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Vintage British Street Bike Collection 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

1995-2000 Suzuki Bandit 600 Service Manual

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What’s in your toolbox? Clymer Manuals are written specifically for the do-it-yourself enthusiast, thanks to the passion of early motorcycle enthusiast Floyd Clymer, our founder. With a Clymer manual for your 1995-2000 Suzuki Bandit 600, you can rest easy knowing that you can safely repair your own motorcycle if something were to ever go wrong. Our manual covers all the common service needs of the Suzuki GSF600 and GSF600S Bandit, and and even jobs you may never need to do, like engine overhauls. Unlike OEM factory manuals, which are designed for the professional motorcycle mechanic, Clymer shop manuals detail every step of the job with understandable descriptions and plenty of pictures, designed specifically for the first time user.… Read the rest

1996-2000 Suzuki RM125 Motorcycle Manual

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What’s in your toolbox? The Clymer Manual is written specifically for the do-it-yourself enthusiast, and has been since early motorcycle enthusiast Floyd Clymer started them decades ago. Learn to take proper care of your 1996-2000 Suzuki RM125 dirt bike with our Suzuki RM125 Manual, which details not only routine maintenance and service, but full engine and suspension overhauls as well. Unlike OEM factory manuals, which are designed for the professional motorbike mechanic, Clymer shop manuals use language and pictures targeted specifically to help the first time user. The most important tool in your tool box may be your Clymer manual, so get one today.… Read the rest

Getting Your Motorcycle Ready for the Road

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Spring is here! After that terrible winter, it’s finally time to start riding again. If you have neglected your motorcycle during the winter (Understandable. Who likes working on freezing cold metal?), then it’s time for some necessary maintenance before you can fire it up.

Don’t worry, this should be easy enough for anyone with a basic understanding of motorcycles. Follow this list and we’ll have you rolling down the road in no time.

Electrical Check the battery charge with a voltmeter. It should test around the 12.5V area. Charge it on a trickle charger if it reads low. Check the terminals for corrosion and hit them with some dielectric grease.… Read the rest