16/06/2022
Why are spark plugs so important to your engine?
So what does a spark plug do? Spark plugs are utilised as a source of ignition at the conclusion of the compression cycle in gasoline engines. […]
08/06/2022
The life of Engine Coolant.
When combustion engines operate, they generate heat and there is liquid coolant circulating to keep it cool. Once the engine is heated, the thermostat opens and […]
29/04/2022
Whats inside an Engine Oil Filter?
The oil filter may appear to be a basic metal canister, but it is actually a very sophisticated component that is critical to the longevity of […]
21/04/2022
What’s the AH on your battery and why does your battery drain?
The Amp Hour (Ah) rating of a battery indicates its power and lifespan. Essentially, this indicates how long a battery will continue to provide an amp […]
23/03/2022
Why do I need to Bleed my Brakes?
Bleeding a brake is the process of removing old brake fluid from the master cylinder, the hose and the caliper. Bleeding is necessary whenever a brake […]
15/03/2022
What does Brake Fluid do and what do the DOT numbers mean?
Brake fluid is a hydraulic liquid that is critical to your vehicle’s braking system; without it, you would simply not be able to stop. It transmits […]
23/02/2022
How do Brake Calipers work and what can go wrong with them
One of the most important components of your motorcycle are the brake calipers. When something goes wrong with the brake caliper, simply put, your motorcycle is […]
16/02/2022
Garage Talk – Check, adjust, clean and lubricate your motorcycle chain the right way
A neglected drive chain won’t last long and will quickly damage the sprockets. Routine chain adjustment and lubrication isn’t difficult and will ensure maximum chain and […]
31/01/2022
Vital Motorcycle fluids that you must keep at home
If you have a motorcycle at home you should be carrying out regular fluid checks to keep your motorcycle running longer on the road. Pre-ride and […]
25/01/2022
The all-important pre-ride checklist that will get you there and back safely
It’s so tempting to get on your bike and ride off without any worries and “leave the world” behind. But it’s very important to make sure […]
29/12/2021
10 reasons to fix your own motorcycle
You’ve got an office job, you’re a social media influencer who’s always on the phone making brilliant videos so why would you want to get your […]
18/12/2021
The why and how to changing engine oil
Engine oil and what does it do? The main purpose of engine oil is to lubricate all moving parts and keeps them running smoothly and reduces […]
24/11/2021
All the Essential Motorcycle Tools
What tools should I be buying? A toolkit is a fundamental requirement for servicing and repairing a motorcycle. Although there will be an initial expense in […]
24/11/2021
Do I really need to service my fork suspensions
We’ve covered so many blogs on why servicing your motorcycle is important and why motorcycles require regular maintenance to get optimum performance and keep the parts […]
26/10/2021
Bike Fuel Filters – What does it do and why it needs replacement at regular intervals.
What does a fuel filter do? Your motorcycle has a stock fuel filter that sits inside the tank before the fuel pump and its job is […]
28/09/2021
Why did my Battery die?
Nothing worse than getting up early for a ride and finding out that your bike wont start. We get to see a lot of such messages […]
10/09/2021
What oil is the best for me?
Before we got down to writing this we understood one fact about engine oil, it’s like religion where everyone has an opinion about it and most […]
20/08/2021
How Many More Punctures Can I fix On A Tubeless Tyre?
If you’re out there munching kilometers on your motorcycles there is bound to be a day where you’ll face a flat tyre. Tyre technology has improved […]
13/08/2021
Advice – Spoked Wheels vs Alloy Wheels
Your motorcycle has either a spoked rim or an alloy one, and it sure is a good talking point considering manufacturers are still rolling out either […]
11/07/2021
Choosing the right brake pad.
SINTERED…. Sintered brake pads have now become the most popular type of brake pads, and in fact, they have become standard Original Equipment on 99% of […]
30/06/2021
Why Motorcycle Toolkits should be the essential on all your rides
There are plenty of tools and toolkits out there so where does someone start? Basic tools to start off include wrenches, ratchets, sockets and pliers. There’s […]
26/06/2021
Your Motorcycle service and what you need to know
Now that you’ve got yourself a fancy bike, more than just good looks it needs to ride better. So how do you keep it running well […]
29/05/2021
Deep diving with Fork Oil Seals
Why does my motorcycle have Fork Seals & Fork Oil? The top most thing on our maintenance schedule and that is very religiously followed is Engine […]
10/05/2021
Time to change your Chain Sprocket?
Every chain will eventually have its end of life, just how does one know when it’s time for it to be taken off duty? Read on […]
20/04/2021
Garage Talk : Air filters and how to maintain them
Your motorcycle engine loves clean air and the only way to get this is to either replace your stock air filter regularly or clean and re-oil […]
30/03/2021
How and why you should service your motorcycle swingarm
Your motorcycle swingarm goes through heavy loads, constant movement and is exposed to dirt, water and grime that gets flung off the rear tire. All of […]
21/01/2021
How to choose the best brake pad for your motorcycle?
