Monthly Archives: November 2017

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Galfer Wave Rotors

By |2017-11-25T09:40:06+00:00November 25th, 2017|Categories: Testing Program|

Modern stainless steel rotors work very well for the street. They also have a great deal of longevity and can see 10’s of thousands of miles of good performance until eventually, they simply get too thin and have to be replaced. When you start going to the track and then building a track bike, one [...]

Galfer G1375 “White” brake pads for track and race day performance

By |2017-11-25T09:36:33+00:00November 25th, 2017|Categories: Testing Program|

Galfer 1375 Brake Pad Long term test report It has been several track days and over 1500 miles so how do they perform now? We become used to brake pad performance as the pads wear and adapt our braking accordingly, so it is worth taking a few laps to see how much adapting we have [...]

Yacugar Shock Test

By |2017-11-25T08:46:23+00:00November 25th, 2017|Categories: Testing Program|

YACUGAR, THUNDERHILL RACEWAY PARK DATE: 6/12/2011 TEMP: 73F ambient, surface at 98F BIKE:  2009 Yamaha R1, 5,800 miles on the odometer lap 1 straight line braking and acceleration lap 2 trail braking and mid corner throttle lap 3 corner exit acceleration lap 4, fast lap at 90% Once the 6 laps were completed, the in [...]

Yacugar Shock Fitment

By |2018-01-27T19:14:16+00:00November 25th, 2017|Categories: How-To|

YACUGAR SHOCK FITMENT TO A 2009 YAMAHA R1 Why do we want to change out the stock shock for a more expensive replacement? Normally we are looking for added hydraulic features to provide greater adjustability and improve ride quality. In most cases, that isn’t the case with sport bikes as they have all the adjustability [...]

Moto-D Pro series one temp tire warmers

By |2017-11-23T05:34:16+00:00November 23rd, 2017|Categories: Testing Program|

The last tire warmer test was of the Moto-D adjustable temp series. For 2013 there’s the single temp warmers at a bargain of $299. Handcrafted PRO-Series Tire Warmers featuring Carbon Wiring 25% Faster & Hotter Heatups (vs. traditional Copper Wired Warmers) (80’C / 185’F HOT) Includes an EVA Zippered Carry Case and Two (2) Year No Hassle “Burnout Proof” [...]

MOTO-D Pro Series tire warmers

By |2017-11-23T05:24:24+00:00November 23rd, 2017|Categories: Testing Program|

Are tire warmers really all the same, other than thermostat control options? Of course not if you look at the manufacturers details carefully and then use the product. With today’s track and race tires, tire warmers are a great investment in both reducing heat cycles to a minimum daily and also by assisting with blocking [...]

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