Originally Posted by edgy
Just noticed that my front left fork is pissing out oil! 21000 kms/2008 model - is that about normal?
I think that there are a few factors that come into play. How do you ride your SE?...mostly street?...Lotta' offroad? Do you clean your bottom tubes? Do you "breathe" the forks after you're done beatin' it offroad?
From what I have seen, there are guys who go through seals like underwear. But, many of their bikes are "rode hard and put-up wet".
I thought that "breathing" thing was snake oil. But, there are suspension gurus who really believe in it. If you ride really hard, try breathing your fork tubes and see if the flow slows...
I spent all my money on motorcycles, 4X4's, whiskey, and women...The rest I just wasted. (edited to fit/original phrase by "WIBO")
"There's a WEALTH of cool people and knowledge on ADV, there's also a decent sized pocket of douche bag assholes that think their ADV forum Post Count (Oddometer) is their badge at being experienced riders." goodcat8
WARRIORPRINCEJJ screwed with this post 08-01-2010 at 11:36 AM