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Suspension trouble shooting
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FAULT FINDER
 here’s our handy fault finder. Work out where your bike is not performing well and the chart will tell you how to solve it.
GENERAL HANDLING
PROBLEM
Suspension feels too hard, ride is harsh and travel not being used
SOLUTION
Rear – reduce compression damping, reduce spring preload or change spring /spring rate.
Front – reduce compression damping and change springs / spring rate.

PROBLEM
Suspension feels too soft, bike is unstable and bike bottoms out
SOLUTION
Rear – increase the compression damping, increase spring preload or change spring / spring rate
Front – Increase compression damping or change springs /spring rate
CORNERING
PROBLEM
Bike loses traction and breaks away
SOLUTION  
Rear – back off the rebound, reduce spring rate
Front – back off rebound, raise forks through the clamps to reduce steering angle

PROBLEM
Rear of bike squats under acceleration
SOLUTION  
Increase rear compression damping. Increase spring pre-load or spring rate

PROBLEM
Bike dives in corners
SOLUTION  
Increase fork rebound, fork oil level or compression damping

PROBLEM
Bike turns too swiftly
SOLUTION 
Increase both rebound or compression, drop forks through clamps to increase steering angle
[img=1024x0]https://rideexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Sus-10-1024x682.jpg[/img]WITH THE SUSPENSION DIALLED, YOU CAN USE THE BIKE'S POWER
STRAIGHTS
PROBLEM
Bike bottoms out on larger bumps
SOLUTION
Rear – Increase compression, increase preload or spring rate
Front – Increase compression, increase spring rate or oil level

PROBLEM
Rear of bike kicks around and refuses to stay in line
SOLUTION
Reduce rear spring rate / change spring, increase rebound damping

PROBLEM
Handlebar / head shake
SOLUTION
 Increase fork compression damping,  change springs / lower spring rate.

PROBLEM
Bike sits low in suspension travel
SOLUTION
Rear – Increase spring rate, reduce rebound compression
Front – Increase spring rate, reduce rebound compression
DROP -OFFS & JUMPS
PROBLEM
Bike bottoms out on landing
SOLUTION
Rear – increase compression damping, increase spring rate
Front – Increase compression damping or oil level

PROBLEM
Suspension rebounds too quickly, bouncing the bike back up
SOLUTION
Rear – Increase rebound damping
Front – Increase rebound damping, reduce compression damping, reduce spring rate.
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