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Old 06-14-06, 09:18 PM   #1
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"Spring Progressivity"

I have a 2004 Big Hit COMP. Can you guys explain "spring progressivity" to me? I can change the settings that make it increase or decrease(by moving the rear shock forward or backward). Thanks in advance guys.
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Old 06-14-06, 09:32 PM   #2
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I have a 2004 Big Hit COMP. Can you guys explain "spring progressivity" to me? I can change the settings that make it increase or decrease(by moving the rear shock forward or backward). Thanks in advance guys.
really pretty simple. basically the spring rate will increase steadily or more likely near the final percent of travel to try to prevent harsh bottoming. initial travel will remain as a "lighter" spring rate

i am assuming your bike has a few different mounting holes for the shock eyelet. this is just messing with leverage ratios. i can tell you as a general rule, light riders will not want as much bottoming resistance. this will allow for more supple action throughout. i know it generally affects the final travel, but it never seemed that way for me in the real world. i could feel "bottoming only" adjustments throughout most the travel

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Cool, im 6'3 and 235 so I may need to adjust this to more progressive...I don't know.
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