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Old 09-13-2010, 08:04 AM   #19 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by BigSherm View Post
With the added leverage of the longer swingarm, I changed the preload setting to the maximum.
The added leverage considerably adds to the bending forces on it, and so does more preload.

In drag racing, and on high performance street bikes, the swingarm is braced externally - either above or below - or the beam is made deeper.
I'd do something similar on this long swingarm.
Obviously not because of the bike's awesome power, but because the extra length and the extra weight you're going to add (fully enclosed fairing)
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