Suspension Setup Basics

Preload, sag, shock stroke…say what? If you’ve heard these terms before but aren’t sure exactly what they mean, check out a recent Beta MTB magazine Higher Education column that demystifies the topic and makes setting up suspension less intimidating.

This guide is helpful for riders of all levels to understand the basics of how suspension works, and is a step-by-step tutorial for those who want to learn how to establish and maintain their setup. Either way, it’s worth a read!