uno is a former professional cycling team which was based  in San Marino and then in Italy. Throughout the 1990s    GearedBike UK
Laws regarding helmet use vary by location. In California for example, helmets must be worn without exception on public roads. Some states in the U.S. do not require helmets, and this is often the case in many Asian and South American countries.
should be 1 down 4 up. Atleast thats how my rx is
The best tyres are Avon distanizia 120/70/17 front and 150/70/17 rear sm
in my opinion it is the Icon Variant
Front tyre  120/70 ZR17MC (58W)    Rear tyre  190/50 ZR17MC (73W)
take the baffles out drill the rivet out if mfg. with or take the bolts out.
  remove bolt on the back of passenger seat, pull that back and out. Then driver seat just pulls back and out as well.
Could be a dead battery or a problem with the starter...most likely the solenoid switch.
  im guessing u have a manual motor bike. this is how to changee gears. first roll back the throttle but dont over reve or under reve it then ease off the throttle quickly pull in the clutch the brake looking thing on your left and push down or up depending on if u r changing up or down it takes...
First, find a platform (brand) that has readily available parts. (i.e. Japanese bikes, Honda, Yamaha, suzuki are readily available and easy to work on) Second, do the work yourself or at least contract out the parts your not comfortable/familiar with. Take your time. Don't be forced (by self or...
I've heard two deffrent story's told.One is it's a brotherhood thing between to biker's and they ware it on there left boot.and the secount one is they have a 100 thousand mile spur and its engraved on it,That say's 100 thousand mile's.I'm a Real bike and i ware my spur on my left boot for many...
The current generation tops out ~165 mph in stock condition
point the arrow away from res. then when your bike starts to sputter turn it toward res and it will make it to a gas station. reserve amounts of gas vary greatly so it's hard to say how far you can go.
You can search on internet for online stores who can provide you jVS motorcycle   parts
Please save your money and buy good second hand. my 3month old adrenaline has had a cataloug of faliures let alone the rust !!!! it just seems to pick more up every time i go out! I also have a pulse adrenaline. Please don't buy one. After the first day the rear brake failed and my local dealer...
  Unless you have a jacket I am not finding the only symbol on the jacket is the Yamaha symbol right at the base of the neck. Which makes sense since it is the Joe Rocket YAMAHA Luv Mesh.
The speed,acceleration,deceleration,velocityand the force....
1000 cubic centimeters, its a measure of the size of an engine
The oil and transmission drain plugs are directly underneath the transmission, between the left and right frame rails. You'll see a grooved "oil pan" with two 5/8 inch bolts that also have Allen socket in the center. The bolt on the right side of the pan facing the ground is the transmission fluid...
You don't. It's nonadjustable.
It's a simple math between the engines speed (rpm) v.s. the rear wheels speed (rpm). The bicycle runs 20km/h where the motorbike runs more than 200km/h On a bicycle where the engine (You) not exceeds much more than 50rpm do the sprocketsizes need to be opposite arranged to get the bicycle to drive...
Answer . Yes, New Jersey requires all riders and passengers (including sidecar riders) to wear a DOT certified helmet at all times. Helmet laws here are vigorously enforced.
=== Answer: ===   Wearing a motorcycle helmet will prevent you from getting cited if there is a mandatory helmet law in your state. Whether a helmet offers added safety benefits or not is debatable   === ===   === Answer: ===   A motorcycle helmet helps protect your skull, therefore...
It is easily waterproofed. It is more resistant to ripping/shredding than other materials, in case of an accident. It doesn't flap in the wind.    My AnswerThe number one reason. Wind cannot penetrate leather, even on a warm day you will get cold riding a cycle. Also, and the more important...
Here's the opinion of Timberwoof's in his Motorcycle FAQ: The best helmet for you is one that you can afford, that fits, and that you'll wear every time you get on the motorcycle. A Snell and DOT rated helmet is just as safe as a one ... but not as comfortable on long trips. Just because a helmet...
  == Answer ==     Here's the non-exhaustive list of opinions from Timberwoof in his Motorcycle FAQ:     * Helmet: HJC, Arai, Shoei, Nolan (fit is the most important thing)   * Gloves: Held   * Pants: Aerostich, Joe Rocket, Draggin Jeans, Tourmaster, FirstGear   * Jackets:...
