Sport Bike Rider Sag. Lower bike with wheel on ground. Averaging the two measurements with you sitting on the bike negates any stiction that may be present.
SETTING THE SAG CONTINUED 1 2a 2b. A better handling motorcycle. Use two reference points.
NoteThe static sag is the difference between Dimension A B.
A better handling motorcycle. But first push down on the seat and slowly let it rise up to its final resting position. Using the same first number you can check how much your bike sags with all the extra stuff then adjust the spring preload accordingly. So if you use the sag-difference method to choose springs youll end up with the same rate on a 300kg cruiser or a 170kg superbike as on a 72kg 125GP bike if the rider is the same.