If you recently have been on a motorcycle ride in Green Bay, you will surely notice that the riding season is nearly over. Pleasant evening rides are now becoming unbearable as the cold Wisconsin winter sets in. This cold weather means that it is time to put the motorcycle in the garage until spring.
Before you put your motorcycle in the garage for the winter, it is important that you winterize it. Winterizing a motorcycle is an important part of vehicle maintenance that many motorcycle owners neglect. The process of winterizing simply means to prepare the motorcycle for storage through winter.
Some of the benefits of winterizing a motorcycle are:
- Extending the life of the motor. Winterizing a motorcycle keeps the motor in much better shape. It will allow the motorcycle last much longer. The motorcycle will run much more smoothly next year, and you will be able to put more miles on it before a breakdown.
- Less rust. Part of winterizing your motorcycle is prepping the frame and metals for the winter. This process will help eliminate rust buildup, which can damage the metals on the motorcycle.
- Safer ride. A properly winterized motorcycle makes for an all-around safer ride when the next riding season arrives. A bike that has all of its tires, motor, brakes, and other components working well can help you prevent a Green Bay motorcycle accident.
It is important that you take all necessary steps to stay safe on the road, as many passenger vehicle drivers will not take any steps to keep you safe. These drivers are usually the cause of the majority of motorcycle accidents.
If you have been involved in an accident, contact a Green Bay motorcycle accident attorney at Hupy and Abraham. Call 800-800-5678 today for a free case evaluation or to order a FREE copy of our report, The Ultimate Guide for Motorcycle Accident Victims.