Riding with a passenger....

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  1. Esp69st

    Esp69st Who's talking about OIL... bitch you cooking

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    Is it really necessary to adjust the suspension when riding with a passenger.
    I'll be riding with a passenger the weights about 130lbs ave.

    I got a 04 R6, I took my cousin for a ride and I didn't even feel like I had her seating behind me.

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  2. s a x m a n

    s a x m a n New Member

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    yeah, just change the preload, really easy to do ...

    adjust up atleast 2 clicks ... i didn't once and I ended up having the rear shock bottom out and that just not good for it. Its a quick adjustment and will allow you to handle to bike better anyway ...
     
  3. Esp69st

    Esp69st Who's talking about OIL... bitch you cooking

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    I've done it before... I added two clicks and the rear was stepping out... when I was riding by myself..

    I guess I'll just add two clicks when I ride with a passenger..
     
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    i hate riding two up
     
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    depends, because of the way I ride I have to ensure that my bikes suspension stays in great condition, over time adding the etra weight (even if its just 100lbs) will take a toll on your rear shock if you don't adjust for it.

    I only take my girlfriend out 2-3 times a year, just because 1) i had riding slow and 2) its not what a sportbike was built for (just like its not built to wheelie, endo and all that other happy horse shit)
     
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