Mountain Biking - how much air to pump into a rockshox mag21?
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as topic says, any advices appreciated, thanks.
09-16-02, 09:40 PM
I was not aware the Mag 21 was an air fork, which I don't think it is.
there is a hole to pump air into to build up the pressure. the mag21 was an oil fork (whatever that means???) but you could put air into it to adjust dampening.
09-17-02, 01:07 AM
The Mag21 is an oil-damped, air-sprung fork. It typically takes 40-60 psi depending on your weight. I weigh about 165 pounds and typically used 40-45 psi. Because the legs have negative springs to cushion the top-out, the fork will be missing some of its stroke if you underpressurize it. Heh... I believe I still have a pair of the long-travel spacers hanging around for the Mag21, too. Quite a fork... it was my first suspension fork and I really enjoyed mine.
09-17-02, 06:51 AM
Originally posted by mechBgon
The Mag21 is an oil-damped, air-sprung fork.
Oops, learn something new everyday.:)
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