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Old 10-30-2003, 09:57 PM
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I weigh 160, and i heard somewhere they are tuned for 80-120 lb riders, is this true? if so, how can i change it, is it in my manual(LOL)

Oh btw, i am riding a KX100
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Old 10-30-2003, 09:58 PM
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and do i need to change it, or is it okay?
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Old 10-30-2003, 09:59 PM
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You just need to have the sag set for you and your weight, then adjust from there..
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Old 10-30-2003, 11:06 PM
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Chances are you'll need a stiffer spring.
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what the manual says isnt the end word.... does the suspension feel right for you... if it does leave it
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Old 11-01-2003, 08:52 PM
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i dont know how to tell. I havnt jumped higher then 9 inches so i cant tell if it will bottem out.
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Moved to the suspension forum, you should get more replies there.
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thnx
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I would definitely start with adjusting your sag. I finally set mine last weekend and it made a big difference in turning speed/comfort.
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You will need a stiffer shock spring to get the right sag measurements (with the stock spring you will have no free sag with correct rider sag).

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