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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 – Cromwell to Nelson via Arthur’s Pass and the Buller Gorge

By |2020-02-16T16:49:44-08:00February 16th, 2020|Categories: Article, How-To, Suspension, Testing Program, Tires|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Premium Article Excerpt. To read the full article please Subscribe or Login. More testing with suspension, geometry and tyre pressures on yet another long haul ride from Cromwell to Nelson over Arthur's Pass and via the Buller Gorge. As the forecast was much warmer weather, this was a great opportunity to acquire [...]

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 [...]

2 Clicks Out: R6 Fork Springs at a Track Day

By |2020-02-06T10:50:54-08:00February 6th, 2020|Categories: 2 clicks out, All, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , , , |

2 Clicks Out: R6 Fork Springs at a Track Day Premium Video Trailer.  To watch the full video please upgrade and Go Premium. A young lady riding at a Laguna Seca track day brings her Yamaha R6 to Dave [...]

Nitron protoype R2 for the Tracer GT

By |2020-02-05T12:16:07-08:00January 30th, 2020|Categories: Article, How-To, Reviews, Suspension, Testing Program|Tags: , , , , |

Premium Article Excerpt. To read the full article please Subscribe or Login. The OEM shock on the GT Tracer was not going to last forever and with a guesstimate of around 10,000kms - the rear tire wear showed it was time to retire.  Thanks to Nitron in providing a prototype shock built [...]

DMT’s Yamaha Tracer GT preparation for the 2020 New Zealand tour

By |2020-01-30T21:07:51-08:00January 30th, 2020|Categories: Article, Free, How-To, servicing|Tags: , , , |

Getting DMT’s Yamaha Tracer GT ready for the 2020 ACC Shiny Side Up tour of New Zealand requires time, focus and task completion one job at a time! Two days makes perfect sense for the do it yourself project manager spreading tasks into manageable blocks of time allowing for such mandatory requirements as flat white coffee, [...]

2 Clicks Out: Yamaha Tracer 900 Suspension Setup

By |2020-01-10T08:37:41-08:00January 10th, 2020|Categories: 2 clicks out, All, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , |

2 Clicks Out: Yamaha Tracer 900 Suspension Setup Premium Video Trailer.  To watch the full video please upgrade and Go Premium. Dave Moss actually owns a Yamaha Tracer 900. It's his sole mode of transportation when he's in New [...]

2 Clicks Out: Street vs Track Suspension Setups

By |2019-12-25T00:22:51-08:00December 25th, 2019|Categories: 2 clicks out, All, Free, Suspension, Tires, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

2 Clicks Out: Street vs Track Suspension Setups Freemium Video.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please subscribe. Merry Christmas! Dave tunes the suspension of 4 motorcycles in this video, 2 street bikes and 2 track bikes.

2 Clicks Out: Yamaha R1 Street Suspension Setups

By |2019-11-18T17:45:29-08:00November 18th, 2019|Categories: 2 clicks out, All, Suspension, Video|Tags: , , |

Post Title Here: (ex: 2 Clicks Out: Multistrada 1200 off the showroom floor) Premium Video Trailer.  To watch the full video please upgrade and Go Premium. The current generation Yamaha YZF-R1 is the most popular liter bike on the [...]