The installation of a motorcycle side plateimproves the look of your motorcycle .
Indeed, the side plate can replace the original covers often plastic and unattractive. The vintage motorcycle side cover accentuates the look and the retro side of the motorcycle.
Types of side cover:
- Vintage racing look
It's a style element that comes from racing. This styling gives the bike a look of old racing and motocross bikes. They are often associated with a number. This number corresponds to a specific driver. Each biker has a number. This makes it possible to identify and differentiate motorcycles during competitions. This type of cache is found on cafe racers and trackers. On trackers, this product is even an essential element with the front headlight plate.
In this category we find the cafe racer side plate, oval, square or diamond. The motorcycle cafe racer side cover can be left raw or painted in the colors of the motorcycle.
- Modern and worked look
This type is intended to embellish the motorcycle, often made of aluminum, it generally has a complex shape and decorative holes.
Here we find thescrambler side cover.
There are several reasons why you might want to change your motorcycle's side covers:
Aesthetics : Side covers may wear or become discolored over time, altering the appearance of your motorcycle. By replacing them, you can improve the overall appearance of your motorcycle.
Protection : Side covers protect the mechanical parts of your motorcycle against dirt, dust and debris. If the current covers are damaged or missing, they will no longer effectively protect the mechanical parts of your motorcycle.
Performance : Side covers can also play a role in the aerodynamics of your motorcycle. If current covers are damaged or improperly fitted, they can cause poor aerodynamics and affect your motorcycle's performance.
Customization : You can also change the side covers of your motorcycle to customize its appearance and give it a unique look.
In summary, changing the side covers of your motorcycle can improve the appearance, protection and performance of your motorcycle, as well as allow you to give it a personal look. It is important to check the compatibility between the covers you want to install and your motorcycle before installing them.
What material are the side plates of a motorcycle made of?
Motorcycle side covers can be made from different materials, such as:
Plastic: Plastic side covers are often the most common and affordable. They are lightweight, easy to install and impact resistant.
Fiberglass: Fiberglass side covers are stiffer and stronger than plastic covers. They can also be painted to match the color of your motorcycle.
Aluminum: The aluminum side covers are very strong and light. They can also be polished to give your bike a shiny metallic look.
Carbon: The carbon side covers are very resistant and light, they also improve aerodynamics. They are generally more expensive than other materials.
It is important to check the compatibility between the covers you want to install and your motorcycle before installing them. It is also important to check local laws before changing your motorcycle's side covers, some regulations may vary from country to country.
REMMOTORCYCLE exclusively offers vintage aluminum plates made by a craftsman specialized in aluminum.
There are several criteria to consider when replacing a motorcycle side cover:
Compatibility : Make sure the side cover you buy is compatible with your motorcycle model. It is important to check the dimensions, fixings, holes and any specificities related to your motorcycle before buying a side cover.
Material : Check that the material used to make the side cover is suitable for your needs. If you want an impact-resistant side cover, it's better to opt for a material like fiberglass or aluminum rather than plastic. If you are looking to improve aerodynamics, opt for a carbon cover.
Design : Check that the design of the side cover matches that of your motorcycle. If you want to give your motorcycle a custom look, go for a design that suits your taste.
Quality : Make sure the side cover you buy is of good quality. Check that the edges are smooth, the fixings are solid and the holes are aligned.
Compliance : Check whether the side cover purchased complies with the safety standards in force in your country and whether it is approved for use on the road.