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post #1 of 5 Old 10-08-2017, 03:32 PM Thread Starter
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Suspension for a fat man

Have an 09' Wee, with as far as I know stock everything. I'm 6'2", 390ish lbs. I know I'm pushing the bike to its limits(according to GVWR on the sticker). Have the preload already maxed, but when I go down a bumpy section of road, it bottoms out pretty frequently. Pretty uncomfortable really. I've tried searching for suspensions for the big and tall, but so far haven't found a fat-man-friendly solution. Anyone have a suggestion?

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post #2 of 5 Old 10-08-2017, 03:42 PM
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Sasquatch can size your spring to your needs. Hopefully. Worth checking out.
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post #3 of 5 Old 10-08-2017, 03:55 PM Thread Starter
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Sasquatch can size your spring to your needs. Hopefully. Worth checking out.
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Thanks! Shot them an email. Will be interesting to see what they have to say.
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for $$$$ I got WP springs (front & rear) and WP shock setup for solo 300lbs to 2up with cargo 600lbs from FactoryConnection

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You will need fork springs as well. Check out Sonic springs. Sonic Springs
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