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I'd like to introduce Bitubo.  We are the US distributor for Bitubo, and to be honest, never even heard of them until I started working here a few months ago. Turns out, they make exceptionally good suspension products. They have a presence in MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3, WSBK, WSTK, WSS, as well as several national Superbike championships like the BSB, ISBK, IDM, and MotoAmerica.  Not only is Bitubo popular with the racing crowd and our loyal Ducati customers (a sometimes finicky bunch), but Michael Dunlop just set the fastest lap ever recorded at the ISLE OF MAN TT this year aboard his Hawk Racing BMW S1000RR - on Bitubo suspension.
 
 
 
Final word has been announced for Bitubo's new line of fork cartridge kits.  They will be offering the top spec version for the FZ-07 (the JBH), with adjustable preload, rebound, and compression.
 
Retail pricing has also been announced and lowered across the board (see below), but as always, I give incredible discounts to forum members, so please PM me for the best price.
 
 
 
JBH - (Retail $575)
 
PRELOAD + REBOUND + COMPRESSION
 
Requires NO MODIFICATION to stock components, and is totally REBUILDABLE.
 
 
 
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Bitubo already has 4 different rear shocks for the FZ-07:
 
 
XXF31 (Retail $1205) - HYDRAULIC spring preload, separate Hi/Lo speed compression, adjustable rebound, adjustable length:
 
- Aluminum lightweight body
- 14mm rod, 30mm piston
- Low speed compression in 24 clicks
- High speed compression in 20 clicks
- Rebound in 24 clicks
- Hydraulic spring preload range 12mm (in 24 clicks)
- Adjustable length up to 8 mm, easy to adjust with the supplied knob
 
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XXF11 (Retail $970) - MANUAL spring preload, separate Hi/Lo speed compression, adjustable rebound, adjustable length:
 
- Aluminum lightweight body
- 14mm rod, 30mm piston
- Low speed compression 24clicks
- High speed compression 20clicks
- Rebound 24clicks
- Millimetric Ring manual spring preload
 -Adjustable length up to 8 mm, easy to adjust with the supplied knob
 
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XZE31 (Retail $785) - HYDRAULIC spring preload, adjustable rebound, adjustable length:
 
Single chamber pressurized gas compensated (Nitrogen) shock absorber, with oil/gas piston separator
 
- Steel body w/ special anti-friction coating and lightweight aluminum head
- 14mm diameter rod with low friction bushes
- Hydraulic spring preload with micrometric single aluminium ring
- Rebound (7 clicks)
- Adjustable length (range 10mm)
 
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XZE11 (Retail $560) - MANUAL spring preload, adjustable rebound, adjustable length:
 
Single chamber pressurized gas compensated (Nitrogen) shock absorber, with oil/gas piston separator
 
- Steel body w/ special anti-friction coating and lightweight aluminum head
- 14mm diameter rod with low friction bushes
- Spring preload with micrometric single aluminium ring
- Rebound (7 clicks)
- Adjustable length (range 10mm)
 
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With all the talk floating around about suspension solutions for the FZ-07, I just wanted to put this out there to let you know there ARE other products in the market, aside from all the shiney Gold ones :)
 
 
 
Keep in mind, the prices listed are full retail.  Since we are the US distributor, I can do SIGNIFICANTLY BETTER than that.  PM me if you're interested.
 
:)
 
- Paul
 
www.bellissimoto.com
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dburpee
Can we get some prices on these? I clicked on your website and it is kinda NSFW....

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bellissimoto
Can we get some prices on these? I clicked on your website and it is kinda NSFW....
@dburpee , we are working hard to finish the new website.  It may be up in beta form soon :) 
 
 
 
Until then, I edited the original post to reflect retail prices.  There was also one more shock they offer that I forgot to add, making it 5 shocks in total they offer for the FZ-07.
 
Keep in mind, the prices listed are full retail.  Since we are the US distributor, I can do SIGNIFICANTLY BETTER than that. PM me if you're interested.
 
 
:)
 
- Paul
 
 
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panchobullet
Come on! You guys really need to stop doing this!!!... Otherwise I'll end up selling my car to finish custom build Dark-Y.
 
I looked/researched about this shocks last year in some euro stores/forums and the feedback about them was just too awesome. At that time (like now) it didn't have the budged to get them but if you are looking onto shocks options really this one should be on your radar.
 
I'll slowly get out of here before I order one... but I'll keep and eye in here!
 
- Pancho

You've never seen me cause I'm too damn fast!

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bellissimoto
Lol @ @panchobullet !!!
 
Pancho, as much as I want to see you finish Dark-Y, I also want you to stay married my friend, LoL!
 
Lets get this latest round of upgrades done first, and we'll see how it goes. I'm sure your wife will appreciate that :)
 
When you ARE ready though, I'll be happy to help :)
 
- Paul
 
www.bellissimoto.com
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panchobullet
Lol @ @panchobullet !!! 
Pancho, as much as I want to see you finish Dark-Y, I also want you to stay married my friend, LoL!
 
Lets get this latest round of upgrades done first, and we'll see how it goes. I'm sure your wife will appreciate that :)
 
When you ARE ready though, I'll be happy to help :)
 
- Paul
 
www.bellissimoto.com
hahahahaha LOL!... yeah, and for sure the divorce will be more expensive than the socks + forks + wheels + Q3 I have in mind for the future! I'm sure I'll be ping you when I'm ready for this! Just hold on! :P
 
- Pancho
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etorty
Hello guys,
I have the Bitubo XXF11 on my MT-07.
What can I say............ WOW!
This is a really great product. I'm really really happy with that.
This is the real XXF11 for the 07:
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It's really awesome.
I'm really happy to read that they are working on a complete cartridge for the 07.  :)
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booboobusfz07
Any options for spring colors?

