rock shock monarch problem

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chrisash86
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rock shock monarch problem

Postby chrisash86 » Sat Mar 09, 2013 18:30 pm

hello I have a rock shock monarch rear shock on my 2012 giant reign. the probem is I neeed to pump it up to nearly 300 psi to get the required sag is this normal I weigh 95 kg ?

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Re: rock shock monarch problem

Postby supersonic » Sat Mar 09, 2013 18:32 pm

What sag are you running?

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Re: rock shock monarch problem

Postby chrisash86 » Sat Mar 09, 2013 18:37 pm

30% but the shock cant have anymore pressure, on my old bike fox float I only needed 175

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Re: rock shock monarch problem

Postby supersonic » Sat Mar 09, 2013 19:19 pm

Not sure on the leverage ratio of this bike frame, but it sounds like it might be quite high. 30%-35% is on the ball for a bike like this, so as long as you are not above the max I would just ride.

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Re: rock shock monarch problem

Postby 97th choice » Sat Mar 09, 2013 20:03 pm

Could be the floodgate setting too high?
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Re: rock shock monarch problem

Postby chrisash86 » Sat Mar 09, 2013 20:23 pm

whats the flood?gate setting

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Re: rock shock monarch problem

Postby supersonic » Sat Mar 09, 2013 20:37 pm

What model of shock is it? Monarch R, RL, RCT?

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Re: rock shock monarch problem

Postby ellis2012 » Sat Mar 09, 2013 21:47 pm

I have a monarch r on a anthem 2012
I run about 20% sag and need 250psi!
I weight 75kg!
Hope this helps

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Re: rock shock monarch problem

Postby chrisash86 » Sat Mar 09, 2013 22:45 pm

thanks ellis what shock pump do u use mine is on the blink

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Re: rock shock monarch problem

Postby ellis2012 » Mon Mar 11, 2013 20:07 pm

Sorry for delay.
I use the pump that came with the bike, sorry that's all I know :(
My rock shock monarch r says that 275psi is the max!!!
Check out the manuals on the website, there awesome!
Sounds like your pump may be the issue anyway, hope that's all it is!


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