Monthly Archives: September 2018

Travel Chat: When To Change Fork Oil

By |2019-01-15T07:21:28-08:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: All, Free, Suspension, Tires, Video|Tags: , , , , |

How long would you go without changing your engine oil? Mr. Moss explains the particulars regarding Fork Oil. What do the Pro's think about fresh Fork Oil. Click the link. Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please Subscribe or Login. Want to see the full [...]

CurbEater fork and shock oil heater test #2

By |2019-01-15T07:22:36-08:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: All, Article, Free, Reviews|Tags: , , , |

September 9th, Thunderhill, California   Ambient temperature: 60F Fork Temperature 65F (effect of the morning sun) Shock temperature 58F   Session #1 at 0900 with no heating elements applied: Fork performance was normal in exaggerating bumps with the tire tracking harshly over sharp edged bumps for the first 3 laps, then the fork oil started to [...]

CurbEater suspension preheating equipment

By |2019-01-15T07:24:56-08:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: All, Article, Free, Reviews, Testing Program|Tags: , , |

Curbeater Test, Thunderhill Raceway Park: September 16th, 2018     Weather: 82F ambient high, 125F track high     Bike used: 2009 Yamaha R6/450 AFM ‘A’ race bike Ohlins 30mm NIX cartridges, Ohlins oil at 22 hours of track time Ohlins GP TTX rear shock, Ohlins oil at 22 hours track time         [...]

Tire Testing: Bridgestone R11

By |2019-01-15T07:25:58-08:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: All, Reviews, Suspension, Tires, Video|Tags: , , , |

Dave flogged the new Bridgestone R11 all day long, to within a pound of it's life. Pressures went up, pressures went down. Geometry tipped, and then tipped some more. Braking lines got fat, and then in shape. Cats and dogs living together... mass grip area. [...]

Test Ride: Panigale V4 Base Model

By |2019-01-15T07:29:24-08:00September 10th, 2018|Categories: All, Free, Reviews, Suspension, Testing Program, Tires, Video|Tags: , , , |

A kind gentleman allowed Dave to test ride his new base model Ducati Panigale V4. Dave evaluates the bike's braking, cornering, and acceleration, and concludes with some suspension direction. Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please Subscribe or Login. Want to see the full video? [...]

AFM Round 6, Sonoma Raceway, September 1st and 2nd 2018

By |2019-01-15T07:31:28-08:00September 7th, 2018|Categories: All, Article, Free, Racing|Tags: , , , |

Freemium Article.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please Subscribe or Login. AFM ROUND 5, Sonoma Raceway September 1st  and 2nd Funny how some old or new songs pop in your head at particular moments……..“Three wheels on my wagon and I’m still rolling along….” Getting the trailer fixed by Marvin and Pete in Williams was [...]


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