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Louloudito
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Front fork bracers.

Post by Louloudito on Fri 29 Jun 2018, 8:04 am

Has anyone fitted front fork bracers in their CB5?
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eternally_troubled
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Re: Front fork bracers.

Post by eternally_troubled on Wed 04 Jul 2018, 11:02 pm

There's a hidden 'fork brace' in the mudguard... don't think that anyone has bothered to add another one.
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Post by wrighty on Thu 05 Jul 2018, 7:34 am

Its something i want to do on my flattracker project, and ditch the mudguard. It will suit the look! Incidentally ive got a flattrack seat to fit but now think the tank looks too big. All the aftermarket tanks seem to be for a spine frame so if i cant find something suitable i may have to create the illusion of a  smaller tank with a clever paint job!
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Re: Front fork bracers.

Post by Louloudito on Mon 09 Jul 2018, 1:04 pm

Yeap, I am aware of the hidden bracer under the fender, but it's so thin I think it hardly classifies as a bracer. Have read that the extra braces make a sounding difference on other bikes, so it might be worth the upgrade on this poor fork.
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Re: Front fork bracers.

Post by ANDYC on Mon 09 Jul 2018, 10:39 pm

Most bikes with conventional forks have a flimsy fork brace hidden under the mudguard.
GS/GSX/Z/GPZ/CB/CBR/RD/RG FOR example.
They all benefited from bolt on fork braces like the Micron model. It transformed the handling immensely, I thought of making one for my track bike project but as I'm using 45mm forks which are much stiffer than the standard forks it would be unnecessary.

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