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I would say that the position of the shock doesn't really matter. What matter is : The path of the wheel axis The shock dynamic (How the shock is compressed regarding the position of wheel) 1) The path of the wheel axis If the path is circular then the braking force will bend the suspension. If the center of this circle is lower than the front of ...


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First, not all full suspension bikes use bearing for all pivot points, and some bikes don't use them for any. They use bushings instead. That said, assuming you have bearings at all points on your bike: There are 2 types of bearings damage which require replacement in a suspension system. The first, bearing play, means lateral movement inside the bearing ...


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The good folks at Bike Radar have already covered this in pretty good detail in a two part article: Part 1 and Part 2 There's also a chunky thread on the Pinkbike forums that has pictures and descriptions of loads of different setups: Pinkbike - Basic Full Suspension Types / Reference With Pictures In regards to price, it is not the suspension setup making ...



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