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Techs & Bike Builds

The Garage is where we work on a wide range of tech tips including articles on tools and performance.

If you're looking for a particular tech tip, or want to sponsor one, or be involved with a project bike or just make a suggestion, then drop us a line at our feedback page. We'll get back to you soon.

Don’t skimp on these 6 pieces of personal safety gear

Tech & Maintenance essentials for every garage

by Kyle Smith from
It’s easy to become complacent with shop safety, especially when the effects of letting your guard down are not always immediate. Fact is, working on cars and motorcycles can be dangerous. Safety gear ensures you enjoy your work, your vehicle and your health for a long time to come.
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The Springer Transformation

My Education into Bike Customization for the Poor, Unskilled, Wanna-be Biker.

By Johnny White with photos by his lovely wife
Looking through my archives, I decided to journal the modification of one of my early bikes.
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Battery Maintenance 101

And How to Use Tenders

By Bandit, Jason Mook, Battery Tender Crew, and Jeff Holt
So, what's the proper way to use a tender. Many folks recommend keeping their bikes on tenders all the time. I don’t like leaving a bike on a tender overnight or for long periods. If something goes wrong with the battery, the tender or garage circuits, your garage could burn down and perhaps your house.
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Making Every Ride More Comfortable

Photos and text by ROGUE
Installing A New Heated Saddlemen Seat on my 2009 FLHTC. I had one before. The seat was very comfortable and allowed me to ride more miles in a day. The heated part has been used when I ride in different parts of the country where it adds to my comfort in chilly conditions.
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Five Tips for a Time-Sensitive DIY Job

Learn to tackle your next time-sensitive project with confidence

by Kyle Smith from
Some projects you tackle with all the time in the world, and others are on a deadline tighter than ten-year-old denim. Anyone that has rushed to wrap up a project understands the stress and frustration that accompanies a time crunch.
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Installing the Klock Werks Vent Screen in a 2019 Harley Street Glide Special.
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Six Ways to Sunday Racing

One Rider's Unique Racing Project

by Kyle Smith from
Registered for all events in the Novice category, participating in events will encompass six racing disciplines in motorsports.
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Dyna Chain Drive Installation

Jeremiah Shaved all the Teeth off His Rear Belt

by Bandit with photos by Wrench and Jeremiah
Right in the middle of our move operation to South Dakota Jeremiah strips his rear belt of all its teeth. This is not the first time. I just checked all the forums and didn’t find anything conclusive. Is he too hard on his belt with hole-shots and excessive acceleration? Did he adjust the belt too tight or too loose? Did it have anything to do with the belt?
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