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    2014 Monarch RT3?

    Anyone ridden one? How is the performance?

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    I'm currently riding the Monarch RT3 2014 on a prototype 29er trail bike.
    It's a 7.875 x 2.25 high volume with medium compression and medium rebound.

    So far I can say that there is no or not a big difference to the 2013 Monarch.

    Both the compression and rebound is overdamped in medium tune. I advise you to buy the low tuned version.

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    Quote Originally Posted by maettu View Post
    Both the compression and rebound is overdamped in medium tune. I advise you to buy the low tuned version.
    Wouldnt that depend on the bike/leverage ratio its to be used with ?

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    Yes, that's right. It much depends on these things.
    However in general, the Monarch shocks are a little bit overdamped.
    You have to take the setup chart from Rockshox to limit the tunes for your leverage ratio. If you have to decide then between two settings, I would tend to the lower value.
    That's what I meant to say...

    Quote Originally Posted by caspar View Post
    Wouldnt that depend on the bike/leverage ratio its to be used with ?

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    Are you able to buy it in the M/L tuned version?

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    Quote Originally Posted by maettu View Post
    Both the compression and rebound is overdamped in medium tune. I advise you to buy the low tuned version.
    Always has been. I always use a L comp tune.

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