Where should my forks be in the upper clamp?

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  • dfinn

Posted October 16, 2010 - 09:36 PM


I know this is going to be mostly personal preference but I'm curious as to what a good baseline setting would be for the hight of the forks in the triple clamps on my '03 450. Right now they are flush with the upper clamp, that's how the bike came when I bought it used. I'd like the bike to turn in a little faster and I think raising the forks should lower the head angle (sorry if my terms are wrong, I'm used to DH mountain bikes) which should make it turn quicker. But before I started making changed I figured I'd ask and see where most people run them at.

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  • Ryan426

Posted October 17, 2010 - 08:36 AM


your right, higher up will help with turns but make it less stable at high speed. mine are set at the first line.

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