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  1. DL1000A - 2014-2016
    Hi all, This is my first post in the forums so go easy on me LOL....anyway I've seen comments about fork braces helping in crosswinds at highway speeds is this the case? Also, I've looked and don't see any fork braces available for 2014 DL1000's just curious why that is? Thanks all!
  2. DL650A - 2012-2016
    I picked up my bike from its 12,000k service today. One of the fork seals had gone and the mechanic had persuaded Suzuki to cover this under guarantee. However, he said that if they had known I had fitted a fork brace they would not have covered it. He also said that he thought the brace had...
  3. V-Strom Modifications and Performance
    When I take delivery on Saturday, the bike should have the OEM centerstand and Givi luggage installed. I'll probably try to pick up a throttle lock before I leave the dealership. While I'll probably add a fork brace eventually, higher on my list are Madstad brackets and possibly, bar...
  4. General V-Strom Discussion
    I have read many post about fork braces and would like to know why they are so popular. I have owned 7 motorcycles, spanning ~40 years, and really can't find any problems with the fork that can't be fixed with higher spring rates and better damping. So what's the deal with fork braces, is it...
  5. Maintenance, Tech and Products.
    Anyone have a copy handy they can post, or explain it in layman's terms? I'm not what you'd call 'mechanically inclined'. I'm assuming the brace goes on the lower, thicker, black portion of the tubes, not the shiny silver part. :thumbup:
  6. Product Reviews
    Installed my new Richland Rick's fork brace today and WOW what a difference in the way ole Scarlett handles. Very strong cross winds today in Central Ohio, crappy weather center of the universe, and she cut through the perpendicular winds like a hot knife through warm butter. I didn't get a...
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