Mountain Bike Suspension Spring Rate Calculator. But hey, getting the perfect setup is easier said than done—well, until now. Total Riding Weight: (pounds) includes the rider and anything else added to the bike: lock, water bottles, etc.
Fits a wide variety of rear shocks and with various spring rate ranges. When in doubt, choose a lower spring rate. SAG: Is the amount that the bikes suspension settles under a rider while in the riding position.
Spring Rate = Static Load / Shock Ride Height.
Different spring rates will be appropriate depending on your weight, riding style/discipline, the leverage ratio of the bike, and the suspension design of the frame.
It is easy to change the spring rate of an air shock to suit different bikes, terrain, and rider weights. Total Riding Weight (pounds): includes the rider and anything else added to the bike; e.g., lock, water bottles, etc. With Öhlins Performance Suspension Guide you will find the suspension options for your mountain bike and get the setup optimized for you.