Knobtown Cycle Service Center

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Complete service and repair for your bike

Make your motorcycle last for years to come with quality routine maintenance from our shop, including tune-ups, oil changes, and filter changes. Let us handle your repairs when you need them, or even get carb mods, pipe mods, and more.

5000 mile service









Our 5000 mile maintenance includes:

  • Change engine oil & oil filter.
  • Inspect air cleaner and service as required.
  • Change primary chaincase lubricant and clean magnetic drain plug.
  • Check clutch adjustment.
  • Change transmission lubricant and clean the magnetic drain plug.
  • Check and adjust chains/belt.
  • Grease the foot shift/brake lever bearings * and speedometer cable.
  • Check rear brake pedal adjustment.
  • Inspect brake pads and discs for wear.
  • Check brake fluid reservoir levels and conditions.
  • Inspect oil lines and brake system for leaks.
  • Lubricate the front brake lever, throttle cables, clutch cable and lever.
  • Check operation of throttle and enrichener controls.
  • Inspect fuel valve, lines and fittings for leaks.
  • Check tire pressure and inspect tread.
  • Check wheel spoke tightness.
  • Check front fork bearing adjustment.
  • Check operation of all electrical equipment and switches.
  • Check cruise control disengage switch & other components.
  • Check battery electrolyte level. Check and clean battery connections.
  • Inspect spark plugs.
  • Check condition of rear shock absorbers.
  • Check air suspension – pressure, operation and leakage.
  • Check engine mounts.
  • Check tightness of all fasteners except engine head bolts.
  • Check ignition timing and vacuum hose.
  • Check engine low and fast idle speed adjustment.
  • Road test.

Oil and filter changes

Most motorcycle manufactures recommend to perform oil change services every 3000 miles to ensure longer engine performance. We use petroleum , synthetic blend, or full synthetic oils to suit any engines needs.


Missouri's Motorcycle Safety Inspection Requirements. 

Missouri law requires that motorcycles pass a safety inspection performed at an authorized inspection station before being registered. The Missouri Department of Revenue recently changed the vehicle safety inspection requirements, including those for motorcycles.

Missouri Inspection Requirements

  • for brake pedal height and reserve
  • wheel and master cylinder for leakage
  • master cylinder fluid level
  • break hoses and rods or cables
  • head light(s)
  • beam indicator (if equipped)
  • tail light(s) and reflectors
  • stop light and turn signals if equipped
  • frame, fork, steering head bearing, handle bars (including height), and front and rear wheel tracking
  • wheel bearings and grease retainers
  • front and rear shock absorbers
  • tires, wheels, and rims
  • exhaust system and muffler
  • windshield (if equipped)
  • fuel tank, filler cap, and fuel line connections
  • horn

Restoration and Repair

No matter how well you take care of it, your bike will eventually have a problem that requires the services of a good mechanic. At Knobtown we have those good mechanics. We offer restoration and repair on new and vintage American V-Twin motorcycles, Flatheads, Knuckleheads, Panheads, Shovelheads and all years of Sportsters, and most after market V-twins as well as Indians.

Tires, Brakes & Chains

The right tires and maintenance can make all the difference in how smooth your ride can be! Come see our us for an inspection on the wear and tear of your Tires, Brakes and Chains.
Please feel free to contact us.

(816) 524-6222

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