Getting our motorcycles ready for the riding season after
winter storage is something we all need to do. We need to do
it for safety, getting it looking good, and to install the
goodies we may have accumulate over the winter months.
Here's the drill ......
Check battery and
terminals make sure it is clean, disconnect and clean
the terminals, check the condition of the battery,
reconnect the cables ( plus first ) and coat with a
light layer of Vaseline to prevent corrosion .
Change the oil and
Check all the
cables for condition and lubricate with the recommended
Check drive chain,
belt, or shaft.
Check tires for
wear and proper pressure.
Check all nuts
bolts and fasteners.
Check all lights,
and horn, the check to makes sure each is operating
Wash or apply a
pre-wash, and then thoroughly "bathe" your ride.
Dry toughly .
Polish and wax all
chrome and painted parts.
treatment to all the leather.
NEVER apply tire
treatment or shine to the tires. It's a good way do go
down when you turn.
Install your new
If you are worried
about or find a problem with anything you find during your
Spring inspection, or you want the opinion of a
professional, take your motorcycle to the dealer or your
favorite bike shop for inspection, and / or maintenance.
RIDE SAFE and Sober