progressive rear springs


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flash1942
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progressive rear springs

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I'm a rider that likes a soft comfy ride and I wonder what the progressive rear springs would do for my 1200? I'm not interested in handling performance that makes it a roadburner though. Any experience out there?



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Re: progressive rear springs

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flash1942 wrote:
Fri Sep 15, 2017 4:56 pm
I'm a rider that likes a soft comfy ride and I wonder what the progressive rear springs would do for my 1200? I'm not interested in handling performance that makes it a roadburner though. Any experience out there?
In theory, they should be a bit softer, because there are parts of the spring that have different rates. That said, most people that put them on think they are firmer, because they are comparing them to sagging, weak, 30-year-old springs.

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