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  1. DL650A - 2017+
    It's well known that the standard fork springs on the 650 are pretty soft. i'm 255 lbs and the racetech site says i need about 1 kg/mm front springs. do you guys think it's about right? another question, racetech springs are non progressive, while most other offers i find are progressive...
  2. AdventureTech LLC
    SonicSprings.com Many of you know that I have been recommended sonic fork springs for years. I installed them in my DL650 and, along with my fork brace, they transformed my little long legged dual sport into a very stable bike that rivaled my expensive sport touring machine. Sonic springs...
  3. DL650A - 2012-2016
    I've been curious about this since the bike came out, given Suzuki's claims and the reports of people here that the suspension felt firmer than the earlier bike. Phoenixsteve was kind enough to send me his old set and I got around to measuring them today. They look to be a standard dual rate...
  4. Maintenance How-to
    I swapped Sonic 1.1kg springs for stock in a 2012 Glee. At 300-ish pounds, upgrading suspension is a no-brainer for me. I wanted to put some stuff up here because I know when I'm considering modifying/ farkling, it really helps to see what/ how others have done it. I hate working on...
  5. DL1000 from 2002-2012
    I am considering upgrading the fork springs with something stiffer and would like to know how hard it is to do this myself. I have done all of the maintenance so far myself (throttle body sync, wheel changes, valve checks, handlebar change, etc.) I consider myself to be good mechanically. Any...
  6. DL1000 from 2002-2012
    Wow, talk about bang for the buck! Less then a hundred bucks shipped to Hawaii. Packed well with spacer material and good instructions. Such a nice farkle for me since I'm a bigger guy at 260. This should be first or second on every Strommers list!
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