Thread: F800GS Forks?
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Old 12-11-2012, 12:18 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by sieg View Post
On gravel and pavement if the KLR was OK the GS will be fine

I had an 04 KLR and thought the front end was mushy. I put in progressive springs and 15 or 20 weight oil. I liked that set up. The GS tends to dive on hard braking but I'm getting used to it. The suspension is OK but not great IMHO. I would like to get into some more off road stuff and adjustment up front would be nice. The spring and oil change is just a compromise for a great system. It is pretty cheap to do!!
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