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Is A Lithium-Iron Motorcycle Battery Worth It? We’ve covered the subject of batteries more than a couple of times here on MC Garage, but as an integral part of your motorcycle’s electrical system, there is always plenty to talk about. We’ve covered the different types

Q #1. I keep hearing about “old style lead acid batteries,” AGM, maintenance-free, high performance maintenance-free, sealed gel batteries and now there are all sorts of new types of batteries for electric vehicles.  What is the difference between those types and

Use the following as a guide when examining your battery: Check the battery's state of charge. Most batteries have a State of Charge Indicator on top of the battery that will give you an on the spot diagnosis of the battery

Check Your Lights The battery indicator will be on when there are any issues with the battery, like a faulty connection or low voltage.If your battery is drained or dead, the headlights and backlight on the instrument panel will likely be

Using a car battery to jump start a motorcycle isn't typical or ideal, but it can help get you home or to a mechanic in a pinch. This really should only be done if no other method is possible. You will risk

Your enthusiasm and love for motorbike riding can go down the drain if you don’t have a good battery to match your energy. Without a powerful and steady, performing battery, you won’t really get to enjoy the excitement you have

Leaving your motorcycle outside in the rain, heat, or cold can lead to a variety of damages. That’s why utmost attention must be paid to what your motorcycle gets when both in and out of use. If you’re new to motorcycles

Unlike their maintenance free or gel filled counterparts, Conventional Motorcycle Batteries need to have the battery acid levels checked and topped up occasionally. But what should you top the battery up with? DISTILLED WATER!!!! Lead acid batteries should be topped up with distilled (NOT tap)

Should I leave the battery charger connected to the battery over the winter or when I’m not using the motorbike? OK, so it’s the end of the biking season. Your pride and joy is in the garage, shed or

In the motorcycle battery world, there are basically 3 types of motorcycle batteries: Type 1) Wet cell batteries (also known as lead acid batteries, conventional batteries and flooded cell batteries)Type 2) Dry cell batteries (also known as maintenance free batteries and sealed type