Old 05-09-21, 09:51 PM
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Originally Posted by julric01 View Post
so I went to the local Specialized shop, as expected the whole cartridge needs to be replaced. They’re sort of freaking me out, said they’ll have to call tomorrow to see if they have it and the one tech said oh that’s going to be very expensive! I said it shouldn’t be over a few hundred max, I believe Specialized recommends having it replaced every 500 hours, so l’ll be hacked if that’s expected to be a $500+ repair every year.
Again, seems pretty fragile in the end.
That 500 hour recommendation is a bit of an urban myth. I had put much more than that on my 1st bike with a future shock and was working great with no signs of wear before I upgraded to a 2.0 version on my S Works Roubaix. The upgrade cost was nominal.

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