Winterizing your motorcycle doesn’t have to mean storing it for six months, it can also mean preparing it for riding in the winter season. We have great preparation tips so you can ride in the snow.
Don't put away your motorcycle just yet! We’re helping you get your motorcycle ready for winter with these helpful tips so you can continue riding even when snow begins to fall.
Motorcycle Winterizing Tips
Tip1: Change Fluids
One of the quickest, easiest, and most important things you can do to get your motorcycle ready for winter riding is to ensure all the fluids are topped up. You should change your oil and oil filter and top up your antifreeze.
Tip 2: Maintenance Check
Here is a list of some elements of your motorcycle you will want to ensure are in good working condition and ready for winter riding:
- Battery and terminals
- Electrics – examine for breaks, fraying, or damage
- Clutch cable
Tip 3: Motorcycle Repairs
If there is anything about your motorcycle you have been concerned about or you have noticed may need some fixing, this is the time to do it! Getting your motorcycle repaired before you go out riding this winter will help keep you and others safe on the road and it will also likely save you money, as the damage won't get worse from the winter weather.
Tip 4: Winter Cleaning
Before the winter riding season begins, it’s always nice to clean up your bike from the fall weather. Cleaning your bike also helps you to notice its riding condition. We suggest cleaning your breaks every other week in the winter to keep up with the possible weather damage.