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2018 Yamaha Tracer GT first ride at pace, fully loaded with luggage

By |2019-03-19T20:39:28+00:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: All, Article, How-To, Testing Program|Tags: , , , , |

Premium Article Excerpt. To read the full article please Subscribe or Login. We use a manual to be book smart and leverage the data provided by the OEM. We can also take matters in our own hands and get out a tape measure to calculate our own settings. Then we need to [...]

Diagnosis: Constant Handle Bar Pressure

By |2019-01-31T09:49:50+00:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: All, classroom, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , |

The symptoms of this ailment are your constant need to push on your motorcycle's handle bar to keep in in the turn, and/or your bike is difficult to turn at all; you must really crank on your handle bars to make it turn. Here's the cause and the fix. [...]

2018 Yamaha Tracer 900 GT, New Zealand

By |2019-03-19T20:41:10+00:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: All, 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 [...]

2 Clicks Out: Aftermarket Shock Links

By |2019-01-30T09:48:39+00:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: 2 clicks out, All, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , |

We've talked about progressive springs. Most bikes come with progressive shock linkage as well. We've talked about lowering links. You can also get lifting links. Premium Video Trailer.  To watch the full video please Subscribe or Login. [...]

Suspension Myth 4: The Golden Settings

By |2019-01-30T09:50:36+00:00January 25th, 2019|Categories: All, Free, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , |

Chasing unicorns. That quest for the magic motorcycle suspension setup, those golden settings that somehow work for that particular motorcycle regardless who rides it; sometimes called "the final setup." Unfortunately there is no suspension pixie dust. Here's why, and what to do about it. Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, [...]

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 [...]

Moss Unsprung: Bump Absorption

By |2019-01-15T07:00:31+00:00November 23rd, 2018|Categories: All, How-To, Suspension, Tires, Video|Tags: , , , |

How does your motorcycle absorb bumps? It does so via the compression damping circuit in the forks and shock. Moss explains how to set it up properly 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 [...]

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