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post #31 of 39 Old 08-21-2013, 05:06 PM
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Sounds like a good plan to work with for the mean time. Just get the bike first

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post #32 of 39 Old 08-22-2013, 05:02 PM
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I think the ohlins rep was thinking not too many people buying a $8k bike are going to want to spend $1k on a rear shock...
True. Except for those of us who realize what a big difference it makes.

I'll be saving for a Penske shock.

Then I'll figure out what to do for the forks.

I created a nifty suspension worksheet a few years ago that makes setting up motorcycle suspension a bit easier.

Anyone can feel free to download or print it.
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modifying the suspension is one of those things that really make a big difference in the overall feel of the motorcycle. way more than changing lights and making it louder



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Scored a very nice looking '06 R1 front end with both triple clamps and the axle off ebay the other day. Should be here before the end of the week. Just in time for me to go through it and upgrade the springs before the bike arrives...
Anyone went through with this fork upgrade?

Any news on the R6/R1 forks if they fit?

Anyone knows if its possible to just take internals from another fork and put them in the FZ09?
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I hate it when the best info you can get off a site iis "request a quote"
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R1/R6 forks are way to short (somewhere around three inches) to be able to switch them over. This post went for almost a year without any responses and there are now at least a couple of options for front end upgrades on the FZ09......

GP suspensions
Traxxion Dynamics
Ohlins......I think
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R1/R6 forks are way to short (somewhere around three inches) to be able to switch them over. This post went for almost a year without any responses and there are now at least a couple of options for front end upgrades on the FZ09......

GP suspensions
Traxxion Dynamics
Ohlins......I think
Matris

Ive always had great results with trxxion!
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R1/R6 forks are way to short (somewhere around three inches) to be able to switch them over. This post went for almost a year without any responses and there are now at least a couple of options for front end upgrades on the FZ09......

GP suspensions
Traxxion Dynamics
Ohlins......I think
Matris
Price-wise where do each of these rate?
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