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  1. Umang Kumar

    first bike

    Hello Friends, My first bike ride was at 13 years old on a friends 50cc Benelli and I have been hooked ever since. I next took my uncle's 305 Honda Superhawk out at 15 years olds and popped the clutch, jumped the curb and did kittys in my neighbors garden. Dad said " Get off that thing!" LOL...
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    Schwinn Traveler 12 Speed

    Hello Friends, I see two things you have that I don't, the GX lettering on the QR for the brakes (makes the bike faster lol joke) and the down tube shifters. I am wandering if they both have the same specs on the drive train. Worth me actually looking. I see you listed yours so I will take a...
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    Clean an Air Filter on a KTM Motorcycle

    Hello Friends, Cleaning the air filter on your KTM motorcycle can be one of the easiest and most effective ways to increase its power output. When air filters become clogged and dirty, they hamper the inflow of oxygen, thus slow combustion. Cleaning air filters is a very easy process, and...
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    Why does my car only start in neutral?

    Hello Friends, Why does my car only start in neutral? I have a 94' Ford ****** and recently it only starts when i put it in neutral. When I try starting it in park, I turn the key and nothing happens. Also, when I'm driving, car has trouble accelerating. After coming to a complete stop, I...
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    Where will i get custom motorbike parts in India?

    Hello Friends, Where will i get custom motorbike parts in India? I am customising a royal enfield thunderbird bike. I want to give it more cruiser bike looks like harley davidson. I m looking for rear tyre cobra av72 size-180/70R16 width in inches-7.20. Matching Blades Alloy wheels. 2...
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    What is the difference between a hero and a vigilante?

    Hello Friends, What is the difference between a hero and a vigilante? I recently watched the movie Kick at my local theater and it got me wondering: How should a hero handle someone's life? If they do have aggressive intent, does it constitute for killing or seriously injuring the criminal...
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    Where will i get custom motorbike parts in India?

    Hello Friends, Where will i get custom motorbike parts in India? I am customising a royal enfield thunderbird bike. I want to give it more cruiser bike looks like harley davidson. I m looking for rear tyre cobra av72 size-180/70R16 width in inches-7.20. Matching Blades Alloy wheels. 2...
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    Gitane 1300?

    Hello Friends, Though the firm has changed names (and hands) several times, the company is still head-quartered in Machecoul. Most Gitane brand bicycles are now manufactured in Taiwan and are markedly different from the old Gitane brand. Gitane no longer sponsors professional cyclists, though it...
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    What are ideal revs for cruising on a 600cc motorcycle?

    Hello Friends, What are ideal revs for cruising on a 600cc motorcycle? I have a 1999 Yamaha Fazer 600 (first bike) and don't know whether motorcycles are generally ridden at higher revs than what you would drive a car. Thanks In Advance, Umang Kumar
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    Looking for virginia beach riders.

    Hello Friends, All motorcycle riders are welcome to the Polar Bear Run sponsored by GWRRA VA-B, Virginia Beach, VA. Registration begins at 8:30 am, First bike out at 9:30, Last bike out at 10:30 am, Prizes given out at 1:30. Food games, 50/50 raffle. Preregistration $12 by 1 February 2013...
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    Honda Dream Yuga

    Hello Friends, The Dream Yuga is a low-cost 109 cc single-cylinder motorcycle manufactured by Honda's Indian subsidiary HMSI since 2012. It was announced by Honda in January 2012 at the Delhi Auto Expo,and was available to consumers in India in May 2012. At 44,642 Indian Rupees, the...
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    How do i keep bajaj pulsar in good condition?

    Hello Friends, How do i keep bajaj pulsar in good condition? I have a bajaj pulsar 135 ls. When I ride it I like to rev it up. I wouldn't like anything to go wrong with it though. Could someone please tell me how to maintain it and under what rpm I should keep it. Also what should the idling...
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    Bike Bellingham??????

    Hello Friends, Bikely is a free and easy to use bicycle route mapping and sharing website created by cyclists for cyclists. It's a community based resource that enables you to upload from your GPS device or draw your own cycle routes and download and search for other user's bike routes. It...
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    How to Learn to Ride a Bike in 15 Minutes

    Hello Friends, It's a perennial parental rite of passage that used to mean skinned knees and worn patience. We've all seen a mom or dad holding onto the seat, and huffing and puffing while running behind a kid learning to ride a bicycle. Then the adults let go and watched anxiously as their...
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    HOW CAN I LEARN TO RIDE A BIKE QUICKLY

    Hello Friends, 1. Firstly don't bother with the pedals yet - that's right leave them alone. 2. Lower the seat until you can easily touch the ground, ideally you want to get your feet flat on the ground. 3. Now find somewhere without any vehicles, possibly an empty parking lot or somewhere...