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Re: Cost Effective Suspension Mod's
Reply #20 on: 14 June, 2021, 10:55:37 PM
I started with Hyperpro springs. Made a difference but when I replaced my rear shock it highlighted just how bad the front was.
The supplier sent the wrong springs so I just put the Hyperpros back in. I am actually considering putting the OE spring back in next time I change the oil. Currently really good but I need to dial in too much pre-load to take out the variable part of the springs which means I don't get the full travel.

Bear in mind that Race Tech specialise in sports / racing bikes and IMO their stated rates are pretty aggressive for a bike like the Tiger. They are no telelevers but I am happy scatching hard in any company, and I get a comfy ride when I want one.
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Re: Cost Effective Suspension Mod's
Reply #21 on: 15 June, 2021, 03:23:08 PM
Sean, did you put racetech gold valves in in the forks?
What makes this interesting is that the RT spring calculator suggested even stiffer, depending on what data I entered. My rear is lowered 35mm, RT suggested 1.2kg. Twice as stiff as OE.
Race bike indeed. I'm trying softest avail @ .85kg.

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Re: Cost Effective Suspension Mod's
Reply #22 on: 15 June, 2021, 04:20:41 PM
I used Andreani valves. Racetech is a US company and the Sport never made it to the US so Racetech did nothing for the bike.
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