Sunday, December 11, 2011

Look For Used Motorcycle Parts As An Alternate Choice

When I was a kid, my Dad bought a used Harley. I'll never forget the day the guy came to drop it off at the house. The thing didn't run anymore and the paint job had seen better days, but it was still magnificent. In was a 1971 XLCH Ironhead, and I couldn't wait to sit on the thing - even if it didn't run. We spent the next six months puttering about on it before we were finally able to crank it over.

Part of the problem with the Ironhead was that the previous owner had let it sit for about five years, forlorn in a storage locker. The first thing to do, my old man decided, was to tear the whole thing down and examine each bit and piece independently. We started with the basics: new plugs, new fuel line, filter and air filter. Since there wasn't much of a market for new motorcycle parts we had to check out various shops for used motorcycle parts, which resulted in a lot of oohing and ahhing over the shiny new motorcycles sitting in display windows.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Suzuki Motorcycle Parts - Get Them Cheap

Suzuki motorcycle parts are ideal because they are affordable, reliable, and stylish. If you want to save even more money when you purchase them, you should get them used. The reason that it is a good idea to get them previously owned is because of how well built they are. Even if someone has used them quite a bit, you will still get a very large amount of use out of them. With other types of bikes, this is generally not recommended. It is definitely always a good idea to go with the used parts though, no matter what manufacturer makes your motorcycle.

Obviously, you are going to need to check the parts very closely when you do buy them. If you are buying them online, you need to be careful. Pictures don't always tell the whole story. With Suzuki motorcycle parts the good news is that if you can't see any damage on the piece then it is probably still in very good condition. This is not the case with parts from other brands unfortunately. When you are buying used parts for other types of bikes, you should be careful to only buy them if there is some type of warranty. In cases where all sales are final and you have to get the piece "as is" you are risking too much.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Custom Motorcycle Parts

The motorcycle is a two-wheeled vehicle that runs on an engine. It is made up of various components such as a chassis, fuel tanks, suspensions, engines, tires, and more. Many of these parts can be replaced and customized according to the likes and personality of the bike rider.


A rider may want to replace the part of his motorcycle for the simple reason of aesthetic purposes. Usually the chassis and the rims of the motorcycle are replaced to match the personality of the rider. It can simply be a change in color, or it can bear images, such as the face of the rider, a logo, tag line, movie theme, or anything else the rider may like. The throttle and the handles can also be replaced with colors and grips suitable for the rider.

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Ducati Motorcycle Parts

If you have a Ducati Hypermotard then you have several upgrade options to choose from when shopping for Ducati motorcycle parts. Your first option is to upgrade your exhaust pipes. One exhaust upgrade that you can buy is the Carbon Homologated Silencer Kit. This is a 2 in 2 carbon silencer that has been designed with titanium sleeves. This exhaust kit will not only help you to reduce the noise level of your Hypermotard, but it will also help to control its emissions. Your second option for upgrading your Hypermotard exhaust system is to buy the Complete Racing Exhaust Assembly Kit. This kit is a racing 2 in 1 exhaust assembly. It offers a stainless steel manifold, carbon silencer and titanium sleeves. There are two advantages of this exhaust upgrade. First of all it reduces the weight of your bike by 7 kilograms and secondly it improves your bike's performance.

Monday, September 5, 2011

Antique Harley Motorcycle Parts

If you are interested in antique Harley motorcycle parts then you may want to buy Harley Davidson parts listing books. The first parts listing book for this motorcycle brand covers parts that were used in Harleys between 1909 and 1932. This manual will include parts for side car models, twin models and single models of Harleys produced during this time period. The second volume in this parts listing series covers Harley Davidson models that were produced between 1930 and 1949.

Antique Harley motorcycle decals and stickers are another item that you may want to add to your shopping list. These parts are very inexpensive and they are still relatively easy to find. Online auction sites are great places to find vintage Harley decals, as are Harley trade shows and flea markets.

If you are interested in really unique antique Harley Motorcycle parts then you may want to look for one of a kind products. One item that can liven up your Harley collection is a Harley Davidson police siren. Most of the sirens that you can find on the secondary market still work, and those that don't work can usually be repaired.

Monday, August 1, 2011

Choosing a Honda Motorcycle Parts Dealer

When it comes to maintaining the performance, quality and safety of your Honda motorcycle, sometimes you'll need to buy Honda motorcycle parts from a third-party dealer. A simple internet search can show you how easy it is to find a dealer of these parts, but some common sense can help you choose which one to buy your parts from.

As you choose a Honda parts dealer, ask these questions of the websites and dealerships you come across in your search.

1. Does this dealer also sell Honda motorcycles?

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Used Motorcycle Parts For Sale Online

Finding used parts for your motorcycle is much difficult task as you will not be sure about the quality of the part. Especially the used parts for motorcycles of top brands like Suzuki, Harley Davidson, Kawasaki and parts for a Yamaha motorcycle.

These are just few of the top brands in the motorcycle industry today which are known for their excellently designed motorbikes and other automobiles. But buying a new part for replacement will be a costly affair so not many can afford. But there are number of online sources that are well established and are known for their used motorcycles parts from all of these top brands and also have facility to ship the used parts to any part of the world.