5 bike handling problems caused by bad suspension set-up (and how to fix them)

Suspension trickery from BikeRadar's Technical Editor

Your bike’s suspension set-up can be directly responsible for some rather unpleasant handling characteristics. A lot of riders simply do not realise that most of these problems can be dialed out with little more than a bit of know-how.


In this video, BikeRadar’s Technical Editor Jon Woodhouse explores the five most common bike-handling issues that can be a direct result of your bike’s suspension set-up.


Among other topics, Jon covers the pitfalls of incorrect sag and rebound adjustment, along with the importance of spring curves and a trick to maintain traction on loose ground.