Maintaining the motorcycle is an important part of owning this type of vehicle, or any vehicle for that matter. Doing this ensures that the motorcycle is running smoothly and efficiently. Also, a well-maintained motorcycle is relatively safe from accidents and breakdowns compared to those that are not. Below are some of the things that you should look into when maintaining your motorcycle. 1. Tires - this is one part of your motorcycle that you will have to replace often so you should check it regularly.
Before riding your bike, you should always check the tire pressure since too much or too little air can have a significant negative effect on your motorcycle. So buy a pressure gauge to accurately check your tire pressure. Also if the tread on the tires are already shallow (around 1mm) replace them immediately. 2. Oil - it is essential to keep your motor running smoothly.
You should therefore check it periodically and replace it every so often (2,000-4,000 km or every 3-6 months). 3. Fuel - keep your fuel filter clean and replace it after every two years. Also, if you notice any damage on the filter, you should change it with a new one immediately. 4. Battery - is important to run the electronic parts of your vehicle such as the lights and the horn. If you notice a decrease in its performance, then it’s probably time to replace your battery. Also check it regularly and make sure that the things like the terminals are clean and that there are no damages in the cables and clamps.