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Rear shock - Service Due?
« on: May 09, 2017, 02:52:41 pm »
To all the wise and experienced Husky owners out there...

How often do you need to have your rear shock serviced?

I've never had mine "calibrated" for my weight. I've basically just ridden it as I found it. Now the rear end was moving around way more than usual on a recent ride. My initial though was that the tire was just at the end of its life, but after seeing some oily debris on the shock, I'm worried that this might be culprit.

Next question is where in Cape Town would you propose to get this done?

My initial thought was Martin Paetzold, but not sure if he has worked on these bikes before. Else, I could go to Eddy2Race, as they're the agents, but not necessarily suspension experts.

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Re: Rear shock - Service Due?
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2017, 03:23:55 pm »
MP :thumleft:
 

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« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2017, 03:27:26 pm »
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Re: Rear shock - Service Due?
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2017, 03:36:16 pm »
You could bring it to me if you like. I do service shocks and forks and could also set it up for your weight and riding style.
Just send me a pm if you are interested.
 

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Re: Rear shock - Service Due?
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2017, 09:31:09 am »
And any idea on what mileage you can expect between services?

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Re: Rear shock - Service Due?
« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2017, 10:37:58 am »
...depends on the bike and what type of riding you do.
What model/year do you have?
 

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« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2017, 10:44:03 am »
...depends on the bike and what type of riding you do.
What model/year do you have?

2009 model TE 610 with under 20 000 km on the clock.

Mixed riding, includes daily commuting in town, enduro style riding in Parklands area, long touring through Tankwa/Cederberg.

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Re: Rear shock - Service Due?
« Reply #7 on: May 10, 2017, 11:00:51 am »
In your owners manual (always a god source of information) they recommend tho service the rear shock every 40hours(MX riding) or every 80 hours (Enduro riding).