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Best suspension servicing in Joburg


MattMinter03
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  • 1 month later...

I ride a Scott spark 700 ultimate I weigh 100kg what should the PSI be for the front and rear shocks ?

 

The rule of thumb :

 

REAR : 2x your weight, thus 200psi

 

Front : 1x your weight, thus 100psi

 

 

this is a good starting point.

 

 

Now check the "sag" when you are on the bike ...

 

 

Next, check how much of the shock travel you use on the trails ...  I aim for 80 to 90% travel on a hard/bumpy ride.

 

 

On my current bike I am now at 2x at the rear, and slightly less than 1x on the front .... 

 

On my Scott I was a bit more than 2x at the rear and also a bit more than 1x on the front.

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