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    Rear Suspension setting
    on: April 13, 2013, 11:42:32 pm
    April 13, 2013, 11:42:32 pm
    Hello Crossrunners, I need some advice to set up the rear suspension, can anyone advise witch is the best compromise setting for it. I find it very hard in bumpy roads, my weight is 80 kg.

    Thanks in advance :152:
    Sintra at the end of a day.

    Shaunomercy

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    Re: Rear Suspension setting
    Reply #1 on: April 14, 2013, 10:05:58 am
    April 14, 2013, 10:05:58 am
    What are your suspension settings at the moment ?

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    Re: Rear Suspension setting
    Reply #2 on: April 21, 2013, 05:08:36 pm
    April 21, 2013, 05:08:36 pm
    Hello I've got the same problem, my Honda CR is very hard. Can I do something with it?

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    Re: Rear Suspension setting
    Reply #3 on: April 21, 2013, 06:53:00 pm
    April 21, 2013, 06:53:00 pm
    Are you sure you mean hard as opposed to soft with little rebound damping?
    If the bike kicks you in the arse going over bumps it's rebounding too fast.
    Try half a turn, instructions as per owners manual.

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    Re: Rear Suspension setting
    Reply #4 on: April 21, 2013, 08:45:52 pm
    April 21, 2013, 08:45:52 pm
    Thanks I'll try tomorrow. It kicks my arse

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    Re: Rear Suspension setting
    Reply #5 on: May 04, 2013, 08:28:50 pm
    May 04, 2013, 08:28:50 pm
    Wedge - had same problem and adjusted per your instruction - great improvement!
    Found the manual counter intuitive but now following it and your comment works well. The feedback into the handlebars is also much more reasonable. Thinking now that with only 1 turn on the rebound, how long will this damper damp!
    Good to have experience here!
    Rgds Landy

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    Re: Rear Suspension setting
    Reply #6 on: May 05, 2013, 11:21:43 am
    May 05, 2013, 11:21:43 am
    If you adjusted that direction and it's better, it's just a case
    of whether it's now good enough or needs a further tweak
    I would say f you're now happy, leave well alone...
    I ended up using a full turn and one click more preload but
    then I'm a heavy chap and carry luggage.


     


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