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Old 06-03-2012, 10:07 AM
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time for a test ride- not sure why I received the "big knob," I'd almost prefer the smaller one with the pointer, but I am sure I'll get used to this one.
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Old 06-03-2012, 03:27 PM
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look's nice. How much did it raise the bars?
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Old 06-03-2012, 05:43 PM
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I didn't measure before & after but just under an inch, the difference is that new black thing is the lift block.


Edit: wow, what a difference. On pavement the whole front end is way more stable, even at 60mph there's no shimmy and I don't feel the knobby vibration like I used to, just feels more solid like a street bike. I only did the dirt run behind Target, but really liked how it sort of held its line better, just felt solid like I could now safely go faster.. so cool. Also I kinda dig how the bars are now, I stopped and twisted them a couple times, think I've got the position pretty dialed in now, and it's definitely comfortable. I'm still at the stock setting, which is 8 clicks (1 revolution) from fully dampened.

Looking forward to a day of dirt.. too bad that may need to wait a bit with our upcoming schedule cause my bike is feeling really good right now...
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Old 07-05-2012, 08:51 AM
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Finally got some dirt time in. Definitely happy with the results here, I'm running at about their recommended dampening (7 clicks away from full dampened) and it's just enough to take the edge off and keep the front wheel under the bike. Made the difference of actually looking forward to steep, loose, rocky descents, rather than dreading them. I was actually aiming for big stuff.

Subzali, we need to ride together so you can try this thing..
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Old 07-05-2012, 01:29 PM
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thanks for the report, I've been wondering about getting one

going to get a set of asterisk knee braces first though
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