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    Spark 10 - Should "locked out" rear shock be completely solid?

    I recently bouight a really clean 09 Spark 10. The rear shock had just been serviced by DT Swiss. I rode (raced) it today for the first time and really liked it but I noticed that even when locked out there was some movement in the rear shock! Not a lot, approx 10mm, is this normal or should the shock be completely solid?

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    10mm is not bad if you were on a somewhat rough trail. When you sit on the bike, it should be pretty firm, maybe moving 3mm at most.
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    It won't be completely solid, but 10mm sounds a lot. Check the pressure.
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    make sure the cable is pulling the lockout all the way to the stop as well

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    Yup. Not having it to the stop on the shock makes a big difference.
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    Yes.Remote lever cable adjust could be the problem. It is easy to check.

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    Mine locked completely like a hardtail. There's something wrong if it moves by 10mm...

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