Front supension sag

Hi

Anyone know bout setting the sag on the front forks? I read on a swedish "race tech" hompage, that the front sag should be around 55mm measured on the fork tubes while bike is on the stand to when the rider is on?

Anyone?

I had the same question. Do a search how to set front fork sag.

I got some good info.

too much stiction to get accurate readings.

too much stiction to get accurate readings.

What do you mean by that?

I haven't got into my forks yet, but am planning to soon.

Any advice is appreciated.

I have an'02 Yamaha WR250f

Thanks

from the seals and bushes, the fork will settle to a different value each time you try.You can take 3 readings and take a average i suppose.

from the seals and bushes, the fork will settle to a different value each time you try.You can take 3 readings and take a average i suppose.

Let me bounce this off you.

I had a local guy supposedly re valve my suspension.

From what I am thinking, all he did was add spacer washers. I also don't know what oil level he put.

The rear feels fine. The forks don't seem to compress in turns as they should.

well you can add spacers to make a soft spring work for a slightly heavier rider, it feels like a stiffer spring until half way through the travel then it acts like the spring rate it really is, basically it fools the suspension into thinking its got a stiffer spring than it has for the top fo the stroke, if its not working for you take it out.

Let me bounce this off you.

I had a local guy supposedly re valve my suspension.

From what I am thinking, all he did was add spacer washers. I also don't know what oil level he put.

The rear feels fine. The forks don't seem to compress in turns as they should.

Try softening the rebound clickers.

and softening the compression.

Thanks MOG, where do you think I should start with the fork oil level?

I am sure there is Yamaha S1 in now, but unsure of the oil level.

What brand oil do you recommend?

S1 is a good oil i hear, start low as its easier to add, i have 130mm listed for your fork(by K tech UK)

Thanks for the help.

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