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Technical

Assembly tutorial of your Madnes frame

Tightening torques

PositionQuantityTightening torques (N.m)Thread lock / grease
Linkage screws (old generation)410Low thread lock
Linkage screws (new generation)210No
Lower rear triangle screws210Low thread lock
Rear triangle / shock axle screw110No
Integrated seat clamp 18No
Aluminium seat collar16No
Front shock axle18No
Syntace derailleur hanger16 No
UDH derailleur hanger125No
Ritchey rear wheel axle110Grease
Rear brake caliper (9 to 11 mm screw engagement)28No

Travel and shock stroke

StellarTravel (mm)160165170175
Shock stroke (mm)57,56062,565
AtlasTravel (mm)150155160165*
Shock stroke (mm)57,56062,565*
NovaTravel (mm)120125130135
Shock stroke (mm)47,55052,555
 
*Mullet only, in 29" the wheel may hit the seat tube.

Wheel SAG / Shock SAG equivalence

Wheel SAG (%)Shock SAG (%)
Stellar2521,3
3025,9
Atlas2521,6
3026,2
Nova2019,0
2523,7
 
Example :
I would like 25% SAG on 170mm Stellar.
Shock stoke is 62.5mm and corresponding shock SAG is 21.3%
62.5 x 21.3% = 13.3mm
So I measure my SAG at 13.3mm on shock shaft.
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