The heat in Texas is a uniquely brutal thing only matched by living on the surface of the sun itself. Handling it on a motorcycle is far from easy. You will get hot, you will sweat, and you will be miserable. No biggie, just ditch the ol’ leather jacket and throw on a t-shirt, right?Continue reading Roland Sands Design Truman Perf Waxed Canvas Jacket: Road tested review
Much like the stock grips, the stock levers on the 2019 Z400 weren’t particularly great. They got the job done, in so much as they allowed for the use of the brake and the clutch. However, they were needlessly bulky and the lack of adjustability meant that the reach to and throw of the leversContinue reading How to Install MZS Adjustable Brake and Clutch Levers
Replacing your OEM grips with some aftermarket grips is one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to not only improve riding comfort, but to also give your bike a little pop of customization. The stock grips on the 2019 Kawasaki Z400 in our stable just weren’t cutting it, so it was time to replaceContinue reading How to Install New Motorcycle Grips
Clutch replacement is a pretty straightforward job, requiring only a few basic hand tools, the new clutch parts, and a couple hours. You even get an oil change out of it. It’s an easy DIY job, and there’s no need to take your bike to a shop or dealership if you feel that clutch a-slippin’.Continue reading How to Replace a Motorcycle Clutch
Southern Throwdown 7, on September 15th 2019, at the Bomb Factory in the Deep Ellum district of Dallas offered up a day full of killer vintage motorcycles and vans, the best BBQ in DFW from The Bucking Pig, live music, and awesome people.
Took a bit of a break from photography to focus on capturing video content in the month of August, so the photo offerings are a bit light. Still managed to get a handful great shots, particularly of Other Life Cycles’ Bavarian Creampuff BMW restoration.
It actually kind of sucks being a motorcyclist in Texas in July. Triple-digit temps are the norm, and staying cool and hydrated is basically impossible. Despite all that, more and more time is spent by an ever-increasing number of riders sharing in their two-wheeled camaraderie. Also got in more rides with the moto-fam, including aContinue reading Bikes & Coffee July 2019