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front shock pressure
« on: June 29, 2011, 10:10:27 am »
I have never had to adjust the pressure before (other bike is an 02).  What pressure is everyone running on early model bikes?
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Re: front shock pressure
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2011, 01:08:03 pm »
7.1psi.
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Re: front shock pressure
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2011, 01:58:11 pm »
Just read in an article that they had 11psi in the forks for the best one up aggressive ride
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Re: front shock pressure
« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2011, 06:20:52 pm »
OK thanks guys.  It looks like 9.5 lbs to start with :))
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Re: front shock pressure
« Reply #4 on: June 29, 2011, 06:52:42 pm »
keep us updated.  I made a 100 mile ride two up and then checked the rear shock pressure (after dragging the center stand a bit. ???)  It had 12psi.  20-25 seems good for one up, i'm at 40 for two up (50psi max i think)

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Re: front shock pressure
« Reply #5 on: June 29, 2011, 07:45:07 pm »
What kind of pump do you guys use?
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Re: front shock pressure
« Reply #6 on: June 29, 2011, 08:35:06 pm »
I use my "Bell" bicycle pump that i keep in my bags. 
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Re: front shock pressure
« Reply #7 on: June 29, 2011, 11:43:23 pm »
Thanks!
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Re: front shock pressure
« Reply #8 on: July 07, 2011, 09:03:26 pm »
Chris,

7 psi max on those old forks.... :-X

call Jimmie and ask him if he swapped out the springs, I believe he did, and installed progressives from Murph, if so, you don't need air.....

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Re: front shock pressure
« Reply #9 on: July 07, 2011, 11:05:07 pm »
94 & up don't have air?  I pulled my top caps, only a click adjuster.
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Re: front shock pressure
« Reply #10 on: July 08, 2011, 02:20:25 am »
Correct.
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