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Motorcycle Inpsection Checklist

This inspection checklists can help you monitor your assets based on maintenance goals, expected needs and past performance. Regular inspection of your equipment also helps you save money by avoiding unnecessary downtime, repairs and change of parts.
MaintainX
07/21/2022

Motorcycle Inpsection Checklist

This inspection checklists can help you monitor your assets based on maintenance goals, expected needs and past performance. Regular inspection of your equipment also helps you save money by avoiding unnecessary downtime, repairs and change of parts.

    Frame

  • Visual check for damage and/or objects that would interfere with safe vehicle operation.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Horn

  • Present, Operational (Audible/Loud).

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Mirrors (2)

  • One mounted on left and right sides of handlebars, or on sides (L/R) of the windshield?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Windshield

  • Optional. If present, must be minimum of 15 inches in height. (Not approved eye protection, see #16.)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Lights

  • Headlight (multi-beam), present/operational?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Tail Light - Minimum one fully operational tail light.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Brake light - Minimum one fully operational light

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Turn signals - If manufactured prior to 01/80= NA. After 01/80, turn signals required

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Reflectors - Minimum one red reflector. May be separate or part of tail light assembly

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Handlebars

  • Flexible height (minimum, low 15 inch above seat, to no higher than shoulder height when operator is mounted.)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Brakes

  • Present. Front and rear operational.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Wheels

  • Check rims for cracks, dents, or rust, and proper fittings.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Tires

  • Proper tire pressure (PSI). Check for dry rot, tire damage, and excessive/uneven tread/wear.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Passenger Seating

  • Fixed seat w/passenger footrest and hand-grips.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Fenders

  • Minimum of one fender (rear end) required

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Cables

  • Check the brake, clutch, and throttle cables for kinks or broken strands.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Muffler/Exhaust System

  • Present, Operational? No excessive noise/open exhaust pipe

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Kick Stands & Center Stands

  • Available, springs in place w/tension to hold in place when in folded position

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Oil/Hydraulic fluids

  • Check engine, wheels, and on ground for obvious signs of leakage

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Helmet

  • DOT approved or Snell sticker. Serviceable chin strap. No personal modifications or paint (cheap spray paint weakens structure).

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Eye Protection

  • Full face shield attached to helmet or goggles (sunglasses are not acceptable eye protection).

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • High visibility garment and/or vest

  • High visibility color day / retro-reflective at night.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Gloves

  • Heavy-duty, full-fingered gloves or mittens designed for motorcycle use.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Footwear

  • Enclosed sturdy footwear, preferably boots or leather high-top shoes

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Pants and shirt or jacket

  • Must cover full length of arms and legs

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Remarks

  • Reference: https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hubfs/121786/pdfs/Safety_Resources/WB-2720_MotorcycleRiderInspectionChecklist.pdf

    Source: MaintainX (Community Member)

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