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RACE TECH for ROAD RACE

 

 

Race Tech offers multiple suspension upgrade options to take your Race Bike to the next level. Production sportbikes suspension settings are generic, as a Racer you need a setup tuned to your specific needs and riding style. With varying rider weight, ability and track conditions, the "average rider" production suspension settings  won't be up to a Racer's requirements and won't provide the traction and confidence Racers require. We offer custom suspension setup for your needs  with a variety of options to choose from

Tire wear can make or break your race results. Proper Suspension Setup is essential to consistent tire performance lap after lap.

Chassis Dynamics are also critical, Race Tech can analyze and optimize your chassis geometry. 

If you ride your bike on both track and on the street we have suspension solutions for that option as well

 

Learn all about suspension with the Race Tech Suspension Bible 

RACE TECH ENGINES

 

  

Building a high quality engine requires a combination of state-of-the-art equipment and experienced, knowledgable technicians.  Race Tech provides quality, precision engine services using the best equipment and processes in the industry. The staff at Race Tech has over 65 years of championship-winning engine building and tuning experience formally educated by the world's most renowned engineers.  

We are providing these precision services for all the engine builders and tuners out there.

More Info about Race Tech Engine Services 

 

RT HI-PERFORMANCE FORK and SHOCK SPRINGS

 

The first step to great handling and predictability is selecting proper spring rates front and rear. With over 500 Hi-Performance Springs to choose from, Race Tech is almost guaranteed to have the spring you need. Sportbikes are generally under-sprung for the average rider, causing the bike to be unbalanced and unpredictable.

RT Hi-Performance Spring Features:

-Extremely accurate rates
-The tightest tolerances in the industry
-Heat-treated and Shot-peened
-Preset to eliminate sacking-out
-Extremely lightweight
-Made in the USA 

►Find your recommended springs and spring rates.

Want a custom shock spring color? ►Powder Coating is available!

►More spring info...

 

FORK GOLD VALVE KITS

 

 

A good front end setup provides a firm yet plush feel that doesn't dive excessively. Race Tech's Gold Valve and Big Piston Fork (BPF) Fork Kits are designed to do just that. Gold Valves eliminate the limitations of the stock valving setup. Gold Valves improve flow to give outstanding performance, feel, feedback and tuneability. Gold Valve kits are an economical option for the rider in need of fork improvements without the cost of aftermarket cartridges. Perfect for the Track Day rider or Amateur Racer!

Each Gold Valve Kit includes Gold Valves, Valving Charts and Shims to allow a custom setup for a specific rider and conditions. Race Tech's patented DVS (Digital Valving System) allows the installer to plug in your specific riding style and obtain specific valving and setup specs for your exact needs!

These Kits can be installed by individuals interested in understanding and tuning their own suspension provided they have previous suspension servicing experience or they can be installed by a local  Race Tech Center or Race Tech's Service Department.

Benefits of Gold Valves:

    -Great feel
    -Controls dive
    -Increased tueability
    -Personalized setup
    -Reduced harshness
    -Increased bottoming resistance
    -Improved traction
    -Consistent feel
    -Technical support
    -100% Guaranteed
    -Made in the USA

Stock Big Piston Fork (BPF) design has oversize, yet very restrictive pistons that are required to flow more than 10 times the fluid of a standard cartridge. This creates harshness and contributes to chatter during braking. Race Tech's BPF Gold Valves provide custom valving settings for the individual and improves handling, control, and ride dramatically. Kits include Gold Valves, shims, charts, top-out and bottom-out systems along with instructions

 

G2-R FORK CARTRIDGE KITS

 

 

 

An outstanding option for Road Racing the G2-R 25mm Cartridge Kits are fully adjustable and are built to order, customized for your specs and riding type. G2-R Cartridges provide a firm yet responsive, consistent ride while providing more "feel and feedback" to the rider. Offering outstanding traction and control with much greater adjustability over stock this product will please the Racer with their level of adjustability!

Extended length and extended Fork Cap options are available to address chassis geometry issues critical to racing are offered. Made in the USA with the highest quality materials, these complete kits come pre-valved, sprung for your specs and include tuning charts.

G2-R Cartridges will help to optimize your front tire wear saving seconds off your lap times & $100's on your tire expense!

 More Details G2R Cartridge Kits

See Sport Rider Magazine's test with G2-R Cartridge Kits!

