Click here to go to the home page
Home About Us Shop Newsletter Send News Tip
Custom Search
Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Google Plus Follow us on Linkedin Follow us on Pinterest Follow us on a RSS Feeder Follow us on Twitter Follow us on YouTube

  Click here to go to the motorcycles in the movies site


Wheel Jockey: For All Those Pesky Tires and Chain Jobs

  Posted at 06:00:00 PM
  File under  Ideas
  Author: Mike Werner
  Location: Travelling
click to see where USA is on the map

If you're anything like me, you'll not like having to do those pesky jobs on your motorcycle, like greasing your chains (my solution Open link in a new window), cleaning wheels, adjusting tire pressure etc. All those jobs are done in my garage, and there's little space to roll the motorcycle to advance the chain, or get to the tires from another angle.

Unless you have dedicated, and often expensive equipment in your garage, the only choice I have is to push the bike out to move things along. Yes, I know, I'm lazy... very lazy. But fear not fellow-lazy bikers, here's a bit of equipment that's not that expensive, and that will help you do those pesky jobs.

Wheel Jockey
Called Wheel Jockey Open Wheel Jockey link in a new window, it's a metal box with sealed ball bearings. The box itself has a non-skid back, it's small and portable (it'll even fit in your topcase).

Roll your motorcycle's wheel onto the box (it's only 1.5' above the ground so it should be a problem pushing it), and once it's on, you can easily spin the wheel in whatever direction you want. No hassle...

Wheel Jockey
They've got two version, one for motorcycles less than 650 lbs like sportbikes, the other for bikes weighing less than 950 lbs (so even a Gold Wing will fit).

The Wheel Jockey works on all model bikes EXCEPT motorcycles with off-road tires!

The <650 lbs model costs US$59, the bigger version costs US$89.

Click here to read more about the Wheel Jockey, or to order it Open Wheeljockey link in a new window.

Add to Flipboard Magazine.

Article Comments
comments powered by Disqus

Technorati :

frame image

frame image

Click here for our free
daily/weekly newsletter

Special Articles

- Riding in France
- Getting your License in France
- How to lose your license in France
- Finding cheap fuel in France
-Dreaded French Signposts Fear Not
- Renting a motorcycle in France
- Biker Friendly Hotels in France
- Motorcycle Taxis in France

- Social Media of Famous Bikers
- Electric Motorcycles List

Content Copyrighted - click to read notice

frame image
Ads by Motorbiker                           
 Jafrum–Motorcycle Gear Experts

frame image

frame image

frame image

frame image

frame image

frame image
on this site!
Click here

  frame image

Check out my book:
Photographic visit ...
By Photographs &...
Disclaimer:All data and information provided on this site is for informational purposes only. makes no representations as to accuracy, completeness, currentness, suitability, or validity of any information on this site and will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses, injuries, or damages arising from its display or use. All information is provided on an as-is basis.

Privacy Policy

Admin Web Analytics