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Old 25th May 2012, 22:59
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You should use a bump stop regularly. If you're still running the gaz dampers with the stock rubber bumpstop it should be ditched and replaced with a larger (possibly packed) polyurethane foam bumpstop. The theory is that you use the bumpstop as a second spring.

I can't recall where I bought mine from as I bought them about 3 years ago. I have conical shaped polyurethane foam bumpstops, so the response is deliberately non linear. I have only about 10mm of damper stroke (from ride height) until the bumpstops are contacted. The result is that small bump compliance is retained, but travel is better controlled as is roll.

It makes the world of difference.
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