Note: This article is for the 2020-2021 Juggernaut Ultra FS models with Rockshox Monarch RL rear shock (Model ID RS-MNR-RL-C2). If you have a different model of rear shock you can find a manual with the specific retailer.
This rear bike shock has three settings to adjust: Lockout, Rebound and Compression. The lockout and rebound can be adjusted on the shock itself. The compression requires a shock pump to adjust.
Lockout adjustment will keep the shock from compressing until it receives a significant enough force or impact.
Lock your suspension when pedaling on smooth terrain for maximum pedaling efficiency.
Unlock the suspension when going over bumpy terrain.
Suspension in unlocked position (below)
Suspension in Locked position (below)
A shocks rebound is how fast it returns to full extension after being compressed. This should be adjusted so your shock will rebound quickly enough for your riding without the bike feeling bouncy.
With the lockout adjustment lever in the UNLOCKED position rotate the red knob highlighted below
Rotating this CLOCKWISE will INCREASE your rebound dampening which results in the shock rebounding slower.
Rotating this COUNTERCLOCKWISE will DECREASE your rebound dampening which results in the shock rebounding quicker.
A shocks compression damping will control the speed at which the shock compresses during slower scenarios. You will need a shock pump to adjust this. This shock can compress to a maximum of 275 PSI.
This is a setting that may take some time, trial and error to adjust. We recommend taking some time and adjusting this to your personal riding preference; going over a trail or path and making small adjustments until you are happy with the compression level.
You will need to hook up the shock pump to the air inlet of the shock, pictured below.
Too much compression will make the bike suspension feel too firm when going over bumps.
Not enough compression damping will make the bike feel like it is stuck to the ground and sloshy.