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Old 01-28-2013, 08:13 AM   #15642
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Joined: Aug 2009
Location: Michigan
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Originally Posted by Kawidad View Post
I found my roadie did loosen up a bit. It's still not where I want it to be, but is tolerable. A guy on one of the Tiger boards said he replaced the fork oil (reputed to be 10w) with thinner 5w and then adjusted the oil level to give it a soft ride, and again, he claimed, it made the forks work really well. I haven't tried it or could his claim be veriified by other posters, but it does make sense and in theory should work.

I was told the same thing from a riding buddy about changing the oil. If I find the suspension not tolerable after this summer I am thinking of adding the traxxion next winter.
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