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    Rear shock question (Manitou Swinger SPV 3 ways)

    This is my first full suspension bike and I have no idea how rear shock works or adjusting it.

    There are 2 schrader valves (red and black), I think the red one is to add air, what about the black one?

    I weight 120 lbs. what's the recommended psi I need to put in this thing?

    Thanks

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    We the people ... Here's the Manual

    You're in luck...I just got one this week as well.
    Here's a link to the Manitou Swinger Manual. It covers a few models but should be more than enough to get you started with which bit does what.

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    Red is for the SPV, black is the main air spring....the manual will get you started
    As if four times wasn't enough-> Psycho Mike's 2013 Ride to Conquer Cancer Page

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    thanks for the help.

    In general, how often do you need to pump up the shock?

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    It depends on the quality of the shock really

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