It's been a long time since I've been wanting to install a steering damper on my XR: between my raised rear shocks + my 17" front wheel, the front end of the bike had become shaky at high speeds.
But the XR-made dampers, (Hyperpro, Ohlins, Stotz) were to pricy for me, + I 've never liked the...
In my never ending search for knowledge I stumbled across a Race Tech seminar explaining fork and shock suspensions broken into 3 parts.
If you want to understand how your suspension works, watch this seminar.
Let me tell you how i crashed my XR yesterday.
When I was about to leave, i notice on the ground near the front wheen what's seemed to be an oil stain. whatevs, i leave.
First intesection,first brake, i brake, no braking, slippy, big white van in front of me, I had to stop, i jump...
I'm antoine, 25, from Paris, France, so excuse my english if i do mistakes.
I own a 2008 black XR (yes, in France, they released it in 2008!).
I just finished my stage 1, using the supertrapp 2-2 exhaust, pipercross a/c and tts mastertune.
Now i'm looking for good...