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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Aug 6th, 2011, 3:28 pm Thread Starter
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05 K1200s ESA question

I'm new to the bike, and just thumbing through the manual. I'm just confused on suspension ESA thing. Does it adjust everything, front and rear, springs and shocks, or do I need to manually adjust something, like spring preload?
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ESA Adjust

Willy;
The ESA will adjust (while holing the button down to a required load setting) preloading while sitting still with the engine running. Then, as you move out you can set the rebound requirement by the type of road (comfort on the freway, sport for tight and fast twisties, etc) you are riding. It seems to work well for my type of long distance and sport touring.
Good luck and enjoy the ride.
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I believe the rear also adjusts the compression damping. Front only rebound. Cheers.

Cheers, Kendrick
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