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Hello. I am investigating aftermarket shocks for my 650 Burg. Does any body have any expereance or recamendations about what I should use. I am 230lbs and the wife is 250lbs. I have looked at hagon shocks so far.
 

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I am convinced that changing/upgrading suspension on motorcycles/maxi's is some of the best money spent.

My recommendation is to contact a shop that is a specialist in shocks and forks , discuss the type of riding you do, the weight of you and passenger ,
and what type of ride you expect from the suspension.

Just buying a set of shocks off the internet is the easiest way , but to get a better ride/handling machine you really do need someone who understands suspension and how they work.

You probably do not need any of the real high dollar stuff ( THOUSANDS of $$) but getting it set up correctly is critical to ride and handling performance.

Pleas keep us posted on what you end up doing and how much you spent. :thumbup:
 

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Please note that Hagons tend to be very stiff.

Hagon don't list any shocks for the Burgman 650, at least on their UK website.
 

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soc714 said:
Hello. I am investigating aftermarket shocks for my 650 Burg. Does any body have any expereance or recamendations about what I should use. I am 230lbs and the wife is 250lbs. I have looked at hagon shocks so far.
At over 34 stone on the scoot between you, I would suggest its stronger springs that you need as well as uprated shocks.
 

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joe 90 said:
got a set of hagons on my 650 very happy with them i am 12 stone by the way
Please post a link, because the Hagon website http://www.hagon-shocks.co.uk/ doesn't list any shocks for the Burgman 650.

I could swear that the Burgman was there yesterday, with "no products fund", but today, it's no longer on the drop-down list.

Anyway, are yours the 2810's with 10-click adjustable damping, or the plain ones?
 

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But where did you buy them, Joe90?

Please post a link.

The AN650 uses 370mm long shocks, and that on top of the forked lower mounting make them special.
Most forked shocks are much shorter.
 

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Steve (joe_90) bought them direct from Hagon. They are not too far from Hornchurch in Essex where we live (about 9 miles) and he went to the shop/factory and collected them. I know they don't show them on their website but they were either stock items or they made them up for him. I'm sure he'll tell you more when he next logs on. :thumbup:
 

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Great, because I'm in the market for new shocks, and the Hagons are not so expensive @ £199

It's a shame that the adjustable 2810's are upside down

 

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Actually, it's no problem at all that they're upside-down, because it's hidden behind tupperware, and the damping adjustment wheel would be very hard to reach.
But preload has to be adjusted upskirt so to speak.

I think the middle one would look good on a Burgman 650


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give hagons a ring or email them if you want stronger springs tell them you overall weight and thay may be able to make some for you always had them on my bikes never had a problem and as said the shop is only 20min from me.
 

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soc714 said:
Hello. I am investigating aftermarket shocks for my 650 Burg. Does any body have any expereance or recamendations about what I should use. I am 230lbs and the wife is 250lbs. I have looked at hagon shocks so far.
Hope this help.

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