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Just wondering.....

My Pushed DHX feels awesome on the first few runs...then I have to start playing with the adjustments as the day wears on.

When I was adjusting the pro-pedal, I noticed how freakin' hot the DHX was to the touch. This was after repeated runs.

How much does the heat of the shock contribute to performance loss? or does it??

I'm guessing the oil inside a fork must heat up a bit too...???
 

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Viscous fluid being forced through small openings at high speed => friction => heat.

It will only very marginally effect your shocks performance if the oil is of high quality and retains its viscosity at higher temperatures. If its a lower grade oil and it's characteristics change with different temperatures, then that's a different story.
 
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