Author Topic: Heaviest bikes with monoshocks?  (Read 395 times)

Offline durp

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Heaviest bikes with monoshocks?
« on: Jan 11, 2019, 13:37:55 »
Fixin to start a new project bike for myself soon. I like doing monoshock conversions, and this bike is gonna be a heavy one. Im just wondering what big bikes out there have monoshocks that I could potentially buy a used shock off of.

Biggest one I can think of is the GL1800 goldwing. But Id like to use something better suited for about 2300cc \_(ツ)_/

Whats out there?
GL1000  GB500  K75


Offline killerx

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Re: Heaviest bikes with monoshocks?
« Reply #1 on: Jan 11, 2019, 18:13:46 »
Victory Vision, 900lb bike uses a single air shock.
Plus a load capacity of around 500lbs.
« Last Edit: Jan 11, 2019, 18:15:21 by killerx »
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Offline beachcomber

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Re: Heaviest bikes with monoshocks?
« Reply #2 on: Jan 12, 2019, 14:50:39 »
You cannot consider the spring rate / dampening in isolation. It depends entirely upon the mounting and leverage. There's plenty of info out there.
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