Hailing originally from Brisbane, having 40 years of riding experience and with a 15 model Yamaha WR250F, 07 Suzuki VStrom
650, and a restored 1993 KLX650 in his
shed, Clive Ward is ready and experienced to work on all Japanese and most European motorcycles. Clive has extensive knowledge of Yamaha, Honda, Suzuki, Kawasaki and KTM Motorcycles. His experience also extends to late model fuel injected Husqvarna and Triumph motorcycles and is a Teknik and Racetech authorised suspension dealer and installer.
Clive has completed all the Racetech suspension training seminars at their HQ in Corona California USA. He can provide expert tuning services and upgrades to suspension systems, using quality products from Teknik, Racetech, Ohlins, YSS and Andreani.
He provides advice on motorcycle preparation and can provide pre-purchase and mechnical inspection services along with all service, repair and tuning needs for your Motorcycle.
His skills extend beyond repairs to writing technical articles
on repairing and servicing Motorcycles
with techo talk in recent issues of Bike Business Magazine and is now the Technical Editor for Trailrider Magazine. You might have noticed him making guest appearances in TrailZone magazine prior to this appointment, often providing sweep rider back up and mechanical assistance on the many reader rides and currently on Tenere Tragics events.
He started his apprenticeship in
Canberra in 1985 and qualified in three
years with no less than twenty-one
TAFE distinctions and was a finalist for
Apprentice of the Year.
Still eager to learn he returned to
TAFE at night to complete fuel injection,
Advanced Tuning and LPG courses in
the following two years. Fuel injection
became his focus and he concentrated
on developing skills and understanding
of the various systems and now includes all electronic systems appearing on modern motorcycles.
In August 2012 Clive completed his Cert IV in Training and Assessment and now contracts as a trainer and assessor for the Institute of Automotive Mechanical Engineers.