2013 Konflict Forks

Discussion in 'Parallel Universe' started by jengel451, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. jengel451

    jengel451 1 Cool MotherF#$cker

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    They literally just arrived and I unpacked them.

    I can tell you right now, the stiction that was felt before I sent them was pretty bad. These don't have ANY, zero.

    I really love that the bottom adjuster has a rubber cap on it so it stays clean, nice touch.

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  2. ebrabaek

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    I am looking fwd for your review of these, as my suspension is the last of the Mohicans on my bike.... How much was the cost again...??? Perhaps you can post a link to the vendors section.....:clap
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    jengel451 1 Cool MotherF#$cker

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    ebrabaek Long timer

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    ebrabaek Long timer

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    I am sure they are great, but way to costly for me.
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    jengel451 1 Cool MotherF#$cker

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    I guess it's all in what's important to you. Suspension is one of those things I refuse to ride around anymore. I've had too many clapped out POS'es that ended up crashing me on my head because of ill handling.
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  7. ebrabaek

    ebrabaek Long timer

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    Yeppers. I will go the ghetto way, as 2K is a bit high. Not arguing the surely fantastic product, and It is important to me. But out of my price level....as other options are avail for less.
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    jengel451 1 Cool MotherF#$cker

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    Got it all buttoned up and opened the garage door to a blizzard......are you freaking kidding me????
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  9. Grits&Gravy

    Grits&Gravy Been here awhile

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    NICE!!!

    Alex is currently Shivering the front forks on my 2011 F800GS and supplying me a a new rear shock. So far he has been awesome and I'm talking to him about upgrading the suspension on my other bike.
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  10. biodieselandon

    biodieselandon Been here awhile

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    Do you know what he used to upgrade them? How long did it take? I will be doing this very soon.
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  11. jengel451

    jengel451 1 Cool MotherF#$cker

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    You should reach out to Alex, he can give you the scoop.

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    biodieselandon Been here awhile

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    I have talked to him already. I just need to take the next step... $$$
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    biodieselandon Been here awhile

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    You mean this one?

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  14. jengel451

    jengel451 1 Cool MotherF#$cker

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    I put a few miles on them today, crap weather around here lately. The front definitely feels more plush and not as vague as before, I can actually tell what the front end is doing. Hit a few holes and such, the front soaks it up nicely. Unfortunately the stock rear shock makes the bike completely unbalanced.

    Got the Wilbers this evening and just finished installing.
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    jengel451 1 Cool MotherF#$cker

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    Got out a bit today, did a little track that's in the field behind us. has a little jump, a couple G out's and some small whoops.

    Smooth as freaking butter man. I mean, it's still a big bike, but it was so nice and smooth over everything, landing onto flat was no problem. G out's no issue and the 50 yards of small whoops (probably 8" deep) was nothing.

    I'm 100% sold. Honestly, it feels like 50 pounds or so was taken off the bike.

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  16. biodieselandon

    biodieselandon Been here awhile

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    You got a new rear shock as well?
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  17. jengel451

    jengel451 1 Cool MotherF#$cker

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    Yes, Wilbers.
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    biodieselandon Been here awhile

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    I've been considering Touratech's new shock but they haven't released it for 2013 models yet.
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    jengel451 1 Cool MotherF#$cker

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    for the money, look elsewhere, there is nothing that shock has that others don't. performance or otherwise.
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  20. Tork

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    I seem to remember the TT shock is built with bigger components , shaft and piston. At least that is what the TT staff told me at Moto Euro 2013 .
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