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Contact Patch: Reading DOT Tires

By |2019-03-25T18:29:10+00:00March 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. [...]

GSX-R1000 Fork Seal & Oil Change 2003-08

By |2019-03-25T18:48:02+00:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: All, classroom, How-To, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , |

How to tear down the forks of the 2003-2008 Suzuki GSX-R1000, drain the oil, replace the seal, and refill to the proper oil level. Premium Video Trailer.  To watch the full video please Subscribe or Login. [...]

Diagnosis: Braking Chatter

By |2019-01-30T09:51:23+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Categories: All, classroom, How-To, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , , |

As you fly into a corner and grab the brakes, the front end of your bike begins to vibrate up and down in your hands in a mini hopping stutter. If you watch racing you've seen racers make the motion with their hands to their crew chiefs. Why is your bike doing that and how [...]

Fasterclass: Rider Sag

By |2019-01-15T02:57:53+00:00January 11th, 2019|Categories: All, How-To, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , |

Motorcycle Rider Sag is the amount the bike sags under the weight of the rider. This is added to Static Sag to arrive at Total Sag. Sag is a just a place to begin. It will be ridiculously better than what the factory put in your bike, so your bike will ride much better, but [...]

2 Clicks Out: ZX-10R & RR Suspension Setup

By |2019-01-15T03:01:06+00:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: All, How-To, Suspension, Tires, Video|Tags: , , , , |

The Kawasaki ZX-10R and ZX-10RR have crushed World Superbike for 7 years now. Why they're not the best selling liter bikes on the planet is a mystery. If you were smart enough to buy one, you'll find some great setup info here. [...]

2 Clicks Out: R6 Suspension Setup

By |2019-01-15T03:05:50+00:00December 31st, 2018|Categories: 2 clicks out, All, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , , |

In this video we're looking at the new generation, the 2017 & 2018 Yamaha R6 here. Dave tunes a couple of stock bikes, so there's good stock suspension setup info there, and then a couple with upgraded suspension. As usual, once you approach Trackday fast group and club racing speeds, the stock bits just can't [...]

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 [...]