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bellissimoto
Any options for spring colors?
It doesn't look like it.  Bitubo does make black springs, but they are application specific.  I just looked through their application chart I have for 2016 and it looks like all the shocks for the FZ-07 will have Red springs. 
- Paul
 
www.bellissimoto.com
 
 
 

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bellissimoto
@etorty, thanks for posting that picture up!!! It's always nice to see the real product vs the manufacturer photos, especially when the manufacture photos specifically state "indicative image of the product", meaning what you see and what it looks like for your application could be different.
 
Looks incredible! Can't wait to see what they come up with for the front fork :)
 
- Paul
 
www.bellissimoto.com

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etorty
One little hint about the position of the reservoir.
The mono that I've received had the reservoir really close to the lower border of the filter box (about 2 mm).
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I've noticed, after some rides, that the reservoir was touching this border, sometimes.
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I know that's possible to rotate just a little the reservoir, but I don't want to unmount the entire mono, go to a suspension specialist, and so on...
So I've decided to unscrew the bolt of the head of the mono, let the mono to lean over the engine, and work with a thin rasp on the plastic border.
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I've sent an email to Bitubo, some months ago, in order to let him know of the little problem.
I'm sure that the mono they produced after mine for the MT-07 are free from this little bug.  ;)
 
Anyway, Bitubo have done a surgical work in order to build a mono like this for the MT-07.
When I've open the box that I've received, my first thought was "how can this big mono fit into the 07???:o
I was wrong: this mono fits.  8-)
BTW: all the controls are easily accessible, with a proper allen key [HASH]4 (long at least 4") and a bit [HASH]14.
The preload (no remote) is even easy to rotate, thanks to the provided tool.

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pattonme
impressive that they got it to fit. What is that a 5" spring? Now all Bitubo needs to do to make it perfect is put the preload collar on the bottom clevis where people can actually get at it...
 
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etorty
@pattonme ,
I can measure the length of the spring, I'll let you know asap.
The preload collar, on the 07, is more useful on the head instead of the bottom.
The bottom of the shock (the "link" part) is covered by the fender, and at the bottom of the shock there is the length adjuster.
I've added 5 mm of preload, with the relevant tool (provided by Bitubo), and the effort for this operation is near null, compared the the standard 07 shock.
 
The position of the preload collar must be different on the MT-09 (or at least... I hope so).
The stock shock of the 09 have the preload collar on the bottom of the shock because on the head there's no room to use any tool.
I don't know how Bitubo have solved the "problem" for the 09... but on the 07 the XXF11 is really perfect.
 
 
P.S.: welcome back!  ;)
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travisaurusrex
On most of the single-adjustable shocks I've seen, they refer to a shared rebound/compression needle. These only make reference to rebound adjustment.
 
Can someone tell me what that means to a real world experience?

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etorty
Hello, @Bellissimoto!
Do you have any news for the expected fork solutions (complete cartridge, or other) from Bitubo?
Cheers
Enrico

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bellissimoto
Hello, @bellissimoto ! Do you have any news for the expected fork solutions (complete cartridge, or other) from Bitubo?
Cheers
Enrico
Not at this time...but I plan to re-attack with them this week.
 
:)
 
- Paul
 
www.bellissimoto.com
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bellissimoto
Haven't heard back from Bitubo yet on fork solutions, but look what just arrived!!!
 
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First ever Bitubo rear shock to come through the shop!!!
 
One of our customers took advantage of a very good deal and jumped on this...so glad we are able to bring these to market!!!
 
This is the XXF11 version - manual spring preload, separate Hi/Lo speed compression, adjustable rebound, adjustable length.  
 
Can't wait to get some feedback on this baby!!!
 
:)
 
- Paul 
 
www.bellissimoto.com
 
 
 
 
 
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etorty
It's the same that I have on my MT-07.
I'm sure that the future owner of this mono will be very very happy.
But... who will be??
C'mon guys... there's a new toy in the bellissimoto store!
:)

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bellissimoto
It's the same that I have on my MT-07. I'm sure that the future owner of this mono will be very very happy.
But... who will be??
C'mon guys... there's a new toy in the bellissimoto store!
:)
It's already spoken for @etorty :) 
It was a special order for one of our customers...
 
:)
 
- Paul
 
www.bellissimoto.com

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It was a special order for one of our customers...
 
 
I'm planning to install it this Saturday. :D
I'll post a review after I've had a chance to ride it a bit.
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bellissimoto
Can't wait to hear your feedback!
 
Also, I've been in touch with my Bitubo contact about a front fork solution and steering damper solution. They are well aware that there is interest for the FZ-07 and are waiting to hear back from their R&D department.
 
:)
 
- Paul
 
www.bellissimoto.com
 
 
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panchobullet
Can't wait to hear your feedback! 
Also, I've been in touch with my Bitubo contact about a front fork solution and steering damper solution. They are well aware that there is interest for the FZ-07 and are waiting to hear back from their R&D department.
 
:)
 
- Paul
 
www.bellissimoto.com
 

While the do R&D I'll do S&W... save and wait! :-p 
- Pancho
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