Mountain Biking - Front Shocks
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06-17-04, 08:40 AM
Hey, I have a set of Rock Shox Pilot shocks on my front wheel and on left fork there is a little knob on the left. Im guessing that its to soften/harden the shocks... would I be right in saying this and is it a case of fiddling with it to get a better feel out of it?
It is a preload adjuster. Yes play with it to get the feel you want.
06-17-04, 09:23 AM
top or bottom do u have air assist ? i have a pilot sl with air. on the top left i have a knob that acts as a valve cover ,there u would pump in air accordin to your wait . but on the bottom there is a flip switch with icons of a rabit and a turtle for speed of the reboud. thats my sl setup wich is yours .
06-17-04, 05:08 PM
Cool.. mines a PilotC and its just got a knob up top of left fork saying "Preload" so, I fiddled, clockwise = harder, anti = obviously softer!!
Is it advisable then for road rides to tighten the susp and really only loosen off when im actually riding along off-road cross country etc,..
06-17-04, 06:16 PM
:) Say fork not front shock.
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