Mountain Bike Rear Suspension Set Up Ep. 7 | GMBN MTB Essentials

Published on December 29th 2018


In this video Doddy shows you how to set up your mountain bike's rear suspension and shock. It's a simple procedure, MTB shocks are basic but it does require some patience, experimentation and a shock pump 🔧 Subscribe: The GMBN Shop: There are many different types of rear shock, and the most common are made by Fox, Rockshox and Ohlins. The most common type of shock is an aircan shock, although some mountain bikes use coil shocks. Setting the sag on the shock is the most important setting you should do on any suspension. It sets the air pressure inside which is what absorbs impact. if you've got any questions about setting up your mountain bike suspension, leave them in the comments below and we'll try to help you in other videos 👇 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 More GMBN Tech videos... 📹 MTB Fork Setup | 📹 Essentials Playlist | 🎵 Epidemic Sound: Just my luck - Mattias Hedbom Submit your content here: Brought to you by the world’s largest mountain bike channel, the Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN), GMBN Tech goes deeper into the bikes, kit and technology stories that help fuel your rides. Our mission is to help you discover, dial-in and get the best from the latest cutting edge bikes and technology available. With news and rumours, first ride exclusives, how-tos, the weekly GMBN Tech Show wrapping up and showcasing the week’s biggest tech stories, and more besides, if it’s off-road tech, it’s in. Every week, of every month we seek out, showcase, and ride the newest gear and innovations from across the globe in an authoritative, inspiring and entertaining way to help you get the best from your rides. And when we’re not riding, we get geeky in an accessible, easy-to-understand way about forks. And shocks. And more to help you setup and maintain your bikes perfectly. Engage with us every week on the channel and across social media – we’re here to answer every question you’ve got on mountain biking tech. Facebook - Instagram - Twitter -