Lowering and Performance Links Available For The Following:
(*Click on the item below to go to that site)
Air Pro Fork
For fork equalizers & bleeders.
Aprilia 06-up RXV/SXV/450/550
Lowers rear 1 3/4".
BMW F650CS
Belt Drive
BMW F650 & Aprilia Pegasus/Pegaso
Non-Fuel Injected.
1" & 2" lowering links available.
BMW 2000-up F/G650iGS/Dakar
1" & 2" lowering links available.
Gas/Gas 2001-2011 200/250/300/450FSE
Honda 2000-up
CR125/250
Honda 
CRF150R/BW
1 3/4" rear lowering.
Honda CRF150/230
Honda 08-up
CRF230L Dual Sport
Honda CRF250R/X/
450R/X
Honda 2010-up
CRF250R
7/8" and 1.6" lowering lengths available.
Honda 2009-up CRF450R. 7/8" to 1.9"  lowering depending on year model.
Honda 1986-95 XR250R & 85 only XR350R
Honda 96-up
XR250-400R
Honda 1985-2000 XR600R
Honda 93-UP XR650L
Air cooled 
Honda 99-UP XR650R
Liguid cooled 
Husqvarna 2003-07 Four Stroke
3/4"-1.5" Rear Lowering on Most Models.
Husqvarna 08-up
Fits:TC-TE-TXC250/450/510 & SMR450/510.
1' & 1.5" Rear Lowering Links.
Husqvarna/KTM 2014-up
Fits: TC/FE/FX/TX/TC/TE/125/
250/300/350/450/501.
3/8", 3/4", & 1 1/4" rear lowering on some models.
Husqvarna 2013-up TR650 Terra & Strada
1" & 1 3/4" Lowering Links.
Husqvarna 2016-up 701.  See web-page or order form for all lowering amounts.
Kawasaki KDX200/220
1995-up
Kawasaki 
Super Sherpa
2000-up
Kawasaki KLR 250
85-up
Kawasaki KL600
Fits 84-86.  2.5" rear lowering
Kawasaki KLR650
Fits:  85-07 KLR650.  1.25" &  2" Rear Lowering Links Available.
Kawasaki KLR650
Fits:  08-up KLR650.  1.25" &  2" Rear Lowering. 
Kawasaki KLX250/300
94-up. 3 New Lengths 
See Order Form  for   lowering amounts.
Also Fits 06-up KLX250 Dual Sport.
Kawasaki KLX400 
2003
Kawasaki KLX450R Fits: 2008-10.
Kawasaki KX65/RM65
Kawasaki KX80/85/100
Also fits:  03-up RM100
Kawasaki KX125/250
1997-03
Kawasaki 
KX250
Fits: 2004 Two Stroke
Lowers rear 1 3/8th"
Kawasaki KXF250
Fits: 04-05 Four Stroke
Lowers rear 1 1/4"
Kawasaki KX250F/450F
Fits: 2006-up
2012 KTM 125/150/250SX/XC & 300XC Two Strokes
Fits:  2012-up two strokes
with the linkage style 
suspension.
3/4" & 1 1/4" rear lowering.
2011 KTM 250/350/450SX.
Fits: 2011-up KTM 250SX/350SX/450SX
3/4" & 1.1/4" rear lowering.
KTM: Adventure, Duke, All LC4's & 625 SXC.
KTM 690 
Fits: 08-up Enduro/SMC.
Lowers rear 1" & 1 5/8"
2004-up Sherco SE250/300/450/510
Lowers rear 1" & 1.75"
Suzuki Gladius SFV650.
Fits: 2009-10 
Lowers rear 1 1/8"
02-up Suzuki V-Strom DL650 & 02-13 DL1000
3/4" & 1 1/8" lowering links.
Also fits 03-up SV650 3/8 & 3/4" lowering.
2014-up Suzuki V-Strom DL/1000
1 1/8" lowering links.
**Will not fit earlier V-Stroms.
Suzuki DR250/S & DR350/S/E
1990-1999
Suzuki DRZ250E
Suzuki DRZ400/S/SM
2000-up
Suzuki RM125/250
Fits: 98-2000. 
Suzuki RM125/250
Fits: 2001-2003.
Suzuki RM125/250
Fits: 04-07 RM125/250.
Suzuki RMZ250
Fits:  04-06 Four Stroke
Lowers rear 1 1/4".
Suzuki RMZ250/
450
Fits:  07-09 RMZ250 & 05-09 RMZ450.
Suzuki RMX450Z & RMZ250/450
Fits:  2010-up 
3/4" & 1 5/8" rear lowering.
TM125/144/250/300
2 stroke & 250/450/530/660 
4 stroke MX & Enduro
Fits:  2008-up. 1 5/8" & 2 5/8" rear lowering.
Yamaha FJR1300 Sport Tour
Fits:  03-05, Lowers rear 7/8".
Yamaha FJR1300 Sport Tour
Fits:  2006-up, Lowers rear 7/8". 
Yamaha TTR250

