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Just wondering if anyone is using alternative suspension other than Ohlins?

Just looking at the alternatives for front and rear shocks, so if you have other than standard/Ohlins, I'd love to hear your thoughts
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I have a WP rear shock and a MUPO front fork kit. Cannot fault either, especially the rear shock (local classified special ;)).
 

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Im using Hyperpro 3D shock...:rockon
 

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You could have Dan Kyle rework your Forks, good stuff!
 

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You could have Dan Kyle rework your Forks, good stuff!
I would imagine the postage would be shocking UK to US, otherwise I would

Will have a look at the alternatives mentioned so far

Thanks chaps :notworthy
 

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I would imagine the postage would be shocking UK to US, otherwise I would

Will have a look at the alternatives mentioned so far

Thanks chaps :notworthy
Not necessarily. An Irish friend of mine sent his CB1300 forks to Dan Kyle to have them completely overhauled.
If you want something more local try either dropping a line to Roger at revolution UK (nobody knows more about VTR's than he does): Untitled Document or at K-Tech (they are the chaps supplying suspensions to Swan Honda): K-Tech Suspension, road race and offroad motorcyle suspension
 

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I would imagine the postage would be shocking UK to US, otherwise I would

Will have a look at the alternatives mentioned so far

Thanks chaps :notworthy
I'm in the UK. Have used Kais suspension for front revalve.Have used Ohlins and Penske on the rear, much the same.With the Penske you can change the spring yourself with no extra tools needed.
 

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You can also give Roger Ditchfield at call at Revolution Racing (in the UK). He has built a few race-ready SPs (and numerous other bikes, he is the UK importer for Moriwaki) over the years and knows his stuff inside and out. He is also a very helpful chap.

EDIT: I guess I am repeating what Desperate wrote but you should definitely give him a call.
 

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Coolio :D

Will be looking at the alternatives mentioned as the suspension 'specialist' who three weeks down the line still has my forks, says he had to machine one of the fork caps out, and now the fork stanchion is a little "cosmetically untidy but functional".
Will have to wait to see what "cosmetically untidy" will turn out to be but not very happy about it!
 

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alternative to ohlins

Hi
I'm also in the U.K and have ohlins valves and springs fitted to my 06 SP2 by Harris performance and I have K-TECH valves and springs fitted in the SP2 forks that are fitted to my heavily modded Suzuki bandit. The ones on the Bandit feel much smoother that the ones on the SP2 but both are much better than the originals.

K-TECH 01283 559000

Hope this helps,

Grouty
 

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Self installed Race Tech Compression valves, rebound valves and springs, springs in the SP1 forks

Penske shock (soon to be for sale when my new Ohlins gets here)
 

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... Also, check out Maxton GP7, looks very good to me. They are a big name at Isle of Man.
I have the Maxton GP7 shock and revalved / sprung forks. Very high quality for the price - and it's bespoke, tailored to your weight, riding style, road surfaces you use, etc. These Raised the rear a bit and the forks dropped slightly in my case. Bike doesn't wallow at high speed over bumpy roads - soaks up the bumps beautifully now & inspires more confidence. Highly recommended (You may need to extend your side stand 2cm). Pics on this thread. http://www.speedzilla.com/forums/rc51-general-discussion/61718-hello-fuji-japan.html
 
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