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AFM Round 5, Thunderhill Raceway Park, July 7th and 8th, 2018

By |2018-07-11T19:39:28+00:00July 11th, 2018|Categories: All, Article, Free, Racing|

Freemium Article.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please Subscribe or Login. AFM Round 5, Thunderhill Raceway Park July 7th and 8th Heading to the race event with a forecast of 104F for both days requires a lot of physical preparation. That means 1.5 gallons of water per day starting Tuesday to make sure your [...]

AFM Round 4, Thunderhill Park June 16th and 17th, 2018

By |2018-06-27T21:53:43+00:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: All, Article, Free, Racing|

Freemium Article.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please Subscribe or Login. AFM Round 4, Thunderhill Raceway Park, June 16th and 17th The second consecutive race event at Thunderhill is generally a faster one as riders are leveraging their experiences and gains from round 3 here just a few weeks ago. That requires everyone to [...]

Ask Dave: Brake & Clutch Lever Shapes

By |2018-05-31T18:11:16+00:00May 29th, 2018|Categories: All, Free, How-To, Video|

We see all sorts of sizes and shapes of these levers bike to bike, even side to side on the same bike. And then there's the whole aftermarket with shorty levers, etc blah etc. Dave explains what to look for in evaluating and adjusting what you have, and what to look for if you're shopping [...]

2 Clicks Out: Shock Static Sag

By |2018-05-14T15:15:39+00:00May 14th, 2018|Categories: All, Free, Suspension, Video|

Static or Free Sag is more critical for the rear of the bike than for the front because you're essentially sitting atop the shock. Here we present the full shock static sag spectrum; none, some, just right, and too much. Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please Subscribe or Login. [...]

Ask Dave: Geometry & Environment

By |2018-05-07T21:37:58+00:00May 7th, 2018|Categories: All, Free, Suspension, Video|

A street environment has different demands from a track environment. You can get a better ride by optimizing suspension setup and geometry for each. For example, track setups can be torture on the street, and street setups horribly inadequate (even dangerous) for the track. Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, [...]

Track Day Bike Prep

By |2018-04-30T16:43:40+00:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: All, Free, How-To, Suspension, Tires, Video|

Heading to the track with your street bike? Lotsa riders do just that. Dave does a basic bike prep for the average trackday using a Yamaha R6 as the example. Check with your trackday organizer just to be sure they don't have some bizarre requirement beyond what's covered here. We end the video with Dave [...]

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