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Old 08-19-2011, 05:46 AM   #78
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Fork Stroke

Originally Posted by Phreaky Phil View Post
You may find with that setup that with the extra travel of the Ohlins forks, your front wheel will bottom under the guard before the forks bottom. This can instantly stop or slow the front wheel. Same effect as grabbing a handful of front brake with the front suspension fully compressed.
Yes, you are correct. We are going to stroke the Ohlins forks to bottoming and attempt to determine the full stroke length & then the tire / fender clearance. I would rather not find out the hard way.

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