Originally Posted by naginalf
I'm not arguing about the value of the services. The service is very valuable, and I'm willing to pay the price. I'm willing to pay for advice and tips, whatever the cost. But don't give me this horse poo that I can't tell a bad shim from a good one. I'm sure in motocross, knowing the intricate details is important, but we just want general stuff, not the deep dark secrets he has worked so hard for.
Its not only telling a good shim from a bad one. Recognizing what the fork does or does not do is one of the most difficult things. Learn to feel what your damping system is doing when you push a fork one by one with your hand.
The details that you might think only motocross guys need to know might make all the difference for our airheads for road and off road use.
I have been to a few of those suspension classes and it was surprising to see prof racers, life long bike mechanics or MX champions struggling with suspension even with all their experiences.