DIY Wireless Phone Charging Motorcycle Mount

Hacking an inexpensive wireless phone charging pad and sticking it to a motorcycle phone mount is a pretty straightforward project. Just break open the charging pad and extract the electronics and coil. Adjust the wiring as appropriate and waterproof the assemblies using nail polish and/or Silicone 2+. Wire it up (to a USB port or stepdown voltage converter) and you’re good to go!

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Accessorizing the Honda Africa Twin

The Honda Africa Twin is really a great all around platform for motorcycle adventure touring right off the dealership floor. But in order to realize this potential, it does need a few accessories. And then there are some ‘nice to haves’. Cause lets face it – half the fun is customizing the bike to fit individual needs.
In this post we look at panniers, crash bars, tires, and windscreens for the Honda Africa Twin

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2016 Suzuki V-Strom DL1000 – First Oil Change, Filter Replacement, and Maintenance Guide

Steps for changing the oil and filter on the 2014 V-Strom DL1000. All it takes is a 17mm socket wrench, an oil filter wrench, compliant oil, and a new filter. Overall shouldn’t take longer than an hour. Here are the steps to complete a successful oil and filter change as well as the requirements for the general inspection of the motorcycle.

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Luggage Rack for the Kawasaki Ninja 250

Beth picked up a little Kawasaki Ninja 250. Since we wanted to do some touring this summer a luggage rack was necessary. The Ninja has some excellent little luggage hooks, and while these are good for hanging bungee netting from, there is only so much stuff you want to pack on the back seat. So a luggage rack needed to be fabricated.

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