Modern motorcycles are precision machines that are a blast to ride, but they require regular maintenance. Well maintained machines are more reliable, and safer. A maintenance schedule will result in a ride that doesn’t break down halfway through riding season, and will have a longer life and higher resale value.
Here is an outline to get you started.
Consult the manual. The motorcycle manufacturer, and Clymer’s technicians, know your bike better than you do, so check the manual for recommended maintenance intervals. Some people swear by the factory service manual, but the Clymer manual or Haynes manual will be much less expensive, and written with the average home mechanic in mind.… Read the rest