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Old 04-28-2019, 07:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What are people doing to improve the front suspension on their bikes? I have a 2014 Road King that I bought used last November. I immediately found out how horrible the suspension, both front and back was. I installed Bitubo shocks on the rear, and the difference is night and day. The bad part is, it really makes the front seem all that much worse. Every little crack and crevice in the road feels like you're hitting the grand canyon. I've been looking at the Legend Axeo cartridges. Anyone running those?

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I just installed a set of Legend Axeo to the front of my 14 Street Glide. Got it out yesterday for it 1st run. Definitely made a difference as it absorbed the horrible road conditions we have here in my area. I'm sure they will even get better once some miles are put on them. Also put some Ohlins on the rear last season... Difference noted instantly..
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Old 04-29-2019, 08:28 PM   #3 (permalink)
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ordered them today. looking forward to riding with them.
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At 1st I thought about it then decided to go for it. Glad I did. Install was straight forward and was up and running soon enough. anxious to get some miles on them as soon as the weather cooperates..
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Very different bikes, but I've run Works rear and progressive springs/gold emulators in the front of mine for a long time and it made a huge difference immediately. IMO, Harley OEM suspensions leave much to be desired.
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Progressive monotubes. BIG diff.
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Very different bikes, but I've run Works rear and progressive springs/gold emulators in the front of mine for a long time and it made a huge difference immediately. IMO, Harley OEM suspensions leave much to be desired.
I've found the progressive springs and gold valve emulators to be awesome as well. Also still adjustable as well between the the valve door adjustments and oil weight. Zero dive and very good handling. Even slamming down from a wheelie they never bottom out.
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