[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: New Shocks for R1100RS
- Subject: Re: New Shocks for R1100RS
- From: emoto1@xxxxxxxxxxx (Bob MacFarland)
- Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2005 15:50:25 +0000
I respect your opinion on technical matters. How do you think Wilburs last compared to Ohlins, and how do the requirements for rebuilds (in terms of frequency) differ between the two brands, all else being equal?
> In a message dated 3/17/05 8:42:23 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> tonyuss@xxxxxxxxxxx writes:
> <<Last year I bottomed the rear suspension on a bump and broke my bag mount.
> The bag is fixed but it is time to change the shocks. I'm leaning towards
> Ohlins, but are they really the best or just the highest priced? Are there
> any good deals out there? I haven't been getting any good hits doing
> internet searches. Do all aftermarket shocks require 12,000 mile
> One word: WILBERS. They are less costly and made better than Ohlins, and as
> a bonus they don't weight six tons. I sell Wilbers shocks at the same price
> as the distributor, and can set them up for you.
> I only sell what I ride, and the Wilbers on my R1100S were the single
> largest improvement I made to it, and it came stock with very good BMW Sport
> Suspension. The Wilbers is just better.
> Tom Cutter
> Yardley, PA
> Rubber Chicken Racing Garage T-shirts coming, inquire here...