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Offline ScottCC

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Re: What did you do to your Zed today?
Reply #440 on: January 16, 2020, 07:01:59 PM
*Originally Posted by Ove [+]
All just adjustment, no new bits?

No new bits all adjustments to stock set up

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Re: What did you do to your Zed today?
Reply #441 on: January 16, 2020, 07:18:45 PM
*Originally Posted by ScottCC [+]
Feels like a new bike!!  The difference is big and the big feels so much better balanced now

By chance, they say what they changed and what the final sag settings were.

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Re: What did you do to your Zed today?
Reply #442 on: January 16, 2020, 08:43:39 PM
*Originally Posted by ScottCC [+]
No new bits all adjustments to stock set up

The rear sag it's so so bad from factory it does actually make a big difference getting it right..
Happy Zed Café commuter..

Treat yourself with a fine LeoVince sound equalizer ;P
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Re: What did you do to your Zed today?
Reply #443 on: January 16, 2020, 08:56:28 PM
*Originally Posted by Killer_01 [+]
The rear sag it's so so bad from factory it does actually make a big difference getting it right..

True that  :0461:

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Re: What did you do to your Zed today?
Reply #444 on: January 16, 2020, 08:58:15 PM
SO if its any help to anyone heres a couple of things:

1. Some of the dark art terminology (I know you all know but some might not.... no really maybe there are a few!)


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Re: What did you do to your Zed today?
Reply #445 on: January 16, 2020, 09:05:06 PM
2. The settings before and after from todays visit to get the suspension basic fix.

Mindful this was for me at 103Kg (227 lbs).  Worth noting that the rear spring couldn't be dialled back far enough (too much cake at xmas maybe  :192:)

Other points

Being 6ft 2 in (187cm) its a good thing the seat was raised another 1.5 cm nearly.
Sitting position is way better for me now.
More power into the rear wheel and not sucked up by the shock
Next steps is for me to get a new spring (3 grades higher than the OEM one) or a new shock put on... not sure but will think about it.

Bike is so much better and feels way more balanced even though we reached the limitation of the spring. The limiting factor is the sag without rider (static) is now at 15 and any lower would not have been good

Hopefully this helps in some way


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Re: What did you do to your Zed today?
Reply #446 on: January 16, 2020, 10:54:22 PM
*Originally Posted by ScottCC [+]
2. The settings before and after from todays visit to get the suspension basic fix.

Mindful this was for me at 103Kg (227 lbs).  Worth noting that the rear spring couldn't be dialled back far enough (too much cake at xmas maybe  :192:)

Other points

Being 6ft 2 in (187cm) its a good thing the seat was raised another 1.5 cm nearly.
Sitting position is way better for me now.
More power into the rear wheel and not sucked up by the shock
Next steps is for me to get a new spring (3 grades higher than the OEM one) or a new shock put on... not sure but will think about it.

Bike is so much better and feels way more balanced even though we reached the limitation of the spring. The limiting factor is the sag without rider (static) is now at 15 and any lower would not have been good

Hopefully this helps in some way



Scottcc
This is wonderful information gives a very good baseline. I found my rear sag to be way off for me as well, but will not be able to ride my bike for a few months yet to try it.

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Re: What did you do to your Zed today?
Reply #447 on: January 16, 2020, 11:40:22 PM
  :152:

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Re: What did you do to your Zed today?
Reply #448 on: January 17, 2020, 08:36:20 AM
*Originally Posted by ScottCC [+]
Question on the Quadlock, how did you fit the holder where you did??  Any chance you can show more pics of it?  I have used the bicycle one that fits in the centre really well and so far has proved to be really good.  I also have the motorbike specific one for sale (just so everyone knows)

Here some different angles:




Cheers
Happy Zed Café commuter..

Treat yourself with a fine LeoVince sound equalizer ;P
https://www.z900rs.co.uk/index.php/topic,2409.0.html

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Re: What did you do to your Zed today?
Reply #449 on: January 17, 2020, 09:42:46 AM
*Originally Posted by Killer_01 [+]
Here some different angles:




Cheers

Thanks for this I can see where its mounted now.