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Hi all,

Anyone have any rear suspension rebound and damping recommendations that they care to share with a new'ish rider please? I'm not exactly a small unit - 6' tall and weigh 115kg (250lb)

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Hi all,

Anyone have any rear suspension rebound and damping recommendations that they care to share with a new'ish rider please? I'm not exactly a small unit - 6' tall and weigh 115kg (250lb)

Stephen
I doubt that the stock spring is the way to go for you… i would consider custom springs or a pair of aftermarket shocks with suitable spring rate like YSS
 

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Hi all,

Anyone have any rear suspension rebound and damping recommendations that they care to share with a new'ish rider please? I'm not exactly a small unit - 6' tall and weigh 115kg (250lb)

Stephen
I weigh 275 lbs and called Dan at Kyle racing, the largest west coast USA ohlins distributor. He had Ohlins make a custom shock with a spring for my weight. My bike is night and day. I think it was about 1200 bucks plus tax. You might consider that. YSS are supposed to be great for less dough, but I have no personal experience with those.
 

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I weigh 275 lbs and called Dan at Kyle racing, the largest west coast USA ohlins distributor. He had Ohlins make a custom shock with a spring for my weight. My bike is night and day. I think it was about 1200 bucks plus tax. You might consider that. YSS are supposed to be great for less dough, but I have no personal experience with those.
I have them and they are great (just like the cereal)
 
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