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Old 10-08-2019, 01:24 PM   #2
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Re: zx6r shock setup on Gen 2

Originally Posted by thedrewski86 View Post
rear: '09 zx6r shock (ebay), compression and rebound are in the middle, I have backed the preload all the way out because I feel like the bike it trying to buck me off on the really bumpy stuff if I'm riding fast. It's not terrible but I suspect it could be better.
Not sure if this your case or not but most people who find the bike too hard or stiff on road bumps are setting their rebound with too much damping, and try to compensate this with little to zero preload.

Have you tried to set the preload to get the correct rider sag and setting the rebound near to full open?
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