Thursday, August 2, 2007

Bike Diagrams

I am still learning a lot about the parts that make up my bike. I've never been particularly technical-minded, but it's important to know a few basics so you can pinpoint problems or demonstrate some general knowledge. Here are a few diagrams, drawn up courtsey of the lovely miss Jessica Anderson, a fellow lady rider and motorcycle extraordinaire. The bikes pictured are both Harley-Davidson Dyna Wide Glides, both a brand new 2007 with fuel injection, and an older model with a carburetor and choke set-up.

Coming soon: more up-close diagrams of the hand controls. It took me a little while to figure out what all those switches, buttons, and levers were supposed to be...

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