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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 [...]

Motorcycle Shock Length

By |2019-01-15T07:52:37+00:00July 18th, 2018|Categories: All, Free, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , |

Altering motorcycle shock length is often called "rear ride height adjustment." Most stock shocks are not adjustable for shock length. Some are. Why? And why should you care? Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please Subscribe or Login. Want to see the full video? Get [...]

Ask Dave: Geometry & Environment

By |2019-01-16T01:20:44+00:00May 7th, 2018|Categories: All, Free, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , |

A street environment has different demands from a track environment. You can get a better ride by optimizing suspension setup and geometry for each. For example, track setups can be torture on the street, and street setups horribly inadequate (even dangerous) for the track. Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, [...]

Ask Dave: Front End Geometry

By |2019-01-17T01:59:54+00:00April 1st, 2018|Categories: All, Free, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , |

We turn now to a review of the Bridgestone family of sport tires. It's a picture perfect family, all members beautiful, talented, and intelligent. Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please Subscribe or Login. Want to see the full video? Get Dave Moss [...]

Ask Dave: Rear End Geometry

By |2019-01-17T02:03:46+00:00April 1st, 2018|Categories: All, Free, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , |

As with anything sportbikes, the faster you ride the more it matters. If you're into modifying your bike, the more it matters. Key phrase: swing arm angle. Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please Subscribe or Login. Want to see the full video? [...]

Ask Dave: Geometry and Ability

By |2019-01-17T02:31:45+00:00April 1st, 2018|Categories: All, Free, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , |

When you first rode a bicycle, counter steering was immaterial because you weren't riding fast enough for the gyroscopic effect of the wheels to overcome standard steering. Ride fast enough and counter steering matters. Ride fast enough and geometry matters. Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please Subscribe or Login. [...]

2 Clicks Out: Find Your Base Setup

By |2019-01-17T02:37:43+00:00April 1st, 2018|Categories: All, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , , |

Dave takes a stock bike (MV Agusta F3 800) with its showroom suspension settings and dials in a base suspension setup. Along the way he discovers the bike's strengths, and its challenges which will require upgrading. This basic process can be applied to any bike. [...]

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