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    2009 r1200 rt initial spring load recomendation

    My buddy just got a used rt and is trying to figure out where to start wi
    Setting up the spring loads for stock suspension. He weighs 280 lbs.

    Likes to ridg curves back roads and rides somewhat aggressively.

    Any recommendations appreciated

    Thanks

    Bruce for buddy Ludwig.

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    rangerreece rangerreece's Avatar
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    2up with luggage.
    2005 R1200RT
    BMWMOA # 143779
    "Positive Habit Transfer is no substitute for Situational Awareness."

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    The 280 lbs is just the rider. Very rare passenger usually luggage is attached. Sometimes packed and sometimes empty.

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    rangerreece rangerreece's Avatar
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    I run 2up with luggage weigh 190 pounds with practically emptied side cases. It works for me.
    2005 R1200RT
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    "Positive Habit Transfer is no substitute for Situational Awareness."

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    Sounds like he doesn't have ESA.
    Tom
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