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When we try to track the logistics of aftermarket motorcycle parts we can say that it is doing good. Different parts may mean different distribution strategies. Aftermarket spark plugs and filters, for instance are placed in several layers of distribution between producer and end user.Aftermarket parts have high outourcing percentage. In fact, some companies are even supplying the European market. Some of these companies have centralized warehouses. Aside from that, they also provide emergency back up for vehicle-off-road (VOR) demands through airfreight. Negotiations and sales are made more accessible and effective because they are extending their facilities through agents. Nonetheless, some are relying on their franchised dealers for distribution, sale and delivery.Delivery nowadays is more efficient than the past. A conclusion has been arrived at stating that we have faster deliveries because the broader range of stock.
Another factor is the availability of back up and facilities to support it. The supply chain is maintained and bolstered. The delivery [Read more...]
Every motorcycle enthusiast knows the need for motorcycle parts and accessories will often arise. When you are looking for motorcycle parts and accessories, you need a great provider. Seems simple enough, but what makes a great supplier of motorcycle parts and accessories? They need the greatest selection of motorcycle parts and accessories. The variety of motorcycle accessories and parts should have all the top names. Here is a list of the best brands for motorcycle parts and motorcycle accessories.
1. Harley Davidson Parts and Accessories- Harley Davidson is synonymous with quality motorcycle accessories. When people hear motorcycle, they immediately think of Harley Davidson. Your motorcycle accessory outlet, should offer all of the top Harley Davidson accessories.
Motorcycle accessories like peacemakers exhaust should be available. Harley Davidson parts include some great design options. If you are remodeling your bike, starting with Harley Davidson parts and accessories is a good idea.
2. Kawasaki Parts and Accessories- Kawasaki parts are known for their amazing [Read more...]
Envision you recently purchased a brand spanking new Yamaha R1 motorcycle 10 weeks ago, and it was taken right before you as you were walking out of your place to eat dinner. No reason to be to concerned, you are wholly protected by the full coverage insurance policy your motorcycle financing lender mandated you obtain with your cycle loan. Correct?Often times, not commonly if you look into the details of the motorcycle insurance policy you purchased. Many time the reason for this is that nearly all full coverage cycle insurance policies will safeguard against total loss such as a stolen motorcycle, a totaled collision or an uncontrollable natural disaster, but these policies generally just cover the depreciated marketpace worth of the motorcycle not the remaining amount on your motorcycle loan.Hence, in cases where you decided on getting a 0 down payment motorcycle loan or possibly a low payment credit card motorcycle loan, your Yamaha R1might have depreciated more quickly than you have paid down the value on your cycle loan.
For that reason your motorcycle insurance policy by and large [Read more...]
On the internet you will find a variety of lenders offering motorcycle loans. These lenders are normally national lenders and can have some of the most favorable rates because they have set up their operations to be very efficient and maintain a low cost structure. This is a key advantage to you as an ATV or motorcycle buyer.Online motorcycle or ATV lenders typically offer installment loans with simple interest. This is different to what many manufacturers offer such as Kawasaki Finance who offers credit card financing for your motorcycle or ATV purchase.To find a complete list of top online motorcycle lender where you can submit a free application check out “Finding Onine Motorcycle Loans For Good And Bad Credit”.2. Suzuki FinanceSuzuki financing is a partnership between Suzuki and HSBC bank, and offers both new and used installment and credit card loans through authorized Suzuki dealers.
Some loans from Suzuki Finance can also be used to finance non-Suzuki bikes incase you have trouble getting approved for a loan and really want another brand bike. 3. American Honda [Read more...]
Motorcycle salvage yards are the places where the motorcycles no one can use anymore or don’t want to use anymore land up. The vehicles coming here are discarded by their owners because they do not function properly, or probably not at all, or simply because the owner does not want it anymore. Such owners will sell their motorcycles to the salvage yard at very low costs.When the people at the salvage yard get such a vehicle, the first thing they will do will be to analyze each and every part of the motorcycle. If there are small snags due to which the motorcycle is not functioning, then they might rectify them and put it up for sale as a secondhand vehicle. But if the motorcycle is really beyond any repair, then they will rip up the whole thing, and salvage the parts that can be used. They will put up these parts for sale for other people who come for them.Parts that cannot be used might be sent to companies who would need to research on the problem the vehicle developed, or even sold to people who want to commercially develop the part themselves.
When all is done, i.e. there are [Read more...]
