first ride with emulators - finally installed...
davidebeard at comcast.net
Mon Jul 9 08:53:14 PDT 2007
Something I've noticed on the list here of late. Does anyone else get
the feeling that our bikes are in much better shape than we are?
andy burkard wrote:
> hey all,
> i bought myself the front fork cartridge emulators
> from Race tech many moons ago, and finally got around
> to installing them last week on the 4th.
> Installation was easy, the only "deal" was drilling
> additional 5/16" holes in the dampners.
> Saturday called for a ride / fishing trip with my 10
> year old son - we headed up hiway 50 to Ice House road
> on out to Loon Lake which put us up around the 6400 ft
> level to escape the heat. about 150 miles round trip
> to a spectacular part of the Sierra Nevadas.
> As I've shared, I'm scheduled for some shoulder
> surgery on Aug. 7th, and very recently, i've been not
> at all wanting to ride due to the pain / numbness in
> my shoulder and left arm. I will say, after installing
> these emulators, the ride is unbelievably smoother
> with all the little bumps and vibes completely "soaked
> up" (to use Scapp's description), delivering a very
> comfortable ride.
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