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being riding the spitfire on a few rides now. They are still pretty sticky though. Sticky enough to make it hard for me to set the right amount of rebound on my rear shock.

How long did it take you guys to run in the linkages?
 

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Sometimes it helps to rebuild the linkage with some prime grease

I used to use Chris King Ring Drive grease on my bike with bushings and it was noticeably better off afterward
 

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+1 on double checking theres lube in there. the IGUS bushings are self-lubricating, but a little bit of grease does make them smoother.

to the original question, mine took about 2 weeks, maybe around 150 miles, before they really set in. just set your rebound to feel right (I only had like 1 click from full open at first) and remember to keep checking it for a little while. It'll get smooth eventually.
 

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torque is set as recommended ?
I would check this first (if setting rebound is hard I'll say it's more than wear-in time).
 

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Will ride it for longer to see how it breaks in. If not i will pull the bolts out reapply a little grease, clean some thread lock off and torque it correctly.

Thanks guys.
 
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