Monthly Archives: January 2019

Diagnosis: Constant Handle Bar Pressure

By |2019-01-31T09:49:50-08:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: All, classroom, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , |

The symptoms of this ailment are your constant need to push on your motorcycle's handle bar to keep in in the turn, and/or your bike is difficult to turn at all; you must really crank on your handle bars to make it turn. Here's the cause and the fix. [...]

2018 Yamaha Tracer 900 GT, New Zealand

By |2019-03-19T20:41:10-07:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: All, Article, How-To, Testing Program|Tags: , , , , , , |

Premium Article Excerpt. To read the full article please Subscribe or Login. Whenever we acquire a new motorcycle, the first choice should not be to take that ride to see what it will do. The first choice should be setting the bike up correctly for YOU by going through the protocol contained [...]

2 Clicks Out: Aftermarket Shock Links

By |2019-01-30T09:48:39-08:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: 2 clicks out, All, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , |

We've talked about progressive springs. Most bikes come with progressive shock linkage as well. We've talked about lowering links. You can also get lifting links. Premium Video Trailer.  To watch the full video please Subscribe or Login. [...]

Mosscast: Basic Motorcycle Ergonomics

By |2019-12-30T14:31:56-08:00January 27th, 2019|Categories: All, Mosscast, Video|Tags: , , , |

For a century the only thing you could adjust ergonomically in a car was the seat forwards and backwards. Then came adjustable seat backs, then tilt steering wheels, etc etc. While motorcycle seats remain nonadjustable, EVERYTHING else is, hello. Premium Video [...]

Suspension Myth 4: The Golden Settings

By |2019-01-30T09:50:36-08:00January 25th, 2019|Categories: All, Free, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , |

Chasing unicorns. That quest for the magic motorcycle suspension setup, those golden settings that somehow work for that particular motorcycle regardless who rides it; sometimes called "the final setup." Unfortunately there is no suspension pixie dust. Here's why, and what to do about it. Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, [...]

Diagnosis: Braking Chatter

By |2019-01-30T09:51:23-08:00January 23rd, 2019|Categories: All, classroom, How-To, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , , |

As you fly into a corner and grab the brakes, the front end of your bike begins to vibrate up and down in your hands in a mini hopping stutter. If you watch racing you've seen racers make the motion with their hands to their crew chiefs. Why is your bike doing that and how [...]

2 Clicks Out: S1000RR DDC Suspension Setup

By |2019-01-21T21:41:50-08:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: 2 clicks out, All, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , |

The BMW S1000RR seriously upped the ante when it debuted, and BMW was quick to offer an electronic suspension (DDC) version. Dave tunes a number of those electronic DDC suspension models here. Premium Video Trailer.  To watch the full video please [...]

Mosscast: Buying Your Next Bike Criteria MT-10

By |2019-12-30T14:32:05-08:00January 20th, 2019|Categories: All, How-To, Mosscast, Video|Tags: , , , |

Most of us buy everything on emotion coupled with some degree of impulse. Buying a new motorcycle is no exception. Moss, of course, takes a more rational approach to the motorcycle purchase process. Premium Video Trailer.  To watch the full video [...]


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