How do suspension leverage rates work?

Tuner extraordinaire Vorsprung breaks it down

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Leverage Rates

We often throw around the phrase “leverage rates” when discussing bikes, but what does it actually mean?

When describing topics such as suspension tune and kinematics, you often hear leverage ratio or rates brought up. But what does it actually mean? The suspension experts at Vorsprung break it down. Watch and learn.

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  • tyrebyter says:

    That was way more interesting than it should have been. That guy actually seems to know how things work. Mechanical Engineer?Anyway, changed how I’m looking for my next bike.

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