Compression Damping Force Adjustment (Right
To adjust the compression damping force, turn the com-
pression damping adjuster [A] until you feel a click.
The standard adjuster setting is the 1 1/4 turns out from
the fully clockwise position.
If both adjusters are not adjusted equally, handling
may be impaired and a hazardous condition may
result. Be sure the adjusters are set equally.
The damping force can be left soft for average riding. But
it should be adjusted harder for high speed riding or riding
with a passenger. If the damping feels too soft or too stiff,
adjust it in accordance with the following table.
Compression Damping Force Adjustment
Front Fork Removal (Each Fork Leg)
Upper Fairing (see Upper Fairing Removal in the Frame
Front Wheel (see Front Wheel Removal in the
Remove the handle bar holder bolt [A].
Loosen the upper front fork clamp bolts [B] and lower front
clamp bolts [C].
If fork leg is to be disassembled, loosen the upper and
lower front fork clamp bolts to lower the fork leg [A] as
shown. And retighten the lower front fork clamp bolts.
Then, loosen the top plug beforhand.
Loosen the top plug after loosening the upper front fork
Loosen the lower front fork clamp bolts.
With a twisting motion, work the fork leg down and out.