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The Long Haul: return to KSS to install and test V2 of the Nitron prototype Tracer GT shock

By |2020-03-24T17:18:01-07:00March 24th, 2020|Categories: Article, Free, How-To, Suspension, Testing Program|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Freemium Article.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please Subscribe or Login. With version 2 of the Nitron shock prepared by KSS being ready, I rode to New Plymouth to install the new shock. Valving was changed as was the needle taper and a 1,500kg spring was installed with 12mm of preload. Front pressure was [...]

The Long Haul: 1,1000kms ride from Nelson to Invercargill in 12.5 hours

By |2020-03-24T17:09:25-07:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: Article, Reviews, Suspension, Testing Program|Tags: , , , , , , |

Premium Article Excerpt. To read the full article please Subscribe or Login. Given the forecast or torrential rain in The Southlands, I decided to make the trip from Nelson to Invercargill in one go. Not the longest ride I have done but certainly one of the more physical and mental stress tests [...]

How-To: Chain & Sprocket Install part 1

By |2019-01-17T02:42:42-08:00April 1st, 2018|Categories: All, Free, How-To, Video|Tags: |

Dave begins the install of a 520 Conversion Kit (chain and sprocket) on the project GSX-R750.  This is the most common sprocket based gear ratio change for most sport bikes to provide quicker acceleration off the line and through the gears.  It will even bump horsepower at the wheel by a pound. [...]

R6 Project: Installing Front Brake Lines

By |2019-01-17T02:45:16-08:00March 30th, 2018|Categories: All, Free, How-To, Video|Tags: |

We install steel braided brake lines on our Yamaha R6 project bike. We show you how to remove your old brake lines and install a new set. This is one of the first and most common performance upgrades on a motorcycle. Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please Subscribe or [...]

How-To: Installing Rearsets (foot rests)

By |2019-01-17T03:10:47-08:00March 30th, 2018|Categories: All, Free, How-To, Video|Tags: |

We upgrade our project GSX-R750 with a set of Attack Performance aftermarket rearsets to gain more adjustability and performance when riding at the pointy end of the speed stick. Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please Subscribe or Login. Want to see the full video? [...]

How-To: Front Brake Line Install

By |2019-01-17T03:13:45-08:00March 30th, 2018|Categories: All, Free, How-To, Video|Tags: |

Time now for upgraded front brake lines for the GSX-R750.  Steel braided lines require less squeeze on the lever; another way of saying it requires less brake pressure to slow the motorcycle. Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please Subscribe or Login. Want to see the [...]