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Old 03-12-2007, 10:38 PM
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Default RM 125 suspension - HELP

Can anyone offer any advice on how to adjust my suspension - it really gets loose at the front end over bumps at high speed and gets out of control - from side to side. what adjustments can i do to help the front end to be more smooth at high speed over bumps etc.
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Old 03-13-2007, 04:00 AM
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When you say loose, do you mean it really starts to bounce?
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Old 03-13-2007, 06:48 PM
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Yes, it bounces all over the place - the bars go from side to side and it just gets worse with the more power I give it, to the point where I'm nearly taking a spill.
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Old 03-13-2007, 06:51 PM
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Mine was doing the same thing and I thought maybe the rebound was too fast, but it was just the opposite. I turned all my clickers to a neutral setting and it was 10 times better.

Count and record where you are at now for the fork and shock rebound and compression and then put the forks at 12 out on the compression and 10 out on the rebound, same goes for the shock. Ride it and see how it feels. I have a tendency to really screw my clickers up so I try not to make too many adjustments without calling my suspension guy. He's on my speed dial and helps me out over the phone while I'm at the track.
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Old 03-14-2007, 12:43 AM
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Thanks mate, I'm going to do the adjustments now and see how it goes this Saturday. Thanks for the info.
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Old 03-14-2007, 05:04 AM
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Good advise there, let us know how it goes.
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hey Woody, I have adjusted the clicker on the bottom of the forks - all good, but I have a problem with the clicker on top - I suspect it may be broken cause it doesn't stop when turning out, I got well over 30 clicks and still no sign of it stopping, so I don't even know what setting it is on. Any ideas on how to go about this. I only just bought the bike and first time looking at the suspension adjustments.
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Old 03-14-2007, 08:58 PM
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ohhhh, that's not good. Are the RM's Kayaba on the 125? I think they are.

It's been a while since I've been in kyb forks, and I'll be honest, I can't remember.

At this point, I would seriously suggest taking them to a good suspension tuner and have then take a look.
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hey Woody, I have adjusted the clicker on the bottom of the forks - all good, but I have a problem with the clicker on top - I suspect it may be broken cause it doesn't stop when turning out, I got well over 30 clicks and still no sign of it stopping, so I don't even know what setting it is on. Any ideas on how to go about this. I only just bought the bike and first time looking at the suspension adjustments.
try turning it the other way, and if it doesn't stop by turning all the way in, THEN you may have a problem. i'm not sure, because i have never turned it out that far, but my guess is that the screw will still turn and "click" but isn't really doing anything as far as adjusting. just a hunch... but definitely try turning the screw Clock-wise and you SHOULD eventually stop then, turn it back the other way 10 clicks, and finally, RIDE the beast

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Old 11-05-2007, 03:26 PM
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here's a dumb question:

on the Forks, Compression is on Top, Rebound is on the Bottom, and on the Shock, it is opposite, correct? (can you tell it's been a while??? lol)
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Old 11-05-2007, 06:30 PM
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No, the shock has the comp on top. Rebound on bottom.

And as far as forks, it all depends on the make of the forks, and the type.
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