Tire wear, pressures, reading etc.

Test Ride: 2018 FZ-10 / MT-10

By |2018-07-03T16:46:06+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Categories: All, Reviews, Suspension, Tires, Video|

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. [...]

2 Clicks Out: Shock Rebound Too Fast

By |2018-05-09T04:58:45+00:00May 9th, 2018|Categories: All, Suspension, Tires, Video|

When shock rebound is out of adjustment it is most commonly too fast, for 2 reasons. First, it seems the factory shock rebound settings of most bikes off the showroom floor is set too fast to begin with. Why? Nobody knows. Second, as the shock ages with mileage the oil thins which speeds up the [...]

Track Day Bike Prep

By |2018-04-30T16:43:40+00:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: All, Free, How-To, Suspension, Tires, Video|

Heading to the track with your street bike? Lotsa riders do just that. Dave does a basic bike prep for the average trackday using a Yamaha R6 as the example. Check with your trackday organizer just to be sure they don't have some bizarre requirement beyond what's covered here. We end the video with Dave [...]