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2009 CRF450X first visit to an MX track and dial in process

By |2018-12-14T17:00:02+00:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: Article, How-To, Suspension, Testing Program|

Premium Article Excerpt. To read the full article please Subscribe or Login. My first time at an MX track of any kind, with a dirt bike that I had purchased with very little service history available. How was this going to play out on a cold, wet, less than sociable track?[ members [...]

Capit tire warmers

By |2018-11-28T06:13:54+00:00November 28th, 2018|Categories: All, Article, Free, Reviews, Testing Program|

Capit Suprema Spina Tire Warmers Home site: https://www.capit.it/en/ USA site: https://www.tawperformance.com/ Tire warmers are only as good as their power supply. Easy....... take a second to think that through....... That is by far the first and most important facet of this type of product. If you have 5 devices running off one thin extension cord, the [...]

AFM Round 7, Thunderhill Park October 20th and 21st, 2018

By |2018-10-24T01:55:04+00:00October 24th, 2018|Categories: All, Article, Free, Racing|

The last round of the year can have a lot of mixed emotions:- introspection, elation, anxiety, pride, confidence to list a few. For those in the hunt for a Championship you face the universal dilemma of  win it or bin it OR, get as many points as you can while keeping 5% in reserve. If you [...]

CurbEater fork and shock oil heater test #2

By |2018-09-24T02:16:21+00:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: All, Article, Free, Reviews|

September 9th, Thunderhill, California   Ambient temperature: 60F Fork Temperature 65F (effect of the morning sun) Shock temperature 58F   Session #1 at 0900 with no heating elements applied: Fork performance was normal in exaggerating bumps with the tire tracking harshly over sharp edged bumps for the first 3 laps, then the fork oil started to [...]

CurbEater suspension preheating equipment

By |2018-09-24T02:38:32+00:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: All, Article, Free, Reviews, Testing Program|

Curbeater Test, Thunderhill Raceway Park: September 16th, 2018     Weather: 82F ambient high, 125F track high     Bike used: 2009 Yamaha R6/450 AFM ‘A’ race bike Ohlins 30mm NIX cartridges, Ohlins oil at 22 hours of track time Ohlins GP TTX rear shock, Ohlins oil at 22 hours track time         [...]

AFM Round 6, Sonoma Raceway, September 1st and 2nd 2018

By |2018-09-07T07:04:18+00:00September 7th, 2018|Categories: All, Article, Free, Racing|

Freemium Article.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please Subscribe or Login. AFM ROUND 5, Sonoma Raceway September 1st  and 2nd Funny how some old or new songs pop in your head at particular moments……..“Three wheels on my wagon and I’m still rolling along….” Getting the trailer fixed by Marvin and Pete in Williams was [...]

AFM Round 5, Thunderhill Raceway Park, July 7th and 8th, 2018

By |2018-07-11T19:39:28+00:00July 11th, 2018|Categories: All, Article, Free, Racing|

Freemium Article.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please Subscribe or Login. AFM Round 5, Thunderhill Raceway Park July 7th and 8th Heading to the race event with a forecast of 104F for both days requires a lot of physical preparation. That means 1.5 gallons of water per day starting Tuesday to make sure your [...]

AFM Round 4, Thunderhill Park June 16th and 17th, 2018

By |2018-06-27T21:53:43+00:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: All, Article, Free, Racing|

Freemium Article.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please Subscribe or Login. AFM Round 4, Thunderhill Raceway Park, June 16th and 17th The second consecutive race event at Thunderhill is generally a faster one as riders are leveraging their experiences and gains from round 3 here just a few weeks ago. That requires everyone to [...]

Dave Moss Tuning: race day data sheet

By |2018-04-29T18:45:12+00:00April 29th, 2018|Categories: All, Article, Free|

Freemium Article.  Enjoy.  To view Premium content, please Subscribe or Login. DAVE MOSS TUNING Race Day Data sheet RACE ORG: ______________________________ RACE #: _____________ BIKE: 1. __________________ 2. ______________ 3. ___________________ TRACK:__________________________________ AMBIENT TEMPS 9am:______            AMBIENT TEMPS 1pm: ______ TRACK TEMPS 9am:______                 AMBIENT TEMPS 1pm: ______ TIRE GAUGE CALIBRATED ON ___/___/___ Correction Factor [...]

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