Tidy Your Messy Wires
All components in your motorcycle must always be clean and tidy. Including the wires. Such as home wiring, untidy stuff tend to cause you problems. It’s even more dangerous if the wiring conditions are imperfect, such as crumpled or chipped. It can cause shorting bro...
The good news is, it’s really easy to tidy up your motorcycle cables or wires. And it’s also chep! Endrix from RPM Workshop Ciledug, usually use the fuel hose and cable ties to fix this problem. It only cost you about Rp 25 thousand. And your motorcycle will immediately tidy and safe.
The fuel hose serves as a divider between the wires. In order not to tangle cross. Then tied with a cable ties. If you want more easily, distinguish colors hoses for different cables, so if there is a problem you can easly find which cable you need to unplug or so.
It can be use as decorative accent for your ride too. Choose any colour that match with your motorcycle colour.
Text: Autochem Team
Source : motorexpertz.com, gl1800.org.uk
Are You Cranky? You May Suffer Dehidration
Are you having trouble to concentrate while you are driving? So easily provoked, get angry and cranky while you are behind the wheels? Be careful, you may suffer dehydration.
Ramadhan or fasting month, could be one of challenging time for motorists, especially bikers. Riding a motorbike in a tropical country with abundant sunshine like Indonesia. You get direct exposure to the sun, while your body does not get fluid intake because you are fasting.
The main risk you may face is, dehydration. An abnormal condition of the body when the body's cells lack of fluid supply. It usually occurs due to lack of drinking, in the long term such as fasting. Dehydration is also triggered by being in the sun, a lot of sweat or otherwise low humidity and dry environment, such as exposure to air conditioning for a long time as in the office. All day or a few hours of riding motorcycles in these conditions, very likely to cause dehydration.
There are two kinds of dehydration, light and heavy. The symptoms are clear enough, by the time you feel thirsty, it means your body is screaming for extra fluids. You've been attacked by a low-scale dehydration. Other symptoms, dizziness, decreased urine or yellow, mouth and dry skin and constipation.
Meanwhile, if you are irritability, getting difficulties to stay focus, feeling confused, dry mouth, cold hands and feet, rapid heart rate, you must be vigilant. These are serious signs for more liquid supply because you’ve already suffered a severe dehydration. You let it a little bit father, you can lose your consciousnes. Well, imagine the danger if this happens while you are riding your motorbike...
The anticipation? Meet the needs of the liquid at the time you are having your sahur, set itinerary or ride your bike smart and safe. Avoid hot and high traffic hours that make the trip and the exposure for sunshine are longer.
Text: Autochem Team
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TOURING AT NIGHT? NO NEED TO WORRY!
Many bikers prefer to travel out of town at night. Why? Besides not hot, nor too jammed. But the problem is, touring at night makes us limited visibility due to obstructed dew on the glass helmet. The trigger is, the temperature difference between the inside and the outside of the helmet. "Not only full face helmet, half face helmet can have things like this. This incident is also often appeared when I had to drive through the rain, "said Arbi, one club member Honda Mega Pro.
Still according to Arbi, "More bad luck, as long as the temperature difference is high, moisture blocking visibility will continue to interfere. It is certainly dealing with a safety problem. Understandably, because we are driving even days, plus a dew disorder! "
But wait, this can be avoided. Please chosen, going way complicated by installing a glass layer outside the helmet or simple stay just spray and wipe with a clean cloth. "Generally anyway, use the spray as Master Anti-Fog products. Because practically by packing 50 ml, easy to bagged. Want to travel at night or rainy conditions, you just spray, "added Arbi.
Now, do not have to worry anymore if you want to do touring on even days! Because there Master Anti-Fog, friends bikers! AI
Knowledge: 5 Rookie Riders Sins
Who doesn’t feel this? Be a cool man while riding a cool sport motorcycle? The mindset immediately changed, feels like king of the road, ride the motorcycle fast like a race rider on the circuit. Adrenaline levels skyrocketed and flow faster over the engine roar. You know what, this actually not really cool, just lead you fast to danger.
Riding a motor sport, especially for rookie riders, who just upgrade their motorcycle class takes you more than just skill. It needs good emotion control, good ability to control the ratio of driving pleasure, orderly, and maintain safety at the same speed. One of the guidelines, do not do these 5 sins of 'rookie riders' bro ...
You enjoy listening your 250 or 600 cc enginen roar? Ok, we can understand that, just don’t over do it while you’re in the street. It’s just provocative and disturbing for other road users, and also lead to more wasteful fuel consumption.
Accelerate fast around the bend and after stop at the red light, as Valentino Rossi does at the starting line. It’s not cool, this movement is very dangerous, man! At the moment the red light changes to green, there are possibilities other riders or drivers from the other side break you through. Accelerate calmly, make sure your path is empty and safe.
Feeling great for riding a high performance motorcycle, then you just can’t accept it when someone else overtaking. Riding a cool and fierce motorcycle makes you feel invincible? Hoho, this is dangerous bro. Remember, you are on highway not in the circuit.
Wrong Way to Handle Vehicles
Forget to keep the fingers always on the handle brake and clutch. It is important for the reaction speed in the event of unexpected things and should be immediately stopped. Research shows the fastest reaction time and braking when dangers emerge, ranging from 0.2 to 0.4 seconds. In 120 km / h, your bike has ran as far as 6.6 to 13.3 meters.
Forget to Keep Learning
Nasty accidents usually occur because of smart ass rider. They feel like, i already know, see and experience many things. A good rider never forget to keep learning, increase skills and be aware, that danger could come from anywhere, anytime while driving above their cool motorbike.
Text: Autochem Team
Photo source : yayang125.wordpress.com
FREE FROM ANNOYANCE WHEN DOING MOTORCYCLE MAINTENANCE!
Like doing your own motorcycle maintenance at spare time, bro? Of course, it is annoying if we meet stubborn bolt and can not be removed. "Yes, it is often like that, sob. Moreover, the bolts are often exposed to water. Not always rust heck, sometimes piles of dirt that settles make stubborn bolts cannot be opened, " said Ridwan Saleh, mechanic and workshop owner TPZ in Rawa Belong, West Jakarta.
The other thing is more annoying, ranging from bare bolt, lock it open for sleek, even the most horror can be opened but broken. Well, the more complex the problem is. Originally just want to replace the brake front, it was instead left for turner.
"It's nice and simple, wear some sort of useful penetrant spray to loosen bolts and nuts are difficult to move because of the inherent, jammed or locked due to dry, the installation of which is too tight or rust. More fun, this spray also as a protection from corrosion and moisture, very useful anyway. Make my duty very easy," said mechanic originally from Betawi.
So how to use Master MP 80 Super Penetrant? Shake well before use. Spray on the parts to be lubricated. Take a few moments to absorb. To clean, wipe the surface. To protect from rust, let the lubricant remains on the surface. Gently tap or vibrate at the connection to release a jammed or rusted parts. Repeat if necessary and leave to infuse for longer. Even more severe, penetrant can also be sprayed on the head plugs are wet due to rains and floods or direct attach.
So, there is no longer a story difficult bolt is opened! AI