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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-12-2007, 04:48 PM Thread Starter
 
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How did Scotts and Ohlins get in bed together?

I ride my Brutale on Bumpy roads, plus I'm thinking of bringing her to the track to really stretch out her legs. To that end, I'm planning a group buy for a steering damper.

At first, I didn't include Scotts/Ohlins on my list becuase it ain't as pretty. However, it seems to be a quality damper with high and low speed settings. Now, I might change my mind.

Additionally, I will like to know how Scotts and Ohlins got together on this. Who makes this? Scotts or Ohlins? Will the damper be engraved with a Scotts or Ohlins logo? Do enlighten me. Thank you.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-12-2007, 06:29 PM
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yamaha owns ohlins
and they bought Scotts as well

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The ohlins damper is identical, but reportedly has a few more clicks.
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The Scotts has Scotts engraved on the top, but has ÷hlins engraved on the front side.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-22-2007, 06:29 PM
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The Ohlins rotary was designed for dirt and sold as such. I don't know how, but somehow Scott was able to get branding and distribution for the US street market.

I think Ohlins linear dampers, which were designed for the road, are far superior, but plenty of faster guys than me like the Scotts.
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