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Suspension tuning processes and techniques.

Diagnosis: Constant Handle Bar Pressure

By |2019-01-31T09:49:50+00:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: All, classroom, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , |

The symptoms of this ailment are your constant need to push on your motorcycle's handle bar to keep in in the turn, and/or your bike is difficult to turn at all; you must really crank on your handle bars to make it turn. Here's the cause and the fix. [...]

2 Clicks Out: Aftermarket Shock Links

By |2019-01-30T09:48:39+00:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: 2 clicks out, All, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , |

We've talked about progressive springs. Most bikes come with progressive shock linkage as well. We've talked about lowering links. You can also get lifting links. Premium Video Trailer.  To watch the full video please Subscribe or Login. [...]

Suspension Myth 4: The Golden Settings

By |2019-01-30T09:50:36+00:00January 25th, 2019|Categories: All, Free, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , |

Chasing unicorns. That quest for the magic motorcycle suspension setup, those golden settings that somehow work for that particular motorcycle regardless who rides it; sometimes called "the final setup." Unfortunately there is no suspension pixie dust. Here's why, and what to do about it. Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, [...]

Diagnosis: Braking Chatter

By |2019-01-30T09:51:23+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Categories: All, classroom, How-To, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , , |

As you fly into a corner and grab the brakes, the front end of your bike begins to vibrate up and down in your hands in a mini hopping stutter. If you watch racing you've seen racers make the motion with their hands to their crew chiefs. Why is your bike doing that and how [...]

2 Clicks Out: S1000RR DDC Suspension Setup

By |2019-01-21T21:41:50+00:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: 2 clicks out, All, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , |

The BMW S1000RR seriously upped the ante when it debuted, and BMW was quick to offer an electronic suspension (DDC) version. Dave tunes a number of those electronic DDC suspension models here. Premium Video Trailer.  To watch the full video please [...]

2 Clicks Out: 959 Panigale Suspension Settings

By |2019-01-15T03:04:54+00:00January 14th, 2019|Categories: All, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , |

While we haven't seen sales figures, the Panigale 959 is arguably Ducati's best selling sportbike. We see them ALL the time. Maybe it's the price point. Or maybe it's just a Northern California thing, like the Toyota Prius. Premium Video Trailer.  [...]

Fasterclass: Rider Sag

By |2019-01-15T02:57:53+00:00January 11th, 2019|Categories: All, How-To, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , |

Motorcycle Rider Sag is the amount the bike sags under the weight of the rider. This is added to Static Sag to arrive at Total Sag. Sag is a just a place to begin. It will be ridiculously better than what the factory put in your bike, so your bike will ride much better, but [...]

2 Clicks Out: ZX-10R & RR Suspension Setup

By |2019-01-15T03:01:06+00:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: All, How-To, Suspension, Tires, Video|Tags: , , , , |

The Kawasaki ZX-10R and ZX-10RR have crushed World Superbike for 7 years now. Why they're not the best selling liter bikes on the planet is a mystery. If you were smart enough to buy one, you'll find some great setup info here. [...]

2 Clicks Out: Hayabusa Suspension Setup

By |2019-01-15T03:02:30+00:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: 2 clicks out, All, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , |

Dave does a suspension setup on a Suzuki GSX-1300R Hayabusa. This is not a drag race setup. It's a setup for average street and canyon riding. We'll cover drag race setups in another video. Below is the link to Dave Moss and Dave Williams, editor, drag racing. https://davemosstuning.com/dave-daver-go-drag-racing/ [...]

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