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    Lefty PBR Supermax Volume Spacers

    Afternoon,

    I am 6ft, 80kg and ride a Medium 2015 Jekyll Carbon 2.
    I would like to find out some more info on the volume spacers, I read that the installed spacers are different depending on size of bike, I am hoping to install a bigger spacer to run it softer and with more ramp up.

    Is there anybody in the UK that sells them?

    Cheers!

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    I'm not sure if the super max pbr is different than my regular joe pbr. Craig (mendonCyclesmith) can correct anything crazy I say here

    What I did in my pbr (to do what you want ) was to use a synthetic wine cork in the air chamber. You can cut to the desired volume is taken up (this was Craigs idea that has worked well for me)
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    Lefty SuperMax 160/27.5

    Small/Medium use no volume reducers.

    Large/XL use 25mm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mudgey View Post
    Is there anybody in the UK that sells them?
    Any CSG dealer should be able to order them in for you.

    You can achieve the same effect with synthetic cork (as above) or the oldschool fluid method, i.e. measured out portions of liquid suspension lube.

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    Yeah, go wine cork.

    Lighter, custom tunable, and far more enjoyable to obtain than spending hard earned money on more plastic....

    ziscwg, Super is 35 mm ID, standard PBR Lefty is 32 mm ID, air chamber. Otherwise ,functionality is the same, yep.
    This is a Pugs not some carbon wannabee pretzel wagon!!

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    Cheers for the replies, am getting some nylon spacers made up and will see what difference it makes.

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    So finally had a chance to get out on the Jekyll with the lefty supermax and a large ish volume spacer, and wow what a difference!

    For my 83kg kitted up weight I was able to lower the air pressure to around 65 psi which felt softer on the initial stroke but with excellent ramp up as you got further into the travel, there was no feeling of bottom out even on some of the big hits, and of course with the lower pressures you can back off the rebound a touch, I think I am currently running 2 clicks from full open.

    If you are a little on the heavier side and don't currently have any volume spacers or want to make the beginning stroke a little more supple, then I think this is a worthy upgrade to make.

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