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Well, it looks like Ohlins now has some suspension components for our bikes.... now the big question is price.... I know Ohlins are pretty pricey but they are sure worth the price of admission if handling is your cup of tea... what's your take?

 

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Very nice mod to have.

Modding your bike can be an obsession.All depends how deep your pocketbook is. :p

Best you determine if you really need it (and will really use it) before pulling the trigger. ;)

I have fallen into this trap so many, many times.....but still smile when I look back. :|
 

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Very nice mod to have.

Modding your bike can be an obsession.All depends how deep your pocketbook is. :p

Best you determine if you really need it (and will really use it) before pulling the trigger. ;)

I have fallen into this trap so many, many times.....but still smile when I look back. :|
i gotta ask, whats your biggest upgrade regret? I see you have quite a stable of bikes :D
 

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I found one site that has them listed in euros. Converted it's about $900 for the standard shock and $1250 for the piggyback. Definitely to steep for me in the foreseeable future though I'm sure it's an amazing ride.
 

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I actually didn't bottom out riding with my daughter but she's only about 100 lbs. and me with my gear is probably close to 175 lbs. but I know it could use a bit more preload when riding with a passenger.
 

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I weigh 170 lbs. and riding mostly rural roads that are not in the best of shape. I have not bottomed out with the shock absorbers on the factory setting.

I do check the tires before every ride.

Kenny G
 

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i gotta ask, whats your biggest upgrade regret? I see you have quite a stable of bikes :D

About 3 years ago, I bought a brand new Triumph Bonneville because it was once my favorite bike in my youth.


Loaded it with tons of accessories (bling-bling and all) and didn't get to ride it much. It had only 357 kms on the odometer when I decided to sell it after having for 2 years. :frown2:
 

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No drain on mine. Removing the fork legs isn't a hard job. Just do one leg then replace it and do the other one.

I used to rebuild forks, it's not difficult and always a bad idea unless you are also replacing the seals, fork seals like to be left alone but I suppose it's less of a deal with street bikes.
I have to do something with the spring rate, the forks are dangerously "dippy" for me.
 
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