Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Mountain Biking Mountain biking is one of the fastest growing sports in the world. Check out this forum to discuss the latest tips, tricks, gear and equipment in the world of mountain biking.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 12-31-07, 01:31 AM   #1
pixelsilver
having fun
Thread Starter
 
pixelsilver's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: SF Bay Area
Bikes: 2004 Kona King Kikapu
Posts: 2
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
My first full suspension bike

Hi all,
I just got my first full suspension bike and have a few ?'s
I picked up a 2004 Kona King Kikapu in (what appears to be) great condition for dirt cheap, it has a Risse Astro 5 air shock in the rear and a Marzocchi Bomber shock up front w/Shimano XTR caliper(?) brakes.
So my main ?'s are:
Do I need to do anything to these shocks like refill the oil or replace o'rings?
Do I need to fill the rear shock with air and how much?
Wear can I find info on the Bomber shocks? (Marzocchi's site does not list the Bomber)
Any answers to these ?'s, advice on adjusting these shocks or other advice that I might need would be greatly appreciated. I'm just riding local dirt trails and fire roads in the hills and maybe some small jumps, stuff I normally did on my cheap Novarra front suspension because obviously I am no expert!
Thanks!
pixelsilver is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:13 AM.