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My rear Traxxion shock has 30.000 miles on it.

The spring rate is one step harder than I really would need, (so I've ordered). The bike was higher than standard on the rear end. I now that probably this is not "the best" but I liked it this way because it feels more agile in the twisties and have more lean clearance.


But it feels to me that now the spring has sagged and the bike is not so nimble.


Is there any recomendations to change the spring every shock service?
 

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Hi Livingstone,

The shock springs don't sack out or lose rate like they used to in the old days. Modern spring quality is good enough that most companies warranty they will hold rate for life. We've never replaced a single spring for loss of rate in 20 years!

The shock should not require service until 50,000 miles. It is possible the shock is having trouble.

You can contact me, [email protected] to discuss options.
 

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Thanks Max!

I belive the hidraulic part of the shock is OK. I'd bet it works fine.

The only thing is when it is hot weather the rebound is a little brisky, but I think it behinds like this since new.

My doubt is about the spring's length but if you say that it has such a quality that avoid changing this part all the live of the shock I trust you! ;-)
 
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