Learn to wrench your own ride

 

I love my motorcycle, I love riding my motorcycle, but I also love working on motorcycles. There is an incredible sense of satisfaction you get working on a bike. Wether it’s preforming basic maintenance like an oil change, or installing a new exhaust system or for the more advanced getting that project bike on the running, the knowledge that you did it you self makes the bike more than just a machine, it becomes a part of you   an extension of you.

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Neither Carly or I are in any way, shape or form bike mechanics (find a good one and keep them close!) but we both love to spend time in the garage working on our bikes. Truth be told we prefer upgrading or style changes over maintenance but the end result is the same, when were done the next ride is always sweeter because you look at your bike and think, I did that!

If you’re looking to learn to do your own oil changes or how to handle some basic repairs in case of a break down but have no real experience working on bikes, first you’ll need to upgrade your wrenching skills.

 

The crew Moto Revere DIY Garage in Toronto can help.

Check out the courses they are offering over the off season, from basic maintenance to electrical it’s everything you need to get started taking care of your ride or maybe start that project thats been collecting dust in the garage! details here https://www.motorevere.com/collections/courses

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Back down under

G’Day!

For those of you who don’t know this blog started as more of a travel blog that Carly and I started to document our wedding in Mexico and our 3 month honeymoon traveling around Australia. Well four years on and we’re finally headed back to “Straya!”

Now that our lives pretty much revolve around motorcycles we will be updating the blog with our experiences riding down under, Thanks to my legend of a brother-in-law and his mate Deano we’ve secured bikes for a part of our trip!

We’re both really excited to get back to Australia and see all our family and friends, we’re also taking my (Ewan’s) parents with us, and are stoked to show them around. So stay tuned for updates!

Ewan & Carly

 

New light bar on Carlys V-Star

I Just have to give a shout out to the fine folks at Blue Collar Bobbers. Due to my front light bar being busted after a run in with a parked car, and no it was not me moving the bike! 😳). I had already been thinking of switching out the signal lights simply for aesthetic reasons (the stock lights on my ’04 VStar are not the most attractive) but the afore mentioned incident forced my hand. After countless hours searching online I settled on the kit from Blue Collar Bobbers.

I bought the Classic front light kit in black nickel. The service I received was absolutely fantastic, from the numerous emails asking questions, the 2 days it took to get to me, and the extremely helpful colour picture instruction booklet that made instillation very easy.

Between the fantastic service, quality parts and maybe the best price out there I will definitely be using them again! 😊

Chat soon,

Carly #WanderingWinters