Skip to content

Motorbike Product Reviews - Search Results

You looked for...

and found 9 items

Results 1 - 9 of 9

leading article image
rating is 3

How to dismantle your forks

Marc Abbott, 15 October 2009 13:38

If you're struggling to follow your Haynes manual or are simply new to home spannering and need a helping hand, this Youtube clip will see you through the process of dismantling your forks. Save £££s on motorcycle suspension

leading article image
rating is 3.5

Suspension advice: Replacing fork seals

Marc Abbott, 22 July 2009 14:36

The first piece of advice for replacing for seals would be to always get a workshop manual of some description when stripping major components down, if only for the torque settings. Compare and buy motorcycle suspension But it's a pretty straight forward job. Undo the allen bolts at the bottom of each fork bottom (inside the spindle hole). Drain the ...

leading article image
rating is 3

The rocking bike

Rob Hull, 15 July 2009 14:57

This is the latest child’s motorcycle-related product to be doing the rounds on US websites – a motorcycle rocking horse. It’s been built by a guy called Felix Götze for a three-year old motorcycle enthusiast. It has a 150cc two-stroke engine that powers the contraption at an ‘appropriate’ speed. Other components were pulled out of the depths of a German ...

leading article image
rating is 3

Suspension advice : Yamaha Thundercat

Chris Dabbs, 02 March 2009 11:46

MCN expert Chris Dabbs is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert here Q. I have just bought an '03 Yamaha Thundercat in pristine condition.The bike is on factory settings and I would really like some advice on what settings I should have for the suspension?  I am six ...

leading article image
rating is 3

Suspension advice: Fork internal problems

Chris Dabbs, 20 February 2009 17:14

MCN expert Chris Dabbs is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert hereQ. My Yamaha Fazer 1000 has developed an occasional knocking (movement) at the front end. It tends to happen in corners and it feels very similar to loose head bearings. It’s been around for the last ...

leading article image
rating is 3.5

Suspension advice: setting up your rear shock

Chris Dabbs, 13 February 2009 13:39

MCN expert Chris Dabbs is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert here Q. I have a 2006 Speed Triple 1050 which I absolutely love. It goes and handles as well as I could have imagined, with the only downside being that it can kick me out of the ...

leading article image
rating is 3.5

How to set suspension sag

MCN Technical Staff, 29 November 2006 15:38

What is sag? Loaded sag is the name given to the amount of suspension travel used up when the bike settles with a rider on board. To alter the sag you need to adjust how much the springs in the forks and the spring in the rear shock are compressed (also called altering the springs’ tension or altering the pre-load). ...

leading article image
rating is 3.5

How to replace your rear shock

MCN Technical Staff, 29 November 2006 14:21

 Why would I want to replace my rear shock? Either because your current shock is leaking/worn out through age, or can’t cope with your weight/riding style with the available adjustment. Or simply because you want something more race-oriented – or something more compliant. Are aftermarket shocks that much better? Yes. They are usually designed for racing and come with a ...

leading article image
rating is 3.5

How to service your rear suspension

MCN Technical Staff, 29 November 2006 09:11

Why bother? The linkage is a vital part of your bike’s suspension system, but as it’s sat close to the road it’s exposed to the elements. If you ride during the winter, salt and grit will be doing their best to undermine the way the suspension works by coating it in rust. The bearing or bushes which share the suspension ...

Results

Compare Insurance

Save money by comparing quotes. It's quick and easy

Motorcycles for sale

 

It's only £13.99 to advertise your motorcycle on MCN

Sell your Motorcycle

Motorcycle pricing tool

New! Find used bike prices

MCN Shop

With over 18,000 products, MCN shop is the best place to buy your biking kit