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Has anyone had experience with a Superbrace? (Rivco part # SB2318)

Apparently they claim to do the following:

Reduce low and high speed wobbles.

Improve stability in tight cornering.

Improve tire life and reduces cupping.

Decrease sensitivity to rough road surfaces and rain grooves.

Thanks!
 

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the brace will cut down on the forks flexing
 

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Super brace

Hello from UK,

i was thinking of buying a Brace for my wing but does the standard brace not work as well, i have a US market Interstate 1200 with handling problems fully loaded up,

Ta Ian
 

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the superbrace is heavyduty compaired to the factory brace and yes it works better.
 

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Had one put on my 98 1500 and it did help with frontend wobble. Worked as advertised.
 

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Another satisfied customer.

Just put one on my 1500. I didn't have any problems with wobble at speed before, but what I did have, and has now completely gone away was a real unstable insecure feeling when coming to a stop.

That has now completely gone. I guess the forks were bending slightly under the load of the brakes, and now the brace has stopped that.

I bought the brace to improve things when cornering and it's done that as well, but if it had just fixed the low speed stuff and nothing else, it would have been well worth it.

Just buy one.

Charlie
 

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Will a superbrace make a big difference for a trike front end?
Assuming the trike still has the stock tree, I would think it would do for a trike what it does for 2 wheels. If the tree has been replaced it may already have something built into it to strengthen the front end.
 

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I have used the super brace on all my 1500's (three) and one 1500 trike they all benifited from the brace and now am on my second 1800 and they both have had the brace--- it works very well on them since the 1800 forks are very weak and do flex a lot .
 

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i just got my superbrace,have to say not too impressed with the finish of the upper & lower fork covers ,polished metal,not chrome,but it does make a noticeable improvement in handleing
 

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Could someone post a picture of the super Brace? I was going to order a traxxion brace as I have the traxxion fork springs and want to order a traxxion rear shock, but am interested in seeing the super brace before I make a decision..

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Would this brace be hard to fit , bike feels ok ,but as this is my first WING i dont know , what needs to come out , dont want to make a balls ,and where is a good place to get one as i see plenty on e.bay in the UK . Many Thanks , Joey2010
 

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Has anyone had experience with a Superbrace? (Rivco part # SB2318)

Apparently they claim to do the following:

Reduce low and high speed wobbles.

Improve stability in tight cornering.

Improve tire life and reduces cupping.

Decrease sensitivity to rough road surfaces and rain grooves.

Thanks!

Again another old post. I would assume that you have already made your decision, but to anyone else still considering a brace.

1. Fork braces are fine. The superbrace two piece affair isn't adjustable and can put lateral force on your forks that can effect their operation. Increasing sliction by misalignment will also cause earlier fork bushing failure, seal leakage and a stiffer ride.

2. Adjustable fork braces are made by Kuryakyn and Traxxion.
 

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Joey, if you are referring to the Superbrace it is a direct bolt on replacement for the OEM brace (you have a 1200 right?). I put one on mine when the stock one developed some bad wear and what a huge difference it was. A few turns with an allen wrench and done like dinner.
 

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Joey, if you are referring to the Superbrace it is a direct bolt on replacement for the OEM brace (you have a 1200 right?). I put one on mine when the stock one developed some bad wear and what a huge difference it was. A few turns with an allen wrench and done like dinner.
I am running a 1500 ,91 model , i have been buying other bits for her and havnt got round to thinking about brace ,but still thinking about one . :confused:
 
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