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Bold New Looks for December We recently received word that Arai Helmets created some new graphics for their 2019 Quantum-X, Signet-X, and VXPRO-4 helmet lines. This gives the helmet designs, which are a couple to a few years old at this point an updated look to keep buyers interested. The Quantum-X and Signet-X came out in 2016 …

About ZOX Helmets For over 10 years, ZOX helmets have been providing quality helmets at a great price. The philosophy behind the ZOX brand is to provide an affordable, safe, stylish helmet to the public. ZOX has been involved in the Canadian racing community since the very beginning on a local, provincial and national level. …

Get your Hands Dirty Most everyone has one or two friends that are total gearheads. They can fix nearly anything and even better they can take something that runs well and make it run better for longer. I’ve always admired people with that skill set. My Grandfather was a multi-talented tradesman. A tinsmith, machinist and …

I used to fear working on the brake systems of my vehicles because of how vital they are in avoiding becoming one with other cars on the road. If you don’t have knowledge on your side along with some mechanical aptitude and proper tooling, that fear is justified. It’s not hard to arm yourself with …

Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Articles and Reviews This is the directory of all wBW articles on motorcycle repair and maintenance. It includes repair tips and information on installing motorcycle accessories, parts, lighting, brake lights, LED lights and more. This list also contains reviews of products for BMW motorcycles, Ducati motorcycles, Moto Guzzi motorcycles and Triumph motorcycles. However, …

Welcome to the wBW Motorcycle Maintenance and Motorcycle Repair page! This page is a compilation of interesting articles to help you maintain your motorcycle. wBW Maintenance and Repair Articles: Index of all wBW Repair and Maintenance Articles, with detailed information and photos on repairing BMW, Triumph, Moto Guzzi, and for articles on installing motorcycle LED lights, brake lights, modulators …

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Motorcycle Training and Track Days List of motorcycle training resources, track days, motorcycle training in the U.S.A. and supervised training for beginning and advanced motorcyclists Motorcycle Riding Skills and Techniques Ruminations on motorcycle clothing safety standards  |  ACU five star motorcycle helmet safety standard to replace ACU Gold sticker; will combine Snell and ECE 22.05 standards  | wBW review of …

BMW Motorcycle Repair – Maintenance:  Also see the complete listing of all wBW Technical and Maintenance Articles  |  Installing Progressive Fork Springs on a 1986 BMW R65  |  Installing a Harrison Billet brake caliperon an R65  |  Installing a Progressive Suspension 420 shock on an R65  |  LED brake – tail light replacement  | Airhead turn Signal Relay Replacement  |  Airhead electronic ignition maintenance  |  Airhead spline …

BMW Motorcycle Certificate of Origin:  See the BMW Motorcycle History page for more info on ordering “birth certificates” for your Beemer; also parts information for every BMW BMW R Bikes – Airheads:  Join the Airheads!  A great group of BMW Airhead owners with a fantastic email list and owners willing to share  |  A really nice collection of late ’70’s BMW …

Looking to join an email list, owners or group focused on the Triumph Thunderbird Sport, Triumph Thunderbird, Triumph Adventurer, Triumph Legend, Triumph Bonneville, Triumph Tiger or other Hinckley Triumphs? I recently purchased a beautiful ’99 Thunderbird Sport, and went looking for email lists to join. I found that there are a bunch of Hinckley Triumph …

I probably should have spent the money in the beginning to buy the K1200RS I really wanted — it seems like I’ve spent enough on this K75 to buy two K12’s by now!  I haven’t been pleased with the riding position of the K75 standard; the pegs seem like they’re too far forward, and the …

Ducati Motorcycle Repair and Maintenance Desmodromic Valve Adjustment: Ducati Desmoquattro Valve Adjustment at Ducati Tech  |  Pictorial guide to adjusting desmodromic valves  |  All sorts of examples of desmo engines from the “desmodromology” site by Henk Cloosterman; check out the list of all sorts of engines(with photos) using desmodromic technology  |  Desmo for Dummies; on the Ducati site  |  History of Desmodromic Timing; …

