WRN Editor, Tricia Szulewski, tests the brand new Cruisetec tires for Harleys, Indians, and metric V-twins.
I’m always on the quest for the perfect tire gauge. I need one that sits firmly on the valve stem and gives me an accurate reading the first time. So many of the pen style designs are flimsy and cheap so I wonder if their read out is even accurate. So, I was excited… yes, I get excited over good tire gauges…when I was asked to test the newest digital tire gauge in Roadgear’s offerings
Ive wanted to install a tire pressure monitor on my motorcycle ever since I rode a bike that had one—I couldnt believe how it eased my mind! When I received the Doran 360M monitoring system in the mail, though, I wondered if Id be able to wire it to my bike all by myself or if Id end up having to pay a mechanic to do it.
Tires are one of the most important parts of a motorcycle as they are a riders only contact with the pavement. But many riders take their tires for granted, forgetting to properly inflate and care for them. Tires are actually the easiest part of a motorcycle to maintain. Preventive maintenance can save a ton of headaches later on.
Many of us struggle with strapping gadgets on our bikes because they can detract from the look of our ride and may not hold up well in riding conditions, yet we still want the opportunity to bring along modern conveniences that can improve our safety and riding experience. Many manufacturers are taking available technology and customizing it for motorcycles. Now you can take it with you.