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post #1 of 4 Old 06-11-2013, 12:28 AM Thread Starter
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Rear shock adjustment for rain?

Does adjusting the rear shock with the adjustment nob help keep a better grip while riding in rainy weather?

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Does adjusting the rear shock with the adjustment nob help keep a better grip while riding in rainy weather?

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No. It is best set so the loaded bike compresses the suspension about 40mm from full extension no matter what the weather, same deal on the front.

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that rear shock nob

it only changes ride height to compensate for payload (rider(s), gear etc.)

its does not change damping

its does not change spring rate
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