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Have A Great Ride Checklist

Posted by Battery Tender | March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Have A Great Ride Checklist

As the weather warms up and you’re getting ready to head out for some much needed wind therapy. It’s an exciting time of the year for bikers but make sure you keep safety in mind. Safety probably isn’t the first thing a person will think about ahead of Bike Week or going out for a ride, but we hope everyone is diligent and stays as safe as possible while on the road.

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9 Badass Places To Ride Near Bike Week

Posted by Battery Tender | March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

9 Badass Rides Near Bike Week

Are you planning to participate in Bike Week this year? Are you on your way here now? Battery Tender’s headquarters are just down the road from the main Bike Week events in DeLand, Florida. Whether you’re visiting the area in the next few weeks or you’re planning a trip sometime in the future here are some great spots to ride your motorcycle in the area.

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Bike Week Starts This Friday

Posted by Battery Tender | March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bike Week Starts This Friday

Bike Week runs from March 9th to the 18th this year. Read below to learn more about some of the events that will take place.

Deland Bike Rally:

The streets of Deland, Florida, DelTran’s beautiful hometown, will be lined with bikes on March 10th for the Deland Bike Rally. You won’t want to miss this rally, which has become the official unofficial kick off for Bike Week.

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Snowy Adventures – 10 Places To Ride Snowmobiles In North America

Posted by Battery Tender | February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jumper Cables Can Fry Your Car

Snow is falling across the continent and temperatures are frigid. Just because it’s cold out doesn’t mean you have to spend your winter days inside. There are so many amazing adventures that await you in the snow.

Skiing is probably the most popular winter activity and snowshoeing can be a lot of fun but have you ever considered snowmobiling? There are trails all over the US and Canada for snowmobile enthusiasts and curious beginners. Start your next winter adventure on a snowmobile!

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Jumper Cables Can "Fry" Your Car

Posted by Battery Tender | February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jumper Cables Can Fry Your Car

Statistically, February is the coldest month of the year – Watch out! We’re almost at the peak of winter. That means more engines that won’t start and calls to the office to tell your boss that you’re going to be late.

Cold weather is hard on vehicle starting systems, but there are other potential dangers you need to be aware of when you’re trying to get your engine started.

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It May Not Be Too Late To Save Your Battery

Posted by Battery Tender | January 9, 2018 | 5 Comments

It May Not Be To Late To Save Your Battery

The best way to keep your battery healthy in cold conditions is to keep it maintained with a smart charger
until it’s time to take your vehicle out for the first drive of the year. However, if you forgot to plug your battery charger into your battery prior to winter it may not be too late.

Disconnecting your battery from the vehicle will not be enough to keep your battery from losing its charge, that’s why a smart charger is required to protect your vehicle’s battery.

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Engineering Corner: Batteries Are Constantly Going Dead

Posted by Battery Tender | January 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Blog Header Image: Batteries Are Constantly Going Dead But They Don't Need To

Batteries are constantly going dead from vehicles with newer electronics or ones that are only being driven every few days... so naturally most people will assume that if they disconnect the battery from the vehicle that the drain on the battery will stop.

While speaking with our Engineering department and technical writer Dan Williams he was able to clear up the common assumptions that lead to battery pitfalls.

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Battery Tender 2017 Community Involvement

Posted by Battery Tender | December 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Blog Header Image: Battery Tender 2017 Giving Season

Deltran works with many charities and foundations throughout the year. We take great pride in giving back to those who need it most; either through donating our time, products for raffles, silent auctions, and monetary donations. We know how important community is and we do our part to help those in need in as many ways as we can.

Below are some notable organizations that we believe in and support. These groups do great work and we encourage you to support them too.

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Battery Tender 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Posted by Battery Tender | December 5, 2017 | 1 Comment

Blog Header Image: Battery Tender 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Every year, our team puts together a list of cool gifts that we think the community of Battery Tender owners would appreciate. We've found some really exciting items this year.

Please let us know what new toys or services you think other Battery Tender owners might appreciate in the comments below or let us know on social media.

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The Number One Question About Storing RVs In Winter

Posted by Battery Tender | December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Blog Header Image: The Number One Question About Storing RVs In Winter

When we attend tradeshows we are frequently asked the same questions over and over. One of the top ten is “when we store our RV or boat for the winter the batteries are usually dead in the spring even though our Inverter/charger has been plugged in?” Just for the record an Inverter changes DC battery voltage into AC line voltage.

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