How To: Suspension Setup for Sport Bikes

Discussion in 'Mechanical & Technical' started by RideMaster, Mar 3, 2006.

  1. RideMaster

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    While modern sport bikes have a pretty good ride right off the showroom floor, it takes proper suspension setup to make the most of your bike.

    Rather than trying to explain it all myself, I'll send you over to the experts at Sport Rider Magazine.

    Suspension Terms & Basics:
    http://www.sportrider.com/tech/146_0006_susp_lingo/

    Descriptions of Handling Problems:
    http://www.sportrider.com/tech/146_0006_susp_handle/

    Individual Setup:
    http://www.sportrider.com/tech/146_0006_susp_dialin/

    Troubleshooting:
    http://www.sportrider.com/tech/146_0006_susp_trouble/

    Suggested Settings (use these if you're still not sure but be sure to set sag to your specific weight):
    http://www.sportrider.com/bikes/146_susp_settings/