The Yamaha Champions Riding School is going through some changes as it transitions to a new home at New Jersey Motorsports Park. Along with the new scenery comes a new instructor in Chris Peris. The Canadian AMA National winner has signed on and is preparing for the school’s opening class on April 21, 2014. “We met Chris […]
Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Motorcycle Suspensions + Video
More than just “those bouncy things” that keep our motorcycles on the road, suspension plays a vital role in virtually every aspect of a motorcycle’s handling. But how well do you know what goes on inside a set of forks, or inside a shock? In this video, courtesy of the Yamaha Champions Riding School, Mark Rozema, proprietor of Markbilt Racing, explains exactly how suspensions work and why there are so many different variations. If you have 11 minutes to spare, there is some great insight here. No matter what you ride, the lessons here can apply to virtually any motorcycle. Be sure to watch the end for some good laughs!