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K 1200/1300 spring rates

I tried this thread on another forum, a few comments, no real information....

Please only post engineering and performance information, I need to compare what I feel with what I read.

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Use and feel: 90% daily commuter on worst roads imaginable at high speed, big ruts and rim bending pot holes. The ride is a bit harsh on the commute, works pretty well on smoother canyon roads. I never carry a passenger and have Ti exhaust, Li battery, etc for 35 lbs under stock, I weigh 175 lbs.

Front: Wilbers 115 - 150 spring
1.5" sag with rider
10 clicks rebound

Rear :Wilbers 100 - 165 spring
insufficient sag 1.25" (will change to 1.77" if this spring is correct)
Compression, low, 17 clicks
Compression, high, 16 clicks
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