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Old 09-28-2012, 10:49 AM   #235
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Location: Vancouver, BC
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Originally Posted by runnin4melife View Post
Nothing as crazy as a few people with an 800 on here but I have a full Ohlins setup, which by the way is worth it in my opinion, even if you ride mostly street it is a tremendous upgrade and I attribute it to keeping me upright after hitting a 16 penny nail and having an instant flat at 80 MPH.

I am just trying to determine what is the new investment I am going to be dropping money on seeing as I have to be sneaky about it already hahaha
Wow! Front flat at 80 and staying up! Good on ya! I've had a front flat at 80(kph) on a different bike a few years ago & on a dirt road and I went straight into the ditch before I knew what was happening . I was fine and the bike was ok too except for a broken windscreen (and front flat).

I'm running Hyperpro springs up front which definitely made a big difference and it doesn't blow through it's travel anymore (now I can hit stuff harder ). The springs are taking some of the sting out of what the rims get I think. Ohlins sure would be nice though!

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