Both your fork and shock rely on their spring to support your weight. This comprises of either a pressurised air spring, or a steel or titanium coil spring. While air springs dominate, for good reasons, it’s not a foregone conclusion as to which may work best for you. Technical Editor Tom Marvin and BikeRadar’s tech guru Seb Stott introduce you to both types, their pros and cons and, ultimately, which you should pick.
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