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Offline rosey250

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Re: My new 250H
« Reply #10 on: March 24, 2017, 07:55:29 AM »
The rear shock has been serviced and the forks have had new sliders/seals but otherwise stock springs. I would love to get the rear racetech dual rate springs for the rear and front but the budget doesn't stretch that far.
I have found the Barbie is very touchy with the fork height, so do some testing. Last year she felt twitchy and unstable because I had the forks pushed through the triple clamps. I was trying to make her turn but I should have left it alone and steered with the rear end. I don't think she likes to  'finesse' a corner so I've got the forks at 8-10mm above the top clamp. I'm doing some testing again this weekend to be ready for Viper 2017
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Re: My new 250H
« Reply #11 on: March 24, 2017, 03:07:24 PM »
Yeah I might be dreaming with the racetech gear. My budget is going to dry up quick, just getting the girl running. Have fun with the testing. I would like to hear how you go.

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Re: My new 250H
« Reply #12 on: April 11, 2017, 07:06:52 PM »
How did you go Rosey?

I've started the strip down. The gear selector shaft is so bent I can't get it out, I'm thinking I will cut the spline end off and it should push through.

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Re: My new 250H
« Reply #13 on: April 11, 2017, 08:51:45 PM »
Forks at 10mm through the clamps felt OK , but it was a wet a greasy track so any setting was going to feel twitchy.
Testing out at bangarang track she felt OK - again she doesn't want to turn so you have to place your nuts on the tank for tight stuff. With larger corners it's a case of weight back and floor it ! I need to be a lot less lazy 😕
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Re: My new 250H
« Reply #14 on: April 12, 2017, 06:12:34 PM »
It is going to be a long time before I get to test it out and see how it handles. Does having more sag on the shock help her handle any better?

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Re: My new 250H
« Reply #15 on: April 13, 2017, 07:57:19 PM »
A bit of time sanding and I am happy with the change.