Last updated 1 year ago
Check out the pages below to understand what types of maintenance and care your motorcycle’s battery will need over time, and how to deal with an unexpected motorcycle battery failure. Contact Battery Pros at (781) 932-0076 to explore these topics in greater detail or to hear about our inventory of batteries and recycling services.
Last updated 1 year ago
No one wants to be left with a motorcycle that won't start, but it can happen. Being prepared for a dead motorcycle battery can help you avoid inconvenient situations, and with the right equipment, you can even get yourself and your bike to a service center or a battery shop for a replacement.
Invest in an emergency charger. The best way to be prepared for a failed motorcycle battery is to take steps before you encounter such a situation. You can certainly stock a spare motorcycle battery in your garage, but this doesn't help if you find yourself with a dead battery away from home. Instead, consider emergency chargers approved for use with your motorcycle battery, available from your battery supply shop. These can get you out of a tight spot and either to the nearest service center or back to your home so you can have a fresh battery installed.
Make sure your other battery is charged. Your cell phone can be your greatest ally when you encounter vehicle troubles like a dead battery. A charged cell phone can enable you to get assistance on the road or secure transportation when your motorcycle fails to start.
Test your battery. What may appear to be a failed battery at first could actually be another failed component. If this is the case, attempting to charge an undamaged battery could cause further problems. Purchase a quality battery tester from your battery supplier and carry it with you on long trips.
Don't forget your warranty. By obtaining your motorcycle batteries from a quality battery shop, you can steer clear of defective batteries or low-quality products that can leave you with a dead bike. If you do encounter problems, you’ll have quality customer service to fall back on.
Be safe. No matter where your motorcycle’s battery dies, whether safely in a parking lot or on the side of a busy highway, always put your personal safety first. Don't attempt maintenance on busy thoroughfares, and call for assistance if you need it.
For more information about keeping your motorcycle’s battery charged and good to go, contact Battery Pros at (781) 932-0076. We carry high-quality batteries for motorcycles of all makes. Visit us online for additional information today.
Last updated 1 year ago
It's important to know how much battery life you have left on your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad. The battery life will determine how much longer you can use your mobile network, stream video, browse the internet, upload files, or listen to music on your mobile device.
The Battery Master app not only offers notification for when your battery is fully charged, but also gives you quality estimates of how much standby time you have remaining on your devices. This app can also offer more specific estimates, including talk time left on your iPhone—all you need is iOS 3.0 or later.
Battery Pros can help you with all your other battery needs, whether you need a battery for your phone, your car, or any other household item. Call us at (781) 932-0076 today.
Last updated 5 months ago
Motorcycle batteries aren't install-and-forget items—they need maintenance, just like your bike. Sometimes, riders store their bikes for entire seasons at a time, and this can take a toll on the battery. Even everyday riders should familiarize themselves with a few concepts that can extend the lives of their motorcycle batteries and ensure that they don't end up in a rough spot while on the road.
Recognize the Signs of Wear
First, it’s important to know how to identify when your existing motorcycle battery may be nearing the end of its life. Dim lights and a struggling ignition can be signs that your battery is having trouble and isn't holding an effective charge. Keep an eye on how quickly your accessories power up and your gauges respond during startup; take action if your lights begin to dim. The lifespan of your battery depends largely upon its quality and how often you ride your bike.
Be Aware of the Effects of Long-Term Storage
Vehicle batteries work best when they are put to work and don't do well for extended periods of inactivity. This is true for motorcycle batteries, especially if a bike is a seasonal toy as opposed to a dedicated commuting vehicle. When the battery sits idle for a long period of time, it slowly discharges and becomes less able to hold a full charge when it is again in use.
Battery suppliers often carry accessories, like trickle chargers, which will keep your battery in good shape even when your bike isn't in use. Battery testers are another good thing to have on hand so you can verify the condition of your motorcycle’s battery before you take a ride after a long period of storage.
Invest in quality replacement motorcycle batteries and products with Battery Pros. Visit us online to explore our range of motorcycle batteries, or give us a call at (781) 932-0076 and let your friendly Woburn Battery Store find the right battery to match your bike!