The fork on a Scrambler motorcycle is a suspension component that helps absorb and cushion the impact of bumps and rough terrain, providing a smoother, more comfortable ride. When preparing or upgrading the front shock on a Scrambler, consider the following factors:
Compatibility: Make sure the Scrambler fork is compatible with your specific motorcycle model and fork type. You may want to look into custom models.
Dimensions: When changing a motorcycle's fork to a scrambler, you usually choose a longer fork with more travel and often wider for better comfort.
Performance: Look for a scrambler fork with adjustable damping and rebound settings, which will allow you to tailor the suspension to your riding style and terrain. Switching to an upside-down fork will also increase performance.
Quality: Choose a scrambler fork from a reputable brand, made from high-quality materials and backed by a good warranty.
Price: Front shocks can range in price from budget options to high-end performance units. Choose the best option for your budget and needs. There is a correlation between price and quality.
Weight: Consider the weight of the shock and how it affects the overall balance of the bike. Lighter components can improve handling and performance, but can also be more expensive.