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    • For street bikes the set-up is slightly different, see below. This version is from HyperPro, a large Euro suspension specialist

      The way they describe them is -

      Motorcycles with a short wheelbase and an aggressive steering geometry provides the ability to make very quick changes in direction. As a side-effect it the bike is less stable, gives less feedback from uneven road surfaces, and is more difficult to control. If the front wheel is not completely inline from the direction of travel when it touches down after a small wheelie, it may cause an unwanted wobble. 

    • Sometimes difficult to understand and how to set them up correctly, I just finished an interview with Jimmy Rios, owner of BRP - Billet Racing Products who have be making mounts and selling Scotts Steering Stabilizers for over 25 years.

      He is the perfect person to explain exactly how one functions and how to install it correctly

      If you are interested to read more about BRP and the products they make then jump over to ADVrider and read the whole interview

    • I use a Scott damper on my dirt bike. I took it off for the motocross track so I could get a better feel for what my bike was doing. I haven’t put it back on since. If I start doing more high speed off road stuff again then I’ll go back to the damper. The regular mount damper also raises the handlebars - something I like since I ride standing. On the MX track however I prefer the bars lower for better cornering etc.

    • I can see that on a MX track the need for fluidity of movement, and how a damper could impede and make the ride tougher