Author: Chris Pearson

  • Beta Evo Fork Oil Levels

    Beta Evo Fork Oil Levels

    We get a lot of people asking us for technical advice on the Beta, one of the things we commonly get asked is about the fork oil level, to keep things simple: 2009 – 2017 Beta Evo, 120mm air gap spring side, 60mm damper – pump the damping rod to fill the chamber before measuring. Spring…

  • Splat Sherco Front Mudguard Flap – Fitting

    Splat Sherco Front Mudguard Flap – Fitting

    Guide for fitting: https://www.splatshop.co.uk/splat-sherco-front-mudguard-extend-flap.html Fitting a mudflap to your front mudguard helps to keep your bike cleaner in the muddy conditions and it really helps to keep your radiator cleaner which helps prevent your bike from overheating. Remove your front mudguard and give it a good wash, we use a dish washing sponge with a scourer…

  • Tech Suspension Fork Oil Levels

    Tech Suspension Fork Oil Levels

    Tech list the fork oil levels rather than quantities for these Tech Suspension forks as it is impossible to get all the old oil out of the forks without fully dismantling the forks and the damper. Right Hand Leg (Damper Side) Tech Suspension specify an air gap (see table below) from the top of the oil to the top of the…

  • Sherco Clutch Basket Fitting – 1999 to 2016

    Sherco Clutch Basket Fitting – 1999 to 2016

  • Sherco Clutch Troubleshooting – 1999 to 2016

    Sherco Clutch Troubleshooting – 1999 to 2016

    Common Problems: Oil:When the bike is new, change the oil more frequently to flush out any metal debris, then I personally change my gear oil every few months so it probably gets changed about every 20 times I ride the bike, this helps keep the clutch working well. The oil type makes quite a noticeable difference to…

  • Keihin PWK 28: Setting the float height

    Keihin PWK 28: Setting the float height

    Remove the Carburettor from the bike and clean the outer surfaces off, we use a tooth brush with a bit of the petrol from out of the carb and then blow it dry with compressed air. Remove the float bowl, turn the carburettor upside down, remove the 2 securing screws and then gently pick the…

  • Setting the cam chain timing on a Sherco 4T Trials Engine

    Setting the cam chain timing on a Sherco 4T Trials Engine

    Pictures on setting the cam chain timing on a Sherco 4T

  • A Closer Look At The 2014 Sherco

    A Closer Look At The 2014 Sherco

    We’ve had the new 2014 Sherco for a few weeks now, so I thought we best share some of the changes we’ve spotted for this year bike. The main change for 2014 has got to be the new Exhaust system, many people will be please to see the rear silencer is re-packable. The front pipe…

  • Fitting a Spring to an Olle Shock

    Fitting a Spring to an Olle Shock

    If your shock has got a damaged shaft or bump stop, it is probably worth having the shock rebuilt. see here for the Olle springs.

  • Sherco Trials – Paioli / Ceriani Fork Oil Levels 2006 to 2011

    Sherco Trials – Paioli / Ceriani Fork Oil Levels 2006 to 2011

    It is better to set the air gap, rather than using a quantity of oil when rebuilding the Paioli/Ceriani forks as it is difficult to get all the old oil out without fully dismantling the forks and the damper. Right Hand Leg (Damper Side) Sherco specify a 55mm air gap from the top of the…