My Motorcycle Heavy Duty Clutch Springs Upgrade Review.

TBR7 Motorcycle clutch and clutch springs.

Now that I’ve done the upgrade(TBR7 Heavy Duty Motorcycle Clutch Springs Replaced) and got the chance to ride around on my TaoTao TBR7 motorcycle, I can have a reasonable opinion about the heavy-duty clutch spring upgrade I did. Short Clutch Spring Upgrade Review Answer: I like it!   I wish I had upgraded my clutch springs … Read more

Heavy-Duty Motorcycle Clutch Springs Replacement (TBR7 / Hawk 250)

Motorcycle clutch springs.

Now I replaced my TaoTao TBR7 motorcycle stock clutch springs with heavy-duty motorcycle clutch springs. This upgrade was easy to do with one set of aftermarket clutch springs, and the results were interesting. So, in this post about upgrading my motorcycle clutch springs, I will cover how I replaced them, why I replaced them, and … Read more

This Aftermarket Motorcycle CDI Worth It?

New motorcycle CDI for my TaoTao TBR7 Motorcycle.

Now just wondering after buying this aftermarket CDI for my TaoTao TBR7 motorcycle. In Chonda forums (Hawk 250, TBR7, Brozz 250, etc.) I read that this racing CDI improves the motorcycle’s overall performance. However, I still question myself, is this aftermarket CDI worth it? Now I haven’t installed the new Racing CDI yet, so this … Read more

Well, My TBR7’s New Racing CDI Came In.

New motorcycle CDI, in package, for my TaoTao TBR7 Motorcycle.

Much of the online motorcycle upgrade information for these Chonda motorcycles(The TaoTao TBR7, Hawk 250, Raven 250, etc.) is from posts about the Hawk 250 motorcycle( Need TBR7 help? ). In my never-ending quest to get more power out of my TBR7 bike, I found Hawk 250 owners bragging about how they upgraded their CDIs … Read more

TaoTao TBR7 Motorcycle Tool Storage Upgrade.

TaoTao TBR7 Motorcycle Storage Tube.

I finally got around to doing my TaoTao TBR7 Motorcycle Tool Storage Upgrade, using a motorcycle storage tube I bought off Amazon. I posted how I wasn’t fond of the stock tool storage options in the past. Even talked about how the storage container just failed. (Hawk 250 Storage Options For My TBR7? Burrito Tubes?) … Read more

TBR7’s New MSD Spark Plug Boots Arrived!

MSD Spark plug boot for TaoTao TBR7 Motorcycle.

These MSD spark plug boots will be the last stop for the planned ignition system upgrade for my TaoTao TBR7 motorcycle. I had read that resistors in line with the ignition system put undue stress on the capacitor discharge ignition (CDI) system and take away energy from the actual spark for fuel ignition. My Planned … Read more

My TBR7 Motorcycle Winterize Checklist.

TaoTao TBR7 Motorcycle Assembled and still stock.

Upon review, I realized I spent so much time reasoning why my TBR7 motorcycle winterize checklist was easy by only addressing the short-term storage goals; I devoted minimal post real estate to the actual checklist. So I created this post just for my easy motorcycle winterizing checklist for my TBR7 motorcycle, but it has basic … Read more

TaoTao TBR7 Motorcycle Chain Upgrade.

New TaoTao TBR7 Motorcycle Chain.

As I read about doing upgrades for my TaoTao TBR7 dual-sport motorcycle, I read about motorcycle chain failures are common with the additional stresses we placed on the bike performing upgrades. So, it was time I did a TBR7 Motorcycle Chain Upgrade. I Finally Got Around To Upgrading My TBR7’s Motorcycle Stock Chain. Before showing … Read more

TBR7 Motorcycle Chain Replacement!

A Motorcycle Chain Replacement Is Needed, ASAP. Now, I’ll keep this brief, and if you want my longer, more involved thinking process, it’s at the end of the post: Motorcycle Chain Replacement Background. So, these stock Chinese dual-sport motorcycles need to improve their power output and modification ability. This power limitation can be felt while … Read more

TBR7 Plastic Handguards Are Trashed

TaoTao TBR7 dirt-bike handguards.

This post is about a dumb story, I was rolling the motorcycle backward(yes my own TaoTao TBR7 motorcycle, I paid with my own money), I slipped, and the TBR7 motorcycle pulled away. I didn’t have a good hold on the motorcycle, and the motorcycle fell. One of the handguards shattered. Although I didn’t have a … Read more

TaoTao TBR7 Rear Brake Assembly. (Hawk 250 Too)

TaoTao TBR7 Motorcycle Assembled and still stock.

I found minimal step-by-step guides for the TaoTao TBR7 rear brake assembly. I noticed that the TBR7 and Hawk 250 motorcycles share the same rear brake pedal setup, so I pieced Hawk 250 information with my current TBR7 design to complete the process. I was unhappy with hunting and pecking around for information and found … Read more

TBR7 Motorcycle Rear Brake Locked Up? – FAQ

TaoTao TBR7 motorcycle rear brake.

I cannot believe how often this question comes up in the FB groups and Chonda forums(Need TBR7 help?), and how scary this can be. A motorcycle rear brake locked up while riding can be a very dangerous and best step in preventing these locked brake conditions. If your motorcycle’s rear wheel is locking up or … Read more

Who Makes The TBR7 Motorcycle? – FAQ

TaoTao TBR7 Motorcycle Assembled and still stock.

THE TAO COMPANY MANUFACTURES the TBR7 motorcycle, better known as the TaoTao TBR7 Chinese dual-sport motorcycle. You can read more about the Tao Motor Company from their company webpage: You can read more in our TBR7 Section of my blog, My Motorcycle Blog.