The 2005 Ace Café Reunion – Brighton Burn-up The Ace Café reunion weekend was originally organised to celebrate the re-opening of the Ace Café in London, and it has now become a yearly event. Bolted on to this was the “Brighton Burn-up”, which takes place on Sunday, with bikers setting off from the Ace for the run …

Re-Learning to Ride With the California Superbike School Maybe you’re a fairly new street rider or maybe you’ve been riding for some time. Perhaps you took the Motorcycle Safety Foundation Beginner’s Rider’s Course and even the Experienced Rider’s Course once or twice to help keep those skills updated. You’ve also read every book you can …

The Alternate Motorcycle Operator Skill Test (Alternate MOST) There you are standing in the blazing sunlight among a dozen other riders as you stare at a group of orange cones positioned at crazy angles. Three months ago you got your learner’s permit and bought your bike which you’ve been riding every weekend. Slowly a knot …

Ducati 750GT Bevelhead Alternator Replacement Not too long ago I completed a custovation* of my bevelhead 1974 Ducati 750GT.  In every way, this is a marvelous example of early Italian sport bike engineering — except for the battery charging system. It’s weak and does a poor job of charging the battery.  The main fault is the …

Triumph Thunderbird Sport Tuning Tips Here are some Triumph Thunderbird Sport tuning tips from “J.B.”: I live in England and have a ’99 T’Bird Sport. Couple of hints for you, just reading the excellent article on valve clearance adjustment, which I had a go at myself not so long ago.  Couple of things I found …

Motorcycle Tire Bead Breaker Review The “Poor Man’s” motorcycle tire bead breaker works like a charm! Here it is: the world’s cheapest (and most effective) motorcycle tire bead breaker! This method has not failed me yet; it works on bias or radial ply tires, old or new style rims, spoke or cast wheels. The only …

Adjusting Hinckley Triumph Valves Adjusting the valves on a Triumph Thunderbird Sport, Trophy, Daytona, Trident, Sprint, Tiger, Speed Triple, Legend or Adventurer Motorcycle. My Triumph Thunderbird Sport had about 9,000 miles on it when I purchased it. The motorcycle was in beautiful condition, and the previous owner said that he had brought it in for …

 Y2K Ducati Women’s Team A Season Full of Success for the Y1K Ducati Women’s Motorcycle Racing Team After two successful years on the national and international circuits with riders Paola Cazzola andChiara Valentini, the Official Ducati Women’s Team is preparing to continue its tradition of excellent riding and high technical standards that fans have come to expect. …

Discovering a new, unique and interesting motorcycle-related product is always a thrill, and this LED motorcycle sign definitely meets that criteria. I learned about them purely by chance in a motorcycle forum thread that just happened to catch my eye. The signs are made in Quebec by Rene Wollin, who also runs Wolltech, a manufacturing company …

Polar-Optics Motorcycle Helmet Face Shield Lens  There are probably too many less-than-satisfactory methods to get some sun protection while riding.  You could choose a tinted replacement helmet visor, but they can be expensive, and it’s usually a pain to remove the clear visor and replace it with the tinted one (or vice versa) when the sun plays fickle.And …

REV’IT! 2010 Slide Show Photographs from the 2010 visit to the REV’IT! USA headquarters in Red Hook, Brooklyn. More: All wBW REV’IT! Clothing Reviews More: All wBW REV’IT! Clothing Reviews More webBikeWorld :▪ Motorcycle Clothing Reviews ▪ All wBW All Product Reviews Note: For informational use only. All material and photographs are Copyright © webWorld International, LLC since 2000. All rights reserved. See the webBikeWorld® Site …

A Survey of Motorcycle Toll-Tag Holders They’re known as “highway toll-collection transponders”. They are the used in highway transportation systems throughout the world. These include systems such as eFlow in Ireland, Telepass in Italy, and others found throughout the world. In the U.S., there is the TxTag in Texas,FasTrak in California and others. Here in New York State, where I live, we …

