Towner Brothers Motorcycles Here’s a real treat: These photographs were sent by webBikeWorld visitor Kirk Towner (CPO, USN Retired), whose Grandfather, Richard T. Towner, Sr. owned the Towner Brothers Motorcycle Shop with his brother in Rochester, New York. Kirk said that they sold all types of motorcycles during the 1920s and 1930s, including Henderson, Indian, …

Motorcycle Postage Stamps From Around the World Check this out: photos of postage stamps from around the world! On this page: First, motorcycle stamps from Viet Nam.  Then some motorcycle stamps from the UK from 2005. At the bottom of the page are the 2007 Isle of Man TT commemorative stamps.  Enjoy! If you have …

Raising the fork tubes in the triple clamp is a simple adjustment that can help make a motorcycle respond faster to steering input and can lower the motorcycle. This trick won’t be found in your owner’s manual, because the manufacturers spend a lot of time working out the best compromise for the motorcycle’s suspension, and …

Used Motorcycle Parts and Salvage:  A&J Cycle Salvage has new and used parts for Japanese streetbikes AND they have a website with part photos!  |  Bates Used Cycle Parts is a “family-owned business specializing in used parts for all types of motorcycles, from racing to touring, from vintage to late models…”  |  MotoConnection has wrecked motorcycles, used motorcycle engines, motorcycle …

Motorcycle Nuts, Bolts and Fasteners   Resources for nuts, bolts, screws and related fasteners for motorcycles (bottom of page), including titanium, anodized, stainless steel, metric and more. If you have a tip on a good online source of fasteners that sells in small lot sizes, please send it to [email protected] More webBikeWorld: ▪ Motorcycle Tool Reviews ▪ Motorcycle Maintenance …

Motorcycle Extended Warranty Motorcycle extended warranty providers offer long-term warranty protection to owners of new or used motorcycles. If you have information on motorcycle extended warranty programs, please let us know. Also, if you have a service related comment regarding one of the warranty underwriters, please send it to us for posting so others can learn …

Motorcycle Metal Polishing Reviews and Information Information on polishing metal motorcycle parts and wheels, including links to different types of metal polish, wheel polish and more! wBW Metal Polish Reviews ▪  Star Clean Metal Cleaner and Polish ▪  S100 Polishing Soap ▪  Wizards Metal Polish ▪  Excel Metal Cleaner & Polish ▪  Wizards Metal Renew ▪  Luster Seal ▪  Wizards Power Seal ▪  Luster …

Motorcycle Spark Plugs Welcome to the wBW Motorcycle Spark Plugs page! This page is a compilation of interesting articles to help you choose and maintain your motorcycle spark plugs. Got an interesting spark plug related link?  Send it to [email protected] wBW Reviews Home  |  Owner Comments (Below) wBW Maintenance and Repair Articles: Index of all wBW Repair and Maintenance Articles, with detailed …

GiMoto Custom Motorcycle Leathers It was just about this time of year, long ago and far away, when Mom would drag me to the nearest department store to poke through the new crop of fall clothes for the upcoming school year. But we ran into the same problem every fall. I wasn’t short, fat or …

Motorcycle Shocks – Motorcycle Suspension wBW Motorcycle Suspension Articles: Wilbers Electronic Suspension Review!  |  Installing Progressive Fork Springs  |  Installing Convertibars handlebar risers  |  Removing forks and changing fork oil; uses a Triumph Thunderbird Sport as the test bike  |  Raising the fork tubes in a motorcycle’s triple clamp can help speed up the steering on many bikes; this article …

Motorcycle Insurance   Welcome to the wBW Motorcycle Insurance page. This is information on where to find motorcycle insurance quotes and (hopefully) cheap motorcycle insurance. Also online quotes and information about motorcycle insurance in Canada, the U.K. and more! If you have any recommendations or feedback on motorcycle insurance, send them to [email protected] Thanks! Also see the wBW International and Temporary Motorcycle …

Motorcycle Trailer Hitch: Explore The World On Your Bike Motorcycle enthusiasts are famous for enjoying long rides on their bikes. But a long trip can also cause some problems. Motorcycles don’t have a lot of carrying capacity. Traveling without a trunk or a back seat to carry your gear can make a trip more more …

How to Buy International Motorcycle Insurance We often receive emails asking about temporary motorcycle insurance for visitors to the U.S.A. and also for Americans who wish to travel to other countries. The visitors or tourists are usually renting a motorcycle but they sometimes bring their own bike on tour. Motorcycle Services wrote this article for us …

Welcome to the wBW Vintage, Classic and Antique Motorcycles Page!   Information on restoring vintage and classic motorcycles, vintage motorcycle parts, tires for classic motorcycles, vintage and classic motorcycle clubs and more! Vintage Motorcycle News: 2015 Yamaha SR400 Photos and Specifications  |  2014 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Announced!  |  Custom Café Racers at the 2013 AIMExpo Vintage Motorcycle Events:  Now on …

