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softail or dyna

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Which type of rear suspension allows more movement at the back axle, a softail or as dyna?

Edit 2018-06-13:- found following specs
XL1200C sportster = 2.1"
FXDC dyna super glide cutsom = 4.1"
FXSTC softail custom = 4.3"
FXDB dyna fat bob = 3.1"
FLSTF softail fatboy = 4.3"

So it would seem softail and dyna have potentially quite similar rear wheel travel, and both have more than sporty. Fatbob less so, but dyna custom and others all around 4"
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Is this a trick question? Haven't researched spec's, but would guess dyna has more travel.
Neither are gonna keep you from bottoming out on a bad road.
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