The suspension on your dirt bike has the biggest influence on the way your bike rides. Whether you’re all about dragging a knee in the canyons or you love hitting a long tabletop at the motocross track, a dirt bike fork rebuild can make a huge difference when it comes to the way your bike feels, functions, and performs.
When it comes to your shocks during a dirt bike fork rebuild, there are three primary things you can change: the bump and rebound, oil weight, and spring rate. Our of all of these, the one that will impact your bike the most is the spring rate. Stock dirt bike forks are built with springs meant for the average rider. Find out what your stock spring rate is when you bring your bike to us. If you’re between two spring rates, we recommend going with softer springs to make riding more fun.
Once you choose your spring rate during your dirt bike fork rebuild, you’ll need to choose your oil weight. Generally, if you want a damping shock, use more viscous oil. We only use high-quality oil to reduce wear and keep your shock performance consistent.
Finally, we’ll set your bump and rebound to help you have the best possible ride overall. We’ll adjust the clickers at the top and bottom of your bike’s fork tube. As you ride your bike, loosen up your bump clicker if you feel like the bump is too jarring. And if you feel like your steering gets too light when you go over bumps, loosen up your rebound clicker a little bit more.