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  1. Tech/Setups for Supermoto
    So I'm converting a '08 KTM 690 Enduro to sumo with 17" Warp9 wheels The front is going from a 21" down to 17", while the rear only drops from 18"to 17" Does this technically not tip the geometry of the bike forward? Do I need to slide the forks down to lift the front up equal amounts to keep...
  2. Husqvarna
    Hey guys - I’m currently waiting for a new-to-me 2018 FS 450 to be shipped over from the west coast. My plan is to leave it mostly in stock condition, with the exception of a proper rear spring and some plastics I can beat on. I’ve got two questions. 1) I’m shopping for rear springs and it...
  3. Tech/Setups for Supermoto
    Hey all, I'm looking for some help setting up a new Honda. I raced an 09 successfully most of the season and hoped that I could get on a new bike and up to speed with similar ease. The 09 I have been racing has factory connection SM suspension and 10mm clamps. It feels solid like it's on a track...
  4. Husqvarna
    As with the engine tuning thread. I'd like for this thread to aggregate information about suspension for the 701SM. So far I've gone as far as play around with the clickers, but not much else. In its stock form, the bike can definitely use some help. Some things I'd like to cover: Your...
  5. Tech/Setups for Supermoto
    Whats up, I just put my new DNA supermoto wheels on my 2003 450exc and i was wondering how I should set up my rear suspension sag for the street. anyone know static sag or race sag settings in millimeters that would be best for supermoto? I know everything has to be stiffer compared to dirt set...
  6. Tech/Setups for Supermoto
    Hi guys, ive just brought a road legal 2006 WR450f, the suspension is a bit soft for me as im 22stone and 6ft 7. Just wondering would i be able to tweak the suspension set up enough to accommodate me or will i have to get different springs/spacers etc. Thanks for any help.
  7. KTM
    Koubalink ktm8-2 for 2008-up 690 Enduro $110 plus $5 shipping. retails $150 was installed on my 690 when I bought it used with 50 miles on it. reinstalled stock link at around 350 miles on odometer. no signs of abuse or stress fracture.
  8. Street Tarders
    My 17"s are understandably rubbing my FMF muffler on occasion. I assume this is when my wife hops on the bike for a short ride. I know that I can add spacers, but I want to keep the plastic/muffler where it is due to the luxury of easily having a second rider hopping on for easy-going rides. Is...
  9. General Mini Chat
    Hi everyone, I'm new to supermotoing and would like to get a KX65 and convert it into a supermoto that I can ride on a go kart track here in England. The big question is before I make the move, what do I need to do to convert it ovet? I understand the basic stuff, wheels and tyres. But im more...
  10. Tech/Setups for Supermoto
    Just about to pick up either 14 300xc or xcw. I've read many threads, mostly on dirt comparison. Going to convert to sumo and ride mostly in city. 1. I believe the everyone agrees xc stiffer suspension superior for road use? 2. Semi-close ratio xc trans superior for mostly city riding and...
  11. Husqvarna
    Need to replace the fork plug on my 08 sm 450 r. Have had a hard time finding a replacement :damn: .. Here is the part # given to me from Marzocchi North America :rolleyes2: .. 8000A7597 Do any site sponsors have access to this part or an aftermarket replacement.... Hopefully someone can point...
  12. Wanted
    Hey Guys, I'm picking up an 08 KTM 300XCW, but the bike has been lowered for a shorter rider. Being that I am 6'6" without my boots on, I think its safe to say its not the best set up for me! Anyone interested in lowering their KTM a few inches in an even trade for their stock suspension? Im...
  13. Tech/Setups for Supermoto
    i have an 08 wr250x, i am 180 lb without gear, and the suspension is way too soft for my liking ive read a few threads on here, thumper talk, and the wr250r forum and still have some questions. from what i have read the front suspension can be adjusted to the stiffest settings and work...
  14. Tech/Setups for Supermoto
    i came across this site just looking for some explanation on suspension linkage ratios and was delightfully surprised to see all the other things. hopefully it helps you with something you've been curious about. http://www.promecha.com.au/technical_articles.htm :cheers:
  15. New Supermoto Riders/Members
    Just picked up a 2010 klx250sf and so far I love the bike, have done a few mods, two brothers exhaust, acerbis handguards, driven shift lever, license plate holder hack job haha, but the only thing I'm not loving is cornering on this thing. The dealer I bought it from did no suspension setup...
  16. Tech/Setups for Supermoto
    I have a 2005 KTM 525 MXC, I tried a couple of SM practice days last year and really enjoyed it. Problem is the front forks are way to soft for this (even with heavy springs). N0te*these are open chamber forks with really plush valving Question- what to do? Option 1 - Revalve for supermoto -...
  17. Tech/Setups for Supermoto
    Hi all, I've just bought a crf250r and it's in full motocross setup. I'm looking to put some excel rims and get it motarded. I'm pretty new to this so is there a particular ride height I should be going for as far as handling goes? I know the street rims will drop it a bit but just wanted to...
  18. Bike Parts
    I've Got a great Wheel and brake setup, and also a RG3 Motard suspension setup that I'd **be willing to sell as two kits or as a whole package with a bunch of extra crf 450 parts. Motomaster caliper, goodridge steel line, R1 radial master (not cosmetically perfect), Braking oversize rotor...
  19. Tech/Setups for Supermoto
    Hey, I'm sorry to start another suspension thread, but I've looked everywhere and can't find an anwer to my doubts. I own a 2007 YZ450F (yamaha) SuMo. I race it in my country on a say "rookie" level. (This is my 4th year racing on SM, 3 years road racing before that). My problem is that when...
  20. Tech/Setups for Supermoto
    I have a 2009 klx250sf, I'm 200 pound the person I bought the bike from was shorter and a lot skinnier so he had it lowered. This is my first bike I was wondering if I just tightened up the rear spring it would raise the seat height. Ps the person that sold it to me claims he only cut the front...
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