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Need a little suspension help please.

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2011 EXC 530.  I weigh 235 without gear.  I'm a vet B type crosscountry rider.  So while training to race two years ago I was crushing my suspension on big whoops and jumps.  I ordered up the correct springs fr/rr for my weight and the Gold valving to match from Racetech.  Told my suspension guy what was going on and what I ordered, he said he doesn't like Racetech stuff, but since I already had it, he'd put it in for me.  So now on the big whoops and jumps it's just right, but if I do any trail riding or fast woods riding I kills me on the little bumps or road chatter.  Small rocks or roots are very jarring both front and rear even with all dampening adjusters on soft.  How can I get some trail plushness back, I'm not hitting the racing or big whoops much anymore but doing a lot of DS riding and single track in the woods.  I was thinking of going back to my stock springs, but leave the gold valving.  Or should I keep the fatboy springs and go back to stock valving or keep the fatboy springs and re-valve based on Racetech specs for cushy trails riding? Or ditch the Racetech stuff altogether? What say you guys? 

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keep the springs so the bike rides in the right part of the stroke. go back and have him re-vale for  hair scramble , from what you are saying sounds like he set you up for mx. after re-vale to hair scramble, when in tight woods back out the clickers and for mx turn them in . have him give race tech a call first and they will help him with settings . 

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Went though this on my sons KX450. installed a gold valve and too stiff on the trails.

Called racetec and got a softer shim settings. Don't change the spring you need to have the

shock revalve to a softer settings.

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A "B" rider works the bike pretty hard while racing. A "B" rider is usually pretty smooth and needs a lot less suspension out trail riding and doing dual sports rides.

Go back and work with your original suspension guy.

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