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Old 06-17-04, 07:40 AM   #1
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Front Shocks

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?

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Old 06-17-04, 08:21 AM   #2
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It is a preload adjuster. Yes play with it to get the feel you want.
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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 .
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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,..
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Say fork not front shock.
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