Sharkskinz on first gen

Erik Weber yoober at
Wed Jul 11 08:41:36 PDT 2007

Hey thanks for the ideas.


On 7/11/07, Henrik Bo Pedersen <henrikbp at> wrote:
> An old landspeed and drag racing trick is to use tie-down straps to compress
> the front suspension.
> If you have a hollow axle, a piece of rebar through the axle and two
> tie-downs between top triple and rebar may do it for you.
> If the axle is solid, you can probably rig something similar; How about a
> lift table with a wheel clamp or a trailer with a wheel chuck - strap the
> bike down and do your measurements. Of course you wouldn't be able to lean
> the bike over to check lean-over clearance, but you may be able to
> approximate with a long level or straight-edge.
> Henrik
> > I need to figure out some way to tie the
> > front end down or something to simulate the forks being fully
> > compressed.

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