Bike Hacking 101 - How To Perform a Bicycle Autopsy

Step 24: Removal of the rear suspension spring

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The rear suspension spring is held in place by the gussets on the frame and rear triangle by a pair of hollow bolts. Simply find the appropriate sizes hex keys, and remove the two bolts as shown in Figure 24. Don’t worry, the spring is not under any tension and will not go flying around the room once it is freed.

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