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  • Low Speed Compression (LSC)

    LSC is used to manage traction and chassis stabilization. LSC adjustment eliminates pedal induced "bob", influences small bump sensitivity, reduces brake dive and determines how the bike will react to weight changes. The DBair CS decouples LSC from HSC so the shock can address the aforementioned issues while still feeling plush and bottomless.

  • High Speed Compression (HSC)

    HSC is critical to absorbing energy from high impact forces, such as square edge hits and harsh landings. It also aids in bottom-out resistance. The DBair CS manages HSC through an adjustable poppet valve and full oil circuit flow path. The wide adjustment range allows for custom, rider-specific tuning.

  • Low Speed Rebound (LSR)

    LSR works in concert with LSC to stabilize the chassis and manage traction. It is analogous to the single rebound adjuster on most other rear shocks. Rider-tuned LSR adjustment (combined with LSC) ensures maximum traction during technical climbs, high-speed chatter, off-camber corners and braking in stutter bumps.

  • High Speed Rebound (HSR)

    An adjustment unique to the DBair CS, HSR control enables a bike to recover quickly from deep in suspension travel while allowing for controlled take-offs from jump faces.  Independent control of HSR and LSR, eliminates bucking (a high shaft speed problem) while preventing the shock from packing up (a low shaft speed problem) by inducing quick recovery.

  • Climb Switch (CS)

    CS is a proprietary climbing mode on DB shocks that changes the low speed damping via a set of internal "climbing circuits" when engaged. These circuits are tuned specifically for the demands of off-road climbing to achieve improved pedaling efficiency with less chasis motion.  

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