Welcome to DataMC.org – Data for Motorcycles


Figure 1: Data from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, with GPS speed in black. In the middle, the lateral acceleration channel is shown in red. At the bottom and in yellow, the lateral acceleration channel is modified to show all positive values for cornering.

Welcome to Data for Motorcycles, a source for information about motorcycle data acquisition, chassis development and setup optimization specific to motorcycles and motorcycle road racing.

The data acquisition section of the site contains articles explaining various aspects of motorcycle data acquisition and analysis and how it can be used to improve the setup of the motorcycle as well as improving the rider’s performance. Topics include:

In the downloads section you will find various files to help with your data analysis and chassis setup; currently there are some basic setup sheets for you to record your notes at the track, an Excel gearing chart, a rake/trail calculator and a thrust chart that can be used to find the optimum shift points based on dyno information. Our resource pages feature a catalog of useful books as well as a listing of companies providing data acquisition systems and GPS lap timers.

For more information about the DataMC.org site, check out the About Us page for details, and give us your feedback about what you would like to see!

The latest articles added to the site are below.