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Archive for January, 2018

2003-2013 HONDA CRF230 DIRT BIKE SERVICE MANUAL

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What’s in your toolbox? Clymer Manuals Honda CRF230 service manual covers all 2003-2013 versions of this simple but fun, nearly bulletproof, air-cooled Honda dirt bike. Like every Clymer manual, it is written specifically for home users and enthusiasts, with clear pictures and explanations in plain English. Unlike OEM factory service manuals, which are designed for the professional, Clymer Manuals are written with the do-it-yourself mechanic in mind, not the expert. But many experts still swear by them! The most important tool in your tool box may be your Clymer manual, get one today.

 

If you enjoy riding a Honda CRF230F, CRF230L, or CRF230M, you ought to get the Clymer motorcycle service manual to help with maintenance, troubleshooting & repair.… Read the rest

The 3rd Annual Women’s Motorcycle Show – L.A., CA

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The third annual Women’s Motorcycle Show put on by Moto Lady and the Lucky Wheels DIY Garage in L.A., happened this past weekend and it was so much larger than expected it got raided and shut down by the police. It seems they thought there was some street racing going on, or possibly that it was a big outlaw biker club rally. Nevertheless, everyone had a good time and some talented ladies got to show off the bikes they had built or at least commissioned.

 

 

 

No matter whether you like new bikes or old, sportbikes or cruisers, there was something for everyone at the show, plus music, welding and blacksmithing demonstrations, snacks, and a raffle with many valuable prizes.… Read the rest

Vintage British Street Bike Collection Service Manual

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What’s in your toolbox? If love classic British twins, you need to get yourself a copy of the Clymer Collection Series – British Street Bike Service Manual. An updated reprint of the manual we first put out when these bikes were the latest and greatest, it covers BSA 500 cc and 650 cc unit twins from 1963-1972, Norton 750 cc and 850 cc twins from 1969-1975, and Triumph 500 cc, 650 cc, and 750 cc twins from 1963-1979. Like every Clymer manual, it is written specifically for the do-it-yourself enthusiast, with clear pictures and explanations in plain English. Unlike OEM “factory” manuals, which are designed for the professional motorcycle mechanic, Clymer shop manuals are designed specifically for the first time user.… Read the rest

Floyd Clymer – Motorcycle Pioneer and Our Founder

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The wider world first heard of Floyd Clymer in 1910 when he and his younger brother attempted to set a record by driving from Denver, CO to Spokane, WA – when he was just 14 years old. While that may seem like a young age to be engaging in such daredevil pursuits, he had already been driving a car for seven years and selling them for four.

 

The two of them did not make it all the way to their destination in Washington (due to lack of driveable roads, and a car that needed constant repair), but he never stopped being a fan and booster of motorized transport.… Read the rest

Video: The Best Motorcycle Helmets of 2017

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As we ring in the new year, this video looks back at 2017 and lists the best motorcycle helmets of the year. Do you need a new helmet? Even if you have never crashed in it, or even dropped it, if it is nearing ten years old it is time to replace it. And ten years is for helmets that don’t see much use and get stored out of the weather and sun. If you use yours all the time, five years is a long time, and the energy absorbing foam may no longer be at its best.

Revzilla Picks the Best Motorcycle Helmets of 2017

Most people don’t have the luxury of being able to try on every motorcycle helmet available this year, and take it for a test ride to find their best helmet.… Read the rest

1995-2000 Suzuki Bandit 600 Service Manual

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What’s in your toolbox? The Clymer Manual for the 1995-2000 Suzuki Bandit 600 is written specifically for the do-it-yourself enthusiast, not the expert mechanic, but many experts still swear by them! Thanks to the spark of passion from early motorcycle enthusiast Floyd Clymer, our founder, we love and understand motorcycles and motorcyclists. With a Clymer manual for your Suzuki Bandit, you can rest easy knowing how to safely repair this classic, torquey naked standard if something goes wrong.

This maintenance and repair manual covers all the common service needs of the Suzuki GSF600 and GSF600S Bandit, and even jobs you may never need to do, like complete engine overhauls.… Read the rest

1996-2000 Suzuki RM125 Motorcycle Manual

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What’s in your toolbox? Clymer Manuals are written specifically for the do-it-yourself enthusiast, not the expert mechanic. But many experts still swear by them! Thanks to the spark of passion from early motorcycle enthusiast Floyd Clymer, our founder, we understand motorcycles and motorcyclists. Learn to take proper care of your 1996-2000 Suzuki RM125 motorcross bike with our Suzuki RM125 Manual, and you will be faster and more consistent at the track. This book details not only routine maintenance and service, but full engine and suspension overhauls as well. Unlike OEM factory service manuals, which are written for the professional motorcycle mechanic and full of professional jargon, Clymer shop manuals detail every step of the job with understandable descriptions and plenty of pictures. These books are designed specifically for the first time mechanic who wants to keep their dirt bike running right.… Read the rest

Suzuki RV90 Vintage Motorcycle Walk Around

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Clymer Manuals got a close-up look at Gary Berger’s 1972 Suzuki RV90J on display at the 2013 HoAME Vintage Motorcycle Rally. This vintage Japanese play bike won the Constellation Award sponsored by Motorcycle Closeouts. While we don’t have a manual that covers this Suzuki specifically, most of the information you need is in the TS/TC90 section of our Vintage Collection Volume 2, which covers all of them from 1970-72, and the later 100cc versions.

The Fun and Functional RV90

Using the same motor as the Suzuki TS90 Honcho and TC90 Blazer, the RV90 Rover was made to be simpler and more fun.… Read the rest