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Forks Versus Hub Centre Steering (Part 2)

Today, we look at the hub centre steering front end. In some ways, it’s better than forks. But there are other compromises, too. We...

Forks versus Hub Centre Steering (Part 1)

Besides the Bimota H2 Tesi, Kawasaki is now rumoured to be working on their own hub centre steering motorcycle. What is hub centre...

How do Forks Work?

Hydraulic forks have been around since 1935. The springs provide the preload function. Damping works by forcing hydraulic fluid through orifices or shims. The...

Suspension Explained (Part 1) – Prologue

In this Suspension Explained series, we will unravel the "mysteries" of your bike's suspension Although the suspension is now very advanced, the basics...

K-Tech – the specialist race-bred suspension for all

Whether it be conquering the track, the open-road, dirt, or acquiring a tailored setup for your custom machine, the UK’s K-Tech brand of suspension...

Marzocchi faces closure – 23 bikes potentially affected

Renowned Italian motorcycle suspension brand Marzocchi faces imminent closure and will affect a number of bikes. Bad news from the front, this time revolving around...