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These jobs are easy for anyone interested in cycling. For this workshop the user either doesn’t need any tools at all, or he only requires standard tools such as Allen keys, pliers or screw drivers. In this category you’ll find above all how to perform adjustments to your bike
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Correct use of Sag Monitor

The Sag is the most important parameter when setting the spring elements. It shows how much the spring element compresses when sitting on the bike. The correct Sag depents on the rider`s weight and on the condition of the trail.

The Sag Monitor shows how far the damper was compressed. To set it back on its original position, turn the knob clockwise. You need to apply a bit of strenth to do it.

Using the Sag monitor, you can set the Sag preciesely and without misunderstandings. A stay-set indicator shows the Sag for all kinds of use of the bike. Picture 1

Downhill and Enduro bikes usually have a Sag of around 30% to 35%.


Canyon consistently strives to ensure the quality and accuracy of the information contained in this Technical Support Center. Any repairs or adjustments which you carry out on your bike are entirely at your own risk. If you are in any doubt about what to do, you should send your bike to Canyon or take it to another qualified repair specialist. Canyon gives no guarantee or accepts no liability for the any of the information contained in this Technical Support Center.

Picture 1: Setting the Sag Monitor back

Picture 1: Setting the Sag Monitor back

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