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Old 03-03-2012, 09:52 AM   #136
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Im hoping so. They were like mush if I got any air and I really wasn't happy with the handling in general. When Tony said the internals were pretty worn I was happy to hear something was wrong with them.
Sounds like we're on the same page with the suspension. After the Snow run, I made some calls and found out what spring rates I need for the Berg. Ends up, I was running springs 4 sizes too small My race sag was 130 mm and the spring was adjusted as far as it would go
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Old 03-03-2012, 05:46 PM   #137
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Old 03-03-2012, 06:08 PM   #138
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My brother is going to REP on Thursday to pick up his bike and my cylinder so if your forks are done he can bring them back for you?
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Old 03-03-2012, 08:04 PM   #139
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My brother is going to REP on Thursday to pick up his bike and my cylinder so if your forks are done he can bring them back for you?

Sure! I guess Tony can call and get my CC# over the phone or I can swing cash by your house. Tony said he needed a day or 2 to get the fat boy springs
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Old 03-16-2012, 02:25 PM   #140
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Got home home today found these when I got here

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Old 03-16-2012, 09:26 PM   #141
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Old 04-12-2012, 06:58 PM   #142
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Finally got out today (if you can call it that). Decided to go about 1 mile from my house. Its semi legal and I usually try to avoid places like that. Since the bike is registered I drove it over and got pulled over on the way over by the local cops who comes by once every few days. Got the whole lsst of things wrong with my bike and the residents been complaining about dirt bikes speech. Fortunately he believed the Im sorry I'm just a middle aged guy who got a bug up his ass and aint never been here or gone there before speech. If you want me to turn around and go home or go another way I will... No your registered and insured its ok ...


So get to the trails / track start with the woops. What a difference the front end is smooth, tracking and going where I want it to. the 2 times it washed a lil it was easily corrected. Tony at REP you the man!!!!! The rear was all over teh place bouncing like a pogo stick. The new fron really showed how screwed up the rear is. I just may hand the shock to Tony at the end of the day at Southwick.

So after a few laps on the MX style track I headed of into the woods for some NE Enduro style riding, again smiled about the forks and cursed the rear and then caught a branch between the radiator shroud and radiator cap I was able to straighten the radiator neck with a piece of wood and rock found trail side but couldnt get the tabs on the cap back...

20 minutes of riding and Im happy and sad called it a day and rode back home. the cap was an easy fix and adjusted the shifter, now that the suspension is working I actually have to get it out of second

too be continued...
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Old 04-12-2012, 07:28 PM   #143
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Old 04-12-2012, 07:31 PM   #144
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Old 04-13-2012, 10:24 AM   #145
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The next time you need suspension work done I highy HIGHLY HIIIIGGGHHHLLLY recommend going to ESP up in La Cresentia. Talk to George - SUPER nice guy and all he does is dirtbike suspension and he KNOWS his stuff.
He had done the suspension on my bike before I got it and I called him to get advice on what I should do for it now that I was riding it and dammed if he didnt remember the bike and the previous owner....so I brought it in so he could adjust it for my weight and seriously the bike is like MAGIC in the dirt. Stuff that I used to pucker at, I throttle on.
Whenever I go there to drop off a bike, there is a huge line of bikes with District number and Red bars (expert) - its where most of the guys that are career weekend racers get their suspension done.
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Im sure hes good but he's a little far to run over too
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Old 04-13-2012, 12:50 PM   #147
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Im sure hes good but he's a little far to run over too
Thats right - forgot you were in NY state.

For some reason I thought you were out here....

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Old 04-13-2012, 01:28 PM   #148
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The sands of Southwick are the true test...it's the great equalizer. see you Sunday!
Southwick? What's going on at Southwick Sunday?
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Old 04-13-2012, 01:44 PM   #149
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Old 04-13-2012, 02:42 PM   #150
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Thats right - forgot you were in NY state.

For some reason I thought you were out here....

Well lots of people do say I'm out there
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