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PostSubject: Rear Shock Length   Rear Shock Length Icon_minitime1Wed Mar 04, 2020 1:48 am

Apologies for asking but I cannot see this in the manual, but want to know what the length is of the rear shock - I believe that it may be 322mm between centre's.

I am looking to replace it and trying to see what is out there.

Would anyone happen to know this?
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PostSubject: Re: Rear Shock Length   Rear Shock Length Icon_minitime1Wed Mar 04, 2020 7:46 am

Sorry Brian, couldn't find any specs myself apart from 120 mm wheel travel. I could look at mine but I am not planning on pulling the rear shock at this time, or even soon - I don't feel benevolent towards the old girl right now.

If the model can be identified, an enquiry towards the manufacturer may be beneficial, though I can't even remember the manufacturer. CRAFT disease rears it's ugly head again (and again, and again, and again).

Hopefully others will be more knowledgeable than I and can assist in short order...
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PostSubject: Re: Rear Shock Length   Rear Shock Length Icon_minitime1Wed Mar 04, 2020 7:36 pm

GRiSO 318-321mm
Stelvio approx 330mm

If ya nuts are hi enough, get a longer shock. Elcheapo option by many here is Stelvio shock.

Longer shock gives a little more travel, but at ride height it positions the rocker/linkage system a little further round in it's arc.
This aids the compliant feeling of a progressive or rising rate system.

It also gives a little higher REAR ride height which steepens the rake a little and lightens the steering ................... check my signature.
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PostSubject: Re: Rear Shock Length   Rear Shock Length Icon_minitime1Wed Mar 04, 2020 7:40 pm

If your local suspension guru can't find an off the shelf shock to fit, he should be able to build you one.
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PostSubject: Re: Rear Shock Length   Rear Shock Length Icon_minitime1Wed Mar 04, 2020 11:11 pm

thanks for the info - something to work with; I'll try and find a way to measure mine.
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PostSubject: Re: Rear Shock Length   Rear Shock Length Icon_minitime1Fri Mar 06, 2020 8:48 pm

BrianD don't bother.
I confirm what Ghezzi says.
320mm on my Breva 1100. Same on your 1200s
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PostSubject: Re: Rear Shock Length   Rear Shock Length Icon_minitime1Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:15 pm

Noted

Thanks
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