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    Rear shock compatibility

    Is it possible to upgrade to a rear shock with a longer travel than what is currently on the frame? My rear shock currently has 4" of travel but I would like to upgrade to a 5" shock if possible.
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    Not usually. Frames are built around a certain shock length and occasionally you can cram a different size shock in it but usually only smaller. I would go with the assumption that you won't be riding the exception to that rule, but you could always ask in the appropriate bike manufacturer specific forum section.
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