Front fork adjusters (SS1000) (fig. 25)
The front fork used on the SUPERSPORT1000 model has
rebound and compression damping adjusters.
This adjustment is done using the outer adjusters:
1) to adjust rebound damping;
2) to adjust inner springs preload;
3) to adjust compression damping.
Turn the adjuster (1) on fork leg top with a flat
screwdriver to adjust rebound damping.
To reach the adjuster (3), insert a screwdriver into the
passing hole on the wheel shaft at fork leg axis.
As you turn the adjusting screws (1 and 3), you will hear
them click. Each click identifies a setting. Turn the screw
all the way in to set the hardest damping (position 0).
This will be your starting point. Now turn the screw
anticlockwise and listen for the clicks that identify setting
positions no. "1", "2" and so on.
STANDARD factory setting is as follows:
compression: 12 clicks;
rebound: 11 clicks.
The setting range is 14 clicks for rebound and 16 clicks
for compression. The 14th and 16th clicks give the
To change the preload of the spring inside each fork leg
turn the hex. adjusting nut (2) with a 22-mm hexagon
Height (A, fig. 25) determines preload and may vary from
25 to 10 mm.
Factory setting is 18 mm.
Adjust both fork legs to same settings.