Motorcycle Oil and Oil Filter Change Notes & Procedures

This lead me to realize I have a lot of posts about motorcycle oil changes. So To help organize things a little better, I have created this motorcycle oil change index, which includes general guidance for motorcycle oil changes in general, as well as links to the more detailed posts for each bike.

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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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