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Old 01-27-2013, 12:23 AM   #5180
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Originally Posted by Powershouse View Post
I'm looking at replacing the air shock. Talked to the Oehlins folks at the bike show and they speced a BM636, also traded emails with Klaus about a Hyperpro. Are these two shocks equivalent, or are there advantages to one over the other?

If I go with the Hyperpro I'm considering going with the 1/2-inch lower ride height version - has anyone here done that? I'm not a fan of the purple spring on the Hyperpro, but the former KLR owner in me balks at the notion of paying an additional $10 for a black spring.
Never ridden a bike with an ohlins but I'm very happy with my hyperpro. Also worth noting the number of posts on here about having ohlins shocks reworked.
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