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  1. Help! Shocks cracking?

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    Hello, I have a 2003 Honda Shadow ACE 750. Are the top shock mounts on my bike cracking or is this just the chrome oxidizing? I’ve been monkeying around with the shocks getting a new rear fender on and off. Paul
  2. Bike Issues. Help!

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hi! I am fairly new to riding. Got my license in September and my bike in January. My car crapped out on me, so I rely on my motorcycle as my main mode of transportation everywhere (thankfully, everything I need is within a 5 mile radius). I ride a Yamaha V-Star 250. Unfortunately, I don't know...
  3. rear shock bad fit

    Motorcycle Repair
    My rear shocks came in the mail, but of course, I ran into some problems, probably because this new parts seems to have been made for multiple bikes instead of specific to my 1980 Honda CB650. One issue is that the shock doesn't clear the chain-guard at all pre-load positions, so I have to...
  4. Rear Shock Knock

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hi there! I installed some shorter rear shocks on my Honda cb900. The shocks compress just fine, but on the extension they 'top out' and bang pretty hard. Anyone have any ideas how to stop this? I am assuming the shocks are oil filled...could a low oil level be the problem?? Thanks so much...