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View Poll Results: How many clips on your Monotubes setup?
Minus 2 clips 2 15.38%
Minus 1 clip 0 0%
No clips 1 7.69%
Plus 1 clip 1 7.69%
Plus 2 clips 6 46.15%
Plus 3 clips 3 23.08%
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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 04-22-2014, 12:34 AM Thread Starter
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Monotubes normal only

So I thought I would start this poll to help other members out. I wish something like this was available when I was researching Monotubes.

So normal height Monotubes only please provide feedback. The poll is based on the number of clips you added or not when you did your install. Please make comment as to your weight, rear shock setup and your satisfaction of the ride quality.

Weight of rider plus gear on a normal day 175
Quality of ride - slightly better than stock, still has some brake dive.
Rear shocks - Progressive 944's

Wish I had installed 1 clip at a minimum.


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post #2 of 12 (permalink) Old 04-22-2014, 07:08 AM
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no clips for me.

rider:250lbs
minimal nose dive (if any)
stocker shocks still
very happy with the setup so far!

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Watching this, as I'm planning on going with monotubes eventually.

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Rear: 444 HD 13"
Front: 2 clips each side
Ride: very smooth with significant nose dive on medium hard front brake
Next time: 3 clips each side

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1 clip per side here. 250lbs rider . Oem rear shocks set at about 30 lbs.Ride is firm but not harsh. It eliminated oem front end dive by 70%. Happy with set up.

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2 clips per side, 280 with gear. JRI's in rear and am very happy with this set up. Night and day difference as to handling. Great improvement.

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