Author Archives: Kevinboyle

What is the best way to learn how to ride a motorcycle?

We see this question a lot, and although only experience will make you a better rider, there is something that will help you tremendously. Most of us are offered the opportunity to learn things from friends or family members that are also riders, but you cannot honestly know if the information you are receiving is [...]

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Building Custom Harley Davidson’s, Part One

It isn’t all too often that you get to follow what it takes to build a custom bike. There is literally piles of blood, sweat and tears wrapped up into every machine from the second it goes on the lift, until it gets reassembled, tested, run and tuned. We decided that, even though there is [...]

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New Shop Demo Bikes for 2013

For those that know us, you know we try to sell things we believe in, and in doing so we have to believe in what we use. This year we are building two shop demo bikes. Due to an unfortunate fender bender, Kevin’s bike is one of them. Over the next few weeks we will [...]

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What’s happening at Motorcycle Medic right now…

Charlie Decker, owner and artist of One Arm Bandit pin striping is working on a bike before it is shipped overseas to Holland where it’s new owner patiently awaits. You can see Charlie’s work on his website, which is more than worth a visit. Http://www.banditpinstriping.com

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Spring is coming, don’t get stuck waiting in line for your bike!

This time of year the weather starts to warm up in patches and we all start to get the itch. We know that riding is just around the corner and simply cannot wait to get on our bikes. Every year in the spring we have a tremendous amout of people come in at the same [...]

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Fall is Just around the corner, time to stay warm while you ride!

With the colder weather coming, most of us are digging out our boots and full fingered gloves, but often we neglect our legs. The staff at Icon work and live in Portland Oregon, so they are no strangers to cold weather. Necessity being the mother of all invention; they created these jeans for those of [...]

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Kevin Bean’re book signing this Tuesday August 21st

World renowned professional traveler Kevin Bean’re will be signing copies of his book at Motorcycle Medic Tuesday August 21st. It has been more than a year since Bean’re has graced the shop with his vibrant energy and we cannot be more happy to have him visiting. Stop by and say hello, Kevin will be selling [...]

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13 hours left until the garage sale…

It should be a beautiful day tomorrow, can’t wait to see everyone. Ride safe until then. Have a great night.

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Roll Out to Springfield bike night!

It’s that time of year again, time for is to round up our customers and do a rally to Springfield for bike night. It’s time to get together and romp on the throttle together. Meeting at Motorcycle Medic between 5 and 6 pm, Thursday July 26 and leaving for Springfield at 6pm sharp! Come one, [...]

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Why Redline in your Transmission?

Bikes are very picky animals, and they tell us when they are not happy. As much as the right oil is very important so is the right tranny fluid. Harleys by nature have a heavy clunk or thud when shifting into gears, especially from neutral to first gear. A recent customer not only had a [...]

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