REAR SUSPENSION LINKAGES
MotoSPEC supports all the common rear suspension configurations, and a lot of less common ones also.
Many of the suspension configurations can also be specified with eccentric rear axles.
Below is the Frame-Mounted Rocker that is found on 2005 and later Yamaha R6, and 2009 and later Yamaha R1.
Below is the Swingarm-Mounted Rocker configuration found on Aprilia RSV4 and the 2009-2018 BMW S1000RR.
The Unit Pro Link configuration has been used on the Honda CBR600RR since 2007 and the CBR1000RR from 2008 to 2020. The 2021 CBR1000RR uses the Frame-Mounted Rocker configuration.
UNIT PRO-LINK FRAME-MOUNTED
The Frame Mounted version of the Unit Pro Link configuration was a racing modification made to the 2017-2020 CBR1000RR, using a Suter swingarm and linkage.
The Horizontal BackLink shown has been used since 2011 on the Kawasaki ZX10, and since 2015 on the Yamaha FZ/MT-7 and R7. With an eccentric rear axle adjuster, it is used on the Triumph Speed Triple 1200.
DIRECT / LINKLESS
The Direct or Linkless configuration is used on the Yamaha R3 since 2015 and is also common on many flat track racing motorcycles. With a PDS shock, it is also used on KTM enduro motorcycles.
The See-saw configuration below was used on Ducati models starting with the 916 through to the 1198. .
With the rocker flipped over, it was also used in the KTM RC8R from 2008-2015.
The Reversed See-saw configuration below is used on the BMW S1000RR and M1000RR since 2019.
UPSIDE-DOWN REVERSED SEE-SAW
This configuration was used on Dcuati sportbike models including the 899, 959, 1199, 1299 and V2.
Below it is shown with a sliding rear axle adjustment as used on the 899 and 959.
It can also be specified with a rear eccentric axle as used on the 1199, 1299 and V2.
This configuration was used on the MV World Superbike in 2015 and the Suter MMX2 Moto2 from 2016-2018.
This configuration was used on Suzuki XR69 and F1 racing motorcycles.
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