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  1. maintenance questions

    Ninja 650R Maintenance
    Hello all, I recently purchased my first motorcycle, an 06 650r. When i purchased it the owner let me know that a few things would need to be done. He said the forks are leaking and provided me with new fork seals and fork fluid, also gave me oil for an oil change. He mentioned that the bike...
  2. Suspension and Spoked rims advice needed!

    Kawasaki Versys 650
    Hey everyone, I'm going to cut to the chase. I love my 2012 versys 650. I ride it daily as I do not own a car. I ride on road and off road. (Trails mainly) living in Germany the terrain where I live varys massively. I do not want another bike as I love this one to much, but there are downsides...
  3. Off-road capable zr7s?

    ZR-7 Performance Upgrades
    I picked up my zr7s for 1600 in nice shape 21xxx miles, all receipts, original owner. I got the bike because I wanted to make something that can go off-road and still be able to cruise at 80mph on the streets. I'm looking at raising the ground clearance to start off and was eyeing the 2008 klr...
  4. The Fork Swap Informational Thread!

    Ninja 650R Performance Upgrades
    Hello all! After seeing djrussell and kojiiro's successful fork swaps on their 650's and their testimonies to how amazing it feels, I have decided to switch from the Gold Valve Emulators to the swap myself. I'm not sure how long this will take, as there is so much information out there. At...
  5. Z750 Fork Swap with ZX6E Forks Need Help

    Z1K/Z750 Performance Upgrades
    Hey All Got a Z750 2004 and looking to upgrade the front forks. After a lot of reading and research I found that I can use the ZX6E '97 forks which are cartridge forks in order to upgrade my front. I bought the forks on the bay at a very good price along with the ZX6E axle. Over the weekend I...
  6. Lowering front end of N1K?

    3rd Gen Z1000/Z1000SX/Ninja 1000
    I've looked all over trying to find other ways to lower the front of my bike other then pushing the forks through the triple tree. Anyone have an answer? I've heard their are blocks for it and what not but I haven't seen anything.
  7. Ohlins suspension for N1K

    3rd Gen Z1000/Z1000SX/Ninja 1000
    I ride on some pretty 3rd rate roads in my local area, and I really don't like the stock ride. I am a bit porky at 100 kg (220lb) and so the set up is pretty stiff and gets harsh over the patchwork. I have had the static sag set for my weight which helped. Is anyone using Ohlins suspension, and...
  8. About z750s front brake uprgrade.

    Z1K/Z750 Performance Upgrades
    Hi this is my first post here. I've recently started a project to upgrade my '05 z750s' suspension, and brakes. I'm currently waiting for my Ninja 636 rear shock, and linkage to arrive to upgrade things in the back. I also want to install the Racetech Gold Emulators, and adjustable spring...