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    I run the stock setup on my '09 12R for a 180-200lbs rider, but with rear preload up one (at position 5 rather than 4) and compression/dampening up 1/2 turn (3/4 turns out each, rather than 1 1/4 ea)

    I like the additional turn in that the setup provides, and it handles like a champ. Michelin Pilot Powers at the stock 36/42 F/R psi.

    I'm sure if I took it to the track I could stiffen it up some while bringing the tire pressure down for grip, but for the street I'm happy with a little "give" while still being sharp.

    So.... what do you run?

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    stock

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    I have my 09 12r set to the max recommended settings because I'm a fat ass.

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    Stock on my 09 12r but have thought about stiffening it up. I'm six foot and 160 pounds.

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    My current setup.


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    originally a 9SL, now a 9S to factory settings for heavy weights:D

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    My current setup.
    Goose, seen you post looking for the steering head bearings, You didn't wreck did you? You OK?

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    That sucks goose. How all is good?

    I'm 6 foot, 200 lbs. I run a set up for a 220 lb riders. I prefer a stiffer ride. Keep your comments to yourself. ;)

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    Senior Member mrlogix's Avatar
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    My current setup.
    I think you have a little too much rake Goose. Glad you survived intact. :D

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    My current setup.
    FAK!



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