Tech Support

For common tech related questions and information please refer to some of the articles we've provided below. For further information you can also refer to our 'Our Brands' and 'FAQ's' pages.

Measuring Sag

Please see the following articles for more information on how to set and measure your sag. The information found in these articles applies to all standard forms of suspension regardless of brand/model. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0M3t5Mihe-8&ab_channel=CaneCreekCyclingComponents

https://canecreek.com/tune-your-shock/

https://www.pinkbike.com/news/technical-tuesday-setting-sag-2010.html

Base Settings

Please see the following articles for more information on dialling in 'base settings' for your suspension. The information found in these articles applies to all standard forms of suspension regardless of brand/model.

https://canecreek.com/base-tunes/

https://canecreek.com/tune-your-shock/

https://www.ohlins.com/support/manuals/mtb-manuals/ (Select 'MTB' then your model of suspension)

https://enduro-mtb.com/en/setup-guide-mtb-suspension/#:~:text=While%2020%25%20sag%20in%20the,support%20and%20small%20bump%20sensitivity.

https://www.mbr.co.uk/how-to-2/how-to-set-up-mountain-bike-suspension-349864

https://www.bikeradar.com/features/how-to-adjust-the-rebound-and-compression-settings-on-your-mountain-bike/

Fork Offset

Please see the following links for more information on fork offset/trail and how it changes your ride. The information found in these articles applies to all standard forms of suspension regardless of brand/model.

https://www.bikeradar.com/features/pushing-the-limits-of-fork-offset-an-experiment/#:~:text=Simply%20put%2C%20fork%20offset%2C%20or,to%20another%20important%20measurement%3A%20trail.&text=Higher%20trail%20means%20greater%20stability%20and%20lazier%2C%20slower%20steering.

https://www.pinkbike.com/news/To-the-Point-Wheel-Diameter-VS-Fork-Offset.html

https://www.mbr.co.uk/news/fork-offset-head-angle-trail-342679

https://www.worldwidecyclery.com/blogs/worldwide-cyclery-blog/video-fork-offset-explained-does-it-really-make-a-difference

Mounting Hardware

Please see the following link for more information on mounting hardware for your rear shock. The information found in this article applies to all standard forms of suspension regardless of brand/model.

https://www.tftuned.com/tech-help/71-mount-kits-and-bushings-for-rear-shocks

Spring Rates

Please see the following link if you're unsure about what spring rate to run on your coil rear shock rear shock. The TF Tuned spring calculator is a great tool and will help ensure that you purchase the correct spring rate for your frame/setup. If you are unsure about any of the measurements this calculator requests please refer to the 'Measuring Sag' and 'Base Settings' section on this page which will help you determine these measurements. 

https://www.tftuned.com/spring-calculator

 

 

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