 Whether or not you are legally required to wear a helmet is a matter of state law. Each state has different requirements, with some states requiring you wear a helmet if you are over 18, over 21, or if you do not have medical insurance.     Do I need to wear a helmet?   In states with a...
== Answer ==   In the opinion of Timberwoof of Timberwoof's Motorcycle FAQ: Held makes the best gloves.   He notes, "Protect your hands. Motorcycle-specific gloves are recommended. Good ones have padding on the back and padded rivets on the palm."   == New Answer Headline ==   I've found...
Best Helmets . In the opinion of Timberwoof of Timberwoof's Motorcycle FAQ: HJC, Arai, Shoei, or Nolan. He notes, "The best helmet for you is one that you can afford, that fits, and that you'll wear every time you get on the motorcycle. A $100 Snell and DOT rated helmet is just as safe as a $500...
In the opinion of Timberwoof of Timberwoof's Motorcycle FAQ: Aerostich, Joe Rocket, Draggin Jeans, Tourmaster, or FirstGear.    AnswerIf you want a light alternative to heavy leather. You have to use Kevlar lined Jeans. Draggin Jeans are fine, but they only cover part of your body. The best...
In the opinion of Timberwoof of Timberwoof's Motorcycle FAQ:: Aerostich, Joe Rocket, Tourmaster, or FirstGear. He notes, "Leather looks sexy and works; Cordura is functional and works; Shorts and a T-shirt are an invitation to skin grafts. Jackets can be had relatively inexpensively at pawn shops...
first of all if u have a road bike u use leather boots and if u ride motocross i reckon no fear boots or alpine star. In the opinion of Timberwoof of Timberwoof's Motorcycle FAQ, Redwing is the best brand of boots. He notes, "Protect your feet and ankles. If they lace up, tuck the laces in so they...
Answer  In the opinion of Timberwoof of Timberwoof's Motorcycle FAQ, Aerostich.  He notes, "Leather looks sexy and works; Cordura is functional and works; Shorts and a T-shirt are an invitation to skin grafts. Jackets can be had relatively inexpensively at pawn shops or through Internet retailers....
armor provides impact and abrasion resistance, kevlar only provides abrasion resistance, what you want is a jacket with both
You can easily find out through classifieds site.Just post your ads and find your buyers.
The oil drain plug on a 2002 Road King motorcycle is near the kick  stand lever. Look for a bolt that is sticking out in a horizontal  position.
In my opinion, it's the 2010 Kawasaki Ninja 250R
to gain more speed
It all depends on the gearing after the motor. An example is a car when left in 1st gear will only go 35-50mph.
the easiest way is to get a regulator, a new one then screw it on the handlebars.
  got this bike for my kid ands for got to ask that question when i got it from the guy can anyone help me it is an older rm 80 thank you
  Sprinkle baby powder inside the gloves. Let the powder sit in there for several hours. Shake out the excess powder. If there is still too much left, vacuum into the glove at far as you can.
how gear are shifted in Yamaha FZ byk
  Just like any other motorcycle.   Push the lever up, you shift up....push the level down, you shift down. The shift lever is located by your left feet.   The gears are as follows: 1 - N - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5   Hope this helps.
one huggge detail he left out is that 2 strokes have a huge belly on the header and 4 strokes do not   AnswerIf the motor is running it's as easy as looking and listening. Looking for a little extra smoke (2 stroke) and listening deeper mellower sounding (4 strokes). The 2 stroke philosophy is...
  That depends on the quality of the leather jacket. Some are simply designer jackets with very thin leather offering very little protection in the event of a slide on the pavement. Others such as racing leathers are close to a quarter of an inch thick and offer some of the best protection...
When purchasing a motorcycle helmet, check to make sure that it has a DOT (Department of Transportation) sticker. That means that it has passed DOT safety standards. There really isn't one brand that is safer than another, because of these standards. Personally, I only purchase full face helmets so...
Shut off the bike! ;-) lol. If its a straight thru pipe-you wont have much luck unless you replace that with a muffled version. There are some add on end silencers but they make minimum difference. If it has a muffler-it may need repacking-they do burn out-esp the cheap all show race cans.
