Fork rebuilds made easy

All the components needed for a fork rebuild can be found at WMDFork components often need changing together, but sourcing each part can take up valuable time. Wemoto provides a one-stop-shop solution to this, stocking everything needed for fork maintenance, repair or replacement for many modern and modern classic motorcycles.

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Tarozzi Range Expands

Replacement motorcycle fork stanchions

Pair of Tarozzi Fork Tubes for Suzuki SV 650Wemoto’s range of high quality Italian-made Tarozzi fork tubes has just expanded to cover even more popular Japanese and European models.

The range of high quality, fork tubes are made to the same specification as the original equipment, but with an upgraded hard chrome finish which is more robust and corrosion resistant than the ‘show chrome’ used by many original equipment manufacturers. And yet, a set of Tarozzi forks often retails at a far more reasonable price than the originals from £99.58 per fork.

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Fork Bushes

Fork Bush Outer PairAdditions have been made Wemoto’s large range of precision, high quality fork bushes, now including fitments for a range of both on and off-road models.

 

Fork bushes take a hammering on all machines, but many parts suppliers often overlook them, stocking only the more commonly replaced fork oil seals. But worn fork bushings can cause excessive play between the fork tube and the slider, resulting in sloppy, unpredictable and even dangerous handling, as well as causing damage to the other fork components.

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Allballs Headrace Bearing Kits for On-road bikes

An Allballs Tapered BearingEvery movment you make to steer goes through the headrace bearings so it’s imperative they are good quality. A poor quality bearing wears quickly, gives vague steering and poor handling.

All Balls (USA) are devoted to making quality, long lasting bearings and components and now their entire on-road range of steering head bearing kits is available in the UK through Wemoto.

All headrace/steering head bearings must be replaced at the same time and the All Balls kits contain both heavy duty tapered bearings and the seals to go with them.

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Lucas Raising Kits

Tail Raiser for a Yamaha XT 660

Tail Raiser for a Yamaha XT 660

If you’re head and shoulders above the rest of us, you might find that your bike, made for the ‘average’ height rider, isn’t as comfortable as it could be.

Wemoto keeps stock of TRW Lucas raising and lowering kits for exactly this purpose and range from subtracting 50mm from the bike to adding 30mm. Height adjustment kits are also useful for modifying the handling of the bike, to either give you more stable handling or to give you nippier cornering.

Now there is a bit of research to do to make sure that adjusting the height of your bike is the right thing to do, so keep reading for the pros and cons of adding these tail-raising/jack-up kits to your bike.

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Lucas Lowering Kits

Lowering Kit for a Honda XL 1000

Lowering Kit for a Honda XL 1000

If your maker believed good things come in small packages you might find that your bike, made for the ‘average’ height rider, isn’t as comfortable as it could be.

Wemoto keep stock of TRW Lucas raising and lowering kits for exactly this purpose, and range from subtracting 50mm from the bike to adding 30mm. Height adjustment kits are also useful for modifying the handling of the bike, to either give you more stable handling, or to give you nippier cornering.

Now there is a bit of research to do to make sure that adjusting the height of your bike is the right thing to do, so keep reading for the pros and cons of adding these lowering kits to your bike.

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Paolo Tarozzi Fork Stanchions

Tarozzi Italian-quality chrome fork stanchions available from Wemoto at a far lower price than the OEM

Chrome Fork Stanchions

Wemoto highly recommends having a look at the Paolo Tarozzi aftermarket fork stanchions. These retail from £99.58 (each fork, including VAT) which is only marginally more expensive than a re-chroming your old, worn forks and far, far cheaper than some OEM fork tubes, which can be several hundred pounds each.

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