GOLD VALVE SHOCK KITS

 

Race Tech's award winning Gold Valve Kits for Shocks provide great performance without the cost of a replacement shock. Gold Valve Shock Conversion Kits are installed in the stock shock body. Providing a personalized setup, with a plush feel and drastically improved bottoming resistance, these kits have also been developed to provide increased traction and control. Gold Valve kits are an economical option for the rider in need of shock improvements without the cost of an aftermarket shock. Perfect for the Street Rider, Track Day rider or Amateur Racer. 

Each Gold Valve Kit includes Gold Valve, Valving Charts and Shims to allow a custom setup for a specific rider and conditions. Race Tech's patented DVS (Digital Valving System) allows the installer to plug in your specific riding style and obtain specific valving and setup specs for your exact needs!

These Kits can be installed by individuals interested in understanding and tuning their own suspension provided they have previous suspension servicing experience or they can be installed by a local  Race Tech Center or Race Tech's Service Department.

Benefits of Gold Valves:

REBOUND SEPARATOR VALVE

 

 

Rebound Separator Valves replace the Shock Shaft Nut and with an asymmetric valve that flows through the Low-Speed Rebound Adjuster. This means Low-Speed Rebound Damping can be set for excellent traction while keeping the Compression nice and firm. This dramatically increases traction while giving better bottoming resistance.

SHOCK RESERVOIR CAPS

 

 

RT Reservoir Caps are anodized billet aluminum and comes with a recessed (protected) Schrader Valve or, as in the case of the YZ450, a sealed Nitrogen Needle port. Many of these caps provide more nitrogen volume and are easy to service.

G3-S CUSTOM SERIES SHOCKS 

     

Recomended for the serious Racer the Race Tech G3-S Custom Series Shocks are custom built. These shocks have been tested in all types of conditions to provide the best performance. On many models G3-S Shocks add external damping adjustability. Engineered to be ultra-durable and tested to provide a responsive feel with improved bottoming resistance; these shocks are state-of-the-art, every shock is custom built to order based on your personal specs and choice of colors.

G3-S Custom Series Features:

    -Gold Valves provide a plush feel with increased bottoming resistance.
    -Personalized valving setup
    -Custom Hi-Performance Spring with rate selected for the rider
    -Billet aluminum
    -Ultra Slick Suspension Fluid
    -Premium Heim Bearings
    -Extremely effective rebound adjuster
    -Low-friction surface treatments
    -Full technical support
    -Made in the USA
    -100% Guaranteed!

    G3-S Shocks will help to optimize your rear tire wear saving seconds off your lap times & $100's on your tire expense!

    ►More about G3-S Custom Shocks!

G6 CUSTOM FORKS

 

 

   

 

We are now offering Race Tech Custom Forks for Road Race motorcycles. All Custom Forks are built to order. They come with highly acclaimed 25mm Compression and HFR Rebound Gold Valves and Hi-Performance Lightweight Springs selected for the individual rider's needs.

 

G6 Forks Standard Features - 

  ♦ Made to order!
  ♦ 25mm Fork Compression and HFR Rebound Gold Valves
  ♦ Custom Valving and Springs
  ♦ Ultra Slick Fluid
  ♦ RT Hi-Performance Lightweight Springs
  ♦ Inner Fork Tube Color Options
  ♦ Fork Cap Color Choices
  ♦ Black Outer Tubes and Fork Bottoms
  ♦ Aircraft Grade Billet Aluminum
  ♦ External Compression and Rebound Adjusters
  ♦ External Preload Adjusters
  ♦ Made in the USA
  ♦ Performance Guaranteed!

 More G6 Forks Details...

REPLACEMENT FORK TUBES by TNK

 

 

 

Race Tech stocks replacement Fork Tubes by TNK. These tubes are OEM quality replacements. They are the highest quality and generally significantly less expensive than the original equipment. These tubes are made from the best materials and are available with color options. Race Tech is the exclusive USA Distributor for TNK.

NOTE: These are "tubes only". Upside-down forks require removing and replacing the stock Fork Bottom. Race Tech can provide this service or we sell the tool to do the job.

TNK Fork Tube Features:

-Highest quality
-Generally significantly less expensive than OEM replacements
-Available in standard hard-chrome
-Titanium coatings reduce friction for selected models - gold, black, and red (copper)
-Made in Italy

►Download Catalog

 More TNK Fork Tubes info...

