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Old 10-03-09, 03:43 AM   #1
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190mm Shock in a 185mm Frame

Hi, I've got a 2004 model single pivot design Marin Rock Springs. I use the bike daily and recently the air pressure in the rear shock has needed topping up every week. The OEM shock is 185mm but 190mm seems to be a standard and there is much more choice in this size. There seems to be plenty of clearance for an extra 5mm and my question is: has anybody put a 190mm shock in a 185mm frame such as this and what are the potential pitfalls?
Alternatively, will a shock service by Mojo Suspension UK be likely to resolve the problem?
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