Time can have a devastating effect on the various components of your motorcycles, from tires to lubes. It gets worse if you use your motorcycle often, accelerating wear and tear. Sticking to your maintenance schedule will improve the durability of your motorcycle by counteracting the effects of aging and heavy use under harsh conditions. Scheduled maintenance ensures that everything continues to run properly and that you can enjoy your motorcycle for longer.
A beat up motorcycle is not only a recipe for bumpy and uncomfortable rides, but can also lead to nasty accidents. Adhering to your motorcycle's maintenance schedule will help prevent accidents that could result from defective parts. You can repair defective parts earlier, giving you peace of mind and reducing the risk of an accident due to defective brakes or bad tires.
With a well-maintained motorcycle you can ride smoothly. So you won't be bothered by annoying malfunctions, accidents or annoying noises while on the road. As your bike's performance improves, so does the quality of your rides.
Sticking to your motorcycle's maintenance schedule will help you identify and resolve issues before they become serious. This saves you money that you would spend on major repairs of costly breakdowns and breakdowns that could have been prevented. In addition, riding an efficient motorcycle keeps your fuel costs low.
Scheduled maintenance also gives you more control over your time. The predictability allows you to plan your maintenance early, so that you don't experience the inconvenience of only servicing your motorcycle if it breaks.
If you are planning to sell your motorcycle, proper maintenance can save you more money. By sticking to a maintenance schedule, you keep it in good condition and thus increase its value. You certainly get more value from a well-maintained motorcycle than from a neglected, worn one.
Maintenance schedules vary depending on the make and model. To help you take good care of your motorcycle, check out the recommended maintenance schedule here.
Below you will find the basic steps you need to take to make your motorcycle work longer.