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Old 02-07-2008, 06:37 PM   #31
Bandit Bill
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Originally Posted by Pezz_gs
How much Travel does everyone have on their Leading Link Suspension ?

I have been looking at the Ikon (koni) shock specs and working backwards to establish swingarm length.

Probably going to look at 200mm (8") as a starting point
Darn Little.

I'm using Progressive Suspension 418's, meant for the Harley Big Twins. I ordered them along with an alternate spring set - the stock springs were too weak as is. It's been several years now since i did the ordering but iirc the stock were rated at 140 something or other - the new springs were 210 something or other. It actually took a full year to "break" the springs in to to get them responsive and less harsh in terms of ride. Mine are the 11.5" models. I bought them because of the offset eye mounts. Total travel is in the order of 1 1/2" useable. They are effective, i haven't lost any teeth fillings lately...

'99 Suzuki Bandit 1200 / '88 Hannigan Comet sidecar
'81 and '82 Honda C70 Passports
'76 Lif-Honda CT140 MiniTrail
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