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I posted aft 1st service that I found the suspension tweek much improved the ride! Till I hit a few bumps/ grids it slams into my collar bones and flipping hurts!!!! So attack! Maybe change fork oil and takers trip to macron suspension specialists !!
On the cards for Thursday to check them out.

Anyone had dealings with them?
 

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The suspension is jarringly bad on this bike....should come with a health warning!
Definitely my next modification.
 

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I have the spring load on the second to softest setting. I also noticed that riding two-up made the ride better.

Mostly you don't think about riding, you just ride. I have found myself avoiding spots in the road that I would have just ridden over in the past.

I want to spend my next money on a new exhaust. I am frustrated that I will probably be buying a new shock and possibly fork inserts.

Has anyone just installed a new shock without messing with the forks?
 

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Having read all the comments on here about the "shocking" shock :p I have ridden over some pretty shitty roads (of which we have plenty in Kirklees - the only place in the world that has worse roads is NYC in my experience) to find out what you're all talking about.

And I have to say that having ridden really nadgery, pot holed ridden, gravel topped roads etc at all kind of speeds, I find the standard shock absolutely fine.

However having ridden sports bikes most of my life (current one is the Panigale) I am used to a pretty firm ride, so to speak.
 

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I have the spring load on the second to softest setting..................... I have found myself avoiding spots in the road that I would have just ridden over in the past.......
I would go to the softest setting until you get new shock.

I find myself aiming for bumps now, just to see how good my new suspension is.

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as I told on feb. during my very first test ride, the rear shock is too hard. I'm presently waiting for the rear mono by Ohlins, in the meantime my preload set is to ZERO, tyre pressure (TKC80, not oem) is 1.7 bar, confort increased, but really need to change at least the rear spring.
 

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I've got the Nitron shock, as the bumpy roads local to me were a real problem. I don't have enough weight to affect the stock suspension and was being pretty beaten up on certain roads. As fast woman says it has improved my ride to the extent I probably won't bother with the front - it's not PERFECT but a big improvement, plus you have much finer adjustments to play with to make it more suitable for you.
 

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I think before I actually spend the money on a Nitron that I would like to at least ride one already equipped to be sure I really would be impressed over stock. I too have been used to fairly stiff rides over the years so it may be that I don't really need the upgrade, but time will tell.
 

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I've just picked up my bike after having the Andreani front end that Hedonism had fitted, fitted to mine and it's like chalk and cheese. Different bike and mahooosive improvement to the front end, no more jarring, and this is on the stock factory settings, once I dial it in it'll be superb.

Jerry
 

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I've just picked up my bike after having the Andreani front end that Hedonism had fitted, fitted to mine and it's like chalk and cheese. Different bike and mahooosive improvement to the front end, no more jarring, and this is on the stock factory settings, once I dial it in it'll be superb.

Jerry
Can you tell us where you had the mod done and the cost if not to impertinent ?
 

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I am used to hard ride never felt my Panigale 1199 was that hard loved it but I feel a slam into my collarbones on the scrambler it really hurts
 

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I've just picked up my bike after having the Andreani front end that Hedonism had fitted, fitted to mine and it's like chalk and cheese. Different bike and mahooosive improvement to the front end, no more jarring, and this is on the stock factory settings, once I dial it in it'll be superb.

Jerry
Jerry if you don't mind how much did the Andreani cost? Ooops sorry just seen Duchess' post :rolleyes:
 

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I am used to hard ride never felt my Panigale 1199 was that hard loved it but I feel a slam into my collarbones on the scrambler it really hurts
I had three Fireblades and they were all like a feather bed in comparison to the stock suspension on the Scrambler!

Jerry
 

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Have you just had the front end done - is rear still stock?
Yes, just the front end for now. I can live with the rear shock but it's not ideal, I may go down the Nitron route moving forwards as you gave it such a glowing report :05.18-flustered:

Jerry
 
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