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Woods forks - soft damping versus soft springing

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I have a much lightened 2012 WR450F. 48 mm Kyb inverted twin chamber forks.

I'm looking for a plush fork setup for woods riding involving lots of roots, rocks and ruts. Not much air, but it does happen. 4 foot drop offs are about the max.

I'm wondering if its better to under spring a bit and make up for it with stiffer damping or increasing the oil level to resist bottoming or run the correct spring rates and turn down the compression damping a bit.

Right now the bike is under sprung and I'm getting harshness through the handlebars on small square edged terrain. I'm running stock fork damping.

On a related topic, I heard that Graham Jarvis runs a pretty soft suspension. How does he set his up ?


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