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Galfer G1375 “White” brake pads for track and race day performance

By | 2017-11-25T09:36:33+00:00 November 25th, 2017|Categories: Testing Program|

Galfer 1375 Brake Pad Long term test report It has been several track days and over 1500 miles so how do they perform now? We become used to brake pad performance as the pads wear and adapt our braking accordingly, so it is worth taking a few laps to see how much adapting we have [...]

Acossato master cylinder

By | 2017-11-25T09:23:21+00:00 November 25th, 2017|Categories: Testing Program|

The Suzuki GSXR front brake master cylinder is fine for the street to meet commuting and a relaxed pace through the twisties to keep you safe and have a high level of enjoyment. When you head to the track for much more aggressive behavior, the Nissin is not renown for outright braking performance. Upgrading this [...]

Yacugar Shock Test

By | 2017-11-25T08:46:23+00:00 November 25th, 2017|Categories: Testing Program|

YACUGAR, THUNDERHILL RACEWAY PARK DATE: 6/12/2011 TEMP: 73F ambient, surface at 98F BIKE:  2009 Yamaha R1, 5,800 miles on the odometer lap 1 straight line braking and acceleration lap 2 trail braking and mid corner throttle lap 3 corner exit acceleration lap 4, fast lap at 90% Once the 6 laps were completed, the in [...]

Moto-D Pro series one temp tire warmers

By | 2017-11-23T05:34:16+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|Categories: Testing Program|

The last tire warmer test was of the Moto-D adjustable temp series. For 2013 there’s the single temp warmers at a bargain of $299. Handcrafted PRO-Series Tire Warmers featuring Carbon Wiring 25% Faster & Hotter Heatups (vs. traditional Copper Wired Warmers) (80’C / 185’F HOT) Includes an EVA Zippered Carry Case and Two (2) Year No Hassle “Burnout Proof” [...]

MOTO-D Pro Series tire warmers

By | 2017-11-23T05:24:24+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|Categories: Testing Program|

Are tire warmers really all the same, other than thermostat control options? Of course not if you look at the manufacturers details carefully and then use the product. With today’s track and race tires, tire warmers are a great investment in both reducing heat cycles to a minimum daily and also by assisting with blocking [...]

Carrozzeria Wheels

By | 2017-11-23T04:13:32+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|Categories: Testing Program|

Let’s start with a little background and technical information on the Carrozzeria V Track wheels I tested. The owner of Carrozzeria is a Japanese engineer that worked for both Kawasaki and Yamaha Japan then spent many years on the GP circuit for both companies doing both Motocross and Roadracing. Carrozzeria is an offshoot of Carrozzeria [...]