Cross section of a common maintenance motorcycle battery showing the basic parts and components that make the battery produce electricity.
Use the key in the table underneath the picture to find out what the different motorcycle battery components are. Continue reading
A few terms that are used when dealing with motorcycle batteries.
This motorcycle battery terminology page lists the term with a brief description of what it means (the page is in alphabetical order if you scroll down the page)….. Continue reading
How does a motorcycle battery produce electricity?
To be honest, this part isn’t very interesting!
Motorcycle batteries are made up of individual compartments called ‘cells’ which contain lead plates that are charged positive on 1 side and negative on the other side. Continue reading
This post contains a breakdown of maintenance free, gel and lead acid motorbike battery part numbers.
The motorcycle battery part numbers are commonly used examples of motorcycle battery part numbers with a brief explanation of what the letters and numbers mean. Continue reading
A few slightly interesting motorbike battery facts relating to gel acid, maintenance free and conventional motorcycle batteries…..
- Although most automotive batteries are referred to as either 6 volt or 12 volt, these numbers are only assigned to batteries to make it easier to distinguish between the 2 types of electrical systems & don’t represent the true voltage of a motorbike battery (the actual voltage is higher due to the battery cells producing around 2.2 volts each).