I called Fox and was told to set the pressure based upon the
recommended sag. They were right. Putting your weight in
as pressure makes the ride too firm.
Blurs are stable platforms in the rear to begin with so the
lever is kind of redundant. I just leave mine on the softest
setting which is toward the left as your looking down at it
from above the top tube.
I am 165 and got the right amount of sag with 145 PSI. Shock feels really good. I rode for a few hours with the platform off and never considered turning it on. But...yea...I could feel the platform when I tested it out in the garage.
the pressures that are recommended in the manual are really just guidelines. i would strongly suggest setting the bike up initially using the sag set-up procedure. because of the variables of bike/shock setup this is better than a stock air pressure recommendation. for example, i like to have my saddle on my blur as forward as the rails allow. this reduces my leverage over the shock. i run less air to get the same feel as a rider of the same weight with his saddle pushed back where the rider weight increases leverage.
i would do the sag set up with the help of a friend and then adjust air accordingly to suit your tastes.
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