While for some riders it’s easier to entrust their bikes to a dealer or to a mechanic, others like to get their hands dirty and learn how the magic of motorcycle powertrains works. Bike engines may be small, but they are intricate and can be complex and maintenance is imperative. So how do you get started?

Thankfully, you can always count on YouTube to find the tutorial you need to help you figure out how to change brake pads, change the oil, fix a wheel bearing, change a spark plug, remove an exhaust, and much more. This is the next best thing after taking a formal motorcycle mechanic course. We decided to dig out some of the most informative and interesting YouTube channels out there that specialize in maintenance advice, tools reviews, and tutorials. Here are 5 of them. Which ones would you recommend?

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