Monthly Archives: March 2018

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R6 Project: Installing Front Brake Lines

By |2019-01-17T02:45:16-07:00March 30th, 2018|Categories: All, Free, How-To, Video|Tags: |

We install steel braided brake lines on our Yamaha R6 project bike. We show you how to remove your old brake lines and install a new set. This is one of the first and most common performance upgrades on a motorcycle. Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please Subscribe or [...]

2 Clicks Out: Crushing the ZX-6R

By |2019-01-17T02:46:05-07:00March 30th, 2018|Categories: All, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , |

Dave enjoyed some time at Cycle Gear recently tuning street bikes. A couple of gentlemen arrived with a pair of new Kawasaki ZX-6R's, a 2016 with 5000 miles on it, and a 2017 with 800. Essentially identical bikes except for the VIN stickers. Were the setups identical? [...]

R6 Project: Front Brake Pad Install

By |2019-01-17T02:47:31-07:00March 30th, 2018|Categories: All, Free, How-To, Video|Tags: , , |

We replace the front brake pads on our project Yamaha YZF-R6. In this video, we'll show you how to remove your old brake pads, and properly install new ones. Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please Subscribe or Login. Want to see the full video? [...]

Contact Patch: Reading Tire Wear 1

By |2019-01-17T02:50:28-07:00March 30th, 2018|Categories: All, Tires, Video|Tags: , , |

Reading rear tire wear. Whats' the point? Every issue presented SLOWS you down, and, increases your risk of crashing. We combed through piles of used Bridgestone, Dunlop, Michelin and Pirelli rear tires to conduct some tire reading exercises. Hot tears, cold tears, geometry tears, wrong compound issues, and even some perfect wear. Remember, in today's [...]

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