The valving is set-up for pedaling and requires a large force to overcome this threshold. This is because the shims are preloaded against the piston face and require larger hits or higher shaft speeds to open the shims to allow flow, this creates a platform feel that works great for pedaling but today's frames are much better at resisting pedaling.
We think shocks should be set up for the higher speed downhill terrain because its more about how well the shock can absorb small bumps and handle the rough and rocky high speed hits than how well it was design to resist pedaling. The conversion changes the adjustment feel from open, pedal and lock-out to soft, medium and firm low speed compression threshold. Replaces the low speed needle with threshold adjustment system for better small bump absorption without the blow through the stroke feel. This means it pedals better while still feeling plush over small bumps.
The adjustment now affects the spring preload on a poppet valve. The key difference is the redesigned internal adjustment system for the compression lever system.This change to the adjustment system now creates a low speed compression threshold adjustment that now has a smoother transition into the low and midspeed valving circuit, there by allowing the revalved shims to open gradually and allowing to set-up the mid and high speed valving based on the leverage of the frame. The SSD/HSB conversion takes a different approach to the shock adjustment. Descend/Pedal SSD/HSB low speed Threshold option. The lever system can now be run in the middle position because the low speed threshold can blow-off (HSB) and transition smoothly into the main shim stack without that small bump harshness or having to aggressively try to force the valving to over come that stock valving threshold. The softer lever position provides less low speed threshold with a small amount of low speed bleed.
The firmer position creates a firm low speed threshold with almost no blow-off forcing the shims to do all the work creating a pedal platform that still absorbs medium and larger hits well. Pedal only/Firmer SSD/HSB low speed Threshold option. We do offer the same service for a less active/firmer pedal feel.
This SSD/HSB option still offers the plusher high speed square edged feel but with a less noticeable low speed blow-off to provide better pedal performance in all the positions. This option is recommended for riders looking for that cross-country feel. Technical discussion: The low speed circuit is converted to our. System, this allows for a increased low speed compression threshold that still blows off on small bumps to create that small bump plushness without the harsh feel.
The HSB also provides for a smooth transition of low speed compression to the main piston valving shim stack. High and mid speed compression system is controlled by the custom valved speed sensitive shimmed compression main piston. This is set-up to match the leverage and rider terrain.
Mid and high speed rebound is controlled by a custom valved shim stack to match the riders weight (air can pressure) and the leverage of the frame. Low speed rebound can now be fine tuned by the red rebound knob, i. More usable positions rather than coarse tuning for air pressure.
The item "RockShox Monarch Plus RC3 7.875 x2.25 DebonAir Avalanche Tune RWC Bushing" is in sale since Saturday, May 05, 2018. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Cycling\Bicycle Components & Parts\Rear Shocks". The seller is "artsn1971" and is located in Los Angeles, California.
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