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|How to Shift Gears on a Motorcycle
Whether you’re a new rider or are are a longtime motorcyclist, knowing how to shift gears is essential to your ride. Watch as motorcycle enthusiast Matt Bochnak explains how to shift gears on a motorcycle and how to avoid common mistakes. Watch more videos by Matthew at HowToMotorcycleRepair.com and YouTube, and follow him on Facebook and Twitter.
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POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 10:00 AM
|Quick Fix: How to Remove Stickers From a Car Window
When you get a new vehicle registration sticker or parking pass, you know what that means — it’s time to remove the old one. But peeling those stickers off your car’s windshield can be a pain, and it often leaves behind some pesky residue. Better Homes and Gardens suggests three ways to remove that sticker with supplies you probably have at […]
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POSTED SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 10:00 AM
|How to Identify Different Types of Clouds
Peer into the sky and take note of the clouds around you. Some days, they’re like cotton candy. Other days, they resemble wisps from a paint brush. A cloud’s appearance — from its shape, size and “texture” — can tell you a lot of information, according to NASA. In simple terms, the sky uses clouds as a way to move […]
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POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 10:00 AM
|5 Safe Driving Tips for Deer Season
When autumn begins, it’s important to remember that deer become more active as they get ready for mating season — which can mean a greater risk of deer-related accidents while driving. It’s important to stay alert and be aware of your surroundings to help you avoid this risk. Here are a few safe driving tips to […]
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POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 10:00 AM
|How to Dispose of an Old Computer and Thwart Identity Thieves
Banging a hammer against your hard drive is not just a satisfying way to take out some aggression on a helpless piece of old technology. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) also says it’s one way to help protect sensitive data that may still be held within an old personal computer you want […]
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POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2018 10:00 AM