adjustment to make and while you’re at it you’re likely to spot if there’s any wear in your headstock, wheel and swinging arm bearings. As suspension set-up goes, sorting the preload and setting the sag is the perfect place to start before fine-tuning any
We don’t get the manuals with our long term bikes and I didn’t want swallow my pride and ask triumph how to adjust the chain on the Speed Triple.For the life of me I couldn’t figure it out. The single side swing arm with centrally mounted disk is a
Preload Fork preload adjusters live at the top of the fork legs and generally require a 14 or 17mm spanner. Adjustment is by turns, and measured by rings marked on the exposed part of the adjuster. The more preload you wind in, the fewer rings
Some fancy new chain adjusting components from LighTech. The press release says:"LighTech srl, have really gone to town on BMW's S1000RR, with a programme of over 50 products planned this year.Lightechs chain adjuster sets for the S1000RR have just
. Remove the exhaust rocker cover, (3 off 8mm bolts) and gasket, and detach it from the decompressor cable.Use kick-start to get inlet fully open then adjust exhaust valves.Use kick-start to get exhaust fully open then adjust inlet valves.You cannot really
B-KING, King Kong and Don King - all heavyweights in their own right but only one of them comes with an adjustable power map and here's a clue: it's not the over-sized monkey or the boxing promoter.TWO's John Hogan snapped a couple of quick shots
CHECK OUT the latest pics of Beyonce that have been shot to promote the singer's upcoming tour.In it, she's wearing a bra designed to look like the front of a motorcycle.The chopper-inspired dress is the work of top designer Thierry Mugler. Looks OK, but how do you carry a pillio...
A MUST-HAVE for Japan's Honda CBR250R Cup is this special HRC model that comes equipped with a map adjustable ECU.Based around Honda's low capacity sports bike, the biggest change from the standard model on the HRC CBR250R is an ECU that comes
IT LOOKS as though Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo may have hit on the ideal solution to sorting out his arm-pump problem - by shifting his handlebars further forward.The Spanish former mutli-World Champion is to try a new riding position set-up during Sunday's race at Estoril in an ef...
INFINITY Motorcycles, the chain of bike shops, are having an open day on Saturday the 7th of July at their Farnborough store.Infinity are providing a free chain lube and adjustment to visitors arriving by bike, where you can be assured
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