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2018 Yamaha Tracer 900 GT, New Zealand

By |2019-01-30T09:46:27+00:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: 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 [...]

Moss Unsprung: Fork Oil

By |2019-01-15T03:06:40+00:00December 29th, 2018|Categories: All, How-To, servicing, Video|Tags: , , |

Why don't you change your fork oil as often as you change your engine oil? Which fork oil should you use? Moss answers these questions and many more in this recording of a live stream show from the OnTheThrottle days. Its vintage video quality, but the info is priceless. This was top flight live streaming [...]

Fasterclass: Setting Fork Static Sag

By |2019-01-15T03:07:26+00:00December 28th, 2018|Categories: All, How-To, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , |

Static sag is the amount the suspension compressions under the motorcycle's weight WITHOUT the rider. You achieve proper fork static sag in a slightly different way than you achieve shock static sag. You always see Dave measure shock static sag, but almost never fork static sag, but fear not, he's accounting for it... just never [...]

Moss Unsprung: Top Out Springs

By |2019-01-15T07:03:05+00:00November 6th, 2018|Categories: All, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , |

What the heck is a top out spring? Why should I care? Moss answers these questions and many more in this recording of a live stream show from the OnTheThrottle days. Its vintage video quality, but the info is priceless. This was top flight live streaming tech in olden times; you know, way back in [...]

Travel Chat: Fork Tube Cable Ties

By |2019-01-15T07:10:49+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Categories: All, Free, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , |

America spent millions of dollars inventing a pen that could write in space. Russia used a pencil. In motorcycle suspension data that pencil is a cable tie on your fork tube (Zip Tie is a trademark so... well, you know the drill). Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please Subscribe [...]

Travel Chat: When To Change Fork Oil

By |2019-01-15T07:21:28+00:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: All, Free, Suspension, Tires, Video|Tags: , , , , |

How long would you go without changing your engine oil? Mr. Moss explains the particulars regarding Fork Oil. What do the Pro's think about fresh Fork Oil. Click the link. https://davemosstuning.com/graves-motorsports-suspension-technician-chris-lessing/ Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please Subscribe or Login. Want to see the full [...]

CurbEater fork and shock oil heater test #2

By |2019-01-15T07:22:36+00:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: All, Article, Free, Reviews|Tags: , , , |

September 9th, Thunderhill, California   Ambient temperature: 60F Fork Temperature 65F (effect of the morning sun) Shock temperature 58F   Session #1 at 0900 with no heating elements applied: Fork performance was normal in exaggerating bumps with the tire tracking harshly over sharp edged bumps for the first 3 laps, then the fork oil started to [...]

CurbEater suspension preheating equipment

By |2019-01-15T07:24:56+00:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: All, Article, Free, Reviews, Testing Program|Tags: , , |

Curbeater Test, Thunderhill Raceway Park: September 16th, 2018     Weather: 82F ambient high, 125F track high     Bike used: 2009 Yamaha R6/450 AFM ‘A’ race bike Ohlins 30mm NIX cartridges, Ohlins oil at 22 hours of track time Ohlins GP TTX rear shock, Ohlins oil at 22 hours track time         [...]

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