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Offline antibus

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RaceTech Suspension Upgrade
« on: June 06, 2018, 04:34:42 pm »
I posted this C10 site by mistake so I am re-posting on the correct site. Recently I had a guy out of Idaho rebuild and re-spring my forks with Race Tech gold valves and tuned to my weight and riding style. He also made the stock rear shock serviceable by installing an NTG bolt and then further customized it to my weight and riding style. This was a less expensive option to me than the Traxion front end with a Penske shock.

My riding style is not aggressive. I do not race. Normally I carry about 30-40 lbs of gear commuting and I weigh 200 lbs. I wanted to firm up the Connie's responsiveness and feel in corners. After riding the Bun Cooler and putting 2500 miles on the suspension I can easily say it is exactly what I was looking for. The bike handles confidently in the corner, normal road bumps are less harsh and while the front end dive under braking was never too bad stock, even that is improved. The total cost for this was $1100 with shipping. Some people will still prefer the Traxion with Penske setup, however this option cost me less and I am very happy with the outcome.
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Re: RaceTech Suspension Upgrade
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2018, 01:36:40 pm »
Hey Anitbus,
That sounds like a good solution to a large money issue. Please share the contact info for the person who did your mods.
Cheers!
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Re: RaceTech Suspension Upgrade
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2018, 02:46:40 am »
Good point. His name is Jay and the business name is Adventure Power Sports home of Sasquatch Suspension. His website is: http://www.adventurepowersports.us/home.html

I was pointed to him when upgrading my Vstrom suspension and after talking with him on the phone riding on the suspension he upgraded for my Vstrom I asked him if he would try my Connie. The results for me are great and I liked the price point. I also called him a lot! His phone number is 208-631-0520.

I hope that helps!
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Re: RaceTech Suspension Upgrade
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2018, 02:02:41 pm »
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