Motorbike Helmets Explained – Full Face Or Modular?

When it comes to safety while on your motorbike, helmets are a must. The problem is that few riders actually wear helmets… to be exact only 58% of motorbike riders wear helmets and that number is constantly decreasing. There used to be this stereotype that riders wearing helmets were “uncool” well… not any more. When you look at the alternative wearing motorbike helmets it seems like a pretty smart thing to do. Who wants to find themselves with a serious head or neck injury simply because they were not wearing a helmet? But what kind of motorbike helmet is right

How To Get Financing For Aftermarket Car Parts

Many people think of financing in terms of vehicle purchasing. In a typical financing plan, buyers can spread out payments over a period spanning 24 to 36 months. Fortunately these days, buyers who wish to upgrade their vehicles can also get financing on aftermarket parts. Aftermarket parts are designed to add more practicality and utility to trucks, cars, and SUVs. These parts range from performance parts, work parts such as tow hooks and shackles, off roading gear, or general protection of truck bumpers, radiators, and grille. With financing, you will not have to shell out all money at once, and

How to Get Rid of Cockroaches in the Car

The inside of your car is not the typical place to find a cockroach infestation. Regardless, roaches will go wherever there’s a food and water source, including an available source in your car. Having cockroaches in your home is unpleasant, but dealing with them in the close quarters of your car can be unsettling. Natural supplies help rid your car of cockroaches without introducing strong chemicals into the place where you, your family and pets sit as you drive. The roaches hide well. These bugs hide under the paper trash you have dropped in the car, gum wrappers, coffee cups,

What You Need to Know About Rack & Pinion Steering

The Rack and Pinion system is the system that most vehicles use to actually steer the vehicle. The system allows for directional steering, allowing the driver to maneuver as they need while driving their vehicle. Problems with the Rack and Pinion steering system can cause serious issues with your vehicle. While some will find that the steering becomes difficult and unnatural, others will find that they simply cannot steer properly. If you operate your own vehicle, you need to fully understand the simple Rack and Pinion system. When you understand how the system works, you may be able to quickly

P0171 and P0174 Codes – Don’t Replace an Oxygen Sensor Before Reading This

So your car’s CEL (Check Engine Light) is on and you had the codes scanned at a local parts store. Your car has either a P0171, P0174 lean fault code or both stored in the computer, these codes are based on Oxygen Sensor (O-2) readings. A lean code or codes indicate that there’s too much oxygen in the exhaust. Remember parts stores have employees that have good intentions but they may not have the experience necessary to interpret what the trouble codes really mean. These codes are based on oxygen measurements in the exhaust. A common mistake with lean codes is to replace

The Sport of Mountain Biking

The sport of mountain biking is one of the best active sports you can do for a number of fitness reasons and depending on what style of mountain biking you partake in, it can be also a great deal of fun as well as keeping you fit at the same time. People are usually unaware of how may muscles you use when riding a mountain bike, and how quickly you can burn calories off riding a bike as it can be an extremely good work out for the body. If you plan on riding cross-country along different styles of trails,

Information About Biker Patches

Biker patches are used to distinguish biker clubs from one another. While their main purpose is to denote affiliation, the design can be used to express one’s belief, achievement or certain deeds the biker has done. The One, Two and Three Piece Patch The one-piece patch usually refers to motorcycle associations; the two-piece often means the rider belongs to a club (this convention is followed by most motorcycle clubs). The outlaw motorcycle clubs use the three-piece patch. Outlaw clubs are not recognized by the American Motorcycle Association (AMA). The design of the patches will vary per club. However, the top

Drive Safe! By Keeping Your Car Up-To-Date

It’s very important to ensure complete safety while you’re on the road driving your car. There are millions of vehicles out on the road nowadays and that number is relentlessly increasing. More cars imply that there are more mishaps on the road, which is quite tragic. Therefore, it is much more critical now that you keep your vehicle in safe & secure driving conditions and drive as carefully as you can! Discover how you can continue driving safe regularly to abstain from getting into any accidents. There are various things that can be risky on your automobile. In case you

Summerizing Your Snow Blower

It’s time to put your snow blower away for the season. Chances are you’ve already stuck it in the corner of your garage or shed and happily forgotten about it but, trust me, drag it outside and take a little time to prep it for proper storage. Besides, it’s a lot easier to work on it in the natural sunlight of your driveway or back yard than in the thick of a major Winter snow storm. It won’t take long at all if you have been taking good care of it. First of all, buy yourself a spark plug, some

Designed For Women – The Specialized Ariel Is As Happy Off-Road As On The Streets

The Specialized Ariel series of women-specific hybrid bikes is placed pretty definitely at the mountain-bike end of the hybrid spectrum. With fat tyres and suspension forks on all models, these bikes should suit those cyclists who like nothing more than time spent out down the tracks and trails. At the same time, an Ariel will take you just as happily to work or college with the bare minimum of fuss – the truth is many owners have said just that. The condition of many modern roads will be no problem, as the shock absorbing ability of the Ariel will get