What is a Motorcycle Inspection?

It can be like jumping on your motorcycle and riding without any other consideration, but it is important to make sure that your bike is in good condition before walking on the road. According to the experts, it is very important to take a pre-ride before buying a motorcycle and take a quick inspection of whether the bike is in good condition or not.

Before riding a bike or buying the motorcycle it is very important to check the condition of the tires whether it is better or worse. According to the Motorcycle Safety Foundation always remember to take care of six parts of the motorcycle before buying.

Let’s check out the six parts i.e. TCLOCS, tires denoted as T, controls denoted as C, lights denoted as L, oil denoted as O, chassis denoted as C, and stands denoted as S.  These are the most important part of the bike without checking the condition of these parts it won’t be possible to buy a bike. So don’t forget to check these six important parts.

According to MSF, some important facts related to the motorcycle inspection are given below –

1. Tires

It is the first and most valuable part of the bike. Without the tires, no one can ride their bike. Always remember that before buying the motorcycle check the condition of the tire. If the condition of the tires is good you can safely reach the home or your destination. Because someone is waiting for you at home. Never forget to check the condition of the tires.

2. Controls

Controls are the main part of the motorcycle. Whenever you want to buy a bike or ride a bike. Every time you look over the controls of the bike are working properly or not. Check the brakes, accelerator, handle, and all the necessary things.  After all, it’s about your life.

3. Lights

As we all know the battery is the main part of the bike. Without a battery, lights can’t work. So it is most important to inspect the battery condition whether it is working properly or not. Check all the electric connections of the battery.

There are different types of lights present in the bike such as headlights, navigation lights, and brake lights. The intensity of all the lights is different. If the battery of your bike working properly then all the lights are working properly. 

4. Oils

Before starting a ride always check the fuel level in the bike. Fuel is crucial for starting the bike. There are different types of fuel and oils available in the bike check out the condition of all the oils whether it is in the working stage or not. Suppose you are not maintaining the oiling properly then your bike won’t give the proper mileage and other problems will occur.

 5. Chassis

It is the base of the bike. Check the status of the bike and always remember that there is no damages are present in the chassis and all the internal parts are operating perfectly. 

6. Stands

Stands are the support of the bike. Without the stands, the bike cannot stand properly. There are two types of stands available on the bike such as side stand and main stand. If there is any type of damage and bends are present in the stand then the bike cannot be to stand properly. It will damage the bike.

Your Guide to Motorcycle Towing

Towing is nothing but combining more than two objects for pulling purposes. With the help of motorcycle towing we can pull whatever we want such as vessel, animal or human, or motorized land. If you want to use a motorcycle for towing purpose then make sure that you are following some safety precautions.

Simple guidelines for pulling a trailer with a motorcycle are given below:

Please do not ignore your safety which is the most important thing while pulling a trailer with a motorcycle and some safety-related point that you have to keep in your mind.

For towing different objects you need to be more skillful with each and every different equipment. There are some rules which you should follow while towing the motorcycle. At the time of towing many more things arise in mind like what if our towing process gets failed or what if something bad happens, etc.

1000 cc engine motorcycle is essential for towing the object. Otherwise, you can meet with an accident. There are other things that we need to take care of! It is very important to understand what is Curb weight? The whole weight of the vehicle without any extra weight means only the weight of the vehicle body is known as Curb Weight. The weight of full tank, oils and other parts of the vehicles are also coming under the curb Weight. If your motorcycle is properly fixed on a trailer then it is very easy to tow just like another trailer.

Choose the right trailer: You have to choose a perfect trailer which suits your present towing need. Always choose the best trailer and select according to the weight of the vehicle. Otherwise, the imbalanced situation can happen at any time. 

Get best quality disk straps: There are so many types of straps that come in the market but disk straps are very simple to handle, you can see this at most of the home centers, and discount stores. During motorcycle towing give attention to the number means “working load limit”, your target is to choose the strap is half weighted as compared to the load.

Consider the front wheel chock: On the front wheel of your bike, the solid piece of metal is present; this will help in towing the moving process. Always use the loading ramp to load a bike onto the trailer.

If you want to purchase a motorcycle along for a trip supporting a vehicle, you might not pay money in a trailer and all maintenance goes with its number of wheels. With the help of a motorcycle, you can tow so many things as per your necessity but make sure that you are following all the safety precautions.