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Hard knock on front forks

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Whenever I hit a dip in the road or small bump, it seems my front end is bottoming out a bit. The dips/bumps that I hit, dont seem to be bad enough to cause this. Is anyone else having this issue? Thanks.

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Have you adjusted the forks for your weight and riding style? Or are you using the factory settings? Have you checked if your forks are leaking oil anywhere?

On my GSX1400, there was an article posted on with a description how to adjust the suspension for different riders - I had to change all of the settings (preload, compression and rebound) in the front and back because at 235lbs, I weigh ALOT more than the "factory standard" rider.
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