• Beginnerbikers.org

    by Published on 01-30-2004 09:34 PM

    Or as we call it, BBO.

    We are a community of loyal riders, bikers, and motorcycle enthusiasts that are here to share our knowledge and experience with the internet. BBO was created so that the best experiences from all around the world can be spread to those who are looking to get into riding. Our membership base includes people from all walks of life, from countless countries, sharing thousands of years of riding experience. The name may say beginnerbikers.org, but we are home to veteran riders just the same.

    We encourage you to come in, join us, and share your experiences. We hope that if you're new into riding that you pick up some pointers. It's very possible some tidbits you receive here, might save your life. Just the same, if you're an old dog that wants to share some tricks, we invite you in and hope to hear all the stories you have to share.

  • Recent Forum Posts

    Sorg67

    I got a 20 to 200 ft lb torque wrench.

    I got a 20 to 200 ft lb torque wrench.

    Sorg67 Today, 10:59 AM Go to last post
    Trials

    On the subject of torque wrenches, home mechanics...

    On the subject of torque wrenches, home mechanics usually need 2 or 3 different sized torque wrenches, it's not the size of the socket that necessitates this, it is the range of torque available on...

    Trials Today, 07:41 AM Go to last post
    Trials

    ... a person with a discerning eye can easy just...

    ... a person with a discerning eye can easy just look down the length of the chain when it is on the bike,
    and see that it is in alignment with rear sprocket or not. A misalignment in the chain is...

    Trials Today, 07:35 AM Go to last post
    Trials

    Align by eye. Axle torque spec is at least 65...

    Align by eye.
    Axle torque spec is at least 65 foot pounds (that is kinda like having a 65 pound weight hanging off the end of a 1 foot long wrench
    ( roughly as tight as you would tighten the lug...

    Trials Today, 07:22 AM Go to last post
    Sorg67

    I ordered a torque wrench. Since I do not do a...

    I ordered a torque wrench. Since I do not do a lot of work on bikes, I do not have a good feel for “damn tight” vs “snug”. Owner’s manual calls for 89 nm for axel and 21 nm for adjusters. So I...

    Sorg67 Today, 06:33 AM Go to last post