|12-30-2012, 06:19 PM||#1|
I'm a Seoul Man...
Joined: Apr 2006
Location: South Korea via E. TN/ WNC
Pardon me for my ignorance... front suspension question
Guys, simple stupid question here. If I remove my front shock/spring assembly, what happens to the front wheel? Is there a stop to keep it from dropping to the floor (doesn't have far to go of course) or what?
Reason I'm asking (this will help you answer me) is I will get my Ohlins front shock rebuilt this winter, but the bike will sit in my Korean parking garage. Everything needs to look "usable" not like a garage. My idea is that I'll remove the assembly and just leave the bike sitting on the center stand while I have the shock rebuilt (probably 3-4 weeks turnaround).
I suppose once concern is the random "someone sitting on my bike" thing and surprise, the front wheel gives no support! I doubt this is an issue though, Koreans seem to leave other people's stuff alone very well.
Any precautions I need to take?
'07 BMW 1200GS, Yamaha WR250X/R (split personality) , and Husky TE 250
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