Motorcycle Stickers and Decals   Welcome to the wBW Motorcycle Stickers – Decals page!  Information on where to find motorcycle reflective stickers, decals and vinyl graphics, along with reviews of different products! wBW Reviews of Motorcycle Reflective Clothing and Gear: ▪ Motorcycle Reflective Tape Kit Installation ▪ Motorcycle Reflective Vest ▪ Halo Reflective Helmet Band Review ▪ Streetglo Reflective Helmet Stickers ▪ High Visibility …

Travel by Motorcycle!   If you’d like to add a listing, send an email to [email protected] NOTE: One link per company, so pick a category! Companies with tours in multiple locations are featured in the Multiple Countries section below. Motorcycle Rentals:  Motorcycle Rental information now on the wBW Motorcycle Rentals page!  |  Adventures in Kauai: Hawaii Motorcycle Rental by Shawn Cochran Motorcycle Touring – U.S.A: …

Plastic Motorcycle Gas Tank Removal It wasn’t all that long ago when owning a car was a real hands-on experience. Carburetors, points and condensers, spark plugs that only lasted a few thousand miles, single-weight oil and take-it-or-leave-it quality meant that like it or not, you were involved with your machine. Cars have evolved (some would …

KTM Announces 2006 Motorcycle World Championship Plans Austrian Manufacturer KTM will field two teams in next year’s 125-cc-Motorcycle-World Championship. Apart from the official works team with Mika Kallio (Finland) and Julian Simon (Spain), KTM will also field a Junior Team: Stefan Bradl, son of former German 250-cc-star Helmut Bradl, and Austrian Michael Ranseder will be …

Here’s how to remove the air injection system on a BMW Airhead. From Clymer’s BMW R Series: 1970-1994:  “The air injection system injects fresh air into the exhaust port in each cylinder head adjacent to the exhaust valve. This oxygen-rich fresh air helps burn the hydrocarbons that still remain in the exhaust gases. The fresh air …

Motorcycle Museums of the World Motorcycle Museums & History, U.S.A. Allen Vintage Motorcycle Museum is a private museum specializing in classic racing and touring motorcycles. Includes a virtual tour and bike photos. The AMA Motorcycle Museum. American Historic Racing Motorcycle Association sanctions vintage racing events. Antique Motorcycle Club of America has a display in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Barber Motorsports Museum has …

KTM Announces North American Motorcycle Adventure Tours KTM North America has announced a series of KTM Adventure Tours for North America. Following in the tracks of the extremely successful KTM Adventure Tours program already established in locations around the world, the KTM North American Tours program will expand into Mexico, Canada and the United States. …

Our Full List of Categories – Motorcycle Gear Reviews, Motorcycle Brands, Recommended Products & Other Articles Over the years we’ve tested, installed, dropped, worn and reviewed thousands of motorcycle products. Clothing, helmets, gear, intercoms, lifts, gloves and every other conceivable product has crossed our path. Unlike most review sites you see these days we test 100% …

How to Get Insurance for Modern, Vintage and Antique Motorcycles Welcome to the wBW Motorcycle Insurance page. This is information on where to find motorcycle insurance quotes and (hopefully) cheap motorcycle insurance. Also online quotes and information about motorcycle insurance in Canada, the U.K. and more! Don’t forget to check out our International and Temporary Motorcycle Insurance page with …

Welcome to the wBW Vintage, Classic and Antique Motorcycles Page! Information on restoring vintage and classic motorcycles, vintage motorcycle parts, tires for classic motorcycles, vintage and classic motorcycle clubs and more!  Vintage Motorcycle News: 2015 Yamaha SR400 Photos and Specifications  |  2014 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Announced!  |  Custom Café Racers at the 2013 AIMExpo Vintage Motorcycle Events:  Now on the wBW Vintage …

Women’s Motorcycle Clothing Reviews Welcome to the wBW Women’s Motorcycle Clothing reviews page! As you’ve probably noticed, there aren’t a lot of sources for women’s motorcycle jackets, pants, gloves, boots and accessories out there! Sure, there are plenty of retailers where you can purchase “downsized” men’s clothing and styles; but why compromise, especially when it comes to clothing …

Motorcycle Videos     Welcome to the wBW Motorcycle Video Reviews page! Reviews of motorcycle videos related to motorcycle training, adventure, history, travel, racing and more! See Also: wBW Motorcycle Video Camera Reviews. Best Motorcycle Videos Best Motorcycle Videos – Coming Soon Where to Buy Not a huge surprise that our friends at Amazon and RevZilla once again come out on top …