AMF was an American sporting equipment conglomerate very prominent in the 50s and 60s whose most famous acquisition was Harley Davidson. Their most recognizable product from the period was bowling equipment ranging from player equipment and accessories like balls, shoes, gloves, bags, etc. to...
Shoei and Arai are often considered to be some of the best. The best measure though is to see if the helmet is both DOT and SNELL certified.
A hot start button helps you start a motorbike when it is hot. When  a bike is hot, it can be extremely difficult to start and this  takes care of that problem.
the strap goes around the outside of the helmet
No, you cannot switch the transmission in one action as inquired, with a manual system. You can however pull in the clutch and effectively be in neutral from any gear. Answer Although you cannot do it in one step, if you're cruising along in 5th gear, you can pull in the clutch and click the...
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Yes provided the helmet is coving your ears and it is from authorized dealer...
  it can be.....keep in mind, ce is a standard with points to be met......so there are armours out there that dont bare the ce mark that can perform better.......there are pads out there that exceed the standard for impact but fail for shape.....so its in the air, do your research and you'll be...
  The Blue w/orange stripe wire is the front coil wire, where your signal comes from. Any orange w/white stripe wire is good for a power source with the key on. Black to any convenient black wire for your ground. Make sure all of your connections are good and solid, whether taps, pins or splices...
  == Answer ==   Try cleaning with saddle soap and then a good leather conditioner
the tough-skinned larva of a large crane fly. It lives in thesoil, where it feeds on plant matter and can seriously damage theroots of grasses and crops..
If you don't know this person very well than you wouldn't buy them anything as personal as "Rags" (leathers), boots, etc. It is very hard to buy for someone who has such a very defined interest in something because chances are that if there is something they really want they will have gone out and...
Most of this is going to have some bias but I'll offer that I asked that same question to many a cycle gearhead and nearly all agreed it was the Honda Cb 250 twin. That came from mechanics as well. It was just the little engine that was hard to kill.
If a motorcycle was covered wet, there is a chance it could rust.  Always wipe the motorcycle dry before covering if possible.
If you hit your head, all the force of the impact will go  straight in with nothing to absorb it or spread it out. 
I'd think it would be the same to a car, a passenger seat. But who knows? It's called a pillion
  I need the torque urgently.
1996...10th digit is T. Should be a 1996
Washington state law says yes. and since you'll be invinceable with it on you don't legally have to have insurance. but with our weather who wants to drown on a bike anyway?
You can do an online VIN# search or take the VIN# to the DMV and they may be able to give some information.
the number 13 can refer to marijuana, don't think bikers are into that tho!
Yes, try www.motosport.com and then go to dirt bike parts and you'll see 'graphics'
kawasaki rouser, its a 135 cc 4 valve digital spark plugs machine against a 125 cc 2 valve single spark plug engine
On a 1993 Audi CS 100, the thermostat is in the engine block. It is under the housing where the upper radiator hose is connected.
with the chin strap secured
  If you leave the "choke" on you will foul the plugs.   The choke is actually an enrichener, which dumps fuel.   There is no damage done just bead blast or replace your spark plugs if the bike stops running right
Motorcycle helmets are made out of two different kinds of materials. The outer shell is made out of Aerodynamic fiberglass with an ABS/Polycarbonate alloy chin bar. In the event of a crash or fall the outer shell protects your head from punctures and abrasions. The inner liner is made out of...
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Deceleration means to decrease the velocity. The SI unit is the same as acceleration.   In SI units, acceleration is measured in meters/second² (m·s-2).
it depends on the bike, some will only go 50mph, while some will hit 80mph, it depends on the bike. 125cc's go 70-90mph Depending on make and gearing anywhere from 60-70 mph well i have an rm 125 and that go's 60 to 75 mph it all depends if it's 2 or 4stroke a 4 stroke has better top end a 2 stroke...
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Until March 2013 there was no Harley Davidson dealership in the Philippines so no official outlet for HD clothes. HD now has an official dealership on EDSA so official Harley Davidson clothing will be available there However, an alternative is to visit their site: Harleyparts is already an...