TITLE

SUSPENSION 101 WITH PRECISION CONCEPTS' BOB BELL

PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
Dirt Bike;Sep2013, Vol. 43 Issue 9, p94
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on adjustments needed to be made before riding a bike. It mentions that the rider should firstly ensure whether there is proper spring as per ones riding ability and weight of the rider and also suggests to check the sag of bike which is of two types including static sag and rider sag. It also informs about high-speed compression and low-speed compression adjusters and reports that low-speed compression affects slow-to-moderate-speed shaft movements.
ACCESSION #
89869132

 

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