Motion Pro Cable Luber V3 Review – Oil your control cables!

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Last updated on January 5th, 2019

It’s no secret I’m a Motion Pro fan-boy – the brand makes pretty decent motorcycle tools. But what I’ve never been happy with is their old-style cable lubers – they always make a mess. Now that their “new and improved” model came out, you bet I was going to give it a try. But is it worth buying? Well, let’s see. Here’s a Motion Pro Cable Luber V3 review to find out if it’s actually an upgrade. Let’s start.

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Best Cheap Motorcycle Tire Pressure Monitoring System TPMS Kit Review

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Last updated on January 7th, 2019

TPMS is one of the best accessories you can put on your bike as far as safety is concerned. If you’d like to keep an eye on your tire pressures while riding, nothing beats the convenience of a tire pressure monitoring system. However, as of yet they are seldom seen factory-installed on our two-wheeled vehicles. If you’re considering adding one to your motor bike, here’s a review of the best cheap motorcycle TPMS kit I’ve found so far.

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Motorcycle Carbon Fiber Vinyl Ignition Key Scratch Protector

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Last updated on July 10th, 2019

Here’s a quick and easy upgrade if you’re looking for a project to keep busy during Winter. There’s an old saying that on cars, one quick way to judge if it has as many miles as the odometer claims is to look at the condition of the steering wheel. Something similar could be claimed about the area around a motorcycle’s ignition.

One peeve of mine are bikes that have the ignition area all scratched up from keys banging around. It looks bad, and it’s avoidable. Using cheap carbon fiber vinyl we’re gonna make a custom key scratch protector for motorcycles. This 2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650 (Z650) is today’s victim. Enjoy!

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Kawasaki Ninja 300 Upgrades List – Worthy Mods & Accessories for bikes

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Last updated on August 6th, 2019

Did you just buy your first motorcycle, and it’s a 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 or 2017 Kawasaki Ninja 300? If that’s the case, congratulations and I hope you enjoy it! Welcome to the brotherhood. And as part of the motorcycling community, you’ve probably noticed that customizing your bike is an integral part of the experience. If you’re looking for some inspiration, here’s my Kawasaki Ninja 300 upgrades list with all the improvements I’ve personally done to my motorcycle.

Through the years I’ve definitely tried some parts that were great, others so-so, and a few that downright sucked. Here’s what I ended up deciding are good enough to keep on this little motor bike. Also, I’ve written detailed DIYs on how to install more than a few of them – you’ll see them linked. Regardless of if you’re looking for a specific part or just need some motivation, keep reading. You might find something useful in here.

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Tips & Tricks for Assigning Album Cover Art to your Music Library

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Last updated on April 15th, 2019

While one might think that music streaming services are sending offline audio collections the way of the dodo bird, that couldn’t be further from the truth. Having a well-groomed digital music library is one of the grandest pleasures and possessions any self-professed audiophile can have. There’s no need to speak about audio quality and bit-rate – that topic’s already been beaten to death. But we’re still left with one of the most important facets of anyone’s catalog – Album Artwork. If you’ve postponed getting the tunes on your computer in order, take this opportunity to get the job done. Here are a few tips, tricks and recommendations for finding and assigning album cover art to your music library. A definitive guide of personal audio collection album art, of sorts. I bet you’ll have learned something by the time you reach the end.

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How to Back Up and Restore your Music Library Album Artwork

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Last updated on December 11th, 2018

If you’ve ever been a victim of the ‘Windows Media Player destroyed my high-resolution album artwork’ problem,  you know how frustrating it is to lose years of accumulated art covers. Though finding album artwork is now easier than ever, automated tools are still far from perfect. If you want to guarantee the preservation of your album covers for years to come, your best bet is to make redundant copies of them. Here’s how to back up and restore your music library album artwork using MediaMonkey.

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Windows Media Player Album Cover Art Problem Fix Using MediaMonkey

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Last updated on December 11th, 2018

I’ve spent hundreds of hours pruning and perfecting my audio library. And there’s always been one issue that has driven me crazy since forever. For some reason, my high-resolution album art covers always got replaced by one or two low quality copies. After years cluelessly dealing with the issue, I finally found out the problem – Windows Media Player rewrites all high-definition album art with 200px and 75px copies! Even if you don’t use WMP! Thankfully, you can stop it from happening again. Here’s an album cover art problem fix using MediaMonkey.

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Best Camera Bag, Case or Pouch for Olympus TG-5 Tough

Last updated on March 14th, 2019

The Olympus TG-5 Tough is an excellent rugged, waterproof camera. It’s perfect to have around when a smartphone won’t do, but a DSLR is too much. Or when you just need a heavy-duty camera. But like with any electronics, that doesn’t mean you should mistreat it. The best way to make sure your camera is always protected and ready for action is a good camera case. Here’s the best camera pouch I’ve found for the Olympus TG-5 Rugged waterproof camera – the Lowerpro Portland 30 Camera Bag. It’s also a perfect fit for the TG-4 and TG-3, the Nikon W300, the Rikoh WG-50 as well as the vast majority of compact cameras out there.

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Best Exercise Bike Seat for the Schwinn 170 Cycling Upright Bike

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Last updated on December 9th, 2018

One chief reason why people give up exercising on a bicycle is seat pain. Thankfully, there’s an easy way to fix that. I was looking for the best exercise bike seat for my Schwinn 170, and after trying a few models here’s the best one I found – the Serfas Rx Exerciser EX-RXL. If you’re looking for an upgraded gel seat for your stationary bike, you’ll definitely want to give this model some consideration.

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Automotive Battery Voltage Indicator for Lithium & Lead-Acid Batteries – Guide

Last updated on April 17th, 2019

Nothing sucks more than turning your ignition key…only for nothing to happen. Well, almost nothing. It goes head-to-head with having to repair a flat tire on the go. The best way to avoid a dead battery is to check its voltage every once in a while. There are a few ways to make that job a bit easier. One interesting option I’ve found recently is the JS-8T Battery Voltage Indicator. What makes it pretty unique is that it’s compatible with any battery chemistry, including Lithium and Lead-Acid. That makes it perfect for cars, motorcycles and RC devices alike. Plus, it sure beats having to dust-off your jumper cables.

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