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I see you changed the rear shocks, when you changed your bike to a standard model (non-hugger). Did you change the front suspension or wheel also? I was thinking of doing the same thing to mine. I already have a set of rear shocks but I'm unclear on what I have to do to the front suspension, I've read that you can put on a 21 in wheel on and use the forks as is or do I need to change the forks to get it right?
I swapped out the whole shebang with someones '02 Custom.
Well, I already had the shocks but needed the forks and stand.
On our crappy roads twice the travel made a WORLD of difference!

On a side note: If you only go with longer shocks be aware that the bike is less stable due to less fork caster. I found that out at 70mph when I hit a bridge joint with one hand on the bars. The front wobbled for about a second but it sure woke me up! It did dampen out quickly, though so no death wobble.
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