DT Swiss EX 200 Rear Shock

5/5 (1 Reviews)


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Product Description

At the rear, the continuous adjustable compression platform of the EX 200 shock reduces the pedal bobbing effect and improves the wheel‘s contact with the ground.


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by yogiprophet a Racer from Las Cruces, NM, USA

Date Reviewed: June 18, 2008

Strengths:    By far the best damping of any shock.
Entire travel is usable.
Adjustable damping...


Bottom Line:   
Get the remote damping adjuster. It makes adjusting very simple.
I have used this shock in every type of circumstance.
Raced it to the top Expert position in 2 races this year. Has been flawless. With the flick of my thumb, it goes from completely plush to hardtail - the difference being that when I hit a bump it still absorbs very nicely even though out of the saddle efforts are squish free(you have to try it your self to believe it). Dialing in the remote adjuster takes a little time because it does not go the entire range of the shock. Nevertheless, its range is perfect.
When riding, I am constantly adjusting the damping to suit the situation for optimal efficiency. It is second nature for me - this took no time at all.
I had to use shims on one of the spacers as there was not an available size spacer that was close to my swingarm.
I would get one for my other bike, but they do not make a 216mm.
By far the smoothest most advanced damper on the market.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Purchased At:   LBS - Outdoor Advent

Similar Products Used:   Fox (worst damping of all shocks)
Manitou - I've used every one they make


Bike Setup:   Falling rate suspension

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DT Swiss EX 200 Damper adjuster options

I have a DT Swiss EX200 rear shocks on both of my bikes. The best shocks I have ever used and I have used about all of them. One of the cool fetures is the ability to change the damping from the handlebar, but I recently broke both of my adjusters and not willing to but another DT Swiss plastic ad ... Read More »

Reducing stroke of DT Swiss EX 200 shock

I know it can be done because Ibis's Mojo SL uses the DT Swiss carbon model that is travel reduced from 55mm to 50mm. I would also like to reduce my EX 200 from 55mm to 50mm. Here is a pic Has anyone taken one of these apart? I need to take it apart to change out the elastomer negative spri ... Read More »

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