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Old 09-10-2012, 10:52 PM   #2
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Location: Evanston IL
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Does it have a fork brace? I didn't realize it made a difference at slow speed until a Montrose CO police motor officer and his instructor declared their DL650 a whole new bike after doing a few figure eights in a parking lot after a brace was installed. Lowering the front by raising the fork tubes 10-15mm also makes steering quicker and prevents high speed aerodynamic lift by the fairing.

in order of ownership
1971 Honda CB350, 2 1973 Honda CB500s, one was stolen, 1974 Can-Am 175 TNT, 1978 Yamaha XS11, 1978 Honda CX500, 1975 BMW R90S, 1983 BMW R65LS, 2005 Suzuki DL650 totaled, 2007 Suzuki DL650A, 2012 Suzuki DL650A
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