Monthly Archives: February 2015

Clutch Maintenance

This maintenance tutorial addresses four areas: Clutch cable lubrication. Clutch cable replacement. Clutch adjustment. Clutch replacement. I’ve been riding for more than 50 years.  I’ve only ever needed to replace a motorcycle clutch once, and I’ve never needed to replace a … Continue reading

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A bike that pays for itself…

We’ve posted six maintenance tutorials so far here on the blog, and a couple of folks have properly pointed out that it can be difficult to find a specific tutorial hunting around on the blog.   To make things a bit … Continue reading

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Chain and Sprocket Maintenance

Easy things first, and that’s lubricating the chain.   Our advice is that you lubricate your chain approximately every 500 miles, or at the end of a long day of riding.   You should lube the chain more often if you ride … Continue reading

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Cooling System Maintenance

This tutorial addresses the cooling system on your RX3 motorcycle.    The RX3 is water cooled (actually, it’s an ethylene glycol and water mix), and you can see your bike’s operating temperature on the right side of the instrument cluster. Anything … Continue reading

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The Port of Long Beach

Our good buddy Juddy, who’s on the list for a new RX3, flew over Long Beach today and grabbed this photo for us… The folks at the docks are working the backlog.   The Germany is still a ways out, so … Continue reading

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Fixing flats…

Flat tires.   It’s something we probably all worry about, and it’s something we all have experienced.   The good news is that it doesn’t happen very often.  The bad news is that when it happens, it’s usually out in the middle … Continue reading

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Hard core Peruvian RX3 adventure riding!

Hey, this is interesting! I found a Facebook page that is a Peruvian RX3 owners group. Ever wonder what it might be like to ride the RX3 in Peru?   In the snow?   Way, way up in the mountains?  Well, wonder … Continue reading

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RX3 Chain Adjustment

Our maintenance topic du jour is chain adjustment, which is a bit of a misnomer because adjusting the chain on a motorcycle is actually two jobs:   Adjusting chain tension and aligning the rear wheel.   The challenge here is to both … Continue reading

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We have a winner!

And it’s our good buddy Joel from Colorado! Wow, I thought this would be an easy one.   I received about a hundred emails in the last couple of hours, but Joel was the first one to nail it by identifying … Continue reading

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Watch your email…

We’re sending out emails to all the good folks who have ordered RX3 motorcycles asking for information we’ll need from you to expedite processing your bikes when they arrive.  This is just a heads up…keep an eye on your inbox, and … Continue reading

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