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Old 10-26-2008, 06:13 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by skibum_1260
Breaking has not been an issue with the stock setup, lots of offroad and onroad miles ive never needed any more stopping power, that was one thing i was concerned with but it hasnt been an issue at all, and the springs yeah i seem to have them pretty close, dont feel to stiff and havent gotten it to bottom out once yet even after some descent jumps, you may have trouble if your a heavier rider but im only 175 so the heaviest ones i got worked well for me.
Cool stuff. For the springs, check the sag. If they are too soft and you have too much sag you'll be riding in the much stiffer mid-stroke too often and more preload or stiffer springs may improve things. You should have around 80-95mm of race sag with those forks:)
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