How do you adjust a SR SUNTOUR fork?
Turn the adjusting screw counter-clockwise (less damping) to increase the compression speed of your fork. Turn it clockwise (more damping) to reduce the compression speed.
How do I know if my SR SUNTOUR fork is real?
If your fork is from China you can identify your fork as follows: On the left side of the lower you should find a sticker. This is for model identification. The needled number on the crown is for production date identification.
Is SR SUNTOUR a good fork?
4.0 out of 5 stars Budget fork offering good quality, just don’t expect Rox Shocks and you’ll be satisfied. Great product at a budget price. I wasn’t expecting a top end fork at this price however I was pleasantly surprised with the quality and ride that this fork has.
How do you set the air pressure on a fork?
- Unscrew the blue air cap on top of the left fork leg counter-clockwise to expose the Schrader valve.
- Attach a FOX High Pressure Pump to the Schrader valve.
- Pump your fork to the appropriate pressure as listed in the ‘Suggested starting points for setting sag’ table below, then remove the pump.
What is preload on Suntour forks?
Preload is the amount of pressure on the shock/forks spring when it is in an extended position. Air forks adjust this by adding or removing pressure coil sprung forks have a way to compress or extend the spring by turing a knob. .
Do SunTour forks use oil?
All SR SUNTOUR forks are lubricated from our factory using proprietary grease. This grease can break down over time and have an oil-like appearance. It should be wiped away from the stanchion tubes with a clean, dry rag.
Where are SR Suntour forks made?
SR Suntour maintains manufacturing in Taiwan and Mainland China. Its products range from suspension forks to e-bike components such as motors and battery packs.
Who owns suntour?
SunTour. Like Shimano, SunTour got its start making freewheels in 1912, as Maeda Iron Works Company, owned by the Maeda and Kawai families and headquartered near Tokyo, Japan. For 20-odd years from 1964 SunTour made the best-shifting rear derailleurs.
How do you adjust preload on bike shocks?
How do I set the preload on my bike? Coil sprung forks have a way to compress or relax the spring by turning a knob on the fork. Adjusting the forks preload requires measuring the sag -how much the fork compresses when the rider is sitting on the bike. Typically you want the fork to sag about 30 – 40% of its travel.
What psi should I run in my rear shock?
The exact PSI you end up with depends on how plush/firm you want the rear shock to be, but a good starting point is 1 psi for 1 lbs in weight of the rider (including riding gear).