Posts Tagged ‘ Shocks ’

June 30th, 2014

Ask The Editors: Is Suspension Sag Eating Up All My Travel?

Dear ATVC: When I sit on my friend’s Raptor, it feels like the rear shock sinks into half its travel. he says that it’s because he has the sag set to his weight (which is admittedly 85-pounds less than mine). Still, it seems to me like running sag gives up a lot of your suspension’s []

February 12th, 2013

Ask The Editors: Why Does Soft Suspension = Stiff Ride?

Dear ATVC: I’m having a hard time dialing in the suspension on my Polaris Outlaw MXR and wonder if you could help. You guys have said that harsh feeling suspension can mean I’m running my settings too soft. I can’t really wrap my head around this concept. Please explain. Sure- the reason for this seemingly []

April 23rd, 2012

Ask the Editors: My ATV Thinks it’s a Pogo Stick

Dear ATVC: My quad’s rear shock feels really springy- it still seems to be working but the rear of the machine bounces more than I remember over rough terrain. My friend says it means the shock is blown and needs to be rebuilt. I thought a blown shock wouldn’t work at all. Please help. Sadly []