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fellhopper

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fellhopper says:

Fork Spring Rate?

HI All,


I have decided to fit Ohlins replacement fork springs to my 2002 GSX-R750. They are listed as being available in 3 different 'spring rates'. I am only using the bike for road use, and require better ride quality and more controlled compression under braking rather than drastically improved handling, though some improvement in handling would be nice!! My prob is which 'rate' do I go for? How do you calculate which is best regarding your body weight etc?
Any advice appreciated
CHEERS :smile

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  • Posted 2 years ago (14 December 2012 11:18)

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fogie

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fogie says:

fork springs

Give one of the suspension specialists a call, they will know for certain. Especially if they will be rebuilding the forks.  

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puttrench

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puttrench says:

fork spring rate

have a look at this site >racetech.com<, punch in the make/model/year/riding style and  yer weight, all the magic happens, up come the stock spring rates and the recommended rates.

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