Service Stories

Stories about mechanical adventures, restorations and sage mechanic’s wisdom

Ask a Wrench: Basic Performance Upgrades

So the question we get a lot is this: If I toss on a new set of pipes or some pods, can I ride it to Motoworks for tuning without messing up the motor?

An R75/6 gets a heart transplant

Motoworks Chicago has become a fixture in the local motorcycle and scooter community. As the local Ducati, Triumph and Vespa dealer, it makes sense that people would come to us for new bikes, accessories and service.

A vintage BMW with family ties. Part one.

The best bikes come with great stories. Two years ago Pat brought us his 1960 BMW R60/2, and it was in pretty rough shape. This motorcycle had sat for more than two decades.

Welcome to Behind the Moto

So what is this? Doesn't Motoworks Chicago already have a website? Yes, yes we do, and it's a great site. That's where we handle all our dealership stuff, but this site is where we get to have a little more fun.