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Old 06-21-2013, 07:57 AM   #526
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Forks arrived back from Ed on Wednesday and I got them installed last night along with a new Elka rear shock. The quick ride around the neighborhood was impressive. Looking forward to a better test this weekend!
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Old 06-21-2013, 08:04 AM   #527
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Forks arrived back from Ed on Wednesday and I got them installed last night along with a new Elka rear shock. The quick ride around the neighborhood was impressive. Looking forward to a better test this weekend!
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Old 06-24-2013, 09:35 AM   #528
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...The quick ride around the neighborhood was impressive. Looking forward to a better test this weekend!
Didn't get any time on the dirt or gravel but a fair amount on the street. Even without all final setup tweaks (fork height in triples, rebound & compression clicks, and new rear Elka dialed in) I must say this is a VERY worthwhile modification. The bike feels more planted and supple.

If you are thinking about this mod, in the worlds of Maury Finkle, "DO IT!"

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Old 07-02-2013, 08:37 AM   #529
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Anyone install the fork air bleeders on their shivers? What brand or type did you go with?
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Old 07-02-2013, 10:37 AM   #530
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Don't get the STR button ones listed for Shivers. They bind on the big hex on the cap. Fail.
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Old 07-02-2013, 10:48 AM   #531
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I just used the screw at the top. You don't need to bleed them that often.
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Old 07-02-2013, 01:25 PM   #532
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I just used the screw at the top. You don't need to bleed them that often.
Gangplank gave me this sort of advice while my forks were being worked and that's the approach I took.
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Old 07-02-2013, 06:46 PM   #533
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Well I know I can just unscrew them to relieve pressure, but it's easier to just push the button.... Just asking what people suggest.
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Old 07-02-2013, 08:11 PM   #534
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Well I know I can just unscrew them to relieve pressure, but it's easier to just push the button.... Just asking what people suggest.
No worries. I think I used it 3 times in 2 years. I only did it when riding big changes in altitude.
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Old 07-02-2013, 10:00 PM   #535
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I think to use the bleeders properly you are supposed to have the front forks fully extended, so it's not necessarily a real quick and easy thing.
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Old 07-02-2013, 10:06 PM   #536
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I think to use the bleeders properly you are supposed to have the front forks fully extended, so it's not necessarily a real quick and easy thing.
Centerstand and weight on the rear should do it.
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Old 07-15-2013, 02:16 AM   #537
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I have tried searching this thread without success but are the RXV forks the same as SXV?
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Old 07-15-2013, 03:02 AM   #538
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Answered my own question RXV 45mm, SXV 48mm
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Old 07-15-2013, 12:07 PM   #539
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Answered my own question RXV 45mm, SXV 48mm
Yep. Totally different forks.
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Old 08-07-2013, 11:06 PM   #540
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Air chamber height

Hello guys .

My Ohlins 0.55 springs finnaly came and i will put them on the bike hopefully tomorow. So, i'm 80 kg with riding gear and i wish to have that "plush sensation" anyone talk about.
How much air should i have in the forks and what oil weight ? I'll use Motul since it's the best oil easily available here.

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