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well-qualified mining engineer in the fields of mine excavation, transportation, ore trading, technical analysing, workplanning and providing government relations that are planned as underground and open pit mine operations.

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how does a motorcycle clutch work?

how does a motorcycle clutch work?

the clutch is one of those devices that we use all the time but barely think about. in theory it’s so simple - it’s just a method of allowing the rider to disengage the power from the rear wheel, so the engine can spin while the bike sits still.

but in the early days of motorcycling some bikes didn’t bother with clutches and if you ever get a chance to ride one it’s worth doing. ye gods they’re tricky. every start is a bump start and stopping entails either stalling, or lifting your weight off the saddle so the rear tyre can gently spin (they weren’t big on tyre traction in them days). plus of course, there are no gears - you can’t have them without a clutch.

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motorcycle maintenance checklist

motorcycle maintenance checklist

1. oil

check your motorcycle's manual for the frequency of changing your oil with suggested brands. in general, it is recommended that you change your oil at least once per year. if you put a lot of kilometers on your bike, you will need to change it more often. similarly, if you drive in dirty or dusty areas, the quality of your oil will break down faster, so you will need to change it more than once per year. always check your oil before you hit the road – it should be at high or max level. if it is low, add more. also, check smell of oil, bad smelling gives signals of repair needs.

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why are motorcycle tyres important?

why are motorcycle tyres important?

the most crucial part of avoiding motorcycle accidents and staying safe is to maintain the tyres of your motorcycle as it is the most crucial part of your machine. also, it the only component in the motorcycle that stays ion contact with the surface of the road. a well-maintained tyre will lead you to your destination securely by improving traction with the road and reducing the misfortunes that you might suffer due to poor weather conditions. a tyre not only sends the power of the motor to the road but also absorbs the shock from the uneven road surfaces.

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