I believe the 19 650 Vstrom still has damper rod forks with progressive springs fitted, my 06 Wee has. A better solution is to fit a set of "imitators" to mimic a cartridge fork.
There are loads of threads on https://www.v-strom.co.uk and https://www.stromtrooper.com
PD fork valves
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- Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:52 pm
- Forum: BIKES
- Topic: Africa Twin for road riding only - opinions?
- Replies: 34
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A Super Tenere could be an option, I bought a prereg one in March....it has almost 12k miles on it now. The engine is super smooth and has lots of character.
- Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:25 pm
- Forum: TECHNICAL
- Topic: Cruise control on a bike - what are our thoughts?
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I think it is one of those features that once tried you never look back. Bought a bike earlier this year with it (a S10) and really really like it, cc was not on my wish list but it will be in future. As said above, it is handy with average speed cameras and M/ways if not too busy, but it is also ju...
- Sun Jun 02, 2019 10:29 am
- Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
- Topic: Biker with Ear Problem
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I too have similar problems to the OP and have different size ear canals. My current solution is to use different sizes of disposable plugs for each ear and also to apply a very small amount of antiseptic cream to the outer ear canal to act as lubrication to aid insertion....no jokes please..
Have also been looking at these ebikes and saw a mid drive kit on another forum and so converted my old Cannondale, it works really well..very pleased. Its a Bafang kit from these guys, only 250w but they do bigger ones http://eclipsebikes.com/index.php?cPath=26_27&osCsid=7f737a4b5b8ebcc351c44250937...
Re ferry costs to Spain, I would suggest to look at what it costs to ride down through France to include fuel, accommodation, wear on tyres/bike etc, ferry from UK to France as well. I've always found the difference to be relatively small and the ferry gives the benefit of arriving in Spain with a f...
Northern and central Spain can often be as cold as the UK in winter due to the altitude, but once through to the south its much better, the ferry is cheaper too, food for thought though.......