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Old 05-07-2014, 05:35 PM   #35
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Originally Posted by ttpete View Post
I also think that it's done for cost reasons. There are variations in the linked suspension, mostly done on the racebikes, that make them non-rising rate.

If you get a chance, have a look at the setup on the 1199 Panigale. It's unique due to the fact there's no actual frame.
I looked at the Panigale. It appears to have a link despite it' 'frameless-ness'. Do you see it?

OK, now how do I shrink the image I linked? Sorry for it being over-sized.

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