setting sag for trails

3 replies to this topic
  • nos487

Posted September 19, 2007 - 07:47 AM


Just wondering if I should set my sag differnt for riding trails. I have 00 yz 426 and I just replaced all bearings. I know I want to soften up susp. but not sure on sag. It seems to be alot higher off the ground now, the bearings where killed. Thanks

  • grayracer513

Posted September 19, 2007 - 08:21 AM


Sag settings should be about the same regardless. Remember that increasing the sag makes the bike lower, but doesn't change the spring rates (stiffness) in any way.

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  • MotoXT

Posted September 19, 2007 - 08:45 AM


Gray is right. Also, you will lose some steering if you put more sag in the rear, which on tight trails will be noticable. If you're looking for a more plush ride, then back out your compression dampening on shock and fork.

  • nos487

Posted September 19, 2007 - 10:16 AM


Thanks guys that helps out alot!!!

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