Join Date: Apr 2015
Location: Murrysville, PA, USA. A pleasant, wooded suburb of Pittsburgh.
Those Ohlins replacement forks look good, and I'm sure they work well, like all Ohlins products. Ohlins are also expensive, and doubtless these would be no exception. I looked on their website and found that these forks come in a 43mm version, perfect for the 390. The major difficulty in fitting these forks would be fabricating mounting brackets for the brake caliper(s). The brackets would have to bolt onto the bottom fitting. You would have to design a bracket (it needs to be custom for the 80mm spacing of the ByBre caliper) and have a machine shop fabricate it for you. This would give you the option of changing over to whatever caliper you might want if you are making a custom bracket.
This would produce a very nice, fully adjustable, high quality - and quite expensive - upgrade. I don't know of anyone who has tried these, but I'm sure that with some effort they could be made to work on a Gen1 Duke or RC.
"If you don't know where you're going, you might wind up somewhere else."
2015 390 Duke
1980 Moto Guzzi V50 II cafe racer
1984 Moto Guzzi SP 1000