How to Adjust the Rear Shock on a Harley Softail?

Answer Harley Davidson has been making motorcycles for over 100 years. Early Harleys did not have a rear suspension. The rear wheel on these early models was mounted rigidly to the frame, making for a ver... Read More »

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How to Move the Rear Turn Signals to the License Plate on a Harley Davidson Softail?

Harley-Davidson Softail owners are always trying to find ways to clean up the appearance of their motorcycles. A layback-style license plate bracket, which places the license plate at an angle dire... Read More »

How to Adjust the Rear Shock for a 2003 Kawasaki 636?

One of the most competitive segments within the motorcycle industry in the 600 cc sportbike class. In particular, the four big Japanese manufacturers have a historic rivalry. In 2003, Kawasaki ga... Read More »

How Do I Adjust the Ride Height on a Rear Shock XR650R?

A key step in setting a Honda XR650R's suspension is found in adjusting the motorcycle's ride height. By altering the rear shock absorber's preload -- the amount of tension placed on the rear shock... Read More »

How to Adjust Harley Rear Motorcycle Shocks?

All Harley-Davidson motorcycle shock absorbers fall into one of three categories: Standard, non-adjustable exterior shocks; adjustable exterior shocks and Softail shocks. The stiffness of adjusta... Read More »