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Offline AHG

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chassis question
« on: October 20, 2007, 11:02:09 AM »
Hello,
I would appreciate a little imput on rear suspension (or not). I am presently building a machine to compete in the 650/APS class at the BUB event.
We are constructing a special framework, and would like a few opinions in regards to a rigid or suspended rear wheel.
I hope to hear from both sides
Thank you ahead of time.

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Re: chassis question
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2007, 11:27:41 AM »
rigid will work fine... your trans will like a suspension
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Offline Dakin Engineering

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Re: chassis question
« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2007, 04:57:34 PM »
I take struts in case the Salt is perfect.
If not, shocks.
Rigid and potholes are a bad combination, IMHO.

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Re: chassis question
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2007, 10:17:14 AM »
You can limit suspension travel with linkage to reduce the chain tension and anti-dive effects. Also allows closer fit of body parts, lower seat height, etc.