With fog, snow, icy roads, riding a motorcycle is no piece of cake in the winter.
So what is your idea of how to store your bike for winter? If it’s just throwing a cover over it, you may be in for some nasty surprises come spring time. The last thing you want to find out when riding season starts is that your bike won't!
Many motorcyclists do without their vehicle in winter. But if you’re not letting winter getting in the way of getting on your bike, you should go well prepared.
Read on below as we lay out tips for getting your motorcycle through the winter and staying safe out there during tough road conditions.
In addition to your normal motorcycle gear, we recommend using heated grips and possibly even heated clothing in winter.
Rain jackets with reflective inserts or a separate reflective vest help improve your visibility.
Also consider a good sized screen – easily detachable versions are available and will significantly reduce wet and wind chill as well as aiding visibility.
We have top brands for you to choose from, such as Husqvarna, ONEAL, Oset and RST, just to name a few.
Head over to our online store to shop all our motorcycle gear.
TECHNICAL CHECK-UP AND FREE WINTRY CHECKS
For all our hardcore, all-weather, all-year-round riders make sure you winterize your motorcycle or scooter.
We recommend checking the brakes, brake fluid, electronics and lights. The battery and the chain drive should also be checked because they are the main cause of breakdowns in winter, if you're struggling then pop down to us, we offer FREE motorcycle safety checks!
Click here to simply arrange to bring your bike into our Keighley Motorcycles branch and we'll check that the brake linings, fluid levels, battery condition, bulbs and tyres are in good enough condition to help run through your winter journeys.