Setting up full sussers

Full suspension bikes have come down greatly in price over the past few years, which means that ther

Get your set-up exactly right
Full suspension bikes have come down greatly in price over the past few years, which means that there are lots of them about. However, there's a surprisingly large amount of people who don't know how to set up a full susser and are consequently riding around on poorly-set up bikes.

Mountain bike suspension isn't as complicated as it looks - it involves basic hydraulics applied in a lightweight form - and there are general rules governing how it should be set up, no matter whether the bike is a cross-country or downhill rig or whether the shock/fork is an air or coil-sprung unit.

Follow our easy guide to setting up a full susser in the new issue of MBUK, on sale 22nd January, and your bike will be in absolutely perfect condition in no time.
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