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    Changing Monarch from 2.0 to 2.25" stroke?

    so,

    I can get a good deal on a used monarch plus in 7.87 x 2.0" stroke. Given the bike I'm putting it on, I would like to have the option to run 2.25" stroke.

    How does the monarch limit its stroke? is it just a spacer I can take out, or is it a different seal head with more material on it like fox uses?

    Has anyone done this?

    Thanks!
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    any news if possible to change the stroke

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    i┤m in the sam Situation as you have been with the Monarch stroke
    do you have found a solution?
    is it possible to Change or remove a spacer ?
    would be interested in your experience

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    nope. Not an easy change, or an internal spacer. You gotta get the different shock.

    That being said, I ran the 2.0 stroke and started to like my bike a bunch at 125mm rear.

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    thank┤s for letting me know

    ;o)

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    If you sent the shock for service by Rock Shox, could they extend the stroke?

    Just seems ridiculous to buy a whole new shock and lose all that money for an increase of 1/4"
    I do custom ArcGIS and Google Maps, including data collection and sustainable trail layout. Ride Welsh Mountain

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    I agree, it is. Switching between the strokes on my rig gains ~15mm of travel. Much of the same feel and difference in ride can be achieved by going from 20% sag to 30% sag.

    Not worth spending money on to go from a nice, functional shock to another nice, functional shock. More like something to consider when going from a blown, OEM level shock and you're spending top dollar to get exactly what you want.

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    i┤ve been in the Situation that i had None,

    in complete not available i managed it with spareparts,

    Damper unit, air can, remote, about 30 % more to pay


    ;o)

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    Some bikes can gain up to 25mm of travel, which makes the difference between a trail bike and something you can take to a park.
    I do custom ArcGIS and Google Maps, including data collection and sustainable trail layout. Ride Welsh Mountain

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    It would probably be about 200$ in parts. You have to replace the damper body, damper shaft, and air can.

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    Honestly I think that'd be worth it to be able to use a shock on two different frames. You'd probably lose $200 reselling a used shock and trying to pick up either a new one or finding a used one in the proper size.
    I do custom ArcGIS and Google Maps, including data collection and sustainable trail layout. Ride Welsh Mountain

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