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As stated I have a new enduro 29er. I have been noticing that when I finish some tough downhills and drops that the o-ring is always about 3/4 of and inch from the bottom of the shaft.

That didn't seem right so I let out all the air and compress the bike and low and behold the rear shock stopped at the same position where the o-ring was stopping.

Is that normal or should the shock completely compress to where the o-ring will come off the shaft?
 

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Your shock is fine. The E29 uses an 8.5X2.25 shock. The shock is an 8.5X2.5 with the stroke shortened 0.25". Bottom your shock, measure, and if you are getting 2 1/8" on your measurement the shock is normal. The last 1/8" is a bottom-out o-ring that is very hard to compress much. Enjoy the bike!
 

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I believe it should be 57mm of travel on the '14 endure 29 at the shock. They specifically say that for '14 Spec had them reduce the shock stroke length, I think the '13 was 63mm or something like that.

Mine feels super soft with the cs off and I only use 53mm even going down Telonics etc...
 
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