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Put a Little Spring Into Your Ride with Drag Specialties

Posted on 31 Mar 2014 in Motorcycle, Powersports | 1 comment

Ryan

Ryan is one of the lucky ones who gets to combine their passion with work.He has enjoyed powersports his whole life and now gets to write about it.Ryan has been around the industry since starting to work at Dennis Kirk in High School and continues to enjoy learning and sharing aboutpowersports with others in his role in DK content.

Whether you are enamored with the nostalgia for vintage bikes or if you’re just tired of the standard look of yours, adding a springer forks and a spring solo seat can give you the results you desire.  There is something about the exposed springs that sets them apart from the more conventional forks and seats.  You can see your suspension functioning as you go down the road and the “feel” of the ride is a whole other experience compared to the conventional suspension and seat.  For a chopper, bobber or any “old school” bike, switching to springs will get you noticed.  To complete the transformation, Drag Specialties has everything that you need to put some spring into your ride. Springer Forks The springer front end might not […]

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DK Quiz 9

Posted on 31 Mar 2014 in Powersports | 0 comments

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Have fun playing our trivia contest. We’ll announce the winner on Friday This week’s DK Trivia winner is Sam R!

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2014 Dennis Kirk Donnie Smith Bike & Car Show

Posted on 28 Mar 2014 in Motorcycle | 1 comment

Ryan

Ryan is one of the lucky ones who gets to combine their passion with work.He has enjoyed powersports his whole life and now gets to write about it.Ryan has been around the industry since starting to work at Dennis Kirk in High School and continues to enjoy learning and sharing aboutpowersports with others in his role in DK content.

It’s time, once again, for the largest custom bike show in the Midwest.  The Dennis Kirk Donnie Smith Bike and Car Show is back to kick off the motorcycle season here in the Midwest.  This is the 27th annual show and it just keeps getting bigger and better at the St. Paul RiverCentre.  The show times are from 9am-7pm on Saturday and 10am-5pm on Sunday.  Tickets are only $14 and kids 12 and under get in free! The show will take up over 200,000 square feet and will be full of custom motorcycle goodness.  Custom bikes like baggers, choppers, retro bobbers, custom cruisers and more from around the country will be showcased at the Donnie Smith Bike Show.  Some of the best bike builders in the country […]

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Steps to Take When Your Motorcycle Won’t Start

Posted on 26 Mar 2014 in Motorcycle | 242 comments

Ryan

Ryan is one of the lucky ones who gets to combine their passion with work.He has enjoyed powersports his whole life and now gets to write about it.Ryan has been around the industry since starting to work at Dennis Kirk in High School and continues to enjoy learning and sharing aboutpowersports with others in his role in DK content.

There are few things that are more disappointing than getting psyched up to go riding only to be hit with realization that your motorcycle won’t start.  The engine is turning over, but nothing is happening except for the fact that your frustration level is rising.  Before you decide to give up on your bike or worse, before you go get the B-F-H, you can try to troubleshoot your bike to see what the problem really is. Unless you have one of those new all-electric motorcycles, your bike needs three main things to run- Spark, Fuel/Air mixture and Compression.  Your bike will either run rough or not start at all without the proper amounts of any of those elements.  You can break these elements down and troubleshoot each […]

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How to Prep Your Snowmobile for Summer Storage

Posted on 24 Mar 2014 in Powersports, Snowmobile | 1 comment

Ryan

Ryan is one of the lucky ones who gets to combine their passion with work.He has enjoyed powersports his whole life and now gets to write about it.Ryan has been around the industry since starting to work at Dennis Kirk in High School and continues to enjoy learning and sharing aboutpowersports with others in his role in DK content.

Spring is a welcome sight for most people, but when it arrives, it puts a frown on the faces of many snowmobilers.  We keep trying to eek out one more ride, but with the snow disappearing, it’s time to put the sleds away for the summer.  Your snowmobile is a big investment and it is important to take the time to store it properly.  When you take the right steps for storing your snowmobile, it will help slow down its aging and you will be left with a fresh sled that is ready to ride when the snow starts to fly again.  Follow the steps below and remember, it’s not “Goodbye,” it’s “See you later.” Give your sled a bath Towards the end of the season, the […]

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