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post #1 of 3 Old 05-03-2012, 06:08 AM Thread Starter
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Newbie question about suspension adjustements

I was reading about suspension adjustements and I'm a bit lost. I have a 2002, so if I understand correctly, the only thing I can adjust is the rear shock preload?

How do I know if the preload needs to be adjusted? I've put about 850 KM on my bike since I bought it and everything seems fine. But I don't have much experience, I don't know what to "look for".

I assume I should adjust the preload if I take my girlfriend for a ride? I weight about 220 lbs and our combined weight is about 390 lbs.

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That thing is so over sprung you can just ride it the way it is with no problem. Iirc I set my '02 on the forth notch and never looked at it again.

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That thing is so over sprung you can just ride it the way it is with no problem. Iirc I set my '02 on the forth notch and never looked at it again.
+1! i found the 02 rode best while 2-up. i was constantly exiting corners faster than my buddies who were riding solo while i was 2-up. that's just about the only time the rear end is planted

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