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Thread: Spring rate?

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    Jun 2004

    New question here. Spring rate?

    I have a 2004 Stinky Dee-Lux 18" that came with a 550lbs spring on the Vanilla RC. I notice that when I stand and pedal in lower gears, the rear seems to bob. When in higher gears this is no a problem. I'm wondering if I should go to a higher spring rate? I weigh around 180lbs.

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    roots, rocks, rhythm
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    Mar 2004
    Should try the shock thread......for more info
    Couple of things.
    Could have the Vanilla RC Pushed. (Push Industries)
    (I was impressed when I had it done to mine.)
    Also a general rule is to achieve a 25% sag when you are just sitting on the bike.

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