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  1. #1
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    All Vp-Free owners. HELP

    Pls tell me what spring should i pick up for my DHX 5.0 in my VpFree. My weight is around 165 lbs, i will use my VpFree in FR, drops most of the time, sometimes DH. Should i take 450lbs spring or 500lbs??

    Thanks a lot

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    SPring

    Hi !

    I ride everything on my vp from dh to fr, singletrails, drops.
    I weigh about 160 lbs so we are in the same weightclass i ride a 400 spring and never bottomed out.
    Even on big drops 12-15ft, when you hit the transition correct no problem and nice and soft on the dh.
    500 never, 450 if you do big drops and stunts only 400 if you want to have an allround bike.

    greetz, john

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    I am 220 lbs and I run a 450# for F/R, drops and all-around.

    Shock sag at rest is around 30%.

    SC has the DHX-5 setup chart on their website.
    "Hesitation is the Mother of Failure!"

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