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Offline Jayson Hill

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Adjusting Shocks front and rear
« on: March 06, 2017, 02:17:09 pm »
Hi Chaps

One of the Gents I rode with a few weeks back suggested taking a screw driver to the top of the adjuster on the front forks, i think he mentioned this was the air bleed screw, and should be done every now and then. How does one do this, sorry i clearly was not paying attention.

Secondly, the rear shock seems to have loads of setting on it, is it possible to lower the rear at all by adjusting this shock, im short and this bike is tall?

Thanks guys
Jayson
 

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Re: Adjusting Shocks front and rear
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2017, 02:28:57 pm »
Hi Jason. The shock is not for adjusting ride height.  Buy some air bleed valves for the forks. If you take one of the screws along to Helderberg Yamaha, they sell them there. Not expensive and really needed for the riding we do.
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Offline Jayson Hill

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Re: Adjusting Shocks front and rear
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2017, 03:37:46 pm »
Great, will do, thanks K!