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Keep Motorcycle Grease off Your Electronic Devices

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Clymer customers and fans like to work on their bikes themselves. Whenever possible you guys are rolling up your sleeves to perform everything from routine maintenance to complete rebuild/restoration projects. That’s what we love about you.

The internet has made it even easier to get your hands on repair resources like schematics, “how to” blog posts, and even videos. But when you put your greasy hands on that smartphone or tablet to swipe on to the next screen or zoom in on a diagram you risk ruining the device.

Our partners over at Haynes have come up with a solution.  Check it out:

Best of all, this trick works for more than just repairs.  If you’re out riding in the rain or snow and afraid that your phone or ipod or whatever is going to fall into a puddle or snowdrift, this solves that.  It’s also great for checking your GPS on a wet ride.… Read the rest

1971 Honda CB500 Four “On the Lift”

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Another episode of “On the Lift” takes an in depth look at the 1971 Honda CB500 Four.  In the 70s, Honda manufactured a series of single over head cam fours, including the CB500.

This video looks at the demand for the vehicle, it’s important features, good and bad, and shows the bike up close, engine included, before taking it on the road and letting loose.


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Motorcycle Halloween Costumes

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Halloween is a week away. Are you ready?  Maybe you’re thinking of a way to incorporate your love for your vehicle into a unique costume.  With enough time and planning, you can make something amazing.

This guy turned himself into a motorbike:


This Transformers costume is both robot and car — and the car “drives”:


Or maybe you just want a skeleton “passenger” to join your on your bike:

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Recent TV Episode Features Haynes Manuals

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Did you know that a recent episode of “Two Guys Garage” featured manuals made by Haynes?

The show aired on MAVTV on September 19th & 21st.  The “Two Guys” have been rebuilding a Corvette C5 and chronicling the project on multiple episodes this season.  During this particular episode featured them working on the vehicle’s LS engine using both print and online manuals from Haynes.


Last month both Haynes and Clymer Manuals were featured on “Fix My Hog.” The “Two Guys Garage” episode will repeat on MAVTV in early November.… Read the rest