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What’s the difference between hydraulic brakes vs. mechanical brakes? Click here to discover more.
Click here to discover more about Viarelli – the Swedish scooter company with Italian heritage, and some of the company’s best-known models.
What are some of the pros and cons of halogen vs. LED headlights? And what is a “filament?” Click here to discover more.
DISCLAIMER: This post contains affiliate links. I earn a small commission from purchases made through these links. But it will cost you absolutely nothing extra.Quicklinks: What is the Puch Magnum? Puch Magnum X Puch Magnum Specs What is the Puch Magnum?The Puch...
Click here to discover more about the Puch Maxi – including the full engine specifications and a special edition made exclusively in Guam.
If you’ve ever wondered what a 9:1 compression ratio means, or if you want to have the term “compression ratio” explained, click here to read more.
Click here to discover more about Raleigh Mopeds, including its history, and the engines specs for some of the most common models.
At 100 million sold since 1958, the Honda Super Cub (AKA the Honda C50) is THE best-selling motor vehicle in history - even more than the VW Beetle and the Toyota Corolla combined. But despite this, there are some things about the Honda Super Cub that not many people...
Original image by Alf van Beem, CC0, via Wikimedia CommonsWhat is the Puch VZ50 and who made it?The Puch VZ50 is a 50cc sports moped made by the Austrian motorcycle and moped manufacturer Puch between 1965 and 1975. Unlike many other mopeds at the time, the VZ50...
If your motorcycle’s engine is on its last legs, it might be time for a complete engine overhaul. Click here to discover what it is.
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What’s the difference between a tubed vs. a tubeless tire? And why are tubed tires still around for motorcycles? Click here to discover more.
Curious about the differences between carburetors and fuel injection? Click here to discover more about how they work
As small as it might be, a fuse plays a key role in protecting your motorcycle’s electrics. Click here to hear more about what a fuse is.
30 Minute Motorcycling Podcast Episode #27 – Electrical Voltage, Current, and Resistance Explained & 4 Essential Electrical Safety Tips
If you want to know more about your motorcycle’s electrical system, the difference between voltage, current, and resistance is a great place to start. Click here to learn more.
Do you keep looking for an answer to the question “what is the drivetrain?” Look no further; this episode is the answer!
To deal with excessive heat a motorcycle has a cooling system, which is either air-cooled or liquid-cooled – each one with its own strengths and weaknesses.
30 Minute Motorcycling Episode #24 – Introduction to Motorcycle Suspension & 6 Common Suspension Terms Explained
If you’re absolutely clueless about what the suspension does, and what terms like “suspension sag” and “unsprung weight” mean, this episode is for you.
Thought that ABS was complicated enough? How about “cornering ABS?” But don’t fret about it anymore – by the end of this episode, both types will be demystified.
What is a CVT transmission, how does it work and what are some advantages and disadvantages of one? Click here to find out more.
What’s the difference between chain and belt drive? And what is “chain slack?” Click here to discover more.