How do I choose a motorcycle cover?

How do I know what size motorcycle cover I need?

Measure the tallest point of your motorcycle from the ground up.

  1. Length. …
  2. Measure from left to right across the widest part of your motorcycle, including tires but not including side mirrors.
  3. Measure the tallest point of your motorcycle from the ground up.

How do I choose a bike cover?

The bike cover should have the following features:

  1. Waterproof and dustproof protection.
  2. Durability against wear and tear.
  3. Optimized and secure fit for complete protection.
  4. Special mirror pockets to keep the mirrors safe against scratches.

Are all motorcycle covers the same?

Sizing. Covers range in sizes from XS to XXXL and can be designed/shaped more specifically for each motorcycle category. Some brands even specify the exact model the cover is designed for so you can ensure the best fit.

Can I use a tarp as a motorcycle cover?

Lay the tarp over the top of your motorcycle’s windshield and spread it out around the seat. Gently pull the tarp down over the pipes and back wheel, then over the front, being careful not to slide the cover on the windshield too much.

Do I need a bike cover?

A good bike cover will protect your precious cycle from anything the weather can throw at it. This includes rain, snow, hail, dust and UV protection, all which can damage your bicycle if it were to be left unprotected. The cover should shed water easily and be quick drying.

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Do waterproof bike covers work?

Absolutely! The best waterproof bike cover(s) will massively increase its shelf life, and will mean you’ll have far less time and money on bicycle maintenance – so it actually saves you money in the long term. For all bicycle covers, waterproof qualities are essential.

Do motorcycle covers scratch your bike?

As long as the cover is clean it will not scratch. if your bike is dirty just touching it scratches it.

Should you cover a wet motorcycle?

Cover it once its wet and you will be stewing it until you remove the cover and dry it out. Mine if ridden in a tropical downpour gets put in a garage with a fan to speed up the drying process and prevent as much corrosion of the electrical system as possible.