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How to set suspension sag

MCN Technical Staff, 29 November 2006 15:38

What is sag? Loaded sag is the name given to the amount of suspension travel used up when the bike settles with a rider on board. To alter the sag you need to adjust how much the springs in the forks and the spring in the rear shock are compressed (also called altering the springs’ tension or altering the pre-load). ...

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How to replace your rear shock

MCN Technical Staff, 29 November 2006 14:21

 Why would I want to replace my rear shock? Either because your current shock is leaking/worn out through age, or can’t cope with your weight/riding style with the available adjustment. Or simply because you want something more race-oriented – or something more compliant. Are aftermarket shocks that much better? Yes. They are usually designed for racing and come with a ...

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How to service your rear suspension

MCN Technical Staff, 29 November 2006 09:11

Why bother? The linkage is a vital part of your bike’s suspension system, but as it’s sat close to the road it’s exposed to the elements. If you ride during the winter, salt and grit will be doing their best to undermine the way the suspension works by coating it in rust. The bearing or bushes which share the suspension ...


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