Retrobike Forum Index

It is currently Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:24 am

* Login   * Register * Search  * FAQ



Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Tue May 22, 2018 7:55 am 
Retro Guru
User avatar

Joined: Sat Dec 07, 2013 9:22 am
Posts: 854
Location: West Yorkshire, then London, now Sydney.
I took pity on a rather sad looking Specialized Ground Control A1 recently.

At some point in its life, the rear spring has been replaced with a non-original item, and I'm now looking for an original spring (RST developed with Specialized) or a suitable replacement.

As you can see, the current spring is far too short for the shock. The original spring would have been approx 100mm in length and has '250' printed on it (I'm guessing that's the poundage, or whatever it's called?).

Any ideas where I might find such a spring (original or not)? I've looked on ebay and can't see anything suitable. Also, I know Risse make aftermarket shocks but they won't fit this type of shock body (the lower section isn't bolted to the swingarm - it slides and clamps into it).

Your thoughts are appreciated.


Attachments:
$_20-2 12.50.48 pm copy.JPG
$_20-2 12.50.48 pm copy.JPG [ 114 KiB | Viewed 112 times ]
photo[2].JPG
photo[2].JPG [ 274.61 KiB | Viewed 112 times ]
Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Tue May 22, 2018 9:52 am 
Old School Hero
User avatar

Joined: Tue Aug 07, 2007 12:41 pm
Posts: 242
Location: BURGOS. Castilla y León. ESPAÑA
Cane creek has some nice stuff, check it in pages like https://www.tftuned.com/rear-shock-spri ... prings/c77

Image


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 

All times are UTC [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Coquitlam Geoff, fiendish feet and 54 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

About Us

Follow Retrobike

Other cool stuff

All content © 2005-2015 Retrobike unless otherwise stated.
Cookies Policy.
bikedeals - the best bike deals in one place
FatCOGS - Fat Chance Owner's Group

Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group