What do you all have your rear shock set at? - Kawasaki Versys Forum
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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-06-2009, 03:48 PM Thread Starter
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What do you all have your rear shock set at?

I started riding around with my girl on the back of the bike this past week. She is about 100lbs, im 230. I moved the preload up to the highest setting since it was only two more clicks from where it was stock. I also turned the dampening up two clicks. Any suggestions from anyone? It deffinately feels better now. What do you all have yours set at?
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Was it too soft and bottoming out at preload #5? (2 clicks from max). I'm 190 lbs and like it at #3 preload, and 12 clicks out from 'H' stiffest rebound damping position... For your payload, I would try preload #4 or #5 (counting from softest position) as it was, with about 8 clicks out from 'H' on rebound damping. It would also be better with more fork preload; about 3 turns out from fully turned in (both forks), with about 3/4 turn out on rebound damping. (right fork)

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Have someone help you measure it with both of you on the bike and get it set right for your combined weight.


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