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11-19-2015 07:35 PM
G-Dub
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Originally Posted by Bville-Bud View Post
Can you make me smarter here? Where do I adjust this? I am not a short guy but find her very tall. I have the manual but find no "sag" adjustment.

Thanks!
To adjust sag or pre-load on the springs: front is the "nut" on top of each fork, turn it in to decrease sag, out for more. There are adjustment lines on the tube that goes in or out of the fork, set both the same. Rear is the adjustment knob under the seat. I highly recommend a center stand and a helper for taking the measurements. You have to completely unload the suspension to make a base measurement from the axle to a point on the bike, then load it with you on it and measure again. The difference is the sag. For the rear just put it on the center stand for the base measurement, for the front have someone sit on the back of the bike to raise up the front. Then there are the rebound and damping adjustments - there are threads with good advice on adjusting, I would start with factory settings. Don't assume you got it with factory settings. Check your owner's manual and set them all from scratch.
11-19-2015 04:28 PM
richlandrick You might want to try these.. Gen 2 DL1000 - AdventureTech, LLC.

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11-18-2015 03:23 PM
soderholmd
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Originally Posted by PTRider View Post
You'll like it more and more as the engine and suspension break in. Do set the front & rear sag, about 40 mm, to suit your load riding weight, then set them again as the suspension frees up. Adjust the front compression & rebound damping, and the rear rebound, to your liking.

For ergos, I put on Adventuretech's peg lowering kit and mirror spacers, and SW-Motech's bar-backs. Adventuretech is selling Givi windscreens and Shad seats & luggage.

Absolutely spot on - I couldn't believe how much better it got after the first 1k miles......
11-18-2015 03:21 PM
soderholmd
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Originally Posted by Bville-Bud View Post
I bought a new 14 today from Romney Cycles. They really treated me right.

I'm going to see if I can scrub off half of the 500 miles to the first oil change now!

Beautiful! Congrats............
11-18-2015 03:18 PM
Bville-Bud Can you make me smarter here? Where do I adjust this? I am not a short guy but find her very tall. I have the manual but find no "sag" adjustment.

Thanks!

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Originally Posted by PTRider View Post
You'll like it more and more as the engine and suspension break in. Do set the front & rear sag, about 40 mm, to suit your load riding weight, then set them again as the suspension frees up.
11-17-2015 09:17 PM
cheapbastard I've had mine just over a week. Only managed a little over 300 commuting miles, but I'm loving her so far!



Enjoy your new ride!
11-17-2015 08:57 PM
gtmn nice
all you guys are gonna get these bikes for great deals and the khaki looks fantastic
enjoy the new bike
11-17-2015 05:01 PM
rcbimmer I see you got the right color! Congrats
11-17-2015 04:50 PM
PTRider You'll like it more and more as the engine and suspension break in. Do set the front & rear sag, about 40 mm, to suit your load riding weight, then set them again as the suspension frees up. Adjust the front compression & rebound damping, and the rear rebound, to your liking.

For ergos, I put on Adventuretech's peg lowering kit and mirror spacers, and SW-Motech's bar-backs. Adventuretech is selling Givi windscreens and Shad seats & luggage.
11-17-2015 04:40 PM
Bowtie2bimmer Congrats sir!
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