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Superb short blast up the Deeside Road to Braemar on Saturday last, and once again, full of admiriation for the way the TA (700) handles. However, any thoughts as to how to make it handle even better? - particularly round corners etc. I have a new rear BT45 which of course made an obvious improvement - next obvious improvement will be the front trye - but anything else..

Thoughts include fork brace, rising rate fork springs, fork oil mods, suspension settings at rear...will these make any appreciable difference? anything else?

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Front tyre to match the back is first.
Second is to match the static sag front and back, that makes sure both ends are working in a similar way. For road use you need less sag than for off-roading.
Look up static sag on google, lots of good, easy explanations.
I have Hagon springs in my SLR forks, they are 2cms longer than stock, perhaps a 2cms longer spacer would do the same job?
Honda recommend 120mm airspace above the 10w fork oil, I use lighter, 7,5w oil @100mm and get less dive with decent rebound. Probably similar results with the TA for road biased riding.
As the priest said to the choirboy... suck it and see...
Hope I've given you a starting point. :thumbright:
 
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