Hi, i would like to ask about custom shock tunes on bikes, for example Giant Reign 29 says fox float x2 custom tuned
what does that mean ? if someone has to replace the shock, is it ok to install a non custom tuned ?
Is there any difference from your experience ?
I have a Pivot Trail 429 with the following fork and shock
-Fox Performance 34 29", 51mm offset, GRIP - 130mm
-Fox Performance Float DPS
I absolutely love how this bike climbs! but on some of the downhills my buddies with SB140-150 keep bringing me too, it can be too rigid.
Is there a way to...
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