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Suspension setup for bigger dudes - recommendations?

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With all the gear on, plus Camelback, tools, tubes, etc., my rider weight is pushing 230lbs (I'm 195 buck naked). Should I be thinking about getting stiffer springs front and rear, and re-valving? The stock setup doesn't feel too bad, just wondering if it could be better. I'm familiar with RaceTech for the forks, but what about aftermarket springs for the rear?

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I'm 200lbs starkers and just fitted a 5.8 rear spring. I kick myself for not doing it the day I bought the bike!

havent touched the front yet as I havent felt the need. When I get better at jumping I may have to step up to .48's.

I suggest you go over to the suspension forum. Those guys are so helpful and know everything about suspension tuning.

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I'm 195 and the .47s are excellent in the front. I went with the 5.6 in the rear, a little soft. Should have gone with the 5.8...

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i am pushing 235 lbs. w/ gear on. Any suggestions on springs? Just making both front and rear 2 clicks harder helped so much. I have a 05 WR 450.

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I'm about the same size.

I just put 5.8 on the rear.

The front is being revalved with the stock springs (.46).

Should be perfect for you too.

I ride mostly desert with the ocassional 10' jump. :naughty:

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