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RST Gila Pro Forks – How To Disassemble/Clean/Lube/Re-assemble

I show how to overhaul RST Gila Pro forks/shocks. I also fixed the lockout lever which was not working. RST recommends this maintenance be done “Every 4 weeks or 25-30 hours of riding or whenever the performance of the fork has diminished(whichever occurs first).” Basic service to keep your suspension working and from becoming stiff …Read more »

RockShox Judy XC Shocks/Forks Service – Disassembly/Clean/Lube/Assembly

I show how to disassemble, clean, lubricate, replace the oil/suspension fluid and re-assemble RockShox Judy XC forks. This maintenance is recommended every year or 100 hours of riding. The docs say to use “RockShox Extra Light Weight Oil” but don’t really specify what that is. I used 5W oil. But I could have maybe used …Read more »

Judy Butter Vs SRAM Butter

In some of RockShox overhaul videos I recommended Judy Butter. But SRAM acquired RockShox and Judy Butter was replaced with SRAM Butter. But it’s different. SRAM Butter is made by Slickoleum.

How To Clean/Lube A Suspension Seatpost

I show how to disassemble, clean, lube, and re-assemble a suspension seatpost.

Fixing RockShox Quadra 21R Forks – Elastomers Replaced With Wood Dowels

I bought this Klein Pulse-Comp mountain bike at a garage sale and got a great deal. The Rock Shox 21R Shocks weren’t frozen, but barely moved. When I went to overhaul them, I found that someone had replaced the elastomers inside with wooden dowels. What the heck? The forks seemed to be in good shape …Read more »