Episode 23.7 is all about finding a balanced bike. It starts with spring rate, setting your sag, then fork tube height, and we tweak from there. The goal in all of this is to find a baseline setting that keeps the rider comfortable, stable, and propelling the bike forward.

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Alan “Doc” Cotton is a Race Tech Suspension tuner out of his shop, 812 Suspension, in Round Rock, Texas. This is the second time he’s been on the Seat Time Podcast, as he was a guest back in 2021 on Episode 21.3. For this episode, we discuss all the things that go into a balanced dirt bike setup. Toward the end, we also discusses a few Bike, Body, Mind things that keep Doc enjoying himself while #GettingSeattime!

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