Originally Posted by Mark Manley
I would change the rear shocks first which should give the biggest improvement in handling. A stainless hose and handlebar mounted MC will make some difference but there will be no subsitute for double discs, preferably a Brembo set up but that will require a whole new front end.
Thanks for the helpful info. Been looking at Progressive rear shocks. Mixed reviews on those vs higher end Ikon shocks, but I think for my purpose, cheaper Progressives would work fine.