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Push comes to shove you could always buy one of those small hand air pumps that the off road montain bike riders use on their shocks. They can generate more than enough PSI for you RM's shock. The only problem is that you will be using compressed air not nitrogen. Which isn't as big of a concen as you might think.

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Push comes to shove you could always buy one of those small hand air pumps that the off road montain bike riders use on their shocks. They can generate more than enough PSI for you RM's shock. The only problem is that you will be using compressed air not nitrogen. Which isn't as big of a concen as you might think.

I hear and understand what you are saying,. but the community disagrees,.?

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I hear and understand what you are saying,. but the community disagrees,.?

https://thumpertalk.com/forum/archive/index.php/t-364661.html

I will admit that the "best" way is to use pure nitrogen. However, there are way too many internet experts making wild claims out there about using just compressed air. First off, if you really look at a modern down hill mountain bike you would swear that it's nothing more than a dirt bike with out a motor, and yet they are just fine with comressed air.

Also, the claims of sky rocketing pressures and even explosions are grossly exaggerated. I personally use to race ashphalt late models, I used regular compressed air in the tires and even when the tire temperatures exceeded 200 degrees (yes that's a real temp, I did probed it myself) but even then the tire pressure never gained more than a couple of psi.

So clearly using compressed air is a very viable solution. I know it works and have complete faith in using it, but I only use it when I have no other alternative.

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I will admit that the "best" way is to use pure nitrogen. However, there are way too many internet experts making wild claims out there about using just compressed air. First off, if you really look at a modern down hill mountain bike you would swear that it's nothing more than a dirt bike with out a motor, and yet they are just fine with comressed air.

Also, the claims of sky rocketing pressures and even explosions are grossly exaggerated. I personally use to race ashphalt late models, I used regular compressed air in the tires and even when the tire temperatures exceeded 200 degrees (yes that's a real temp, I did probed it myself) but even then the tire pressure never gained more than a couple of psi.

So clearly using compressed air is a very viable solution. I know it works and have complete faith in using it, but I only use it when I have no other alternative.

Oh man, I completely agree with you,. besides the $400 special I ride, if air is all I had, I would def. use it,.. if it breaks, meh, Ebay another one,.... so yep! use what you got so you can ride! ­čĹŹ

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