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2018 Panigale V4S Suspension Eval

By |2019-01-16T00:55:53+00:00July 6th, 2018|Categories: All, Reviews, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , , |

Dave evaluates the showroom suspension setup of the new 2018 Ducati Panigale V4S. While the hydraulics are adjusted electronically, the preload remains manual. He suggests settings for 3 weight categories in both dynamic and fixed modes. He also examines how the bike fits him. Finally, we toss in The Editor's Rant. [...]

Test Ride: 2018 FZ-10 / MT-10

By |2019-01-16T00:58:32+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Categories: All, Reviews, Suspension, Tires, Video|Tags: , , , , |

We test the most recent Yamaha FZ-10 / MT-10 at Buttonwillow Raceway. Dave owns this bike in New Zealand where he spends his winters (their summers) and knows exactly how to tune it for our test rider Mike Pond. Then Dave does a quick tune of the same model for a street rider. [...]

2018 Ducati Scrambler 1100 Showroom Suspension Eval

By |2019-01-16T01:02:27+00:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: All, Reviews, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , |

Dave takes a look at how the 2018 Ducati Scrambler 1100 fits him, then evaluates the suspension components, their showroom settings, and suggests settings for 3 rider weight categories. Premium Video Trailer.  To watch the full video please Subscribe or Login. [...]

Test Ride: 2018 Yamaha R6

By |2019-01-16T01:07:20+00:00May 31st, 2018|Categories: All, Reviews, Suspension, Tires, Video|Tags: , , , , |

Yamaha Champions Riding School brought some official Yamaha demo bikes out for test rides and we were lucky enough to snag the opportunity. Our second bike was the 2018 R6, which Dave Moss tested as only he can. Premium Video Trailer.  [...]

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Test Ride: 2018 Yamaha R1

By |2019-01-16T01:14:32+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Categories: All, Reviews, Suspension, Testing Program, Tires, Video|Tags: , , , |

Yamaha Champions Riding School brought some official Yamaha demo bikes out for test rides and we were lucky enough to snag the opportunity. We start with the 2018 R1 and test it Dave Moss style. Premium Video Trailer.  To watch the [...]

Yamaha FZ-07 & FZ-09 suspension comparison

By |2019-01-16T01:52:16+00:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: All, Reviews, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , |

Different price points involve differences beyond just the number of cc's and their resulting ponies at the rear wheel. Different price points almost always involve suspension mods to cope with said pony changes. Here we compare the suspension and tuning options of the Yamaha FZ/MT 07 vs FZ/MT 09. [...]

2017 Yamaha SCR950 Stock Suspension Eval

By |2019-01-16T04:21:19+00:00April 5th, 2018|Categories: All, Free, Reviews, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , |

We evaluate the 2017 Yamaha SCR950 stock suspension settings off the showroom floor including settings for 3 rider weight ranges. Just who is the suspension designed for out of the box? Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please Subscribe or Login. Want to see the full [...]

Superbike Comparison 2017

By |2019-01-16T04:30:45+00:00April 1st, 2018|Categories: All, Reviews, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , |

By "Superbike" we mean all the liter bike versions created for all national and World Superbike racing; the Kawasaki ZX-10RR, Suzuki GSX-R1000R, Honda CBR1000RR SP, and Yamaha R1M. Dave has actually tuned R1M's at the track and you can email him for more granular details about that bike. [...]

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