Hands-On Motorcycle Helmet Reviews Trusted For 20+ Years When it comes to buying riding gear, no piece of equipment is more important than a good motorcycle helmet. Protecting a motorcycle rider’s head is serious business, but with so many styles and brands on the market, choosing a motorcycle helmet can be as difficult as choosing the …

Improving Handling & Grip – Check Out Our Expert Opinions & Reviews Motorcycle Tires This page lists our motorcycle tire reviews, motorcycle wheel balancer reviews, tire pressure gauge reviews, tire changing tool reviews and lots more! Most riders don’t think about tires, yet tires are such a core part of the performance of a bike that …

Motorcycle Articles, Specifications, Photos and Information Welcome to our portfolio of webBikeWorld.com motorcycle reviews and ride reports! The links below are listed in order of the date of publication, from newest to oldest. The full motorcycle reviews and introductions are listed first, with more below. Information about submitting content for publication on webBikeWorld can be …

NOTE:  These recalls are presented as a public safety resource.  For more information, visit your local dealer or visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website. Triumph Motorcycles (America) Ltd. Models: Triumph Daytona 955 Years: 1997-2004 Triumph Daytona T595 Years: 1997-2004 Triumph Speed Triple Years: 1997-2004 Triumph Speed Four Years: 2002-2004 Triumph Sprint RS Years: 2000-2004 Triumph Sprint …

Mike’s Triumph and British Bike Paint Shop Mike restores Triumph and British motorcycles. He can reproduce any of the Triumph or British bike paint schemes and colors. That includes new decals, pinstripes or custom designs. fenders, fuel tanks, side covers, oil tanks, frames and more. Mike says: “You get one man to work on your …

Did you ever wonder how a motorcycle wheel is straightened?  I didn’t even realize that they could be straightened. Mark Moran owns M.C. Wheel, in Gilsum, New Hampshire.  Mark can straighten most (over 95%) of the wheels they receive, and all their work is guaranteed. M.C. Wheel has straightened over 15,000 wheels over the last 10 years or …

GoldenTyre Now in the U.S.A. More wBW: Motorcycle Tire Reviews  |  Dual-Sport Tires Info  |  Product Reviews GoldenTyre GT 201 Dual-Sport Tires (June 3, 2013) Golden Tyre (actually “GoldenTyre”, all one word), an Italian motorcycle tire manufacturer, is selling DOT (also E-Mark approved) motorcycle tires in the U.S.A. after having established a U.S. office over one year ago. Tire selections include …

Vintage Motorcycle Tires Classic, Antique, Vintage Motorcycle Tires:  Coker Tires has vintage motorcycle (and cage) tires  |  Dunlop K81’s are still available at Tires Unlimited  |  Goodtime Tire & Rubber – tubes; scooter and motorcycle tires  |  21st Century Tires is an exporter/wholesaler for “Wanda” vintage tires in many sizes (including 3.25×18 for 1951 Indian Scouts!)  |  Cheng Shin is now known as Maxxis and …

Motorcycle Tire Air Pressure Conversions Motorcycle tire performance is critical, and the air pressure of the tire is crucial. Some owner’s manuals or other information lists motorcycle tire air pressures in various units of measurement. This chart (below) converts pounds per square inch, or psi, into the SI unit. The official SI unit for pressure …

Changing – Balancing Motorcycle Tires How to Change Motorcycle Tires: wBW review of the No-Mar Motorcycle Tire balancer and tire changer  |  Descriptions and instructions on changing motorcycle tires  |  Link to the Adam Glass’ website article onMotorcycle Tire Changing – everything you need to know about changing motorcycle tires  |  Mounting and balancing motorcycle tires  | Balancing motorcycle tires including …

LED Motorcycle Light Reviews Auxiliary Rear Lights for Motorcycles By “D.A.P.” for webBikeWorld.com I’ve recently installed additional lighting on the rear of both my wife’s and my motorcycles (Honda Shadow Spirit 750) and I thought I’d let you know how it all worked out. I installed a pair of Lifebrites and a six inch Signal Dynamics …

SHAD Motorcycle Luggage As identified in Part 1 of the SHAD motorcycle top case review, four complete top case kits along with a Top Master rack kit yielded a multiple mounting options on a variety of motorcycles. Of the four planned installations, three have been completed. The last will be completed before the truck, trailer and motorcycle …

Motorcycle Tail Bag Oxford Sport Tail Bag The Oxford Sport Tail Bag, or Tail Pack, provides an additional 42 liters of carrying capacity (vs. 28 liters for the Humpback version) and can be fitted to a variety of motorcycle seats (see caveats below).  The Sport Tail Bag is rectangular in shape, at 350mm (14″) wide  …

Motorcycle Saddlebags Oxford Sport Saddlebags – Panniers Let’s see — so far we have 36 liters of space in the Compact Tank Bag and 42 liters in the Sport Tail Bag.  That should be enough to get you back and forth to work in good shape, but how about another 55 liters worth of storage …