A race 2005 Honda FireBlade, the owner of which doesn’t want the expense of upgrading the entire bike but does want the extra level of performance – and in his case safety and margin for error – that more modern machines with traction control give. He’s also keen to use some form of launch control [...]
Kieran, of the Gixxer junkie forum, owns this 2010 Suzuki GSX-R1000. He does a lot of track days and uses the bike to promote his business; it’s fitted with a Bazzaz Performance ECU, which connects into throttle position (TPS), crank sensor, and all eight injectors. This means it ‘sees’ what throttle you’ve got on and [...]
We’ve just received stock of the Traction Control ECUs and kits from IRC, to fit the following bikes: 2005/06 Honda CBR1000RR Suzuki GSX-R1000 K5/K6 2007 Ducati 1098 The anti-wheelie laser is also on the shelf as an optional extra. RRP is £750 plus VAT, the laser £125 plus VAT; fitting is a day and a [...]
A trip to the EICMA Milan show last year threw up a couple of interesting products – and this was one of ‘em. IRC (Italian Racing Components) Traction Control was something we had to know more about as many of ours customers – good club racers and track day lads always looking for an edge [...]
2010 Triumph Sprint ECU Reprogram
The issues with this bike mainly concern power and power delivery off the bottom especially two-up. It’s been back to the dealer and had the latest factory tune, but the owner wants a little more. First job? Isolate the Lambda sensor and cap off the emissions unit. The bike was then put on the Dyno and we reprogrammed the stock ECU; fuelling at the bottom end has been richened up, taking away the ‘hunting’ snatchiness. Fuelling all the way through the rev range has been optimized and the ignition curve trimmed.
2009 Yamaha R1 Road to Race
To upgrade to race spec we’ve fitted an Öhlins rear shock and MCT have modded the front forks. The engine’s been out and we’ve adjusted the cam timing, ported and skimmed the cylinder head and we’re fitting a set of BSD Performance adjustable bellmouths. It’s also having a YEC race loom and ECU, plus quickshifter.