On a mountain bike, suspension tuning can seem more of an art than a science. Once you start to achieve a good tune, aspects such as personal preference and how you want to use your bike become important.
The ShockWiz app offers three Tuning Styles: Balanced, Playful and Custom. When tuning mountain bike suspension, there is variance in how people like to ride and variance in different models of bikes. The Tuning Styles within the ShockWiz account for these variances.
Continue reading ShockWiz Custom Tuning Mode
Quarq has launched a major upgrade to the free app that pairs with its ShockWiz suspension tuning hardware. You can save profiles of your bike, suspension, terrain and conditions, and automatically add settings, suggestions and a results snapshot.
Continue reading Profiles – Creation and Use
Rebound has a dramatic effect on how a mountain bike feels and performs. With today’s app update, ShockWiz offers Suggestions for Low and High Speed Rebound.
Continue reading The Highs and Lows of Rebound
If Goldilocks rode a mountain bike she would want her rebound set not too fast and not too slow, but just right. Continue reading Goldilocks Rebound
If a ShockWiz firmware update fails or stalls while updating, the ShockWiz device (hardware) will appear unresponsive. The LED will NOT flash and the ShockWiz app will be unable to detect the device in the normal manner. To correct this issue follow the procedure set out below. Continue reading When A Firmware Update Fails
A common question is “How long does it take to tune my fork or shock?” Like most things with suspension tuning, the answer depends on many factors. The most important one being the number of detections ShockWiz has seen. Continue reading Confidence and What to Ride Next
Tuning suspension is about balancing forces. When one force dominates bad things happen. The adjustments in forks and rear shocks exist to balance the forces that are propelling and retarding the suspension’s motion – so tires stay planted on the ground and you are faster, safer and more comfortable.
Continue reading Tuning Order
There is a lot of variance in how people like to ride and the different styles of bikes for different terrain and disciplines. The Tuning Styles within the ShockWiz algorithms try to account for these variances. Continue reading Tuning Styles Explained
In this article, we will try and clear up a couple of common misconceptions about the basic usage of ShockWiz. Continue reading ShockWiz 101