Old 01-27-19, 10:07 PM
Bill Kapaun
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Tire volume & pressure contribute to your overall suspension.
I would suspect a shorter travel would be stiffer, so the tire would need a bit more pressure/volume to avoid pinch flats when you "hit the stops".
That's my guess from a non suspension, flat, smooth pavement rider.
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