July 21, 2021 Marc

Whether gel or lead acid, you’d be lucky to get more than two years use from them, but I’m trying with a new gel. Like everyone, I try to squeeze as much life out of my purchases as I can, especially here in Argentina, but no matter how much TLC I give my bike batteries, they always give up the ghost after 18 months. I once managed to stretch one out to 2 years, but that must have been a fluke. This, in spite of me checking the fluid levels religiously and not leaving the ignition on etc. If kept…

July 20, 2021 Marc

  I’ve been at this courier work for about three years now, but it’s only since last year that things have really picked up – so much so that there’s rarely a day when I’m not on the bike. The furthest so far has been La Plata and back, which is about 150kms. Most days it’s 30kms around the city or some days, Bella Vista, Retiro, Don Torcuato. 30kms in and around the city feels like 150kms to La Plata and back, especially if you don’t get the green wave of traffic lights.       My main enemies are:…