Suspension tuning processes and techniques.

2018 Panigale V4S Suspension Eval

By |2018-07-06T17:03:12+00:00July 6th, 2018|Categories: All, Reviews, Suspension, Video|

Dave evaluates the showroom suspension setup of the new 2018 Ducati Panigale V4S. While the hydraulics are adjusted electronically, the preload remains manual. He suggests settings for 3 weight categories in both dynamic and fixed modes. He also examines how the bike fits him. Finally, we toss in The Editor's Rant. [...]

Test Ride: 2018 FZ-10 / MT-10

By |2018-07-03T16:46:06+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Categories: All, Reviews, Suspension, Tires, Video|

We test the most recent Yamaha FZ-10 / MT-10 at Buttonwillow Raceway. Dave owns this bike in New Zealand where he spends his winters (their summers) and knows exactly how to tune it for our test rider Mike Pond. Then Dave does a quick tune of the same model for a street rider. [...]

2018 Ducati Scrambler 1100 Showroom Suspension Eval

By |2018-06-18T16:14:03+00:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: All, Reviews, Suspension, Video|

Dave takes a look at how the 2018 Ducati Scrambler 1100 fits him, then evaluates the suspension components, their showroom settings, and suggests settings for 3 rider weight categories. Premium Video Trailer.  To watch the full video please Subscribe or Login. [...]

FasterClass: Bounce & Set Rebound

By |2018-06-06T17:53:14+00:00June 6th, 2018|Categories: All, How-To, Suspension, Video|

We see Dave bounce bikes, then turn rebound and compression screws, and wish we could have a mini Dave in our tool box. In this video he teaches how to bounce the bike properly, and based on the results, set the rebound correctly. (From the Lawyers: as with any suspension change, ride moderately until you [...]