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Offline plabusch

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UPDATE:Africa Twin CRF1000l Suspension Settings Help
« on: August 10, 2016, 05:32:29 am »
Hi Guys.
Took my new Africa Twin for its maiden trip of 100 km yesterday.
Amazing bike, but will have to adjust the suspension as I'm 6ft2 and weigh 115kg without kit.
Anyone in the same ballpark ,weight wise ,that can give me their suspension settings?
(Some of you guys weigh this much with your pillion)

Thanks!
Pieter.

Yes, I agree I have to lose some more weight!
I'm down from 128kg to 115kg in 6 months.

Ok, sofar I turned the preload on the rear suspension up/harder/clockwise by 5 clicks and it made a big difference.
I also turned the front preload up/harder/clockwise by 1 rotation.
Still fine tuning the front....will keep posting updates.
« Last Edit: August 14, 2016, 09:34:12 am by plabusch »
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Re: Africa Twin CRF1000l Suspension Settings Help
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2016, 06:25:41 am »
Pieter, ons moet 'n foto van die bike sien om jou te kan help!
Sonder 'n foto is daar geen help nie, dan is jy op jou eie.

Baie geluk en heppie km's !! :biggrin: >:D
« Last Edit: August 10, 2016, 07:32:10 am by Dawid S »
 

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Re: Africa Twin CRF1000l Suspension Settings Help
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2016, 07:22:09 am »
Y :laughing4:
Baie geluk!!!!!  :thumleft: :thumleft:
 

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Re: Africa Twin CRF1000l Suspension Settings Help
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2016, 12:42:50 pm »
I am in exactly the same size/ weight range so will also love to get some advice :)
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Re: Africa Twin CRF1000l Suspension Settings Help
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2016, 12:51:56 pm »
Hi Guys.
Took my new Africa Twin for its maiden trip of 100 km yesterday.
Amazing bike, but will have to adjust the suspension as I'm 6ft2 and weigh 115kg without kit.
Anyone in the same ballpark ,weight wise ,that can give me their suspension settings?
(Some of you guys weigh this much with your pillion)

Thanks!
Pieter.

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Offline Ian in Great Brak River

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Re: Africa Twin CRF1000l Suspension Settings Help
« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2016, 07:41:59 pm »
From what I have read, adding 6 or 7 clicks to the rear pre-load gives a good feed back.
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Re: Africa Twin CRF1000l Suspension Settings Help
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2016, 10:08:53 am »
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Hi Guys.
Took my new Africa Twin for its maiden trip of 100 km yesterday.
Amazing bike, but will have to adjust the suspension as I'm 6ft2 and weigh 115kg without kit.
Anyone in the same ballpark ,weight wise ,that can give me their suspension settings?
(Some of you guys weigh this much with your pillion)

Thanks!
Pieter.

What about the Tim Naoks dieet? ...Sorry, just asking

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Re: UPDATE:Africa Twin CRF1000l Suspension Settings Help
« Reply #7 on: August 19, 2016, 10:50:53 pm »
sub  :sip:
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