Rear suspension travel

Dave C dlc-mica at
Wed Apr 2 14:28:39 PDT 2008

IIRC, Phil removes an internal bumper stop, which allows him to adjust 
the stock clevis enough to give good ride height.

(I need to start keeping a notebook for each of my bikes.)

I guess what I could do is put the front wheel in the chok, put 
a yardstick behind the rear wheel and a video camera on the other 
side, and then jump on the seat as hard as I can.  :)

On Wed, Apr 02, 2008 at 02:08:11PM -0700, iangillies at wrote:
> You're also gonna need a longer clevice in order to get enough ride
> height.  Unless you're running a 180 rear tire you won't be able to get
> enough ride height with the stock clevice.  I have an Ohlins as well and
> picked up a clevice from KC at BRG Racing.  You'll also need to retap the
> hole as the thread pitch on the clevice is different.
> - Ian
> >
> > For a 2000, with the Ohlins SV-specific rear shock, what is the
> > max compressed travel?  I.e. how high does the rear axle swing?
> >
> > I need to determine clearances for some subframe mods I want to do,
> > and I'm not sure how to do that.  I guess I could ask Phil if he
> > removed the internal bumper when he set my Ohlins up, and then
> > assume that the spring coil width will be the limiting factor?
> >
> > Thanks.
> >

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