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TAG : March/April 2019

adjustable-shocks

RE302 Shock Absorber by YSS

Last issue we tested three rebound-adjustable shocks for the BMW K75. Sampled but not reviewed at that time was the YSS RE302, an economical alternative featuring preload adjustment only. Following our tested trio, we installed the RE302 and were highly impressed with its performance. Main ...

Ironborn Textile Jacket by Viking Cycle

 We had a chance to sample Viking Cycle’s new Ironborn textile jacket before winter set in and can tell you it’s a great three-season riding jacket. Features include ample pockets inside and out, adjustment for fit at the wrist, elbows and waist, and a zip-out insulated, water-resistant ...

Synthetic Fork Oil by Lucas Oil Products

 California-based Lucas Oil Products is one of the best-known specialty oil manufacturers in the U.S. In addition to a proven line of racing and gear oils, Lucas has a full line of motorcycle products, including chain lube, octane booster, primary oil and synthetic fork oil. We used Lucas’ ...

America’s Highest Roads by Geotab

This cool interactive listing of the highest roads by state in the U.S. is worth bookmarking on your phone. If you happen to find yourself riding across, say, Utah (fifth-highest road in the U.S.), a click on the listing will bring up a map and another click will get you directions from ...

PBR Tool by Motion Pro

 The motorcycle tool specialists at Motion Pro have introduced the best chain tool we’ve ever used. The new PBR Tool (Press-Break-Rivet) features a changeable anvil block that’s placed in different positions in the tool body depending on whether you need to press, break or rivet a chain. ...

Spectro Shine Silicone Finish by Spectro Performance Oils

Spectro Performance Oils has introduced a new silicone-based “Wash and Shine” spray-on finish for motorcycles that Spectro says was formulated to create a long lasting barrier for dirt and mud. Although it is a cleaner/polisher, Spectro says it works best to clean your bike first, then ...

Riding Shorts by Aerostich

 We’ve all had bikes with uncomfortable seats, and if you like to ride more than a couple of hours at a time, there’s a good chance your stock seat leaves you in some sort of pain by the time you stop for fuel. Riding shorts might seem like an odd thing to consider adding to your kit of ...

1967 BSA Spitfire Flat Battery

 Editor’s note: If you’re having trouble with that old Suzuki, BSA or BMW, Keith Fellenstein is your guy. From motorcycle tuning tips to detailed motorcycle engine repair, he can draw from a wealth of experience to help guide you to success. Send questions to: Keith’s Garage, Motorcycle ...

1981 Suzuki GS1000G Gauge Additions

 Editor’s note: If you’re having trouble with that old Suzuki, BSA or BMW, Keith Fellenstein is your guy. From motorcycle tuning tips to detailed motorcycle engine repair, he can draw from a wealth of experience to help guide you to success. Send questions to: Keith’s Garage, Motorcycle ...

Installing Norton Commando Lansdowne Adjustable Dampers

In their day, Norton’s Roadholder forks were among the very best. First introduced in 1946, they performed better than almost everything else on the market and influenced fork design for decades, but they do have their limitations. A damping-rod design, Norton Commando Roadholder forks ...

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