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    Re: TW suspension setup.

    Quote Originally Posted by scooby View Post
    74kg,skinny bugger aint ya
    Not really.............just a short arse.

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    Re: TW suspension setup.

    I highly recommend getting the suspension setup up by TW suspension tech, the difference made was drastically improved, I immediately felt the responsiveness, feedback & good feel from the front and rear riding over bumps, holes and cornering as well as accelerating. Bike no longer bounces excessively nor seesaws and doesn't sag down on acceleration. Gives good confidence in corners too.
    I had done a night shift and have been for 3 weeks so I took in what I could.
    So briefly Teut started with a brew coffee woke me up! He wrote some details down, then measured rear for adjusting Pre-load (turned out no adjustment was needed).
    Then took measurements for the front. wound the pre-load up a few turns whilst taking multiple measurements after forks being compressed and de-pressed! Then once the pre-load was set for the front which happened so quickly he just said right the rear rebound needs to be set to +1, Rear Compression +7 and Front damping +1.
    He also suggested lowering the forks so they are flush with the top yoke so I did that on Friday.
    Forks flush with top yoke top view.jpgForks flush with top yoke side view.jpg
    200+ miles done at the weekend and the bike is so much better by a long way.
    I've yet to make another rear shock mounting position change to have the top mounting fastening on the oval shaped "sliding blocks" to the upper position, this will also lower the bike. I've yet to achieve this but I am confident in doing so on the Abba skylift.

    Overall happy to spend £50 on all the advice, tips and adjustments he made. Top bloke and he knows his stuff giving me a few secrets to consider in the future ;-).

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    Re: TW suspension setup.

    To change the shock mounting position I've just got to set the shock length to 348mm with the swingarm length at 600mm standard.

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    Re: TW suspension setup.

    did you get to see his assortment of planes?

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    Re: TW suspension setup.

    Quote Originally Posted by scooby View Post
    did you get to see his assortment of planes?
    I did not see them, we didn't have the time to.

    Are they aircraft models?

    Sent from my SM-G973F using Tapatalk

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    Re: TW suspension setup.

    Quote Originally Posted by HPlogger View Post
    To change the shock mounting position I've just got to set the shock length to 348mm with the swingarm length at 600mm standard.

    To do this requires a LOT OF WORK FFS! Then recalibration of ride height.

    Has anyone got a quicker way to remove/install rear shock with electronic DDC without having to remove the fuel tank and unbolt the rear sub-frame as workshop manuals specify to do so?

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    Re: TW suspension setup.

    Undo the bottom of the subframe and loosen the top. Use a strap to hold it up.
    Failing that, drop the swing arm...

    *I've never done it but believe these are the two options.
    Last edited by alex; Yesterday at 11:32 AM.

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    Re: TW suspension setup.

    Quote Originally Posted by HPlogger View Post
    To do this requires a LOT OF WORK FFS! Then recalibration of ride height.

    Has anyone got a quicker way to remove/install rear shock with electronic DDC without having to remove the fuel tank and unbolt the rear sub-frame as workshop manuals specify to do so?
    Are you just trying to flip the eccentric?

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    Re: TW suspension setup.

    Need to adjust shock length to 348mm as well as flip the eccentric

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    Re: TW suspension setup.

    Quote Originally Posted by HPlogger View Post
    Need to adjust shock length to 348mm as well as flip the eccentric
    Have you got aftermarket suspension?

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