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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 [...]

1,1000kms ride from Nelson to Invercargill in 12.5 hours

By |2020-02-14T20:14:01-08:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: Article, Reviews, Suspension, Testing Program|Tags: , , , , , , |

Premium Article Excerpt. To read the full article please Subscribe or Login. Given the forecast or torrential rain in The Southlands, I decided to make the trip from Nelson to Invercargill in one go. Not the longest ride I have done but certainly one of the more physical and mental stress tests [...]

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 [...]

2019 Roseville Powersports DMT ZX6R break in day

By |2019-05-30T20:44:07-07:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: All, Article, Free, How-To, Testing Program|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Freemium Article.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please Subscribe or Login. Thanks to BBJK’s  Jesse Koeller, the bike was stripped down to THE bare essentials. Bodywork was put into bubble wrap, other parts put into zip lock bags with labels and I was left with a tank to hold fuel, a seat to put [...]

Comparison Test: V4S vs RSV4 1100 Factory

By |2019-05-23T16:15:35-07:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: All, Reviews, Suspension, Testing Program, Video|Tags: , , , , , , |

Mr Moss test rides and tunes the Ducati V4S and the Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory back to back. What's good, what's bad, what's fugly, what's fawesome. Premium Video Trailer.  To watch the full video please Subscribe or Login. [...]

2018 Yamaha Tracer GT first ride at pace, fully loaded with luggage

By |2019-03-19T20:39:28-07:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: All, Article, How-To, Testing Program|Tags: , , , , |

Premium Article Excerpt. To read the full article please Subscribe or Login. We use a manual to be book smart and leverage the data provided by the OEM. We can also take matters in our own hands and get out a tape measure to calculate our own settings. Then we need to [...]

2018 Yamaha Tracer 900 GT, New Zealand

By |2019-03-19T20:41:10-07:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: All, Article, How-To, Testing Program|Tags: , , , , , , |

Premium Article Excerpt. To read the full article please Subscribe or Login. Whenever we acquire a new motorcycle, the first choice should not be to take that ride to see what it will do. The first choice should be setting the bike up correctly for YOU by going through the protocol contained [...]

2009 CRF450X first visit to an MX track and dial in process

By |2019-03-19T20:41:37-07:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: All, Article, How-To, Suspension, Testing Program|Tags: , , |

Premium Article Excerpt. To read the full article please Subscribe or Login. My first time at an MX track of any kind, with a dirt bike that I had purchased with very little service history available. How was this going to play out on a cold, wet, less than sociable track?[ members [...]

Capit tire warmers

By |2019-01-15T06:58:34-08:00November 28th, 2018|Categories: All, Article, Free, Reviews, Testing Program|Tags: , , , |

Capit Suprema Spina Tire Warmers Home site: https://www.capit.it/en/ USA site: https://www.tawperformance.com/ Tire warmers are only as good as their power supply. Easy....... take a second to think that through....... That is by far the first and most important facet of this type of product. If you have 5 devices running off one thin extension cord, the [...]