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    Motorbike Upkeep/Self Servicing Courses?

    Hi all quite new here.

    I recently bought my first bike and was wondering if anyone knew of any short courses for motorcycle upkeep. I'll continue the previous owners service record of every 5000kms at Perth Kawasaki but I'd like a little general knowledge on the bike(what to look for/what to check etc).

    If anyone knows of anywhere to go or has any advice that would be fantastic!

    Cheers

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    YouTube is a very useful tool.

    Just remember to check your tyre pressures once a month, lube your chain every 2nd tank of fuel and keep it correctly tensioned so it's not slapping all over the place. Had a newbie's chain come off mid corner on a PSB ride because it was so loose. He binned it.
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    One of the TAFE's used to run this exact thing as a night school, havn't heard much recently worth a look though.

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    These guys offer a course,

    http://www.alertmotorcycleschool.com...e-maintenance/

    but really the best thing you can do is youtube the hell out of everything, get the service manuals for you bikes and take good note of all the little tips and tricks.

    After 2 decades of riding I'm pretty proficient at most things, but stop short at anything that requires specialised tools... because I don't possess them.
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    Haynes workshop manuals are (usually) excellent at walking you through your bike step-by-step. And car. I've counted on them for a number of vehicles and supplement them with a bit of Google-Fu for the rest.
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