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I have an öhlins rear shock on my sport 1000 and it has the right sag when i sit on it but it has no free sag when i lift it.

I figure this is strange and maby the rear spring is too hard.

Any idees?
 

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No, it's not too hard, it's too soft!

If getting the right rider sag means you have to crank in so much preload that you have no free sag left, that's a sure sign that the spring rate is too low.

I had the same issue with my 06 Sport 1000. I weight about 200 in gear. The stock spring rate is 183 lbs / inch. I needed a 225 lbs per inch spring to get things in the ballpark.
 

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