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hi guys

just thinking out loud here and checking out the feedback.

I've been staring at a gixxer steering damper I have here . and a toby sitting near it.

the gixxer is fixed no adjustment the toby has adjustment.

now a steering damper is to stop sudden unwanted movements of the forks. so we dial in the amount of resistance we want.

I reckon its not ideal. we need methinks a damper which is the opposite of a rear shock which has two circuits ( high speed and low speed) it should react to large shocks aggressively and also allow normal damped travel.
rear shocks do the opposite they respond to large shocks by being softer.

I have and idea for a damper with three adjustments.

normal riding damping ( set it for normal riding)

sudden damping ( how much it resists when its challenged)

sudden damping reaction pressure ( the amount of challenge required to change circuits)

It wouldn't be cheap but it would do the job properly.

comments?
 

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It's called a Hyperpro RSC Stu;)
I think a few other manufacturers make reactive dampers as well
 

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:doh

i'll have to google that one up
 

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:laugh :laugh :laugh

i was reading your post Stu, thinking "that sounds exactly like my old Hyperpro" ........ then I saw Steve's post :laugh :doh
 

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Someone else getting rich of one of your idea's Stu :rant

Then there's the electronic ones fitted as OEM too. Electronic speed sensitive damping. I wonder if they're now banned from MotoGP seeing as they banned electronic suspension, does the damper fall under it or not :dunno
 

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electronic ones fitted as OEM too
now that's really getting it down pat . wonder if they need a pc2 or 3 to tailor its operation on a steering dyno:devious

I looked at the hyperpro

It isnt any where near as adjustable as I would do if I made one . theirs has just one adjustment from what i can see, so they must have done their homework and decided on a good setup.
 

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Its hard to better factory :hail
 

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:rotfl
 
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