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Suspension Setup on your Trek Mountain Bike

Updated: Jan 21, 2021

Trek mountain bikes are incredibly sophisticated and require a small amount of set up for the individual rider. Going through this process is necessary to make sure your bike performs as it was designed.

Follow these simple steps to optimize your suspension performance. Please note that our settings are a suggested starting point, not rigid values that will work for every rider.

Calculate your suspension settings by visiting Trek Bicycle's Suspension Calculator

Input your fully equipped weight, select your model of Trek mountain bike, and we'll calculate your suggested suspension settings.

  1. Apply your calculated suspension settings You'll need your shock pump, sag meter, and preferably a friend to help make these adjustments.

  2. Personalize your setup Ride and adjust the suspension settings to your riding style, terrain, and comfort.

Still have questions or need a shock pump or sag meter? Call or stop by any of our locations and let us help.

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