Two-wheeler is a great fun. The best way to learn how to properly ride is to ride in a controlled environment. One must always practice safety first and before taking on roads must ensure that your two-wheeler is in right shape and that you too are mentally prepared.
Here is the checklist of basics that’ll just take two minutes and promise you years of trouble-free riding and enhances the life of your vehicle.
Park the two-wheeler on the main stand and first and foremost, check if you have enough fuel to reach your destination.
It is extremely important to check engine oil levels from time to time.
- Fill genuine Hero MotoCorp Engine Oil or as recommended by the manufacturer and top it up to the appropriate level.
- Check for oil leaks around the engine area.
The wheel bears tremendous stress and strain and the condition of the tyre enormously affects the safety and performance of the maneuvers such as turning and braking.
- Check for correct tyre pressure, cuts, foreign objects stuck in the tyre grips and
- Spin the wheel to check for wobbling.
- Repeat these checks for the rear wheel.
Each one of you would know the significance of brakes and how their failure can be fatal.
- Check the free play and smoothness of the Front and Rear brake levers.
- Also inspect the brake pads for wear and tear.
It is important to check that all the lights are functioning properly.
- Cap the indicator lights with your hands after turning them on. This helps you check them in daylight.
- Similarly check the tail light both with the front brake and rear brake.
- Check the horn and finally the headlight.
Documents and kits
Last but not the least, before you set out for riding; make sure you have your proper documents and necessary kits.
- Check if you have your valid driver’s license, registration certificate, insurance papers, pollution under control (PUC) certificate, owner’s manual, the toolkit and a small first-aid kit.
- Do not forget to wipe down your registration plates.
- So now you have your pre ride checks done.