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Old 26-03-2017
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How much do you weigh Dean? those rates are stiffer than I was expecting you to have on a 300 2T
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How much do you weigh Dean? those rates are stiffer than I was expecting you to have on a 300 2T
110kg
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125kg in gear I reckon Deano
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they do say muscle weighs more.....
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I'm pretty sure Dave has measured those spring rates at 10 & 100mm that's the standard for progressive PDS springs.
The angle of the shock changed in 2012, which increases the amount of shock travel as it gets deeper into the stroke. Add to that an aggressive spring ramp like A P20 and you have too much spring for the purpose.


Are we all getting all fussed about these rear sag figures and forgetting the other half is just as important. Fork spring rates, preload, fork height and float all need to be right too.
Unlike most of the fork variable the rear sag is so easy to adjust why not try a turn more or less.
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I Agree about the forks being important and almost never mentioned. I think it's funny people can talk about shock sag for hours and haven't the faintest intention of doing anything to the fork Spring preload.

There's also the way a bike sits at either end when your riding along. some refer to it as Dynamic ride height. Also adjustable via damping and another reason why understanding and feeling what your bike is doing is arguably more important than trying to make sure the sag figures are "right"

I don't know what sag figures my bikes have. they handle Nice so I don't care
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Bushy - I think we won the debate..... or killed.
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Maybe ...

Here's another thing I find amusing.

Almost Everyone complains about the feel of their forks. Most of the time it's the shock of their bike that's not working properly or just isn't acting In unison with the forks

"But I've done the sag it's spot on. Clickers are as recommended in the manual. "

Maybe it's time for another thread "the great shock vs fork importance debate " ?
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