Motorcycle parts and systems for a motorcycle are engineered, manufactured, and assembled in order to produce motorcycle models with the desired performance, aesthetics, and cost. All motorcycle owners should be familiar with their bike parts. Motorcycle parts knowledge entails the functions of the parts, selection of the right parts based on bike model and riding habits as well as the maintenance of parts. Proper maintenance of your bike is not only crucial to your safety but it can also save you money by extending the life of certain parts. A helmet and jacket can help protect you in a fall but properly maintained, quality parts can be the difference between life and death. Browse through this category for various motorcycle parts available in Zambian stores.
Basic Parts of A Motorcycle
The chassis of a motorcycle includes the frame and suspension, along with the front forks, of the vehicle.
A sidecar is a one-wheeled device attached to the side of a motorcycle, scooter, or bicycle, making the whole a three-wheeled vehicle.
Modern touring motorcycles often have panniers or saddlebags fitted as standard or available as options.
The short answer is that the top speed of a 125cc, on average, is somewhere between 65mph and 80mph. However, to answer the question properly, we need to look at the factors that affect how fast a motorcycle can go and then we will give a short round-up of some of the fastest 125s on the market
Pillion: A passenger riding on the back seat of a motorcycle. A motorcycle's rear passenger seat is called the pillion seat. Pipes: A motorcycle's exhaust.
To ride a motorbike with a sidecar you need a motorcycle licence. Riders with restricted licences (anything but a full A licence classification) must make themselves aware of power-to-weight ratios and, unless your motorcycle was registered before September 1981, the sidecar must be fitted on the left side of the bike.
A high side crash happens when the rear tire loses traction, then gains it back again. When the tire regains traction, the momentum of the bike forces you up off the bike—usually right over the handlebars.
Engine cut out switch - This is usually a red button right next to the right handlebars. It acts as a kill switch for your motorcycles engine and electrical circuits in the event of an emergency such as a crash to prevent the risk of fire.
Generally, dirt bikes with 450cc engines can reach a top speed of about 90mph. Remember though that reaching this speed will depend on other factors like the terrain.