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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-11-2012, 01:53 PM Thread Starter
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Have a set up question for you!

I have a '99 ZX6R that has a Traxxion sport shock (Penske 8900) on it. I installed a stiffer spring on it that they shipped me as I've gained weight with age!!! ...unlike Jo I don't have enough motivation to go to the gym Anyway, I set the sag to 30mm front and back since I use this bike for mostly commuting. I also put on new tires, Conti Motions; I used to run Maxxis Sportmaxx's. The bike now feels a little loose, kinda wallows over fast bumps and almost feels like it hops like a pogo stick. I'm thinking of increasing the rebound, does this sound right to everyone or is there something else I should do, too. I'm sure the tire change is magnifying the feeling as well. Any advice would be much appreciated as I am not a suspension expert at all and I know ALOT of you guys are!!!

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No opinions, comments or ideas?

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Very hard to diagnose suspension set up when not in person. Rebound is a good place to start, though.


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Thanks, I set the rebound to 3 clicks out and it feels better. I'm thinking the type of tire has aggravated the problem and I will just have to deal with it till wear these tires out!!!

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Well both suspension and tire should be balance every time you adjust them for a certain target. This also includes the tire pressure.
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A year late but thanks for replying Already been sorted

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