Cylinder Leak Test

After the valve clearance test, I wanted to test the compressibility of the motor. A standard compression tester can do this, but I think a cylinder leakdown test is more accurate. In order to do this test the bike has to be at operating temperature, […]

Arai MX-V

First of all, I LOVE this helmet. It saved my life. But, I have a small gripe. A feature I don’t like on an otherwise exceptionally good helmet. The vents detach way too easily. To clarify, I really really do love this helmet. It’s comfortable […]

Travel Camera Gear

You’re going travelling? Across countries, maybe continents, and you want to record your travels. In the best way possible . . Sure you can take pictures on your phone, and that might be great for day to day pictures, but are they really that good? […]

eTrex10 maps hacked!

Garmins eTrex10 is the cheapest and simplest of the eTrex series. It has a black and white screen that I think is easier to see in daylight and has less clutter than it’s more expensive colour siblings, but it also has the obvious disadvantage of […]