The importance of suspension broken down so even the non-mechanically minded can understand – K-Tech

A highly under valued element of the motorcycle is the suspension but there is so much jargon and tech that it can seem overwhelming. Here I chat through why suspension is so important but in a way that hopefully every motorcycle rider can understand, even those less mechanically minded. Consider it the suspension for dummy’s, breaking down the importance of suspension:

  1. Correct weight spring
  2. Compression and rebound damping
  3. Inner suspension functions
  4. Sag

I spent the day with Michael from K-Tech talking about the importance of suspension and getting my Honda CRF 450 RX set up ready for my new rally riding adventures.


For more on K-Tech see – https://www.ktechsuspension.com/

the girl on a bike importance of suspension k tech
Talking the importance of suspension with K-Tech

If you’re new to my page – it’s more than just dirt bike riding, Harleys and racing, I’m on a mission to prove that nothing is impossible if you want it bad enough. See more about my story plus read about my life changing accident, which started it all.

You can find me Vanessa, The Girl On A Bike over on InstagramFacebook and YouTube, and www.thegirlonabike.com.

Latest Content

The Girl on a bike methane motorcycles

Is methane the future power for motorcycles? Goodbye electric 

Is methane the future power for motorcycles? Goodbye electric Everyone is talking about electric power being the future mobility solution ...
The Girl on a bike BMW

BMW GS review 1250 vs 850 

BMW GS review 1250 vs 850 The BMW GS.. What can only be described as a cult, there appears to ...
The girl on a bike Honda Africa Twin

Honda Africa Twin DCT review

Honda Africa Twin DCT review I've put the Honda Africa Twin DCT to the ultimate test, I'll provide valuable insights ...