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#1001166 - 11/18/17 08:18 PM New Hyperpro Shocks on my X-challenge  
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Out with the old, in with the new. Should be able to get out tomorrow to try it out. It sits 1.5" lower now so I can actually have the balls of both feet on the ground when sitting on it.

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Mike

14 R12GS
07 G650X Challenge
#1001360 - 11/22/17 10:43 AM Re: New Hyperpro Shocks on my X-challenge [Re: ArmyGuy]  
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I couldn't stand the air shock on my X-challenge, that should make it a much better package! thumbsup

Pat


"If at first you don't succeed, keep on sucking till you do succeed" Curly Howard
#1001365 - 11/22/17 12:34 PM Re: New Hyperpro Shocks on my X-challenge [Re: ArmyGuy]  
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I rode it for about 150 miles on Sunday with a variety of fire roads, two track, baby-head rocks, and highway. I am really liking the new setup....and I'm not just saying that because I paid close to $1k for the shock. The air shock was a PITA and the extra 3 inches of height when the bike was at rest was crazy. Now I just need to lower the sidestand by about an inch and it'll be set.


Mike

14 R12GS
07 G650X Challenge
#1001379 - 11/22/17 02:52 PM Re: New Hyperpro Shocks on my X-challenge [Re: TEWKS]  
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the stock airshock on the x challenge was the worst POS suspension ever.


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