Maybe the OP'ers sticks are in the high position?
You have to ride a ZTR like a horse.
But, I still question how these other (lesser) mowers supposedly rode better.
The Flex-Forks are smoother riding then the effects of smaller, lighter and more flexing caster arms of lesser ZTR's.
So that only leaves the rear tires as the variable. It's either pressure or sidewall stiffness.
But that being said, I didn't notice any difference between my 2006 and the 2012 demo.
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