►Video Presentation about TNK Fork Tubes

 

COATINGS

 

 

 

Coatings drastically reduce friction to provide a smooth and consistent feel, as well as provide an excellent resistance to wear.

Diamond Like Coating (DLC2):

DLC2 is the best of the best when it comes to coatings. Applied to the exterior of the chrome tubes, it is extremely hard and slippery.

DLC2 Coating Benefits:

Excellent resistance to wear

- Creates extremely hard and slippery surface

- Creates "factory" look

More info about DLC2 Coating

Fork Tube & Shock Body Hard Anodizing:

Hard anodizing is a treatment for aluminum surfaces only. Many of today's stock forks come with the aluminum outer tubes hard anodized from the factory; however, the coating is many times very thin - wearing through in less than 10 hours of riding. Once worn, bushings ride on soft aluminum creating friction and an inconsistent feel.

Hard Anodizing Benefits:

Excellent resistance to wear

- Hardness provides reduced friction

- Allows exterior surface color option

More info about Hard Anodizing

CHASSIS ANALYSIS & OPTIMIZATION

 

 

 

Scheibner Mega-M.A.X. 
Chassis Analysis

Have you ever wondered why your bike was shaking, pushing, tucking, chattering, losing traction, or won't turn? Chassis Setup if Critical for Road Race!

Just as important as Suspension Setup and directly related are the factors such as trail, swingarm angle and more. Optimize your chassis for proven race results.

Race Tech has identified the need for bikes to be measured and has formed an alliance with Scheibner Ltd. of Germany! Using the most advanced technology in the motorcycle industry the Mega-M.A.X. precisely measures and analyzes the chassis' geometry and alignment. The Scheibner Mega-M.A.X. allows the technicians to optimize the motorcycle's chassis, steering geometry, swingarm and fork assemblies.

Mega-M.A.X. services are available for all types of motorcycles: Street, Dirt, Supermoto, Cruisers, H-D, not just road race bikes. Virtually all skill level riders can experience increased performance by utilizing Mega-M.A.X. technology. This is a vital, and often overlooked part of handling performance.

More Information

Call 951.279.6655 to set up an appointment or send us an email.

RIDER SUPPORT

 

 

 

RIDER SUPPORT

CLICK HERE to apply for Race Tech Rider Support

Since Race Tech started in 1984, Rider Support has played an important role in the company. From the beginning, Paul and the Race Tech box van spent endless hours at the track with riders that demonstrated the desire to become the best. Sound mental and physical conditioning along with a great attitude are the basis of what it takes to be a Race Tech Support Rider. 

Each year thousands of riders apply for a spot on Race Tech's Rider Support Team. We treat every rider with the same respect from the local Novice to the seasoned Factory Pro. Sponsored riders represent Race Tech and are an important part of Race Tech's image. They also play a key role in our testing program; therefore we are very selective.

The best way to apply is online. You can also mail your resume to: Race Tech - c/o Rider Support - 1501 Pomona Rd. - Corona, CA 92880.

Good Luck & Good Riding, 
Sydney Ruge
Sydney@racetech.com

CUSTOMER SERVICE

Many people think suspension setup is a mysterious black art. It's not!

  ► Race Tech Catalog .PDF

At Race Tech you have choices:

  1. Purchase our Gold Valve Kits, High Performance Springs, and Ultra Slick Suspension Fluids and install them yourself.
  2. If you get stuck call your Tech Support 951.279.6655.
  3. Hey, if you're really into it, check out our Suspension Seminars.
  4. Call Race Tech to order: 951.279.6655 or email Race Tech with questions 
  5. Send your shock and forks to Race Tech.
  6. Have your local Race Tech Center install them.

Resource Links:

►Customer Service Request Form

►Custom Shock Geometry Form

►Shock Spring Fitment 

►RT FORK SPRING LIST with dimensions, rate and travel

RACE TECH POLICIES: At Race Tech our customers' satisfaction is vital. We put it in writing.  ►Read More!

CONTACT INFO

 

Do you have a motorcycle not listed in our applications that needs Race Tech Suspension? Contact us!

If you're interested please contact Christie at 951.279.6655 x107 or email Race Tech