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Four New Motorcycle Titles Get You Ready For Spring

Haynes New Bike Manuals 2019
Haynes, the long preferred source of service manuals for owners of European motorcycles, announces the introduction of four new titles covering some of the most popular bikes among modern DIY mechanics. These four bikes could not be more diverse, each having a unique character, but all are popular...

Haynes Sponsors the 4th Annual Women's Motorcycle Show - Los Angeles, CA

Classic Kawasaki 125cc Enduro - Kawasexi
Recent statistics indicate that of the people who ride motorcycles, nearly 1 in every 5 is a woman, and the Women's Motorcycle Show celebrates female riders,a nd the bikes they ride and wrench on. Motolady Alicia Elfving is the driving force behind it, and for this fourth installment at Lucky...

Essential Motorcycle Pre-Ride Checklist to Get There and Back Safely

Woman tightens front axle
Haynes has been telling people how to fix their motorcycles, and what to do to keep them from needing to be fixed, since the days of street-legal two-strokes, and drum brakes. The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) has been working for nearly as long to keep riders safe from other drivers and their...

Haynes Visits the Outlier's Guild Motorcycle Show - Los Angeles, CA

CB750 custom at OG Motoshow
Haynes shot some awesome custom bikes at the second annual Outlier's Guild Motorcycle Show, aka the OG Motoshow, in downtown Los Angeles March 30th-April 1st, 2018. If you are going to build a custom bike, you need both a proper reference book, and a guide to making it run properly, and Haynes...

Harley-Davidson Twin Cam Powered Bikes History 1999-2012

Harley-Davidson Twin Cam Road King
The Harley-Davidson Twin Cam V-twin motor marked a great leap forward for the motor company in refinement and performance in 1999. Unlike the Evolution motor of the 1980s, or the Shovelhead, or the Panhead, the Twin Cam shared almost no parts or specifications with the original Harley OHV motor of...