the dual wheel journey motorcycle blog

The motorcycle blog for the new, aspiring, and returning motorcycle and/or moped rider

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What is a Fuse & Fuse Color Coding

Has your motorcycle blown a fuse? Click here to learn more about what a fuse is, and how you can tell the Ampere rating of one – just by its color coding.

30 Minute Motorcycling Episode #21 – Chain Drive Vs. Belt Drive & Chain Slack

Listen to the podcast Most motorized two-wheelers (whether it's a motorcycle, moped, or scooter) use chain drive or belt drive. But what are the differences between the two? And if you've got a chain, you have to think of how much "chain slack" you have. But what is...

How to Use a Feeler Gauge – Tool Tutorial

It might look like a set of pocket knives, but it isn’t used for cutting at all. Click here to learn more about how to use a feeler gauge.

30 Minute Motorcycling Podcast Episode #20 – What’s Inside a Motorcycle Helmet?

I’ll give you a hint – it’s not just your head. Click here to find out more about what is inside a motorcycle helmet that protects your head.

What Does It Mean When Your Bike Is “Running Rich?”

I’ll give you a hint – it’s not good at all. Click here to find out what “running rich” means, 4 common symptoms and how you can fix it.

30 Minute Motorcycling Podcast Episode #19 – 4 Reasons Why “Running Rich” Isn’t Good For Your Bike

In the context of motorcycles, and other two-wheelers that run on petrol or gasoline, “running rich” isn’t a good thing.

30 Minute Motorcycling Podcast Episode #18 – Disc vs. Drum Brakes & Brake Fluid Basics

Listen to the podcast Does it really matter how fast your bike is if your brakes down work? I thought so. If you've ever been curious about what it is that actually makes your bike stop, this episode is for you.Tune in to learn: The differences between disc and drum...

30 Minute Motorcycling Podcast Episode #17 – Motorcycle Wheels and Tires

Listen to the podcast You might not think of them that much, but your motorcycle's wheels and tires play a crucial role in keeping you on the road and out of the ditch.  Therefore, it's good that you know a few things about them. Tune in to learn: The important job...

17 Common Swedish Road Signs Explained

How many Swedish road signs do you know? Well, you're about to learn 17 of them - just by reading this blog post. If you’re already familiar with British road signs, you’re in good hands – many of the Swedish road signs are similar to those you would see on British...

30 Minute Motorcycling Podcast Episode #16 – Can You Tell Difference Between a Moped and a Scooter?

Listen to the podcast If you do, congratulations! Not many people know the difference.  If you don't know, however, - this episode is for you. Tune in to learn: The definition of a "moped" (and why it's called a "moped" in the first place) The definition of a...

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