Dropping the forks

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  1. northwood

    northwood New Member

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    The bike is a little hard to corner right now with the DMr set-up. If I drop the front forks will this help? How far? My CBR had notches giving an idea of the extremes. This bike does not. Anyone had experience in this?

    I am just trying to get the bike to drop into the corner smoothly and quicker than it does right now. Thanks in advance!
     
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    Unless you have a shorter inseam, you'd be better servd shimming the rear shock 2-3 mm. That will net you about 10-15 mm actual raise in the rear.
     
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    If you've just put the DMr bits in your forks then the front end will now be riding higher because you'll be on stiffer springs than before. I have mine dropped down by 6mm, but in conjunction with a DMr shock which is 6mm longer so the front is lower and the back higher, which speeds up the turn in and gives me no instability issues.
     
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    Call Jamie, he told me any help with the geometry changes he will help
     

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