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Never had such a feature on a bike before and wondered what difference it made from the factory settings, the instructions are in the owners manual, where it was just another gimmick ? Did a film on what I found and I was pleasantly surprised, please watch and comment if you have adjusted it too.

 

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Good video!

I haven't turned mine stop-to-stop. That was cool to see. I did add 2 clicks of preload from stock, and like it much better. For reference, I'm 6'4" (~193cm) and 230 pounds (16.4 stone; 104 kg). I think I might add another click or two, though I'm still getting used to the bike and don't want to mess with it too much just yet.
 

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The remote adjuster is just a convenient way of setting rear spring preload. The settings listed in the manual are for an average rider's weight. Not exactly sure what Kawi considers "average", but I would hazard a guess around 160-185 lbs. That's with all you riding gear on. You should set F & R spring preload to your own weight. Here's an excellent illustrated guide to setting rider sag:


The goal is to set up the suspension so as to allow the forks/shock to operate in their optimum travel range while riding.

Remote adjuster is common on bikes that will likely carry a pillion, which changes the static sag (now with weight of both rider + pillion). Being a sport touring bike, N1k having it makes it easy to change from solo to 2-up riding.
 
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