Suspension testing video

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by Don Lemelin, May 10, 2006.

  1. Don Lemelin

    Don Lemelin Scuderia West

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  2. overlander

    overlander Gravel Travel Tours

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    Must be great to have fork springs that are heavy enough for the 950 to get that kind of air. I think the ones that came in mine were apparently left over from the 85 SX mini-crossers! :huh
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  3. Pointman0853

    Pointman0853 Unregistered Gun Owner

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    OK, I'll bite.

    What fork spring weight did you run were in that bike?

    Pointman
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  4. Don Lemelin

    Don Lemelin Scuderia West

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    .50's with an SPS re-valve. (my bike, the orange and blue)
    We tested springs up to .54's in a stock valved '04 (standard, silver bike)
    You can see it in action here
    http://www.ktmtwins.com/images/jonahstreet.wmv
    We'll post results from the test on the site in the near future.
    Cheers
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  5. Ignore Amos

    Ignore Amos bruised, dazed & confused

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    I found myself watching it like ten times...I need to get a life!
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  6. motowest

    motowest Two-wheeled Adventurer

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    Good stuff, huh?

    I went for a little 70 mile ride tonight just before sunset. I even found a few miles of dirt (including ruts, mud, etc.) No jumps though!:lol3
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  7. BLUE(UK)

    BLUE(UK) Long timer

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    Looks so powerful!!:D
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  8. Huber Tuber

    Huber Tuber Beer is good

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    Hate to say purchased my bike at Munroe = (:asshat) but seems like I keep on taking it to Scud for upgrade and service. Great shop, and awesome service dept!! Good stuff Don!!! Best KTM dealer in Bay Area... Now can I get a discount on parts..hehe.
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  10. PowerCell

    PowerCell Manufacture

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    Tell Jonah I said to quit "ridin' that thing like a poodle"... :eyes
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  11. katoosh

    katoosh Catch&Release Wild Trout

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    Don, that SPS set-up looks familiar. But for some real fun, you should have me try that jump with camera rolling. I'd be willing to bet the resulting post would not be in Orange Crush, but in Face Plants!!

    Smooth riding. The second clip looks like the intro an up-coming Scuderia West commercial. Makes me want to go out for a ride.
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