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Noobie question: Rake & trail for Katana 750 & SV100

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I searched the archives and didn't get anywhere on this. So I thought I'd ask here.

I'm looking to buy either the 2004 Katana 750 or the SV1000S; yeah I know they are two different animals. But...

No where (other internet sites, Suzuki dealers, and Suzuki Headquarters) is there any info on the rake and trail on ANY Suzuki.

In fact, Suzuki Headquarters in Brea California, told me that the manufacturer does not disclose this info.


Does anyone here know what the rake and trail numbers are for the above mentioned bikes?

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Rake is the angle of the fork away from vertical toward the rider. Trail is the distance on the ground between a vertical line dropped straight down from the center of the wheel and a projection of the fork extended until it touches the ground. As the rake increases, the trail increases. The more rake, the more stable the handling.
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