Skip to content

Motorbike Product Reviews - Search Results

Find

You looked for...

and found 93 items

Matches found in Motorbike Product Reviews - Search Results

Results 41 - 50 of 93

Best tyre for a Suzuki Bandit 1250

Reader Mike Lecras came to us looking for the perfect combination touring and sporty rubber for his 2009 Suzuki GSF1250 GT. He was running the standard Dunlop D218N 180/55 V17 at the rear. MCN's resident agony uncle Chris Dabbs replied: "We¹d point you in the direction of the Bridgestone BT015 as your first choice. The triple-compound tyre keeps its shape ...

  • Motorcycle Products
  • Tyres
  • 12 August 2009

The importance of balancing your wheel

If you've got some harsh vibrations or the steering feels loose or wobbly then your front wheel could be out of balance. Those vibes will stress wheel bearings, make the tyre run hotter and could loosen various fasteners around your bike. A fitter can do it, or you can balance your tyres at home. You want to counteract the weight ...

  • Motorcycle Products
  • Parts & accessories
  • 29 July 2009

Suspension advice: Replacing fork seals

The first piece of advice for replacing for seals would be to always get a workshop manual of some description when stripping major components down, if only for the torque settings. Compare and buy motorcycle suspension But it's a pretty straight forward job. Undo the allen bolts at the bottom of each fork bottom (inside the spindle hole). Drain the ...

  • Motorcycle Products
  • Suspension
  • 22 July 2009

British Standards for puncture repairs

A British standard exists for motorcycle tyre repairs (BSAU159f), which determines the strength of the repair and where it can and can’t be made in the tyre. Compare and buy motorcycle tyres Being a British Standard, it is a recommendation only, and not the law. BSAU159f states that no repairs are allowed in the sidewalls (these flex continuously and a ...

  • Motorcycle Products
  • Tyres
  • 01 July 2009

Tyre advice: I need a tyre for high mileage commuting

Q. I just took the plunge and bought a Sprint 955 which I'm loving but I need a new rear tyre. The bike is currently fitted with Bridgestone BT014s. Compare and buy motorcycle tyres However, I am a very new rider and am mainly doing motorway miles (60 a day) and then London miles (20 a day). I am completely ...

  • Motorcycle Products
  • Tyres
  • 17 June 2009

Product advice: Keeping rain off your visor

MCN expert Chris Dabbs is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert here Q. My summer gloves can't shift the rain off my visor - is there anything else I can use? A. Try giving your visor a coat of Raincoat - it claims to waterproof your visor, ...

  • Motorcycle Products
  • 21 May 2009

Technical advice: Suzuki Hayabusa clutch slipping

MCN expert Chris Dabbs is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert here Q. I have a very clean ‘99 Hayabusa with 14,000 miles on the clock and a full service history. I bought it two months ago and it’s still under dealer warranty. My problem is that if ...

  • Motorcycle Products
  • Parts & accessories
  • 20 May 2009

Technical advice: Trouble selecting neutral

MCN expert Chris Dabbs is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert here Q. It's become really difficult to select neutral on my 1999 Bandit 600 lately. It is OK when the engine is cold but after about five minutes, I can tap my left foot from first to second ...

  • Motorcycle Products
  • Parts & accessories
  • 15 May 2009

Product advice: Paint for fairing panels

MCN expert Chris Dabbs is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert here Q. I went sliding down the road recently on my Suzuki GSX-R1000 and damaged the bodywork on the left. I want to do a respray but Suzuki doesn’t supply the paint. Where can I go to ...

  • Motorcycle Products
  • Parts & accessories
  • 15 May 2009

Tyre advice: The best tyres for a Hayabusa

MCN expert Marc Abbott is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert here Q. I’ve just got a mint Suzuki Hayabusa which is great for me now I’ve got that boy-racer thing out of the system at the tender age of 48. I just love the tidal wave of throttle ...

  • Motorcycle Products
  • Tyres
  • 14 May 2009

Compare Insurance

Save money by comparing quotes. It's quick and easy

Motorcycles for sale

 

It's only £13.99 to advertise your motorcycle on MCN

Sell your Motorcycle

Motorcycle pricing tool

New! Find used bike prices

MCN Shop

With over 18,000 products, MCN shop is the best place to buy your biking kit