Monthly Archives: December 2017


2015 Suzuki GSX-S

By |2017-12-28T05:46:12-08:00December 26th, 2017|Categories: How-To|

First ride: 2015 GSX-S 1000 It isn’t often that you get the chance to ride a new model and set it up for someone. Steve had worked with a year ago in Wellington on a suspension tuning ride to Akaroa and wanted me to sort out his new ride. [...]

2015 R1 case study

By |2018-01-27T19:04:46-08:00December 26th, 2017|Categories: Reviews|

When a new bike comes out that is born from a clean sheet of paper – there has to be a lot of excitement in the motorcycling community. Rather than redesign a new bike every two or three years (a massively expensive undertaking) why not improve the electronics and put existing technology on the bike [...]

VFR800 and Leo Vince slip ons plus Power Commander 5

By |2018-01-27T19:08:14-08:00December 26th, 2017|Categories: How-To|

My daily ride needed to be unleashed and the V4 allowed to breathe. I acquired the twin Leo Vince slip on cans that took about 20 minutes to install while fighting around the license plate holder which we were too lazy to remove (the stock exhaust was quickly off with just a couple of bolts [...]

Leo Vince Italia series

By |2018-01-27T19:11:03-08:00December 23rd, 2017|Categories: How-To|

What does the slip on sound like? Inserts in:   Wide open!   Applications to date: 8815L 8185B - SBK YAMAHA YZF R1 (07-08) 8816L SBK YAMAHA YZF R6 (06-12) 8817L SBK SUZUKI GSX-R 600 (08-10)/ GSX-R 750 (08-10) 8818L SBK SUZUKI GSX-R 1000 (07-08) 8819L SBK SUZUKI GSX-R 1300 HAYABUSA (08-12 8911L [...]