NICB Reports Small Decline in Motorcycle Thefts in 2012 Nov. 25, 2013 – The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released a report onmotorcycle thefts in the United States for 2012 (.pdf report). The report is based on National Crime Information Center (NCIC) motorcycle theft data for 2012. A total of 46,061 motorcycles were reported stolen in 2012 …

Motorcycle Theft Statistics and Prevention The purpose of this page to become a directory of links to information, data and statistics regarding motorcycle theft. We’re especially interested in listing information regarding motorcycle theft statistics for the U.S.A. Unfortunately, data on motorcycle theft is difficult to find. If you know of links to resources about motorcycle …

Ducati Announces Photograph and Art Archive Fueled by the growth of everything motorcycle related from museum exhibitions, feature films and TV shows to club racing and collecting, interest in motorcycle art is growing in giant leaps. To meet that demand, for the first time ever, Ducati is opening up its archives of photography and advertising …

Here’s something you’re supposed to do about once every millenium or so on your trusty BMW Airhead – apply heat sink compound to the underside of the electronic ignition module. Thanks to Matt Parkhouse and Bob “Snowbum” Fleischer for the inspiration for this article.  Visit the Airheads website for more information and join the Airheads! Several esteemed Master …

Modern and Vintage Motorcycles For Sale Vintage, Classic, Antique Motorcycles For Sale:  Vech has World class restorations of antique BMW’s – BMW motorcycles; pre-1970 parts; antique, vintage and classic R50, R60, R69S, R51, R26, R27, R25  |  Chrome Classics vintage motorcycles and restorations  |  Garage Company vintage motorcycles and memorabilia  |  J. Wood & Co. vintage and antique motorcycles and motorcycle …

About Cary Martynuik Hello! My name is Cary Martynuik and I am a 28-year-old motorcycle junkie who has been riding for a total of about 6 years now.  My first bike was a HONDA CBR 600F2, which I purchased from new. I enjoyed that bike so much that a few years later I bought the next-generation …

A Bultaco Metralla at Speed, Circa 1968 Huge page of Bultaco Metralla information, photos and more (Thanks to George D.!) I don’t know where this photo came from — if it’s yours, let me know! Other WebBikeWorld Motorcycle Brands Posts

Motorcycle Art Guenevere Schwien is a young artist bursting with talent and potential. She has a keen eye for composition and a technical ability that allows her to achieve extreme realism in her oil paintings. Her latest endeavor, a nine foot tall and six foot wide image of the tail end of a red Ducati …

2010 AMA Superbike Championship – Mid-Ohio – Photographs Here’s another special treat! Photographs taken at the July 17-18, 2010 AMA Superbike race at the Mid-Ohio Race Course in Lexington, Ohio. Photographs by Geoffrey Siehr for webBikeWorld.com. Enjoy! More: 2010 AMA Superbike Race Photos from Road America

2010 AMA Superbike Championship at Road America – Photographs Photographs taken at the June 5-6, 2010 AMA Superbike race at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Photographs by Geoffrey Siehr for webBikeWorld.com. Enjoy! More: 2010 AMA Superbike Race Photos from Mid-Ohio

Vespa World Days 2012 Report London, summer 2012. Home to the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, the Olympic Games…and Vespa World Days. This annual European rally has been running since 1954, with a break in the ‘70s. In 2007 the name was changed from “Eurovespa” to reflect increasing international participation and to promote the Vespa ethos worldwide. In recent years, …

How about an insider’s look at World Superbike racing with the Foggy Petronas race team? Moto GP and World Superbike race meetings offer an experience you do not forget and one that you talk about for weeks, months and years later with your friends.  Of course, along with millions of others, most of us only …

2016 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Schedule If you love old motorcycles and the people and activities that make them great, circle July 8-10, 2016, on your calendar. That’s the date for next year’s premier celebration of vintage motorcycling: AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. “A new generation is realizing …

One Man’s Island DVD by Hoffworks Productions Directed by Peter Riddihough 100 minutes, color, stereo, standard aspect ratio All regions compatible More:  2005 Isle of Man TT impressions Just how serious a motorcyclist are you?  How committed are you to the sport…or to your passions? Maybe you’ve spent thousands on a dedicated track day bike.  Perhaps you’re …