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post #1 of 42 (permalink) Old 07-29-2005, 11:52 AM Thread Starter
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Exclamation Sport Rider suspension set ups

It is a wonderfull tool and the best place to start out...

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I set my 9R by the recomendations and it's AWESOME. Not too far off OE setting but just enough to make a REAL nice adjustment.

Has anybody else used this great tool? What were your findings?




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That's cool and all...but they don't even have my bike listed! WTF!!


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Initially, I set both the front and rear per their recommendations but I have since found that I like the front to be stiffer. I currently have my preload at 3 lines, rebound at 7 and compression at 3 - sportriders recommendations were 4, 9, 4 respectively. I left the rear alone.
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That's cool and all...but they don't even have my bike listed! WTF!!
Not mine either? I thought for sure they would have the,
"here is the best set up for man and wife as tested section"?

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I thought they had all the bikes...

Ryd...I and a few other WOS riders have went with what they recommend on the rear which is usually to have it softer... that way you don't get rear end skip out in mid corner on the bumps that we have so bad here in Michigan.




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hey they have a buell xb9r however i think the 02 model and my 05 have a slightly different front end if i am correct so i dont know if the same set up would apply.
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I'm not sure about the Buell stuff...




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I thought they had all the bikes...

Ryd...I and a few other WOS riders have went with what they recommend on the rear which is usually to have it softer... that way you don't get rear end skip out in mid corner on the bumps that we have so bad here in Michigan.
I'll have to double check but I am pretty sure my rear is set to their recommendations. Yeah, them bumps piss me off everyday on my ride home from work. They seem to get worse the closer I get to the crib.
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Great site, thanks!

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neat info. When I start getting into suspension stuff, I will use that as reference!

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It is a great reference. Easy to do as well. I put it on my 9R and it made a good difference!




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Sweet! I got the magazine with the 600 shootout and i'm gonna set it up and go from there. Good to hear it worked good for your bike.
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Good site for everyone to learn suspension setups. I spend more on suspension than HP mods. I have more of an off road setup. Front and Rear preload at the softest. Front forks raised 1/2 inch. Cadilliac setup with plenty of sag. I like it super soft on the street, but you need a steady throttle hand. This setup is unforgiving and allows for a controlable wheel slide.

i'm saving up for a rear Ohlins and have my front forks revalved.

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I used the exact setup on my 9R and wished I did many many miles before. If you are a HIGHLY expierenced rider that pushes it hard... this will be a great starting point. But for most, these setups will be perfect and a nice improvment over the stock setups.

Also should be added that these are for a rider weighing I think 170 or so.




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Anyone know where I can find some recommended setting for my 92 750. Nothing on that SR website.



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Good site for everyone to learn suspension setups. I spend more on suspension than HP mods. I have more of an off road setup. Front and Rear preload at the softest. Front forks raised 1/2 inch. Cadilliac setup with plenty of sag. I like it super soft on the street, but you need a steady throttle hand. This setup is unforgiving and allows for a controlable wheel slide.

i'm saving up for a rear Ohlins and have my front forks revalved.

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LOL...soft suspension.
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Good site for everyone to learn suspension setups. I spend more on suspension than HP mods. I have more of an off road setup. Front and Rear preload at the softest. Front forks raised 1/2 inch. Cadilliac setup with plenty of sag. I like it super soft on the street, but you need a steady throttle hand. This setup is unforgiving and allows for a controlable wheel slide.
i'm saving up for a rear Ohlins and have my front forks revalved.

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You probly look like Mladin coming out of corners.



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