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Original image by Rich Niewiroski Jr., CC BY 2.5, via Wikimedia CommonsIn addition to a shock absorber, your motorcycle or scooter's rear suspension also consists of something called a "swingarm." It may not seem like it's important, but it is.In this blog post,...