Suspension is probably the most misunderstood aspect of motorcycle performance. This book, by Americas premier suspension specialist, makes the art and science of suspension tuning accessible to professional and backyard motorcycle mechanics alike. Based on Paul Thedes wildly popular Race Tech Suspension Seminars, this step-by-step guide shows anyone how to make their bike, or their kids, handle like a pros.
Thede gives a clear account of the three forces of suspension that you must understand to make accurate assessments of your suspensions condition. He outlines testing procedures that will help you gauge how well youre improving your suspension, along with your riding. And, if youre inclined to perfect your bikes handling, he even explains the black art of chassis geometry. Finally, step-by-step photos of suspension disassembly and assembly help you rebuild your forks and shocks for optimum performance.
The book even provides detailed troubleshooting guides for dirt, street, and supermoto--promising a solution to virtually any handling problem.
Race Tech's Motorcycle Suspension Bible
Dirt, Street, and Track
Non Fiction /