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FasterClass: Motorcycle Coasting Tire Wear

By |2019-05-30T22:31:05-07:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: All, classroom, Tires, Video|Tags: , , , , , , |

FasterClass: Motorcycle Coasting Tire Wear Premium Video Trailer.  To watch the full video please upgrade and Go Premium. Coasting on a motorcycle is different from wheeling. It has a specific tire wear pattern on the rear tire. It can [...]

Contact Patch: Reading DOT Tires

By |2019-03-25T18:29:10-07:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: All, Tires, Uncategorized, Video|Tags: , , |

Our second installment out of three this spring. Another batch of DOT tire reads with Dave. DOT tires have tread patterns which makes for easier tire reading vs slicks. Premium Video Trailer.  To watch the full video please Subscribe or Login. [...]

Contact Patch: Monitoring Tire Pressures

By |2019-01-15T07:13:17-07:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: All, Suspension, Tires, Video|Tags: , , , |

Tires = money, so why waste them. Using 3 brands of tires across 4 different horsepower motorcycles, Dave demonstrates how to track your tire pressures and temperatures through the morning so they don't shred themselves into the afternoon. Premium Video Trailer.  [...]

Contact Patch: Rebound Tire Wear

By |2019-01-15T07:39:21-07:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: All, How-To, Suspension, Tires, Video|Tags: , , |

Whether it's a touring tire, hypersport tire, or whatever tire, if it has sipes (tread grooves) they will tell you whether your rebound setting (front or rear) is too fast, too slow, or just right. You just need to learn to read... tires. [...]

Contact Patch: Reading Slick Tires 1

By |2019-01-16T01:21:35-07:00May 2nd, 2018|Categories: All, How-To, Tires, Video|Tags: , , |

Many riders become track day junkies after enjoying their first few days at the track. The limitations of street tires, even hypersport tires, quickly becomes apparent and riders switch to slicks. And of course, club, semi pro, and pro racers all ride slicks. [...]

Contact Patch: Cold Tire Pressure

By |2019-01-16T04:20:21-07:00April 10th, 2018|Categories: All, Free, Tires, Video|Tags: , , |

Like most things we discuss on this channel, the faster you ride the more important they become. Cold tire pressure is one of those thingy's. It becomes important to faster street riders, and to track day riders who don't use tire warmers... yet. Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please [...]

Contact Patch: Testing Tire Pressures

By |2019-01-16T04:25:09-07:00April 1st, 2018|Categories: All, How-To, Tires, Video|Tags: , , , |

Tire pressure has the single greatest effect on tire wear and grip. It's the first line on the trouble shooting flow chart. Dave deliberately alters his rear tire pressure to demonstrate what happens and why. Premium Video Trailer.  To watch the [...]

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