Painting motorcycles is an every-month job for bike enthusiasts around the globe, as it sets an image of who they are, how do they think, and their level of madness towards motorcycling. They ensure that they use the best paint techniques that would make their motorcycles attractive enough to suit their personalities. Nowadays, airbrush painting is widely used by bikers to give their bikes a unique look with different colors and graphics like fire flames, skulls, fierce animals, etc. Painting your all by yourself may save you hundreds of dollars as paint shops charge a considerable amount for a task that you can do at home.If you are wondering how to paint a bike at home, you need to follow some steps and tips to come out with a good result. If you are not careful with the task, your bike may end up appearing like a motorcycle which kids have played with color on.
Nevertheless, with the appropriate tools and paint techniques, you can carry out the job in a pretty good manner and give your bike a shiny customized look that you always wanted.The first thing you would need to do is to [Read more...]
The Suzuki Intruder motorcycle has been a long time favorite of many devotees. Indeed, since the time when the first model debuted in 1985, it has remained a popular motorcycle in the new market as well as the used market. Let’s see why.When a person wanted a cruiser in the ’80′s, he didn’t have much to choose from. Mainly, he could purchase a Harley-Davidson or go without. That was great and all if you liked Harleys, but what if you wanted a different bike?That was when the Japanese cruiser lines came into use.When the Japanese makers discovered they could make money off of the cruiser buying American public, it didn’t take each company any time at all to come out with their own brand of cruiser-style motorcycle. This was superb for those who were not strictly American buyers only. At perhaps 50% less money in most cases a rider could have a fresh new cruiser that was every bit as practical and satisfying as its American complement.But there was just one problem.
Though all four prime Japanese manufacturers (Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki, and Yamaha) introduced [Read more...]
Designed for comfort are various modern motorcycle attachments. A “Motorcycle Fairing” is a plastic or fiberglass shell. It fits over the front frame of the motorcycle.A fairing helps move the motorcycle smoothly and protects the engine in an accident. Fairings on touring motorcycles improve your comfort and alertness on long rides. They reduce the harsh wind, cold and rain on your body”Windshields or windscreens” are built into a fairing or be attached to an unfaired motorbike. They are of transparent high-impact plastic. They direct airflow over or around your head. If you would like to raise and lower the windscreen with the push of a button, get an electric windscreen. “Saddlebags or Panniers” rest on either side of the rear wheel to carry parts, tools, and, or travel gear. “Heated Handgrips and Heated Seats” keep you warm in the cold and during night rides.
“Motorcycle Luggage Racks” remove the need for motorcycle backpacks. They are a more secure and safe way to add carrying capacity to your motorcycle. A “Motorcycle [Read more...]
The first motorcycle was built by Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach in 1885 with a four-stroke internal combustion engine. In 1894, the Hildebrand & Wolfmüller became the first motorcycle to be sold commercially. It had a 1,428cc four-stroke with 2.5 bhp and a top speed of 25 mph. In 1895, American inventor E.J. Pennington built a machine capable of 58 mph speed and also coined the term motor cycle. A British manufacturer Matchless used French-made engines in 1899.The most known motorcycle Harley-Davidson was the brainchild of William S. Harley and Arthur Davidson. The first available bike was built with a 3-1/8 inch bore and 3-1/2 inch stroke. Like minded people across the US and Europe came up with better ideas, engines and propelled the motorcycle industry. Soon names such as Excelsior, Indian, Pierce, Merkel, Schickel and Thor were seen racing for the top slot.
By 1902, an English engineering company Royal Enfield had started making its mark. They developed 239cc Enfield engine and installed it on a bicycle. The famous Bullet was developed between 1924 to 1930. Since 1965, [Read more...]
There is a brilliant range of motorcycle clothing including motorcycle helmets available from the Biker Store including: motorcycle jackets, goggles, motorcycle trousers, motorcycle helmets, rain gear, base layers, knox armour, glasses and heated clothing.
Biker Store have a range of one and two piece waterproof motorcycle jackets, waterproof over suits and waterproof motorcycle trousers and also sell motorcycle helmets. The rain gear range is fantastic for keeping you dry whatever the weather you ride in, making your riding experience much better, and much dryer!
Featuring leather motorcycle trousers and textile motorcycle helmets, Biker Store’s motorcycle trousers range include products from brands: Furygan, Rukka, Richa, RST, Joe Rocket, Spyke, Spada, Weise and Wolf.
Biker Store have a great range of leather, textiles and air bag motorcycle jackets available, including products from leading motorcycle clothing brands such as: Belstaff, Furygan, Joe Rocket, Richa, RST, [Read more...]