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Old 01-18-2013, 03:41 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by chollo9 View Post
That makes for a very short lever from swingarm pivot to shock mount, which equals high wheel travel for a given amount of shock stroke.
Not if you lay the shock down flat and create a new lever arm on top of the swingarm like fubar did on his bike.

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