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    addicted bike user crazeed's Avatar
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    shock spring weights?

    hey could anyone point me to some information on what spring weight to use for a certain rider weight?
    Or maybe just what spring you use for your weight so i could make a better guess of what i should use for my bike, i weigh 150lbs.
    thanks

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    What kind of shock do you have? The manufacturer will be the best resource. Different models/brands of shocks could conceivably specifiy different spring weights for the same rider weight.

    My Romic has an 800lb spring, because I'm, well, heavy - let's leave it at that...

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    Here is one of many online spring calculators. You will need to input the stroke of your shock.

    http://www.tftunedshox.com/springcalc.htm
    Last edited by cryptid01; 03-30-06 at 05:19 PM.

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    hey thanks for the responses, im looking at a 500lb spring according to that calculator, and my current 300lb spring is made for an 86lb person, ha, a bit too plush

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