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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-10-2013, 06:14 AM Thread Starter
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Bitubo Shocks arrived

Received my new Shocks today from the States from James at Independent Motorcycles. All up including shipping was just over 1K. Was going to go with the Ohlins, but decided to try these Italian shocks first. You mount them with the reservoir at the bottom and not up the top of the shock as per normal.

I brought these in the stock length for the Roadglide at 11', but could have taken 13'for the same price. Choose to keep stock length because i have the 21'rim on the front instead of the stock 18'and the bike has enough ground clearance as it is.

Will be interesting to see how they perform on the bagger.

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-10-2013, 07:05 AM
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Will be following to see how they work out. How's the price compared to Ohlin and JRI?

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-10-2013, 10:31 AM
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How do they fit with the reservoir at the bottom don't they hit the bags.

Also are they 11" , stock is 12" on the custom

2011 FLTRX, 103 Power Pak, Stage 1 with Power Vision and V & H Power Duals, SE A/C, Cee Bailey TRSSC 15", Progressive 940 rear,Mono Tubes Front, C & C Fastback Seat and some extras in black here and there

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