Thread: ESA Question
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Old 08-29-2012, 08:02 PM   #11
Studly Adventurer
Joined: Mar 2012
Location: So.Central PA
Oddometer: 712
Originally Posted by jimmex View Post
I bought my bike in Austin and have done business with those guys for a very long time. Yes the Wiburs has what's called WESA. The guy to ask all the question out in CA. The Beemer Shop IIRC. I bet its hard to buy a GSA w/o ESA; probably have to wait forever for a special order. I just disconnected mine.
So did you swap to a wilburs for the ride quality? Esa failure is something i thought about but then again, i dont think its failure is going to leave you stranded.

Personally, i love it. Only 700 miles on the bike but i switch modes depending on the ride and if the wifey is along. I had full ohlins on the tuono and had it setup for me....once u are used to good suspension, its hard to go back. I find the stock setup very good. Maybe my tune will change once i load up for a trip, but so far, i wouldnt go back to standard manual suspension.

Originally Posted by longslowdistance View Post
Anyone know the cost of the Ohlins aftermarket ESA replacement?
Salty, around 3200 for the pair.
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