Here’s a quick guide towards choosing the best brake pads for your motorcycle. What you need to know is the type of motorcycle and what it […]
16/10/2020
Unchained
The original chain on my Triumph Tiger XCX lasted me 44000km. That chain has had a hard life – it is usually covered in muck, has […]
02/10/2020
Tire tales with the Royal Enfield Himalayan
Going side-ways on two wheels can be a ton of fun. Not so when it is because the tires have worn past their best-use mark! Missing […]
19/09/2020
Keeping the Tiger fit Part 3/3
Part 3/3 I always feel a motorcycle is a constant work in progress rather than a cold approach as something fixed and the chapter closed. The […]
29/08/2020
Moto-shopping happiness without the wallet-shock
Motorcyclists! If we’re not busy riding or scrapping with the pals over whose rides’ the best among the lot – we’re out shopping the block. Stalking […]
20/08/2020
Grin reminder from an old oil-smoker
I look out the window and could see the weather Gods taking a break from their incessant pour down. Not wanting to let go of a […]
10/06/2020
Booster Plug 101
Gimmick or a truly affordable hack? More importantly, what does it really do? The vast majority of us don’t hold automobile engineering degrees. We know a […]
16/05/2020
Keeping the Tiger fit Part 2/3
Part 2/3Lockdown has been an interesting time for lot of people to try do something with their motorcycles and considering I have done most of the […]
16/05/2020
De-cat or not
Superbike riders often feel that their motorcycle is not powerful or noisy enough. Well, a DeCat may be a good solution for some of these fellows […]
09/05/2020
Light’em Up! (1/2)
Part – 1Headlights – probably one of the least cared about equipment on most Indian motorcycles. Have you noticed the headlights throw, spread and potency on […]
09/05/2020
Pack and Prep, essentials on two wheels
Most of us dream of riding across the country and exploring a new place. Many go back to the same location to relive their previous experience […]
04/05/2020
Long term review Ducati Multistrada
Long term review and the top accessories you should be looking at for the Ducati Multistrada 1200S  She lovingly came home on 22nd January 2015, one […]
19/04/2020
Braking Bad
Often everyone speaks about going fast on a motorcycle. The bar-talks usually start with horsepower numbers and end with lap-time boasting. But seldom do we realise […]
17/04/2020
Priancas Bonneville Ownership
Owning and riding motorcycles is a kind of crazy, outsiders will never grasp. I ventured into riding and falling flat for my 1st motorcycle simultaneously; to be […]
14/04/2020
Ousephs Tiger 800
Meet my 2016 Triumph Tiger XCX. In the three years I have had it, it has done 30,000km in addition to the 12,000km it has had […]
13/04/2020
Grab ‘em by the….
… bars. I’m talking about handle bars, and what goes into getting the perfect one. At 169 cm, I’m not very tall. At 65kgs and still […]
13/04/2020
Keeping the Tiger fit
Part 1/3 A little history – So I am going to be true to myself and say this, I wasn’t a fan of big and obnoxious […]
12/04/2020
The Importance of Torquing
Torque settings 101 The motorcycle that you ride is held together by a bunch of nuts and bolts. Almost every one of these is supposed to […]
12/11/2019
Vaporisation , Combustion & Grade Discussions for Motorcycle Engine Oils
We sat down with Mike Marcella, Director of Technology at Maxima Oils to answer some of your oil queries A lot of times we get questions […]
10/12/2017
What are Fuse blocks and whats the use?
So a fuse block is basically a device that protects your electrical equipment by having a fuse between the power source and the device. The fuse […]
22/08/2015
How to install the stone guard on your Bonneville, Thruxton / 7″ headlight
FITTING THE 7″ HEADLIGHT STONE GUARD/GRILL ON TRIUMPH BIKES There seems to be a lot of confusion on how to get the supplied clips with the […]
28/06/2015
Arrow 2/2 for Triumph Bonneville & Thruxton
The Arrow 2:2 exhausts by Arrow Italy is a magnificent piece of stainless steel art. It offers up to 44% weight savings in comparison to the OEM […]
07/06/2015
Bonneville footpeg problems with A3 and T100
Please read and agree to the terms and conditions before reading this article. The possible Bonneville Footpeg issue Just so we are clear the footpeg system […]
31/05/2015
Torque settings for Air Cooled Triumph Cruisers
Torque settings for Triumph Bonneville, T1OO, Speedmaster, America, Thruxton & Scrambler Ref: Haynes Service & Repair Manual Image via: Tutus play PDF link: Torque settings TORQUE SETTINGS […]
19/04/2015
How to properly brake on motorcycles
While there is no “right” or “wrong” way to brake, there is certainly a optimal way of braking and that’s what we will be discussing in […]
09/02/2015
Steps to Install rear brake calliper on Triumph Bonneville
Please read the Disclaimer and terms before proceeding. These operations need to be performed by certified technicians. The image above shows a Tiger caliper of the […]
18/01/2015
Maintenance checklist before a ride!
Well you have charged your devices, filled up the fuel and got your gear ready but here is a quick check that every biker needs to […]
11/01/2015
Optimum tyre pressure for your motorcycle
Well to begin with all the tyres come with the maximum tyre pressure mentioned on them. Thats a point to begin with when you are at […]
01/01/2015
Bonneville Rear Calliper Location Problems
The location of the rear brakes on a Triumph bonneville is not an ideal position considering the road conditions in India and especially more so if you are […]