Need help dialing in suspension on '01 RM 125

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I'm somewhat new to adjusting suspension but I do know how to use the clikers and such. I am happy with my suspension excepting one thing, the fork seems like it is initially very harsh. It really shows up when I am doing a wheelie and the front end comes down hard the fork seems like it makes a smacking noise and sends a spike up the bars. What adjustments would affect this situation?
 

marcusgunby

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Harshness is usually due to valving.Have you made sure the fork isnt binding from the front wheel not centred.Loosen axle clamps(4*12mm bolts i think)then compress forks hard and retighten bolts to ensure fork legs are parrellel.
 

zsr

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Also check the lower pinch bolts are not overtightened. Its amazing how little extra force can deform the outer fork leg.

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[This message has been edited by zsr (edited 04-02-2001).]