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Offline robinogi

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shock cover
on: October 29, 2018, 09:32:03 PM
 I have just bought my crossrunner and so far i love it. I used to ride a versys 650 and I would ride it all year round. I had a R&G shock cover on the versys and after 7 years of riding it in all weather the shock looked like new.So is there one for the crossrunner 2015 onwards. Do I have to get a hugger and just wash the bike more often. Many Thanks in advance.

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Re: shock cover
Reply #1 on: October 30, 2018, 01:10:29 PM
*Originally Posted by robinogi [+]
I have just bought my crossrunner and so far i love it. I used to ride a versys 650 and I would ride it all year round. I had a R&G shock cover on the versys and after 7 years of riding it in all weather the shock looked like new.So is there one for the crossrunner 2015 onwards. Do I have to get a hugger and just wash the bike more often. Many Thanks in advance.

I've always avoided using a shock cover as I understood that it could cause overheating of the oil and thus degrade the performance of the shock. I'm not saying that is a fact, just what I understood.

I can understand wanting to keep a shock clean, but it's the insides that are important and I've never had an issues keeping the outside clean, even riding through the winter.  :027:
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Offline robinogi

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Re: shock cover
Reply #2 on: November 02, 2018, 06:15:11 PM
Thanks Skids. Makes sense now that I think about what you said.
Cheers. That's why forums are so handy :062:

 



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