June 21st marks the first day of summer. Ahh, the summer solstice has finally arrived. The weather is beautiful and the rains of Spring have finally begun to let up. Summer flowers have arrived as has the hum of neighbors swimming pools and laughing children. What also has arrived, in addition to the noise of lawn mowers, is the sound of motorcycles. I don't know about you, but where I live, the daily noise of thunderous Harley Davidson's casually sauntering through neighborhoods and long country roads.
Sounds dreamy, right? We wish it were always the way of life, slow, calm, and abundant. But, sometimes we gotta bring in the ropes of reality and realize that our vehicles need just as much work in the summer months as they do in the winter. Make sure your 4 wheeled vehicle has windshield wiper fluid changed for warmer weather and tires inflated to their recommended PSI ratings.
For our two legged vessels, make sure you use a battery tender before use to make sure the bike is properly juiced and ready for riding. Keep a small travel kit of tools in your saddle bags in case