Suspension

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Ballacraine
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Suspension

Postby Ballacraine » Mon Jul 26, 2010 11:40 pm

Here is a nicely written useful article for folk looking for guidance.

http://www.roadracers.co.uk/suspension.htm

A little gem. ;)

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Re: Suspension

Postby skipthedog » Sun Aug 22, 2010 8:03 pm

Nice :clap: :yup:

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Re: Suspension

Postby Ash » Mon Aug 23, 2010 11:08 pm

Bloody hell thats a good write up, in language I understand too :yup: :yup:

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Re: Suspension

Postby restone » Tue Aug 24, 2010 9:25 pm

:yt: good find
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Re: Suspension

Postby zx7rlloyd » Fri Oct 22, 2010 10:23 am

:yt: to all replies.

I hated messing with suspension settings but this is in real language. :yup:

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Re: Suspension

Postby Spud Mc Duff » Sun Aug 12, 2012 7:37 pm

:dance: Now that is damn good info :D

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Re: Suspension

Postby arlurt » Wed May 22, 2013 1:12 pm

The link seems to have gone... :cry:

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Re: Suspension

Postby Begather » Thu Jul 09, 2015 8:12 am

Ballacraine wrote:Here is a nicely written useful article for folk looking for guidance.

http://www.roadracers.co.uk/suspension.htm

A little gem. ;)

Nige. 8-)


Thanks for the helpful link. It did helped us.

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Re: Suspension

Postby Motorrad » Fri Jul 10, 2015 3:19 pm

Yes, the link has gone 404 on us...
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Re: Suspension

Postby buelling banjo » Mon Jul 13, 2015 9:49 am

It's now HERE

Must find time to have a read.

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Re: Suspension

Postby FEI-LO » Mon Jul 13, 2015 1:55 pm

buelling banjo wrote:It's now HERE

Must find time to have a read.

Banjo


:yup: brilliant. Thanks :sun:

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Re: Suspension

Postby Begather » Sat Aug 01, 2015 11:17 am

Ballacraine wrote:Here is a nicely written useful article for folk looking for guidance.

http://www.roadracers.co.uk/suspension.htm

A little gem. ;)

Nige. 8-)


It is working back now. Check it out now .

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Re: Suspension

Postby GrahamNZ » Mon Dec 23, 2019 8:25 pm

A fine article alright.
When the suspension is said to be 'fully adjustable' what that means is it is 'adjustable to a minor degree'.

What about an article on reading tyre-wear in relation to suspension performance?

I've learned recently that on a rear tyre if the leading edge of the tread blocks is raised into a lip then there is insufficient rebound damping. And vice versa of course.

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Re: Suspension

Postby TOPGUMM » Mon Dec 23, 2019 8:53 pm

Heavy braking fecks my front and accelerating like I stole it fecks the rears .

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Re: Suspension

Postby barney » Tue Dec 24, 2019 7:19 am

not heard of the raised lip thing , interesting , back in the day when I used to race (( GSXR1100 R) club level up to national level) (god I feel old now thats 25 years ago) we use metzeller me33 front tyres and you knew when you were getting close to the edge braking by the slight weave on the handlebars , this being caused by what was called tread shuffle , thinking about it now it must of been like ABS built in to the tyre :D happy memories
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