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Thinking about upgrading the suspension and have been looking at a few options, any advice would be appreciated :)

Option 1 - hyperpro street box kit
https://calsport.co.uk/yamaha-yzf-r...sion/hyperpro-shocks-and-springs/SB-YA03-0AB/

Option 2 - hyperpro springs & bespoke shock
https://calsport.co.uk/yamaha-yzf-r...n/hyperpro-shocks-and-springs/SP-YA03-SSA007/
https://calsport.co.uk/yamaha-yzf-r...pension/hyperpro-shocks-and-springs/YA03-0AB/

Option 3 - matris cartridges & shock
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Yamaha-YZ...353972?hash=item1eab80a634:g:V3IAAOSwuAVWvgcD

Option 1 & 2 aren't too far apart in price, with option 3 being nearly double. Being in the uk it seems that options are quite limited.
 

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Do you plan on using it as a race bike? otherwise me thinks those suspensions are overkill for 'normal' street riding but if $$ is not an issue I say go for it LOL more power to you mate. Don't forget good rubbers to go with the suspension.
 

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No, it's not going to be a race bike. The bike is a long term keeper, and want to get it set up for me. My last bike many years ago had fully adjustable suspension and once set up it made a great ride, just looking to get the same again.
 

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You missed Andreani and Forks-by-Matt's in-house Showa (aka GSXR) retrofit. Admittedly the last isn't likely to be of interest since OP is in UK.
 

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Was at an AFM event. Saw an R3 with stock exhaust and suspension turning faster lap times than a different R3 with a Spears rear shock and Andreani cartridges. I'm willing to bet Rossi would own everyone on a stock R3 than someone whos spent a few grand on suspension. Ride the crap out of it than replace when worn.
 

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Was at an AFM event. Saw an R3 with stock exhaust and suspension turning faster lap times than a different R3 with a Spears rear shock and Andreani cartridges. I'm willing to bet Rossi would own everyone on a stock R3 than someone whos spent a few grand on suspension. Ride the crap out of it than replace when worn.

That is the stupidest explanation I have ever read.

You have no idea how much OP weighs, or how he rides.

Saying that the GOAT of motorcycle racing would own everyone on a stock R3 is obvious...thats stupid.

As someone who races LWT bikes, Suspension upgrades are a must for anyone over 190lbs. And adjustable makes it even nicer.
 

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My bikes is in the shop having K-Tech shock and Andriani inserts installed. These units we're recommended by my suspension guy for their quality and value. Interestingly, they are no longer fans of Ohlins shocks.

Suspension upgrades won't be regretted!

CJ
 
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