October

Do I need tyre warmers for early trackday sessions?

Do I need tyre warmers for early trackday sessions?

I've been getting into track days recently, and this year's Indian summer has been a godsend. But even with the sun shining the tracks are pretty cold in the mornings. Is it time I invested in some...

Which Honda CBF250 sprocket to replace to raise gearing?

Which Honda CBF250 sprocket to replace to raise gearing?

If you want to raise the gearing, which makes more difference (if any), an extra tooth on the gearbox sprocket or one fewer on the rear wheel sprocket? Will either option affect the length of the...

Tyres for a Kawasaki VN1600 Classic

Tyres for a Kawasaki VN1600 Classic

I am trying to source a rear tyre for my Kawasaki VN1600 Classic, a 170/70 x 16 Bridgestone G722. I have trolled through pages of Google search, but have been unable to locate one. I have just put on...

How to recalibrate speedo to match new gearing

How to recalibrate speedo to match new gearing

Kevin Ash in his Insight column a few weeks ago described raising the gearing to improve fuel economy. I would love to do this on my Tiger 800, which like most bikes is unnecessarily undergeared at...