By SR Staff
Motorcycle riders, and especially sportbike riders, are typically very interested in the technical aspects of riding and their motorcycles. Articles of this nature have long been a staple of Sport Rider magazine, and here we have compiled a list of the five most popular technical articles on the Sport Rider website. We based the selection on a number of criteria, and they cover the spectrum from hands-on suspension setup to the tech highlights of the new 2016 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R. Additionally, following our top-five list are five more honorable mentions.
Scroll down to view the synopsis of each of the top-five tech articles, or use the links to read the entire story.
1: Sportbike Suspension Guide
Almost overwhelmingly, our starting page for all things suspension is the most popular single-page tech article on the SR site. The guide includes links to other articles that are in turn very popular as well, including:
Go to the guide here: Sportbike Suspension Guide. If you crave even more suspension-related material, you can check out the Jan. 2016 issue of SR on newsstands now for “The Perfect Setup.”
2: Oil’s Well That Ends Well
While these two articles are now more than 10 years old, they still contain a huge amount of relevant information that will help you choose which oil to use in your bike. In Part 1, we examine what exactly goes into motor oil, why those ingredients are there and what it means for your engine. Part 2 features a scientific analysis of several major motorcycle-specific motor oils, plus a wear and dyno test of certain oils to determine whether there is a power …read more
Source:: Top 5 sport Bike Tech Articles