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Old 01-08-2013, 03:21 PM   #4242
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Originally Posted by Moronic View Post
So we have the key advantage, spring rate aside, in the point oalvarez makes: with Skyhook, the mode adjustment - and more - is done for you. I've a feeling that will prove more helpful than it sounds over a long day's riding.
Originally Posted by Sock Monkey View Post
Then I have to ask, how is this different from well-sorted "standard" (i.e. non-active) suspension? Personally I'd rather have the Ohlins and adjust it to my liking for each mode vs. having suspension that adjusts automatically based on some pre-programmed algorithm that I can't change. Or am I missing something (not uncommon for me )?

Hiyas're not missing much, just the fact that the Skyhook seems to perform better (at least to the two reviewers/riders of the new MTS) if the DES damping adjustments are left in the factory default setting or the DES mode is left unchanged when the road actually does.

ten.98's reply is exactly on point.
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