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    How should I "sag" my El Chamuco

    Happy new years folks,
    So I bought this new Marz' AM SL 1( had the factory replace the internals) and love how it rides on the 'Chamuco. My question is this: The bike now has 5.3 inches of travel in the rear, and 6.3 inches in the front. Do I sag the front and the rear the same percentage, or do I sag them out so the bike is more or less level ( meaning more sag in the front)?

    I currently have the front sagged at 1.30-ish inches, and the rear ( Fox Float R, PP) at .60-ish inches.

    Thanks, Cedric

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    So the rear is a 2.0" Shock then? I'd recomend 30% front, 25% rear. I have a buddy who runs a similar setup and is quite happy with it.

    Otherwise, try to find a 2.25" stroke shock and then you can run balanced sag.

    Have fun with your new toys!
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    "Before D.W., "anti-squat" was referred to as pedal feedback."

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    Just curious, would changing to a 2.25 stroke shock make the travel 6.3 inches, front and rear?

    Cedric

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    2.25 would net you 5.96" or 150mm.

    If you are running a 2.0" shock you're getting 135mm.
    -Aaron G.

    "Before D.W., "anti-squat" was referred to as pedal feedback."

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