"Motorcycles" -when you hear that, what comes to your mind is not
just a two-wheeled vehicle. It brings an image about style, comfort and
speed. Such has the world of motorcycles revolutionized over time.
It has moved on from casual riding machines to custom made rides.
People, irrespective of the ages have shown a craving for the customized
motorcycles. For young ones, it is a chance to show off in front of their
crush and for the older ones it is a chance to show their attitude ,their
power in front of the society.
Custom motorcycles might not always be provided from the company
manufacturing it. Most of the times it is produced by individuals who wish
to modify the company's standards, whether it be modifying the entire look
of the vehicle or changing the performance of the vehicle.
It may even include changing the entire architecture of the engine
which the manufacturer is providing. Most of the times when people speak
about custom motorcycles, the super bike Harley-Davidson, originally
founded in the United States comes to mind.
It is thought of as the motorcycle which comes customized from the
When more and more people tend to customize their motorcycles, they do
not think about the consequences of doing so. The performance related
customization may affect the smooth running of the vehicle.
It may reduce the km /litre petrol ratio, the handling, and even the
acceleration of the vehicle. It is true that customized vehicles look more
eye-pleasing than the usual ones, but we need to look on to the type of
customization that is going to be done.
You can obviously trust the company customized bikes, but there are
limitations when it comes to individual tuning. Many people have fallen to
the trap of customization from local workstations and they have paid the
price for not thinking and making a decision.
Some bike shops may provide you a guarantee that customization would
not affect the performance,but you can never completely trust them. So if
you are a person who is thinking about customizing your bike or is about
to do it here are some guidelines to help you through.
First and foremost, decide on what to customize in your motorcycle.
Decide whether the performance is to be tuned or just the exterior look is
enough to be modified. Secondly, ask for advice from the person whom you
have seen with a similar modification made to his bike. Get to know from
him if the customization has affected his performance.
And finally do the customization yourself after learning about it
thoroughly or have it dome by a bike shop who has got good publicity. So
you ready to customize your motorcycle? If so it will get you many looks.