What should the sag be on a dirt bike?

What should the sag be on a dirt bike?

The correct amount is approximately 33% of the bikes total available travel, usually between 95-115mm on full size bikes. The correct amount varies because of bike geometry, rider preference, and type of riding. The rider sag should be set with the rider in full gear.

How is sag measured?

Sag is measured directly with no subtracting required. The Sag Master has a pin on the back. The pin goes into the hollow axle and the tape is extended vertically and locked in to a reference mark on the chassis. This is why you see the tape starting from the axle instead ot the other way around.

How important is static sag?

Static sag is important. How important? First and foremost, static sag, when set properly, can help you determine if you need a stiffer or softer shock spring. And, it goes without saying that a bike with too much or too little static sag is not going to work up to its potential.

Does SAG matter?

While rider sag is obviously the key measurement, static sag is just as important, especially when setting up a new bike for a particular rider as it will tell you if you have the correct spring rates installed. It can also tell you al lot about the health of your suspension.

What does race sag do?

(1) What is race sag? Sag happens when the rear shock of your motorcycle is compressed, lowering the rear end of the bike. The sag is usually measured in millimeters or inches to represent the distance that your shock is compressed.

Why is SAG important?

Setting sag is the first (and arguably most important) step to dialing in the suspension on your mountain bike. Sag is static ride height. That is, the amount your shocks compress when you’re in your regular riding position.

Where are the injectors located on a Kawasaki KX250F?

The Kawasaki KX™️250F was the first mass-production motocross bike to feature Dual Injectors. One injector is located downstream of the throttle valve, where injectors are located on standard FI systems, and a second is located upstream of the throttle valve, close to the airbox.

What is race sag on a motorcycle?

RACE SAG EXAMPLE. The race sag is set to insure that the suspension works in its most effective rage and to keep a good chassis weight balance, front to rear. Setting your race sag is also the most important set up in affecting your bike’s overall handling traits.

What do you need to know about riding a Kawasaki?

Always wear a helmet, eye protection and proper apparel. Never ride under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Adhere to the maintenance schedule in your Owner’s Manual. ©2021 Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. Specifications subject to change. Professional rider on a closed course.

What is included in the curb weight of a Kawasaki?

Specifications and pricing are subject to change. Click on a technology to learn more. *Curb weight includes all necessary materials and fluids to operate correctly, full tank of fuel (more than 90 percent capacity) and tool kit (if supplied). KAWASAKI CARES: Read Owner’s Manual and all on-product warnings.

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