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AFM Round 1, Button Willow Raceway March 16th and 17th

By |2019-03-21T03:14:31+00:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: All, Article, Free, Racing|

Getting off the plane from New Zealand and going straight to Thunderhill for the 3 day opener to the Carter's at the Track 2019 season was a good idea :) Apart from all the work, getting Miles set up and loving my "B" 450 race bike that he bought from me was an even better idea. [...]

2018 Yamaha Tracer GT first ride at pace, fully loaded with luggage

By |2019-03-19T20:39:28+00:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: All, Article, How-To, Testing Program|Tags: , , , , |

Premium Article Excerpt. To read the full article please Subscribe or Login. We use a manual to be book smart and leverage the data provided by the OEM. We can also take matters in our own hands and get out a tape measure to calculate our own settings. Then we need to [...]

2018 Yamaha Tracer 900 GT, New Zealand

By |2019-03-19T20:41:10+00:00January 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 [...]

DMT’s 5 Golden rules for you and your motorcycle by Vikrant Singh

By |2019-01-15T03:00:10+00:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: All, Article, Free, How-To|Tags: , , , |

Freemium Article.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please Subscribe or Login. 5 Golden Rules For Motorcyclists As Explained by Dave Moss   Vikrant Singh Introduction Dave Moss is a man on a mission. He firmly believes that setting up a motorcycle correctly can save lives. And so his mission is to be able to [...]

2009 CRF450X first visit to an MX track and dial in process

By |2019-03-19T20:41:37+00:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: All, Article, How-To, Suspension, Testing Program|Tags: , , |

Premium Article Excerpt. To read the full article please Subscribe or Login. My first time at an MX track of any kind, with a dirt bike that I had purchased with very little service history available. How was this going to play out on a cold, wet, less than sociable track?[ members [...]

Capit tire warmers

By |2019-01-15T06:58:34+00:00November 28th, 2018|Categories: All, Article, Free, Reviews, Testing Program|Tags: , , , |

Capit Suprema Spina Tire Warmers Home site: https://www.capit.it/en/ USA site: https://www.tawperformance.com/ Tire warmers are only as good as their power supply. Easy....... take a second to think that through....... That is by far the first and most important facet of this type of product. If you have 5 devices running off one thin extension cord, the [...]

AFM Round 7, Thunderhill Park October 20th and 21st, 2018

By |2019-01-15T07:09:25+00:00October 24th, 2018|Categories: All, Article, Free, Racing|Tags: , , , |

The last round of the year can have a lot of mixed emotions:- introspection, elation, anxiety, pride, confidence to list a few. For those in the hunt for a Championship you face the universal dilemma of  win it or bin it OR, get as many points as you can while keeping 5% in reserve. If you [...]

CurbEater fork and shock oil heater test #2

By |2019-01-15T07:22:36+00:00September 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+00:00September 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         [...]

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

By |2019-01-15T07:31:28+00:00September 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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