Top 10 Things You Should Check On Your Bike Before You Ride

By Chris DiGanci and Brian “Big Boy” Whitcomb 1/30/2020

Before you get your bike out for the spring or just go out for a ride these are the 10 things you should check before you head out. This video focuses on Harley Davidson’s primarily but the same care and attention applies if you ride an Indian or a Honda or a Yamaha or whatever.

Top 10 List

1. Headlight/Brake Light/Turn Signal Operations

2. Tires: Tread Depth

3. Tires: Cracking/Dry Rot

4. Tires: Air Pressure

5. Belt Tension

6. Oil

7. Throttle Operation

8. Clutch & Brake Operation

9. Oil Spots/Leaks

10. Handlebar Operation

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