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Old 10-12-2014, 11:03 AM   #1
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Rallye Suspension Setup?

I am a curious noob. There's not much advice out there that I've found. MX, Enduro and DS'ing have their biases.

Is there a consensus? How do you prefer to run yours? What's the difference between the bigger bikes and the current smaller 450's?
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Old 10-13-2014, 01:03 AM   #2
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I run them pretty soft, because rallies seems to be always in places with a lot of rocks . But you still want as much bottom resistance as possible for those missed holes in the pistes.
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Old 10-13-2014, 01:41 PM   #3
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Sounds like progressive rate springs might be the way to go? Or at the very least two or three stage shim stacks.
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Old 10-13-2014, 10:17 PM   #4
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I tend to agree, a softer setup will be less fatiguing over multiple days. But you still need bottoming resistance.
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Old 10-15-2014, 07:29 AM   #5
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Yes soft suspension definitely. Also fining a happy set up between fully loaded with fuel and empty.

Most imprint ant thing for me is the fork to be set soft in its initial stroke. Rally is mostly rocks and when you are hitting them all day a nice soft initial stroke is so mush less fatiguing.
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Old 10-15-2014, 08:12 AM   #6
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ROKIT is right.
I ran the Stage 3 settings from Konflict Motorsports in the Baja Rally last month and it was great. Soaking up the small stuff, while still stiff enough for the whoops and jumps.
The KM3 setting is compliant for the first couple inches.
I've also found this setting works well on the 2 stroke in our local enduro series.
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