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Old 07-01-2019, 05:46 PM   #141
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There might be a slight bend in the forks that makes them super stiff no matter what adjustments you try
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No confessed crash history and everything looks well worn, but not damaged, indicating an upright life. And it’s an 06. No frame weld crack either. But that is an interesting possibility


How much more are you liking your R1 forks?
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Old 07-01-2019, 06:01 PM   #143
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the first set of R1 forks I bought had a slight bend in them, invisible to the eye, but enough to prevent proper work. So after having that for over a year, I got proper R1 forks so my experience wouldn't be a correct comparison since I had bad forks for a long time.

The R1 brakes are definitely a huge improvement though, get the R1 master too if you go that route
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Old 07-03-2019, 08:36 PM   #144
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This issue is honestly making the bike 100% unenjoyable to ride. I’m bouncing around constantly and almost getting bucked off on bigger bumps on the highway.

My Wilber Rear is around half preload and half setting on rebound. Gonna email then tomorrow and ask for settings. Might as well just put a rock back there.

Severely frustrated by this. My Street triple is firm, but compliant. It’s not that hard to make suspension be that way. And if stock valving/forks are soft from factory, why the hell is mine stiffer than a pornstar? Fluid was changed within the last 2 years too.

Doesn’t make any sense
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