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R12Wilber

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Front wheel suspension

Hi to All,I found this site by accident, my good fortune.I am trying to get some clarification before upgrading my F and R suspension, basic stuff at this stage.The bike R1200R 2012 with ESA, 14 Kilometres , nice even rear tyre wear ( low tide like), Harsh front tyre wear with trailing edge lip on tread groove.I am a light weight 64 Kilos without all the gear, no track work, pleasure riding with a little old age heart flutter.The concern :The front tyre wear is a concern, just how to rectify or eliminate. I plan to ditch the ESA and ...

  • Created 17 September 2014 08:42 by R12Wilber
  • Last comment 2 days ago ago by James600zx
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ernielionel

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oil change frontforks

i want to change the oil in the front forks on my 955i speed triple. do i have to strip  them down or can i just remove the top cap and empty out the old oil and refill  with new oil. cheers , mick

  • Created 05 July 2014 23:35 by ernielionel
  • Last comment 77 days ago ago by smidget
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MCTony

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How to adjust rear suspension GPZ500S

I have only just taken up MC after 36 years. I am like a newbie again, not knowing how things fit together etc. I am wanting to adjust the rear suspensionCreated 04 July 2014 09:55 by MCTony

  • Last comment 78 days ago ago by Meatbingo
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  • proskaterdp

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    Daytona 955 forks clicking

    I recently bought a 2001 daytona 955i which is absolutely fantastic.the only problem so far though is that the front suspension clicks when pumping the forks up and down.you can also feel it through the bars if going over heavy bumps.the p. o had the forks really soft so I have adjusted them to be a bit firmer but the clicking is still present.the p.o also had the forks rebuilt my maxton around 10k ago.i can't feel any play in the steering head bearings so is it just that the forks need rebuilt again? Or is this just normal?any good ...

    • Created 03 June 2014 22:19 by proskaterdp
    • Last comment 79 days ago ago by steveb
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    badger800

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    lowering ride hieght

    im fitting 40mm shorter drop links to my triumph tiger 800 ,and ive been told I have to bring the forks up through the yokes .does anybody know by how much I should raise them

    • Created 10 March 2014 11:23 by badger800
    • Last comment 188 days ago ago by ianp5uk
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    Amz1991

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    KTM 950 SM Suspension Setup

    HelloLast year I bought a Ktm 950 sm 2006 and I love it!The previous owner had the suspension set up to very stiff sports setting and although it works well with the bike, the setting is a bit too stiff for me.I am 5' 7" and the height of the bike is also an issue for me. I can manage but sometimes struggle, for instance at bike rallies on wet slippery surfaces.As well as some advise on softening the suspension, I am wondering if anything can be done with the suspension to lower the bike slightly?Any help or advice will ...

    • Created 08 March 2014 21:00 by Amz1991
    • Last comment 195 days ago ago by MarcusMarsh
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    viaciofano

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    FAC or original fork dampers

    I have a faulty damper rod on a moto guzzi california II and wonder if there is a way to repair them? does anyone recondition them. there are so many different ones i wonder who makes the damper rods.i have read fac do some air replacements but should be fitted with progressive springs.any help and advice appreciated.Vinny

    • Created 08 November 2013 23:19 by viaciofano
    • Last comment 315 days ago ago by viaciofano
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