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Can the front suspension fork on a Schwinn Trailway be adjusted?

Old 09-16-17, 12:35 PM
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Can the front suspension fork on a Schwinn Trailway be adjusted?

I am looking at a Schwinn Trailway and wondering whether the front suspension fork resistance can be adjusted. Please let me know. Thanks.
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Old 09-16-17, 12:52 PM
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Specs? Links to photos? Model year of bike or fork so we can spend our time looking up specs? Andy
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current box store bike, $249 retail... IF there is any adjustment on the fork, it will not do anything to the damping rate, only the preload of the springs, and that won't change much either.... kinda doubt it even has that "adjustment".

you could possibly put thicker grease in that type of fork.

if you haven't bought it yet, go find a much better bike used, for less money or the same price... you will be much happier!
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Probably not , forks with adjustable damping cost more than the bike you have.
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There are no adjustment can be done to these fork . If the OP is looking for that feature he need to look for a different bike or elsewhere .
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Old 09-16-17, 04:34 PM
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I had one I bought new from Target in 2008 which did have an adjustment. look at the top of the cartridges. do you see a black cap with a flat bar? you can turn that clockwise and they will tighten right up
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Old 09-17-17, 10:50 PM
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Seen plenty of dept store bikes with fake adjustment knobs on top. Just plastic caps with nothing underneath.

also to OP:
No, there is no adjustment on that fork.
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Originally Posted by xenologer View Post
Seen plenty of dept store bikes with fake adjustment knobs on top. Just plastic caps with nothing underneath.

also to OP:
No, there is no adjustment on that fork.
Right, beware of the 'dummy' caps on top of the forks. Schwinn does this with the Trailway. They should be ashamed. A once respectable bike brand gone to crap. We need to be loyal to quality, NOT brand!
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
I had one I bought new from Target in 2008 which did have an adjustment. look at the top of the cartridges. do you see a black cap with a flat bar? you can turn that clockwise and they will tighten right up
No...those knobs will have zero affect on the spring rate of that fork. Will not happen.
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