Sunday, 01 August, 2021

Category: Features


A primer on the Sportster Spring Plate, AKA “Grenade Plate”. A grenade plate sounds like something you’d find on an armored military vehicle. Unfortunately this has become the nickname for the Spring Plate in the clutch pack of many Harley-Davidson Read more…


Clean Rust out of a Motorcycle Gas Tank

Allow me to guess why you’re wondering how to clean rust out of a motorcycle gas tank. You’re tired of cleaning or replacing fuel filters, taking your carburetor apart, or swapping injectors? Are you trying to get an older bike Read more…


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Today we’re looking at the question “Is Ethanol Bad For My Bike?”. This is a topic that comes up often among new riders, and veterans too! If you ride up to just about any gas station pump in the US, Read more…


If you want to make your motorcycle stop faster, you’re in the right place! Here at Lucky Cycles, we’ve spent a lot of time making motorcycles go fast. But if you’re going to ride Fast, you’ve gotta be able to Read more…


Today we’ll be covering a question asked often in motorcycle communities everywhere. Tallest Bars Without Replacing Cables? How much is too much? The answer may surprise you! So, you’re looking at a sweet set of ape hangers or t-bars, but Read more…


This article will cover the differences between Nitrile vs Viton and how they apply to the various Seals and O-Rings in your motorcycle. Nitrile vs Viton: About Nitrile Rubber Nitrile Rubber (commonly referred to as NBR or Buna-N) is what Read more…


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Hopefully you landed here after reading our other article, What Brake Fluid is Best for my Motorcycle?. If so, you know the difference between DOT 3, DOT 4, DOT 5, and DOT 5.1 brake fluid. Without getting too far into Read more…


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We already covered different brake fluid types and their benefits in another article (What Brake Fluid is Best for my Motorcycle). This time we’re looking specifically at the best DOT 4 Brake Fluid. If you read the last article, you Read more…


Here we’ll be having a crash course (figuratively speaking, keep the shiny side up people!) on Motorcycle Tires! This Motorcycle Tire Guide is a complete, comprehensive guide to the world of motorcycle tires. At Lucky Cycles, we see all kinds Read more…


Fix a Loose Sportster Jiffy Kickstand

In this article, we’ll cover How to Fix a Loose Sportster Jiffy Kickstand. You don’t realize how much you rely on your Harley’s jiffy kickstand until you’re having a problem with it. A loose jiffy kickstand can be a real nightmare on the road. Luckily, fixing it isn’t expensive or difficult.