Motorcycles

Is Motorcycle Engine Braking Good or Bad? (Explained)

Engine braking is when forces within your motorcycle motor seize, effectively slowing the bike’s momentum without applying external front and rear brakes. Not only does this disengage the fuel injection, but engine braking also closes the throttle valve and restricts forced airflow. The airflow restriction causes a vacuum that works against your motor’s cylinders, converting …

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Can Motorcycle Helmets Be Used for Mountain Biking? (Solved)

Many athletes cross-train in different sports to build up different muscles and endurance. Motorcyclists are no different. However, cross-training doesn’t necessarily mean cross equipment. In this article, we’ll discuss the differences between motorcycle and mountain biking helmets and why you should keep them separate. Can Motorcycle Helmets Be Used for Mountain Biking? You can technically …

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3 Problems With Honda ST1300

The ST1100 and ST1300 have a loyal following and have been considered Honda’s best kept secret since their inception. While these bikes have many happy riders and are a frequent contender in the Iron Butt Challenge, they are not without some flaws. Being underpowered, poorly designed fairings, and limited availability of accessories are just a …

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