The RG3 links create a smoother and more exact feel, with no step in the mid stroke and a more confidence inspiring progression.
Similar spring rates are usually used for both links (std. vs RG3) and although shock valving could remain the
same from the stock link to the RG3 link, considerable improvements can
be guaranteed with a link change and valving updates to match (the link).
Traction, plushness, predictability and control all improve acceleration out of turns, improved traction, especially over rough wash board bumps.
Absorption of square edges exiting a turn and in the turn is a night and day improvement.
Braking into a turn the rear doesn't lift or kick up like the stock link making a more controlled entry and a stable feel.