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Old 02-20-08, 04:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Fat Boy View Post
So if the bobbing sensation was less prone to happening with the elastomer in the suspension (as opposed to the nylon spacer), then possibly the next approach would be to install a very soft elastomer in the Mini's suspension. This would probably bottom out occasionally, but it might might reduce the bobbing on a smooth road.
I actually did this last week, with a result that I was half expecting: The soft elastomer ruptured. Unfortunately I chose to ride a particularly rough, steep piece of singletrack for this experiment, as it was the front wheel was lifting, I couldn't unclip fast enough and it was touch and go or I had a stack. So unfortunately I destroyed the elastomer before properly experimenting with it.
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