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  1. #1
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    Dec 2007

    Rear shock set up X Carbon with RT3

    I just put my X carbon together, front end with a SID works excellent but I have some trouble getting the rear shock adjusted (Monarch RT3).

    To get 75-80% of shock travel I have to go down to 90 psi (I'm 72 kg/158 lbs) and that seam kind of low. At 140 psi i only get like 5% sag and very limited overall travel.

    What pressure are you running? Any ideas of if it's reasonable to run it at 90 psi or might it be defect?

  2. #2
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    I'm about the same weight and have mine set for 105-110 PSI for about 20% sag. Try playing with the rebound. Took me a few short rides to get it dialed in.

  3. #3
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    Did a test run with plenty of roots and rocks with the pump in the back pack. It rides really good but I still need to do some tuning to get full travel

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    The RT3 does seem a bit stiff compared to RP23 on the initial stroke.
    Titux X Carbon 2010 race 9.93kg
    Titux X 2009 "Deore 2012" training 11.55kg

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