BASIC TRACK SET UP

 

HARD TERRAIN/ BLUE GROOVE TERRAIN

Gernally adjust compression close to as soft as possible to handle square edges while still having some control with bottoming.

 

INTERMEDIATE/ LOAMY TERRAIN

Generally adjust a little stiffer for the softer terrain, jump faces and bottoming. Optimum settings still should be on the softer side for square edges and rutted corners.

 

SOFT/ SANDY TERRAIN

Generally stiffen fork compression and shock rebound. You want the bike to ride on top of the terrain, allowing the forks to ride up a little higher.

 

ROCKY/ ROOTY TERRAIN

Generally you need compression very soft to absorb the sharp hits. Rebound is generally softened to provide a very responsive feel and ride.

 

FORK HEIGHT AND WHEEL BASE 

The lower the fork height and longer the wheel base the more stability you will have in a straight line and at higher speeds. To improve turnng you will want to raise the forks through the clamps and shorten the wheel base.  Be carefull when testing with a short wheel base for increased pitch. (Loading and unloading of either end).

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