Originally Posted by PatSmith
I just bought a used 2012 690 with 800 miles. I know that the forks will have a break in period that will reduce the stiction. I do not want to start changing things until the forks are broken it. About how many road miles will the forks and shock need before they are broken it?
You need to put about 50,000 miles on the stock forks before the internals are damaged enough to have a nice smooth ride.