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Re: Suspension upgrade
« Reply #30 on: October 16, 2020, 07:03:18 PM »

Legends have a Lifetime warranty and only charge for shipping to get them rebuilt.
Looks like Legends next time


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Re: Suspension upgrade
« Reply #31 on: October 17, 2020, 11:24:49 AM »

Looks like Legends next time


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Much difference in ride / handling between Ohlins and Legends?

Anyone experience both?
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Re: Suspension upgrade
« Reply #32 on: October 17, 2020, 12:04:40 PM »

My wife will be having a back surgery in a couple weeks.
And wanting to change the rear shocks to absorb those harsh jolts.
Will the Legends do what I want to accomplish?
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Re: Suspension upgrade
« Reply #33 on: October 17, 2020, 12:54:34 PM »

Legends have a Lifetime warranty and only charge for shipping to get them rebuilt.
Any idea how often this needs to be done?

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Re: Suspension upgrade
« Reply #34 on: November 19, 2020, 03:52:09 PM »

Any idea how often this needs to be done?

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I'm curious as well.
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Re: Suspension upgrade
« Reply #35 on: November 19, 2020, 04:31:09 PM »

My wife will be having a back surgery in a couple weeks.
And wanting to change the rear shocks to absorb those harsh jolts.
Will the Legends do what I want to accomplish?

I see it's been about a month since your post, hopefully her surgery was a success. Yes Joel, Legends will make you both very happy but make sure you get the 13" Revo A's and set the sag properly and start out at 3 for rebound. It was a night and day difference for me, and my BSR actually enjoys the ride now. Checking the sag from time to time will keep your ride and handling top notch as well.
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Re: Suspension upgrade
« Reply #36 on: November 19, 2020, 10:07:07 PM »


 Check Pro Action Shocks, they have a limited lifetime warranty

My wife will be having a back surgery in a couple weeks.
And wanting to change the rear shocks to absorb those harsh jolts.
Will the Legends do what I want to accomplish?
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Re: Suspension upgrade
« Reply #37 on: November 20, 2020, 10:16:37 AM »

The wife's surgery was October 26th,  and it's been a tough few weeks. But also better each day.
Doctor said that it went very well and post op x-rays look exactly how he wanted.
Along with stating up to 18 months for a full recovery gives me plenty of time to sit on the fence and decide what brand of shocks to get.
The OE air shocks are ok for me as a solo rider, but I believe that an upgrade is needed.
I will see if the Indy that I know more on a business relationship than a service location will let me cruise on his ride for a comparison,  he sells Legend and installs many sets each season.
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Re: Suspension upgrade
« Reply #38 on: November 20, 2020, 11:19:25 AM »

I have heard good things about Super Shox also. For me, I'm gonna have to wait until the border is open for travel as I want to buy and get them (no decision on brand made yet) installed in the US for substantial savings!
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Re: Suspension upgrade
« Reply #39 on: November 20, 2020, 04:23:25 PM »

If I remember right the Super Shox have a lifetime warranty with a 30 day money back guarantee,
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Re: Suspension upgrade
« Reply #40 on: January 27, 2021, 06:12:30 PM »

Just put them on my 2016 cvo sg, huge ride improvement!
I also got the 13" shocks. I ride the same as you. These shocks are almost magic. On the street with rough roads they are luxurious ride, in the twistys they are keep the rear planted, and I have never bottomed out even once. I called and talked to them before I bought and their description sounded too good to be true. I was impressed. My Ohlins HD 357 I thought was wonderful but frankly this is way beyond. You can set the shocks for whatever type of ride you want, but from the factory it was awesome and I did nothing but set the sag.
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Re: Suspension upgrade
« Reply #41 on: February 06, 2021, 08:28:02 AM »

For the rear on my 2020 CVO Street Glide I used the Russ Wernimont Designs shocks and I cannot believe how good these shocks are. I have used the top of the line Ohlins on my previous CVO, these simply blow away any other shocks I have used. It felt as if I changed my seat as well. Matt Laidlaw has a video on them:


I have these shocks in the 13” non-heavy duty version. These are really soft shocks!! I’m 205 and my wife is 125. It’s my opinion that in two up configuration like us, that the HD shocks should have been purchased because we’ve bottomed out before quite a few times. Ok so you say adjust your springs. I have exposed about 1.5” of shock screwing the spring rate up so that it rides well. This again is without having the tourpac on nor loaded. When the wife and I did a trip last year we had the tourpac loaded and bags and we bottomed out too many times to count and I was pissed. The springs are just too soft.

Now, the ride these give going over moderate bumps is incredibly nice like a Caddy. But if you hit that one section in the road where they put too much blacktop and bam your going to bottom out. I’m going to call the company and see if I can upgrade to the heavy duty springs.


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Re: Suspension upgrade
« Reply #42 on: February 06, 2021, 08:49:54 AM »

No problem with the remote resivore interfering with the plugs that go in the rear of each bag?
None at all I have these and installed them myself. The belly of the bike just needs to be supported and it’s easy


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Re: Suspension upgrade
« Reply #43 on: February 06, 2021, 10:39:01 AM »

Tempted. The stock shocks on my cvo are pretty darn good though,  can push the bike hard enough through the twisties to scrape the floorboards riding 2 up. Today, I took the bike on some rough and tumble sections of I-81 under construction and the bike felt planted at high speeds.
Hey Kojac, run up 88 a bit from Bainbridge. I said I’d never travel that Fking road again. There are heaves in that highway that completely bottomed my bike out all the way up until i got on 787N. I came over 206 from Ithaca. I’ll do 20 into Duanesburg from now on until they rebuild that road. Holy CRAP!


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