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Old 11-28-2007, 02:27 AM   #1
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Need suspension expert

Hello. New to sportbikes, so sorry for the ignorance.

I need a referral to a good suspension guy that can set my suspension up for me. The bike has not been dialed in for my weight, which is substantial... I know ride quality can be improved because I am getting some real harshness at high speed in the front and some rear tire skipping in corners under hard exit acceleration.

I ride an Aprilia Tuono R.

Can anyone please give me a referral to a good guy? I mean GOOD. I'll gladly pay for GOOD. Preferably in the SW side of town.

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Then go study up on the Sportrider website, the suspension series, so you'll be able to fine tune as you ride and get input.
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We've got a lot of experience on setting up suspensions and are very familiar with the Tuono R.

We charge $25.00 to set up your sag and dial in your rebound and compression settings, front and rear.

We can also make recommendations as to possible modifications for your weight / riding style as well.
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FYi, be prepared, If your "substantial" I would be willing to bet $$ you will need a respring to get everything perfect. I know as I am "substantial" as well.

Patrick at Motorcycles Unlimited has built all of my bikes and he deals directly with Ohlins, He knows his stuff.

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Oops let me rephrase this, I had somebody do my suspension about 3 times and it would or was never be dailed in correctly. Had Motorcycles Unlimited do it one time and one time only, it feels like butter. Thanks to Patrick, Brandon
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Oops let me rephrase this, I had somebody ELSE do my suspension about 3 times and it would or was never be dailed in correctly. Had Motorcycles Unlimited do it one time and one time only, it feels like butter. Thanks to Patrick, Brandon

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