Other Products Available:

Suzuki Dualsport 2" Mirror Extenders
DR650 Eibach 883 Spring Adapter
"T"-Handle Extended FuelScrews Available For:
KTM/CRF/DRZ/KXF/ RMF/WR/YZF and now for the Kawasaki KLR650, Honda CRF230/ XR250/400/600 and TRX450 Four Wheeler.
Extended Fuelscrews Also Available For:
DR250/350 dirt model/S/SE, DRZ400S, DR650 SE models. 
See Order Form.
KoubaLink.com

Installation Instructions
Fits: 2010-up Beta, all models, (RR, RS and Xtrainer), both 2 & 4 strokes except the EVO.
Beta10-1 link lowers the rear 7/8" & Beta10-2 link lowers the rear 1 9/16". 
KoubaLink PN:  Beta10-1 & Beta10-2.
Replaces OEM link.  Beta PN.020.33.030.00.00
 

**Will not fit the Beta 125RR-S or any bike that does not have the linkage style suspension with the stock link/pull rod Beta PN: 020.33.030.00.00
 


KoubaLink Beta10-2 link shown above.

1) Raise the motorcycle with a bike stand, milk crate, etc., so the rear wheel is just slightly off the ground.  Loosen the two 17 mm nuts from the link mounting bolts that hold the stock H link to the rocker and engine cradle. Remove the nut from the rear mounting bolt and push the bolt out the right side.  You may need to lift up on the rear wheel slightly to allow the  bolt to slide out freely.  You will have to push the front mounting bolt out a little at a time to get the nut to screw all the way off.  When removing the front mounting bolt you will need to align the flat on the bolt's head to pass by the brake pivot and then turn it 90 degrees clockwise so the flat on the bolt head clears the frame. *** Picture below

2) The new link comes with only the bearings and seals, so put some grease on the needle bearings in the KoubaLink and install the center sleeve and both end washers from your OEM link into the new KoubaLink.  Install the new link on the bike (bearing end forward) with the grease fitting facing down and towards the rear by pushing the front mounting bolt in from the right side.  Only slide the bolt in far enough to get the nut started then turn the bolt and/or nut to finish drawing the bolt in.  Next install the fork end mounting bolt from the right side.  You will have to raise the swingarm to install the fork end mounting bolt as the KoubaLink is a little longer than the OEM link. *Left link engraving will be upside down and backwards, right side will be readable left to right.  You need to pump some grease in now as sometimes tightening the mounting bolt nuts can seal the bearings too tight to allow the air to escape.  Torque the mounting bolts to 35 ft/lbs. 

3) If the link is used for lowering purposes only we recommend the rear race sag be set at approx. 3.5" and you will get the amount of laden rear lowering claimed for that link.  You can run less rear sag for a better ride but that does take away from the laden lowering amounts.  If you need to reset the rear race sag the easiest way we have found to adjust the rear spring preload is to use a long punch to loosen the top jam nut and turn the spring and the preload nut at the same time.  **You may have to put some lube on the shock threads to allow the nut to turn freely. Turning the spring/nut "clockwise" increases the preload and decreases the sag.  **Do not forget to tighten the spring jam nut after setting the sag. 

4) You can slide the fork tubes up from the stock position by loosening the pinch bolts on the triple clamps.  How much you need to slide them up will depend on the amount of rear race sag and how quickly you want it to turn.  Just keep in mind that lowering the rear more than the front slows the steering but makes it more stable on the striates and visa versa.  However much you change the fork tubes, be sure they are both set at the same position and that the triple clamp pinch bolts are torqued. *Do not over torque the triple clamp bolts.  (Beta recommends 12Nm = 106 in/lbs for the lower clamps and 17Nm = 150 in/lbs for the uppers.)  Sliding the fork tubes up farther than the stock handle bars and mounts could allow the tire to hit the fender if the forks are bottomed.  :-(

*Disclaimer:  Raising or lowering the rear more than the front can change the geometry and could affect the handling, so be careful out there.

If you like what the KoubaLink does for your suspension, please tell everyone, if you do not, please tell us.  We can be contacted at our email address below and are always interested in your questions or comments.

Norm Kouba
Email: njkouba@ix.netcom.com

 Ordering info. and pricing can be found on ourORDER FORM.

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                                                                                                                                                                                    The pictures below are of  the 2015 Beta X-Trainer.
                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                Remove brake pivot to allow front mounting        KoubaLink Beta10-2 link with OBIE link guard.
                                                                                                                                                bolt removal above. Removing the brake pivot 
                                                                                                                                                is not required.

   
                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                                    Fork tubes slid up.                             2015 Beta 300 Xtrainer  (Thanks  Aloha Kelly)



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