Does this sound familiar: “I ride a big bike and it feels like my front end dives at every stop light.”
During initial braking, the shear girth of a big touring machine transfers forward and quickly overwhelms the factory suspension. The result is what we know as fork dive or brake dive. Although all motorcycles experience this to some degree, the sensation is particularly noticeable on touring rigs and is exacerbated by their weight.
So what’s the solution? While the … Continue Reading