View Full Version : '85 vs. '86 250r forks / shock

11-15-2011, 11:54 PM
What are the differences. Is there a compelling reason to use one year over the other?

11-19-2011, 12:13 PM
The 86's had 1 progressive spring and the 85's used 2 springs in the forks. The 86's are better with the single progressive spring, they handle better and ride better in my opinion. The rear shocks are the same...