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Increasing positive chamber pressure would reduce bottom-outs, but at the expense of reduced "up" travel. Increasing compression damping will also reduce bottom-outs but without reducing "up" travel. This would have the negative effect of reducing the shock's compliance which will make the ride harsher, so it's a balancing act where the goal is to optimize ...


It really depends on the conditions you ride in - wet and muddy or very fine dust may require more frequent tear downs. whether or not you use a shock protector e.g a Lizard Skin IMO use one if you can but your frame may not allow a protector to fit in. the age of the shock and the condition of the wiper seals. Again if the wiper seal is letting ...

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