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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-22-2013, 05:36 PM Thread Starter
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Hi,I've just acquired an '01 SP1. Rides like a brick! It has no books with it,so I would like Stock setting plz. I'm 54kgs unclad,60ish with bike gear.Any setting suggestions for my weight would be good.All standard suspension on the bike. Thanks.
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You can download the Service manual for free, here

and learn more than just the stock suspension's settings

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Go to the Sport Rider magazine web site.
Go to the tech article section containing suggested suspension settings for RC51/SP1. About 5 pages into the article index, they have two for the SP1 depending on the tires used.
Setting may not help if old oil "crud" is restricting flow in fork/shock valves and shim stacks.
Found their setting to be good for me.
Have since redone suspension, so all bets are off.

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Try this too.....

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