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Maxton Engineering are one of the world’s top motorcycle suspension specialists, and the perfect people to demystify the springy stuff.

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Words and photos by: John Milbank

 

How many times have you heard the local pub pundit dishing out his ‘expert’ advice: “You want to stiffen that up with a bit more preload” or “My bike chatters as I push it hard into corners, so I run a heavier fork oil”? You know it’s cobblers, and you know how suspension works, but do you REALLY know how to interpret what your bike is doing, and what you can do about it? Do you REALLY know if the suspension on your machine is as good as it can be? I don’t mind admitting that, until I visited Maxton Engineering, I still didn’t REALLY know…

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