Watch: How MTB Shocks Actually Work // Mountain Bike Suspension Basics Explained

Ever wondered what the knobs on MTB shocks actually do? Maybe you want to know what Compression and Rebound Damping mean, or what the difference is between the High and Low Speed Compression Adjustments.

Today we’re looking at how MTB shocks and suspension work, and explaining them in very simple terms.

** This video is not intended for engineers. Many of the concepts have been oversimplified to help make sense of these adjustments. It’s also worth noting that every shock is different and how these adjustments actually work will vary greatly between different makes and models.

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