When using the air valve adapter, make sure that there
is no dust or foreign material on the threads and O-ring.
When the handlebar clamps are in the front position in
the steering stem head, the air valve adapter cannot be
Adjust the air pressure in each fork leg within the specified
Standard setting: 240 kPa (2.4 kgf/cm², 35 psi)
Adjustable Range: 220 ∼ 280 kPa (2.2 ∼ 2.8 kgf/cm²,
32 ∼ 41 psi)
When riding and transporting the motorcycle, make
sure that the air pressure is within the adjustable
range. If used outside the adjustable range, run-
ning stability can decrease and cause an accident
resulting in serious injury or death.
Be sure to remove the air valve adapter before rid-
ing. If the air valve adapter is damaged by a stone
during riding, air leakage can cause loss of control
and an accident resulting in serious injury or death.
Do not pressurize the fork to more than 500 kPa (5.0
kgf/cm², 73 psi) or the fork may be damaged.
After air pressure adjustment, remove the air valve
Do not ride with the air valve adapter attached to the
Always cap the air valve adapter during storage.
Torque - Air Valve Plug: 0.2 N·m (0.020 kgf·m, 18 in·lb)
Be sure to install the air valve plug to prevent dust
Compression Damping Adjustment
Place the jack under the frame so that the front wheel off
Special Tools - Jack: 57001-1238
Jack Attachment: 57001-1608
To adjust compression damping, turn the adjuster [A] on
the front fork top plugs with a standard tip screwdriver until
you feel a click. Adjust the compression damping to suit
you preference under special condition.
The left and right fork legs must have the same shock