How much does the annual maintenance of a motorcycle cost?


We all want the bike we ride every day or weekend to look its best and work in the parameters for as long as possible. Below, I've listed some tips on washing, cleaning, and caring for your motorcycle so you can enjoy it for as long as possible. Plus, I've shown you the regular prices of each service. Take care to have a flexible budget.




Rinse the motorcycle with cold water to remove dirt. Clean it with a soft sponge or cloth, and do not spray water and electrical parts. Clean the plastic parts with a cloth or sponge dampened with a mild detergent solution and water. Be careful to keep brake fluid or chemicals away from surfaces, as they will damage the plastic and painted areas.

The inside of the headlight can be steamed after you have finished washing. Turn on the headlight on the high beam, and you will see the condensation inside the headlight gradually disappear. Remember to start the engine with the headlight on.

After cleaning, rinse the motorcycle with plenty of clean water as strong detergent residue can corrode alloy parts. Dry the bike, start the engine and let it run for a few minutes (this is an excellent opportunity to admire your work).

If all this information is too difficult for you to understand, you may always rely on a moto washing service that will cost you up to $15 twice a week.


Routine Check


Test the brakes before going. You may need to pump them several times to restore typical braking performance. Lubricate the chain immediately after washing and drying the motorcycle. You may find that braking is less sensitive directly after washing. That's why it's a good idea to keep a longer stopping distance to reduce the chances of an accident. Too complicated for you? Go to a moto service and do a professional verification with $50 each month. It will cost you up to $600 annually.


Wash Finishing


After washing your motorcycle, consider using a cleaning product, quality liquid, or wax paste to complete the job. Be sure to use only a non-abrasive varnish or wax explicitly made for motorcycles or cars. And make sure you read the instructions!


Removal of Road Salt


The salt contained in the greasing process during the winter can cause corrosion for your Honda motorcycle. Clean using only cold water. Do not use hot water; this will aggravate the effect of salt.


Maintenance of Aluminum Wheels


Aluminum parts of your motorcycle can corrode from contact with dirt, mud, or road salt. Clean the wheels with a damp sponge and a mild detergent. Avoid stiff brushes or cleaners that contain abrasives or chemical compounds. After washing your motorcycle, rinse it with plenty of water and dry it with a clean cloth. Apply touch-up paint to wheels if you notice damaged areas.


Maintenance of Exhaust Pipes


The steel exhaust pipe can be stained with oil or mud. You can remove heat stains with a liquid abrasive. Usually, service workers do it once a week for $10.


Take Care of Your Motorcycle


When cleaning the saddle, instrument panel, indicators, rear light blocks, and windscreen, be sure to use a mild soap solution. Do not use any solvent that contains cleaning products.

Squalid parts and dead insects should be soaked in soap solution and then rinsed with water. And when you are in poor condition, protect your motorcycle with wax or lubricants. Ask your dealer which ones are the best.

If you can't afford your motorbike's monthly or annual maintenance, I suggest you get a payday loan or an installment loan (if the expenses are high) and take care of it. Usually, moto amateurs invest thousands of dollars in their lovely motos, and so did I. You can always rely on direct lenders and get up to $1,000 with an excellent APR and additional rates.


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