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PostPosted: Wed Jan 26, 2011 11:37 pm 
Old School Hero
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Hej alla,

I would like to now how to adjust a shock to suit my weight and size,

I am 6ft 4" and weigh around 100kg,

Here is a picture of the shock,

Bianchi rear shock


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 27, 2011 12:48 am 
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generally a heavier weight spring would be the case

easily available

if your not up for spending the money currently, you could tighten the locknut to make it a bit stiffer (tighten against spring)


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 27, 2011 1:05 am 
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Yeah right,

How do I check the rating on my current spring?


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 27, 2011 12:57 pm 
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it normally has it in white writing on the spring

570x60
or soemthing like that
numbers will vary


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 27, 2011 3:11 pm 
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Mine is 750 x 1.50,

Off to the internet to do some research...


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 27, 2011 3:56 pm 
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:wink: :wink:


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 27, 2011 10:40 pm 
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this should help :)
http://www.mojo.co.uk/springcalculator.html


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