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Default Questions for the Drag Race experts.

I have recently acquired a “883”
It’s a purpose built drag bike all S&S 89” set up at 64”

My question is, it’s set up to be a wheelie bar bike. But it came with a set of “Progressive” shocks, should I leave it a bar bike or switch it to the shocks? Pros and Cons either way?

There was a lot of work done to this bike to run an index class in AMA. AHDRA ECT. And I am hesitant to alter a proven combination.
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Wouldn’t mess with it if it’s running the number. There’s more to it than bars or shocks. It’s the package. You can make either work. Depends what you’re looking to do.
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