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    Liqid 10 rear suspension

    I've got a 2002 Liquid. I am considering / wondering if a new rear shock is available with a lock out or a more stable platform. I remember the size is a bit funky on the shock and that limits what fits. What I would like to do is get a firmer ride on the pavement / dirt road to make my commute easier. I have a commute that is 4 miles of pavement and 6 miles of singletrack but the pavement is killing me. I have tried setting up the Fox Talus that came with the bike many different ways and it is not satisfying me. Thanks

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    Manitou Swinger 3-way air is the answer

    to your situation. Can run high pressure in the SPV chamber for road rides, and lower pressure for comfort on off-road rides- but you would need to carry an SPV pump with you . MAnitou makes a special size for the Liquid. Also consider different tires- maybe ones with a center bead that can still be used off road. Its a compromise, but thats what its all about. Best would be to use this shock with the 05 rear end. Use the "search" function- we've been over this many times...

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    I have been in a similar situation recently with my 2003 trek liquid. The rear Fox FloatR (Talas) was losing air as it hadnt been looked at for 2yrs and it had always been a little to active for my liking.

    Well i priced up a fox float r with propedal, a Fox RP3 and whatever else i could find. I called out UK importers (MOJO) and discussed the shock. They can add propedal to the shock which kind of does away with the TALAS facility a little (Its still there, it just limits the benefits), but they can also custom tune the shock so it suits your weight and the style of bike.

    I have done two rides on it since i got it serviced, tuned & propedalled and i must say i am well chuffed. No bob when road riding and i opens up enough on the small stuff to still be comfortable. The heavy hits take care of themselves.

    Money well spent for me.

    here is my bike


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    is "chuffed'...

    good or bad? Sorry, haven't heard that one before!

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    Chuffed ... Means very satisfied.

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    Sorry, i havent posted very often on this site so i am not used to worrying about other peoples interpretations of phrases.

    Yes chuffed would mean very sattisfied :-)

    It did work out a little expensive but it was cheaper than a new shock and i was worried about buying a shock that didnt suit the bike.

    I ride in the Lake district in the UK and tag along with a guy who posts on the Turner site (Proff). I rode his bike for a 30mls + ride last week and it just confirmed how good the liquid is. TBH there was nothing the Turner did better than my liquid does (Well not 3 times as good anyhow) and his is probably the highest spec bike you could wish for (Chris King everywhere).

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