Heads-up on BMW suspension specialist? [Archive] - Glock Talk


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01-03-2005, 14:35
The Rockster that I just got is a great bike for me. I like the look, I like the handling, I like the oomph, I even like the strangely numb ABS. But it is kinda high for me. Even with the low seat, I am still sitting on the ball of my feet.

Is there an aftermarket suspension outfit that deals especially with Beemers? I am hoping to find maybe a lowered rear suspension spring with about 2 inches drop as ideal, or any drop at all would be welcomed.

I tried to do a web search but not too successful in finding anything. Lots of crotch rocket accessories though.

01-05-2005, 01:54
Ask these guys, there was a thread running on lowering when I found it.

Rockster forum (http://p080.ezboard.com/fbmwr1150rmessageboardfrm21)

01-05-2005, 09:34
Thanks a lot, quinch. It looks like I'll have to have a chat with Works suspension people.

Texas T
01-05-2005, 11:01
A cheaper alternative might be a pair of those shoes we wore back in the 70's... ;P ;)


01-05-2005, 16:25
These help a bit. But not enough.

01-26-2005, 15:01
Works Performance shocks, get the 1" lower version and you should be flat footing it at stops.

01-26-2005, 18:53
I already talked to the Works guys. In a few weeks when I'm not too busy, I'll buy the getup and have the dudes at Irv Seaver BMW install them for me.