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Anybody familiar with this? It attaches to the trailing arm and is supposed to reduce the risk of a high-side by up to 90%. It costs about $400.

Sounds a bit snake oil-ish but what do I know?
 

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Looks like it's just a sensor that can measure what the axle is doing, or more importantly, what the tire is doing. It's just another factor of suspension telemetry. It's one thing to know what the shock is doing. That tells you what the frame is doing in relation to the swingarm. This supposedly tells you what the tire other end is doing. They've absolutely right about the tire being a suspension element.

So, snake oil, no. Helpful, yes. That is if you know how to interpret the data. There wasn't much info, but it also looked like if you had an electronically controlled suspension, this could be integrated. That means better traction. Better traction means less highsides.
 

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That is not a sensor, it's a tuned mass damper or harmonic absorber or whatever you want to call a vibration damper.
 

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^You're right about it not being a sensor. A cutaway seems to show a spring with a weight on its end. I think that you tune it by turning the red knob.
 

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Where do you see that cutaway? I was struggling to figure out what it was and on the Duc it looked like it had lines going into it and I saw one graph, so I thought it was a sensor.
 

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Here it is:


They're for sale here but not for Suzuki.
 
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