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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, [...]

What Can I Do With My NonAdjustable Damping Rod Motorcycle Forks

By |2020-01-03T10:40:11-08:00January 3rd, 2020|Categories: All, How-To, servicing, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , |

What Can I Do With My NonAdjustable Damping Rod Motorcycle Forks Premium Video Trailer.  To watch the full video please upgrade and Go Premium. Most nonadjustable motorcycle forks are the damping rod design. Dave investigates a set from a [...]

Dump & Run Motorcycle Fork Oil Change: NonAdjustable Damping Rod Telescopic & Upside down Forks

By |2019-12-16T22:13:48-08:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: All, How-To, servicing, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , |

Dump & Run Motorcycle Fork Oil Change: NonAdjustable Damping Rod Telescopic & Upside down Forks Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please subscribe. Most nonadjustable forks are damping rod forks. 9 times out of 10, stock fork oil in nonadjustable forks is too thin off the showroom floor requiring thicker oil [...]

Greasing Motorcycle Fork Seals To Fix Stiction

By |2019-11-21T09:11:28-08:00November 21st, 2019|Categories: All, Free, How-To, servicing, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , |

Greasing Motorcycle Fork Seals To Fix Stiction Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please subscribe. Stiction is when your motorcycle fork does not move freely, but move sticks at some point in its stroke up or down. Dave demonstrates how to fix this if you discover the problem after removing the [...]

Mosscast: Servicing Motorcycle Steering Head Bearings

By |2019-12-30T14:23:01-08:00November 17th, 2019|Categories: 2 clicks out, All, Free, How-To, Mosscast, Video|Tags: , |

Mosscast: Servicing Motorcycle Steering Head Bearings Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please subscribe. Automobiles require less and less maintenance these days. There was a time you had to grease your wheel bearings. Motorcycle steering head bearings still require that old school level of attention. Dave explains.

Dump & Run Fork Oil Change for Standard Adjustable Motorcycle Forks

By |2019-10-29T10:59:20-07:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: All, Free, How-To, servicing, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , |

Dump & Run Fork Oil Change for Standard Adjustable Motorcycle Forks Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please subscribe. Fork oil wears out just like engine oil. Changing it every 5000 miles (8000 km) is excellent, every 8000 (13,000 km) is good, every 10,000 (16,000 km) is okay, and by 12,000 [...]

Motorcycle Suspension Adjusters: What Why Where and How

By |2019-09-20T00:33:51-07:00September 20th, 2019|Categories: All, Free, How-To, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , , , |

Motorcycle Suspension Adjusters: What Why Where and How Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please subscribe. We go through both shock and fork preload, rebound, and compression adjusters explaining where they are, how to adjust them, and what effect they have on a motorcycle.

Motorcycle Suspension Setup Demonstration

By |2019-08-30T10:38:28-07:00August 30th, 2019|Categories: All, How-To, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , , |

Motorcycle Suspension Setup Demonstration Premium Video Trailer.  To watch the full video please upgrade and Go Premium. Dave goes through an entire suspension setup explaining each step as he goes along during a baseline setup for a rider on a 1290 Super Duke [...]