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I Want To Join The Sport of Motorcycling Part 2

By |2020-04-06T10:00:21-07:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: All, Free, How-To, Video|Tags: , |

I Want To Join The Sport of Motorcycling Part 2 Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please subscribe. This is Part 2, because you know you want to start riding motorcycles, or you know somebody who does. Lucky for you, or your friend, Dave Moss has a method for you to [...]

The Long Haul: return to KSS to install and test V2 of the Nitron prototype Tracer GT shock

By |2020-03-24T17:18:01-07:00March 24th, 2020|Categories: Article, Free, How-To, Suspension, Testing Program|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Freemium Article.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please Subscribe or Login. With version 2 of the Nitron shock prepared by KSS being ready, I rode to New Plymouth to install the new shock. Valving was changed as was the needle taper and a 1,500kg spring was installed with 12mm of preload. Front pressure was [...]

Shock mounts and Linkage Service for dirt bikes

By |2020-03-24T09:38:19-07:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: All, How-To, servicing, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , |

Shock mounts and Linkage Service for dirt bikes Premium Video Trailer.  To watch the full video please upgrade and Go Premium. Just like the steering head, all the moving parts in the rear end of a dirt bike need [...]

Mosscast: Motorcycle Braking Techniques & Drills

By |2020-03-21T11:58:52-07:00March 21st, 2020|Categories: All, How-To, Mosscast, Video|Tags: , , , |

Mosscast: Motorcycle Braking Techniques & Drills Premium Video Trailer.  To watch the full video please upgrade and Go Premium. Dave reviews the various motorcycle braking techniques, the situations in which they work best, and some practice drills to become [...]

Mosscast: Servicing Motorcycle Chain & Sprockets

By |2020-03-14T09:56:12-07:00March 14th, 2020|Categories: All, How-To, Mosscast, servicing, Video|Tags: , , |

Mosscast: Servicing Motorcycle Chain & Sprockets Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please subscribe. You can get a lot more life out of your motorcycle's chain and sprockets for the price of just a little mindfulness. Dave Moss explains why and how.

CRF450X Steering Head Service 2006-12

By |2020-03-09T10:54:14-07:00March 9th, 2020|Categories: All, How-To, servicing, Video|Tags: , , , , , |

CRF450X Steering Head Service 2006-12 Premium Video Trailer.  To watch the full video please upgrade and Go Premium. Dave is getting his Honda CRF450X ready for the riding season which means, among other things, servicing the steering head and [...]

Motorcycle Fully Adjustable Suspension Setup Demonstration

By |2020-03-05T10:20:16-08:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: 2 clicks out, All, How-To, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , |

Motorcycle Fully Adjustable Suspension Setup Demonstration Premium Video Trailer.  To watch the full video please upgrade and Go Premium. The ergonomics and suspension tuning of this motorcycle during a street event at Facebook headquarters in California fortuitously turned into [...]

The Long Haul – Cromwell to Nelson via Arthur’s Pass and the Buller Gorge

By |2020-02-16T16:49:44-08:00February 16th, 2020|Categories: Article, How-To, Suspension, Testing Program, Tires|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Premium Article Excerpt. To read the full article please Subscribe or Login. More testing with suspension, geometry and tyre pressures on yet another long haul ride from Cromwell to Nelson over Arthur's Pass and via the Buller Gorge. As the forecast was much warmer weather, this was a great opportunity to acquire [...]

Nitron protoype R2 for the Tracer GT

By |2020-02-05T12:16:07-08:00January 30th, 2020|Categories: Article, How-To, Reviews, Suspension, Testing Program|Tags: , , , , |

Premium Article Excerpt. To read the full article please Subscribe or Login. The OEM shock on the GT Tracer was not going to last forever and with a guesstimate of around 10,000kms - the rear tire wear showed it was time to retire.  Thanks to Nitron in providing a prototype shock built [...]

DMT’s Yamaha Tracer GT preparation for the 2020 New Zealand tour

By |2020-01-30T21:07:51-08:00January 30th, 2020|Categories: Article, Free, How-To, servicing|Tags: , , , |

Getting DMT’s Yamaha Tracer GT ready for the 2020 ACC Shiny Side Up tour of New Zealand requires time, focus and task completion one job at a time! Two days makes perfect sense for the do it yourself project manager spreading tasks into manageable blocks of time allowing for such mandatory requirements as flat white coffee, [...]