is absolutely vital to work out how I can improve it and which parts need replacing or upgrading to prevent engine failure. A good engine tune is generally a safe tune.”Other measurements include piston-to-valve clearances at various crankshaft positions either
happening: Again, there's nothing to help support the compression of the fork spring so the bike sits lower at the front under load, putting weight forward and adversely affecting the handling.Click here for motorcycle suspension tuning page two.
-wide rear tyre, chrome this, metalflake that and billet the other.Obviously, give it a few months and this is going to look tame compared to the inevitable turbocharged, nitrous-injected drag strip refugees that every tuning firm and their dog are sure
Modern motorcycles are absolutely at the cutting edge of technical know-how today. Titanium and lightweight alloys are the favoured materials of manufacture, motorcycle tyres are incredibly advanced, composites are regularly used and engines can revolve at speeds that just 10 yea...
Yamaha YZF-R6Cost £8,999 Engine 599c inline four Power 126bhp Wet weight 185kgThe R6 gets very slight changes to its YCC-I intake funnels, a new exhaust and altered ECU mapping to match a tweaked airbox for 2010. With no new 600s for 2010 it’s very much status quo.
HERE at Visordown, we're still slightly bitter about missing last year's Assen TT because we forgot it was on Saturday not Sunday, so we thought we'd remind you about it too.The MotoGP race is on British Eurosport from 12:15 and on BBC2 from 12:55 this Saturday. Don't miss what's...
IN A RATHER tasty new-meets-old kinda style, this is RM racing's take on a Harley-Davidson Crossbones.Now fitted with a 21-inch front wheel, instead of the 16-inch original, we reckon RM have given their bike a much sharper look.An extended swingarm accommodates a 6.5-inch rear w...
THIS Ducati Diavel is the first motorcycle born from the collaboration with Mercedes AMG and the Italian manufacturer.The AMG Special Edition is based on the Diavel Carbon, but extra features made by luxury-sport brand include AMG's signature five-spoke wheel styling, carbon fibr...
LEGENDARY JAPANESE tuning house Yoshimura has designed a series of slip-on performance end cans for Honda’s naked CB1000R.The brand new EEC-approved cans bolt straight onto the bike's exiting pipework and feature a stainless steel end cone
JAPANESE TUNING company Mugen has released a new video showing their cafe racer tweaked version of Honda's 2010 CB1100 naked.A contrasting silver headlamp cowl, matt black sports exhausts, along with matt front and rear fenders and a single 'style
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