How-To: Replace Fork & Shock Springs
Modern bikes are excellent straight out of the box, but manufacturers can’t make a perfect suspension setting for the wide range of riders who buy a new machine. If you are below or above the 75-80kg ‘sweet spot’ in weight, changing the fork and shock spring to suit your weight is crucial to getting your bike handling its best out on the trail or track.
Learn the tips and tricks of the trade with KTM Australia Race Technician, Mick Carusi.
Here’s the video breakdown:
⚙️ Why it’s important to have the correct spring rate – 0:01
⚙️ Tools needed – 1:46
⚙️ Removing the fork legs from the bike – 2:35
⚙️ Removing the fork springs – 6:45
⚙️ Measuring the fork spring length – 8:39
⚙️ Installing the new fork springs – 9:39
⚙️ Re-installing the fork in the bike – 12:03
⚙️ Removing the shock from the bike – 17:17
⚙️ Removing the shock spring – 18:18
⚙️ Installing the new shock spring – 20:41
⚙️ Re-installing the shock in the bike – 21:44
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