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Old 03-02-2011, 07:24 AM   #181
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Originally Posted by 2712 View Post
Im intrested! I'dlike to get my "wobble" out of the frond end when i land after takeoff when crossing railwaycrossings at 80miles/h
Steering dampner would more than likely solve this issue. I'm convinced you won't want another bike without one.
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Old 03-25-2011, 09:43 PM   #182
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What setting was your brother using on those curvy roads? Could he have dialed it 'down' to 1 or 2 to resolve the problem there? Would that have worked?

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My brother; however, though he agrees with all of the above improvements, he says that it changed the characteristic of the bike especially on the curvy country roads where he feels he needs to push more on the handlebar. The bike is not the same as it was for him and thus he removed it. He says that he will only use it during enduro rides.


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Old 03-31-2011, 01:09 PM   #183
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Originally Posted by 1200gsceej View Post
What setting was your brother using on those curvy roads? Could he have dialed it 'down' to 1 or 2 to resolve the problem there? Would that have worked?
Well at first it was at 10 (that is the setting I always use it). He wasn't happy, so he dialed it down to the lowest setting. After a while, he suggested that event though the damper is at its lowest setting, it still has some effect and he decided to take it off in the middle of the trip and he is happy ever since.

Myself, would not ride the bike without it. There is one drawback I think the damper is causing though, at higher speeds, e.g. over 140km/h and higher, the back of the bike starts to wobble. Sometimes at 140km/h sometimes at 180km/h. But the back wobbles and I don't feel as comfortable as without the damper at higher speeds.
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