Shocks on 2011 SG

Discussion in 'Touring Models' started by DrBro, Aug 30, 2010.

  1. DrBro

    DrBro Member

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    So as I was reading my new owners manual (slow day uncharacteristically) I was surprised to read that my new bike has pre load adjustment rather than the air shocks on the 09 SG. Why the change?????
     
  2. billnapabill

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    Probably cuz everyone was complaining about the suspention on the 09 and 10 touring bikes............how's yours ride? I have a 09 Roadglide CVO and while the bike handles great, it's a back burner when ya hit a whoopee too hard.
     
  3. JJDH

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    If you dont like the hydrolic shocks( one side rebound, one side compression) I would happily trade my air shocks for ur hydro shocks!!:D
     
  4. DrBro

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    LoL! I am already seeing a trend here. After a short ride, I noticed how much smoother the bike seemed. I was checking the manual to see if the air settings were different from my 09. To my surprise there was a pretty dramatic change! I am taking my first long ride this week, so I will report back after. Is this change new for '11?:D If so, my wife is even smarter than I thought:newsmile047:for making me buy this bike........ The saleman has already asked if she has a sister
     
  5. JJDH

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    LOL. The 2010 cvo has em. The standard bikes dont get em.
     
  6. DrBro

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    Yeah whatever, I am sticking with it was all my wife's idea. :grose No disrespect but I think that is best for me and I like the hydro shocks so far anyway. It is her birthday after all, and I am typing on the HD website. Gotta go!

    Now I have this gently used air pump to get rid of.....
     
  7. billnapabill

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    I'll trade ya too!!