Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Washington, the state
Ricor Intiminators and Cogent Dynamic Drop In Damper Cartridges are for 650s and other bikes with damper rod forks. Your 1000 has cartridges, so RaceTech Gold Valves are the way to go after you upgrade the springs.
How many miles on it? Very likely the shock is due for a rebuild and upgrade. Many shops can rebuild and upgrade it, or buy a much better aftermarket shock.
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