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My Bride recently bought a used 1990 XT 600 for me. My problem is my weight. I'm 6'2" and tip the scales at 350 lbs. No excuses. I'm working on losing the weight but in the mean time my shock and fork springs aren't able to handle the load. I primarily ride on dirt roads around Ridgecrest.

Does anyone have any suggestions on how to stiffen my suspension?

*brtngrss*

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I have the same bike and I'm 6'3 240lbs. If you have the tools that came with the bike, you shold have the tool to tighten the rear spring pre load adjustment all the way. It is very simple to do yourslef and it made my bike ride so much better. Plus you can change the front fork oil to a thicker weight to stiffin up the front end.

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Anyone know somewhere to get a new stiffer rear spring? I've got a 90 XT600 and weigh in about 250, so I definitely need something better than the stock one.

--JOsh

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