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post #11 of 35 (permalink) Old 06-23-2019, 07:51 AM
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I have a 2016 RGU, around 250 or so..If I was to do it again I would not go with the progressive fronts. I still have dive, feels spongy to me even while stopped, and while its much better than stock, I think it would have been much better with a set that has two cartridges vs 1 in the progressive....like legend or the Ohlin.. I didnt do my research!!...as far as the rears, anything else is better..and go at least 13", not 12...smarty can get you situated for sure, Ive heard good things about the Super shox and pro-action too..and looks like they have a new design with a reservoir...good luck!!
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I have suspension technologies on the front and back.Much improvement.They use a progressive spring in their cartridges and I like it.Soft bumps get absorbed and most of the front dive in gone.I wouldn’t want it to rigid.The rear shocks ride softer then stock and handles a passenger very well.Good price and American made.
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Ohlins front and rear. Highly recommended.
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I had Progressive monotubes in the front and SS in the rear on my 12 RGC, very happy. Those same SS are currently on my 18 RGS.

Anything over stock is good.
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Ohlins front and rear. Highly recommended.

Onlins drop the bike at all?


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Ohlins front and rear. Highly recommended.

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No I went with 12 inch rear. No change in ride height. Most people go with 13. The ones I got have preload adjust only. I did do a review thread. I am very happy about improved comfort, and handling.

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I did the Ohlins in the rear and Monotubes up front last year. Ride was night and day compared to stock. If I had to do it all over again I would keep Ohlins in the rear and go with Ohlins up front. I talked to both SuperShox and Progressive in detail but Ohlins was the clear winner and the education I received from Howard was great.
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Legend Revo-A’s in the back and Legend Axeo 21KO’s in the front. I’m very pleased.
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Just installed RWD in rear and Traxxion AK20 in the front. Only went around the block so far, but, it is a completely different bike. I tend to ride pretty aggressively solo. will give more feed back in a few hundred miles.
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Question Ohlin rear suspension!!

I'm new here (I'm still learning how to use this site), I'm interested in upgrading my rear suspension to Ohlin's HD 044 Twin 13" Shocks. I've heard that, if you use these shocks, you can not use a back rest. was wondering if that was true and if there is something you can do for the two to be compatible?
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