Our Motorcycle FAQ

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Whether you’re looking for your first bike or you’ve been riding for years, it’s normal to have questions about buying, owning, and maintaining your motorcycle. So we’ve put together a motorcycle FAQ for you, but if you have a specific motorcycle question, reach out to us for an answer!

How Do You Change a Motorcycle Tire?

Serious Harley-Davidson owners know the importance of keeping your motorcycle on a regular maintenance schedule, especially tire care, so you can enjoy weekend rides on Portland roadways. Knowing how to change a motorcycle tire can be a vital skill if you ever run into problems out on the road.

What’s High Mileage For a Motorcycle?

What is high mileage on a motorcycle? Used motorcycles can be found at all sorts of mileages and price points in Portland and Vancouver. For smaller sports bikes, a mileage above 20,000 to 30,000 is on the high side, while larger motorcycles are considered high mileage after the 50,000-mile point.

What’s the Harley-Davidson Maintenance Schedule?

The Harley-Davidson maintenance schedule is designed to maintain performance and reveal issues before they can keep you from riding, put you in danger, or cost you an arm and leg in repairs. Not sure when you need to take time for motorcycle maintenance? Whether you want to DIY your service repairs or visit our service department, you’ll want to follow the motorcycle maintenance schedule below.

How Do You Winterize a Motorcycle?

While it’s possible to ride your bike during the cold seasons, it’s definitely not the same experience. First of all, your exposure to the elements on a bike makes cold weather all the more perilous if you’re not bundled up properly. Dropping temperatures also affect the performance of many components of your bike.

How Do You Get a Motorcycle License in Oregon?

How do you get a motorcycle license? What about a motorcycle permit? How much do you need to pay? What’s a “motorcycle endorsement?” There’s a lot of questions around how to get a motorcycle license in Oregon, and we’re hear to help.

How Do You Read a Motorcycle VIN?

It might look like a random string of letters and numbers, but the VIN on your motorcycle is anything but random. There’s information detailing the make and model, to start with, as well as other stats about your bike.

What’s My Motorcycle Worth?

Looking to sell or upgrade your bike? “What’s my motorcycle worth?” might be the most common question we get at Latus Motors Harley-Davidson, and you’re surely not surprised that the answer depends on your bike. Luckily for you, we have a calculator that can estimate your trade-in value until we can get a look at your bike for ourselves.

More Questions? Ask the Experts at Latus Motors Harley-Davidson!

We’ve only just scratched the surface on the different types of questions you can have about past, present, or future motorcycles. We’ll be updating this page as we hear more from you, but in the meantime, don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions you might have.

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