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  1. Steering damper questions

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    I have been searching a few days for a Bitubo Carbon Fiber steering damper. I know they do not make these anymore. Only chance I would have is if someone has one in stock from long ago. Got a phone call today from a guy. He does not have the EXACT steering damper in carbon fiber but he does...
  2. Group buy - Steering dampers

    Trible Performance
    Hi guys, As a producer and distributor of these steering dampers (Trible Performance) I have a interesting offer for you. The standard price for TL-R/TL-S kit is 245$ + postage (depends on location). Kits include steering damper, bracket and installation manual (see pics. into this topic )...
  3. anyone uses a rotary steering damper on the TLS?

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    I have GPR one with raisers for a fatbar that I want to mount but I don't have the part that connects to the frame (where the two fuel tank bolts go). I want to manufacture one and need the meausres..:) I have one like this thanks:)
  4. Streetfighter Steering damper problem

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    I'm pulling my hair out here ! :banghead I have searched high and low for a low cost modification to keep my stock damper. I have a one off top yoke, renthals, and no cash left and I can't afford a fancy after market damper. I can however afford to make some sort of bracket. One way I have...
  5. OEM Steering damper Q!

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Ok, My TLS steering damper mounting points(bearing and dust seals) seem to be wearing out. Agent in SA says sorry we not have! What know? Tried local bearing shop and the also dont have the size of the bearing used on the triple mounting point. what have you dont to remidy this problem? Do I...
  6. About steering dampers...

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Been kind of looking for a steering damper for the ol' TLS and not really finding any. Not flush enough to go buy a wizzer bang new one so used it is... does anyone know if dampers off other bikes would work? Thanks for helping the clueless!
  7. Should I ride without a steering damper?

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    I'm gonna take my '97 TLS off the road for a couple of months over the winter and I would really like to convert it to straight bars at the same time. I've done this before to another bike and really loved the transformation (and the lack of back pain on longer runs). My problem is that I...
  8. Dismantle the std. steering damper

    Help Forum
    Has anyone ever taken their standard steeringdamper apart.??? I'm a poor man, and i have a leaking from mine. :banghead I thought of buying one from you guys and have you to take it apart and sending ONLY the seals to put into mine. Because it would be cheaper with p&p, than sending a whole...
  9. steering damper warning

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    last summer there was a fatal crash involving a tlr at mission raceway in vancouver british columbia. the crash was caused by a violent tankslapper causing the rider to loose control and hit a concrete barrier at 80 mph. i had a long look at the bike yesterday. it hit the barrier with the rear...
  10. Sprint steering damper (never used)

    Looking to Sell
    I have a like new condition sprint steering damper that I purchased from another member that mounts to all original hardware and will bolt right up to your bike... I never even put it on because I came across an ohlins one the day after it got to me.... 150 shipped anywhere in the US
  11. WER Rotary Steering Damper Kit - TLS (TLR?)

    Looking to Sell
    WER Damper, Made for TL1000S but should be pretty easy to mount on TL1000R. Worked great when removed, excellent upgrade. No longer have the TL so don't have a need for it. Sticker was scratched up because of how it was mounted (aftermarket triples so it rubbed). For pictures of how it mounts...
  12. Bitubo Steering Damper

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Hey all, does anyone know where i can get as mine has cracked through both sides :O Thanks in advance Jason
  13. steering damper oil weight

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    I now read a few trends regarding the replacement of the oil in a TLR steering damper but there my question is what weight of oil would you replace it with, as a couple of peps say 5w and other 2.5w? Is 5w as standard and 2.5w for a lighter feel? :boring
  14. Check the steering stem bearings!

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Been bothered by a heavy "click" almost as heavy as a "clunk" when applying the brakes hard. After lifting the front end up and still not really being able to say for sure if I had a problem I disassembled the the front of the bike. (streetfighter not really that big a deal) Found an issue with...
  15. Steering damper

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Hi does anybody recognise this steering damper. I have been told its not made for this bike. Its an Ohlins obviously :coocoo so no remarks please. Just wondered if its a standard damper by them or a bike specific model. The bracket seems to have been made (and subsequently welded) maybe even as...
  16. TLR-removing steering head tube

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    I need to remove the steering tube from the frame on my newly accquired TLR on bike bandit the parts diagram show like a set screw or possibly roll pin possibly holding it in going in from the very front of the frame set I know about the one locating the tube at the botttom of the headset bhut I...
  17. TLS belly pan, steering dampers and bars

    Looking to Sell
    Having a bit of a clearout to fund ongoing projects. All these items are being sold as used. IMO All are working and in good nick but sold as seen. This belly pan I have decided I don't like so having spent £40 buying it and £8 on postage plus £70 having it sprayed Marble Italian Red to match I...
  18. HyperPro "Active" steering damper $304- 1 week only

    Performance Enhancement
    Cyclesector in San Diego is doing a group buy in Holland for the "active" Hyperpro RSC. Due to a european holiday, the special price has been extended to the 17th of this month. The purchase goes out next week, so delivery will take a few weeks, but worth the wait. An OEM mount TLR damper...
  19. Bitubo Group Buy Shocks and Steering Dampers

    Group Buys
    I have Bitubo shocks and steering dampers in stock. I even have a SOAS for the TLS in stock. TLS shocks with standard and heavy springs TLR shocks TLR steering dampers in red or anthracite as usual, email me at [email protected] for pricing etc.
  20. Correct me if I am Wrong, my Steering dampers Farked!

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Hi all, Saw this morning that on the bottom end of my steering danmer the shaft if full of oil and it seems to be leeking from the bottom of the damber onto the shaft. I guess the seals are done fore, Can I replace them on the OEM damper or will I need to Replace with a new one, or just chuck...