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Old 03-10-2008, 11:20 PM   #121
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sorry i dont think ill ever own a suzuki after riding motocross and riding my friends dirtbike hes gotta rmz250 and that this is a i havent looked at tehm the same since other then they are perty
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Old 03-10-2008, 11:53 PM   #122
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idk maybe we might switch it up u just gotta remember that im gp shift and there is no damper
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idk maybe we might switch it up u just gotta remember that im gp shift and there is no damper
Okay, don't laugh- What does this mean? :/:
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Old 03-10-2008, 11:58 PM   #124
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idk maybe we might switch it up u just gotta remember that im gp shift and there is no damper
thats when you just let me use it while ur gone and ill put a damper on for you
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Old 03-11-2008, 03:35 AM   #125
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+1 to that....i was tryin to show a few people some things....then they went off and did it better than i showed them.....SHOW OFFS!!!
look @ u draggin elbow...please show me some things on 4/26!!!
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Old 03-11-2008, 08:10 AM   #126
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Okay, don't laugh- What does this mean? :/:
GP shift = Backwards shift pattern, instead of down 1 (for first gear) and up 5....it's up 1 (first gear) and down 5.

Damper = steering damper, They will slow down steering input, and their primary benefit is found on bikes which get their front wheels light or off the ground altogether under acceleration. They’ll help prevent you from turning the wheel while it’s light/off and thus produce a wiggle, wobble, or tank-slapper when the wheel is loaded up again. most higher cc sport bikes come equipped from factory with it (might not be worth a , but they come with it)....and most people replace it or add one on with an aftermarket steering damper.


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now you've got your feet wet.....on 4/26 get ready to jump in! you're gonna learn a WHOLE lot more on the 2nd and 3rd trackday.
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thats when you just let me use it while ur gone and ill put a damper on for you
my dad almost a brick about letting u use it while im gone so its a no deal
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Old 03-11-2008, 09:24 AM   #128
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my dad almost a brick about letting u use it while im gone so its a no deal
its all gravy, im all about suzuki
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GP shift = Backwards shift pattern, instead of down 1 (for first gear) and up 5....it's up 1 (first gear) and down 5.

Damper = steering damper, They will slow down steering input, and their primary benefit is found on bikes which get their front wheels light or off the ground altogether under acceleration. They’ll help prevent you from turning the wheel while it’s light/off and thus produce a wiggle, wobble, or tank-slapper when the wheel is loaded up again. most higher cc sport bikes come equipped from factory with it (might not be worth a , but they come with it)....and most people replace it or add one on with an aftermarket steering damper.

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Old 03-11-2008, 10:23 AM   #130
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the stock one on my R1 sucks, it shook its head coming out of the last turn at msr. and a few other turns. I will call Patrick, I bought my last one from him.
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Damper = steering damper, They will slow down steering input, and their primary benefit is found on bikes which get their front wheels light or off the ground altogether under acceleration. They’ll help prevent you from turning the wheel while it’s light/off and thus produce a wiggle, wobble, or tank-slapper when the wheel is loaded up again. most higher cc sport bikes come equipped from factory with it (might not be worth a , but they come with it)....and most people replace it or add one on with an aftermarket steering damper.

This may sound like a dumb question, since many factory parts get replaced by aftermarket ones; however, in regards to dampers, why can't the factories design and install good ones? They have all the best Engineers and Designers to make technologically advanced machines, yet skimp on an important componant of any sportbike, especially liter-bikes. I mean why even provide a damper from the factory if it's not of equal quality to the bike itself?
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because the try to keep the cost of the bike when they make it down therefore they make more profit when they sell from the dealership..wat your asking is why cant they make a full out race bike where u can pick it up rite of the dealership showfloor
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because the try to keep the cost of the bike when they make it down therefore they make more profit when they sell from the dealership..wat your asking is why cant they make a full out race bike where u can pick it up rite of the dealership showfloor
I understand that as a generally known fact, thus I precluded that it "may sound lie a dumb question", but in such an area that is almost directly related to a critical performance aspect of the bike, I don't see why they need to skimp on the damper. I could see the expected upgrades in suspension, levers, rearsets, brake lines, etc, but I think they should at least provide the damper as a top line componant of a stock sportbike. Otherwise, for the sake of keeping costs down, just not provide one at all, since they get replaced anyway, or at least just leave it as an option.
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It's all about the dollars for the manufacture. Lots of people are completely happy with the stock one becuase all they do is cruise up to there local hang out spots. Then others think just because they got a headshake the need to buy a aftermearket one. You'll get headshakes even on aftermarket steering dampers unless you set it so high that it's not comfortable to ride around town on your local streets or thru parking lots. I always have kept my stock one and just ride thru the little shack I get every once in a while. I see that lots of people get head shacks just from there riding style. Like they load one bar more with there weight then the other like when coming down from a wheelie or gasing it over a rise in the curve or road. So some can benifit from looking at what they may be doing wrong with there riding habits. I usually find the stock steering dampers to be just fine in most cases on the street and track. Heel I see the pro go into wobbles from time to time and you know they got the good stuff on there bike. happens sometimes.
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It's all about the dollars for the manufacture. Lots of people are completely happy with the stock one becuase all they do is cruise up to there local hang out spots. Then others think just because they got a headshake the need to buy a aftermearket one. You'll get headshakes even on aftermarket steering dampers unless you set it so high that it's not comfortable to ride around town on your local streets or thru parking lots. I always have kept my stock one and just ride thru the little shack I get every once in a while. I see that lots of people get head shacks just from there riding style. Like they load one bar more with there weight then the other like when coming down from a wheelie or gasing it over a rise in the curve or road. So some can benifit from looking at what they may be doing wrong with there riding habits. I usually find the stock steering dampers to be just fine in most cases on the street and track. Heel I see the pro go into wobbles from time to time and you know they got the good stuff on there bike. happens sometimes.
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Well, that makes more sense. Maybe it was a stupid q afterall

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weres the rest of these 1500 photos? lets see em!!!
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not a stupid question.......just a simple answer, which is money.

you also gotta remember....these bikes were built for the "average" person. not only in weight, but riding style as well.

which is where the aftermarket parts come into play.....for those that wish a more precise application over the "average" goods.
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Fkn Ralph, almost as slow as your Gixxer.
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Fkn Ralph, almost as slow as your Gixxer.
wait wait.....im going to do my impression of you

im david following ralph
1st turn i see him
2nd turn i kind of see him
3rd turn cant see him, better look and see how fast im going "oh GO GIXXXER GO!!!!!"

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well make a new thread when you get em up lol this one has been whored up!
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