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Re: New Shocks for R1100RS


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  
> rebuilds?>>
> 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...