We want you to get the most out of your Cannondale bike. Setting up your suspension properly is the best way to ensure maximum fun is had by all. These charts below will give you the best initial air pressure and rebound settings. Please use the Cannondale dealer locator found here should you have additional questions regarding your suspension set up.

Be sure to use your “Rider Weight” when deciding what air pressure is needed. Rider Weight is your weight while wearing your riding clothes, shoes, helmet and hydration pack.

Fill your Lefty Ocho to the recommended air pressure that corresponds to your Rider Weight following the instructions found in the Owner’s Manual Supplement.

Set the rebound using the same method. Start with the rebound dial set all the way clockwise (towards Slow) and count clicks while turning the dial counter-clockwise.

Lefty Ocho
Rider Weight Air Pressure Rebound
lbs kg psi clicks from closed
100458116
110508915
120559714
1305910513
1406411211
1506812010
160731289
170771368
180821437
190861516
200911595
210951674
2201001743
2301051822

Be sure to use your “Rider Weight” when deciding what air pressure is needed. Rider Weight is your weight while wearing your riding clothes, shoes, helmet and hydration pack.

Fill your shock to the recommended air pressure that corresponds to your Rider Weight following the shock manufacturer’s instructions.

Set the rebound using the same method.  Start with the rebound dial set all the way clockwise (towards Slow on Fox, tortoise on RockShox) and count clicks while turning the dial counter-clockwise.

For models equipped with Lefty, follow the same method to set air pressure.

Lefty Ocho
Rider Weight Air Pressure Rebound
lbs kg psi clicks from closed
100458116
110508915
120559714
1305910513
1406411211
1506812010
160731289
170771368
180821437
190861516
200911595
210951674
2201001743
2301051822
Fox Float DPS
Rider Weight Air Pressure Rebound
lbs kg psi clicks from closed
100457011
110508011
120558910
130599910
140641099
150681198
160731298
170771387
180821487
190861586
200911685
210951785
2201001874
2301051974
RockShox Monarch
Rider Weight Air Pressure Rebound
lbs kg psi clicks from closed
10045628
11050718
12055807
13059897
14064986
150681076
160731165
170771255
180821344
190861434
200911523
210951613
2201001702
2301051792

Be sure to use your “Rider Weight” when deciding what air pressure is needed. Rider Weight is your weight while wearing your riding clothes, shoes, helmet and hydration pack.

Fill your shock to the recommended air pressure that corresponds to your Rider Weight following the shock manufacturer’s instructions.

Set the rebound using the same method.  Start with the rebound dial set all the way clockwise (towards Slow on Fox, tortoise on RockShox, + on xFusion) and count clicks while turning the dial counter-clockwise.

For models equipped with Lefty, follow the same method to set air pressure.

Fox Float DPX2
Rider Weight Air Pressure Rebound
lbs kg psi clicks from closed
120551879
130592018
140642147
150682286
160732416
170772545
180822684
190862813
200912943
210953082
2201003211
2301053340
Fox Float DPS
Rider Weight Air Pressure Rebound
lbs kg psi clicks from closed
1205516210
130591769
140641908
150682047
160732196
170772336
180822475
190862614
200912763
210952902
2201003041
2301053180

Be sure to use your “Rider Weight” when deciding what air pressure is needed. Rider Weight is your weight while wearing your riding clothes, shoes, helmet, pads and hydration pack

Set the Gemini shock to Flow mode

Fill your shock to the recommended air pressure that corresponds to your Rider Weight following the shock manufacturer’s instructions

Set the rebound using the same method.  Start with the rebound dial set all the way clockwise (towards Slow on Fox) and count clicks while turning the dial counter-clockwise.

Fox Float DPX2
Rider Weight Air Pressure Rebound
lbs kg psi clicks from closed
1205512913
1305914312
1406415711
1506817110
160731859
170771997
180822126
190862265
200912404
210952543
2201002682
2301052821
Fox Float DPS
Rider Weight Air Pressure Rebound
lbs kg psi clicks from closed
120551139
130591269
140641398
150681528
160731657
170771786
180821916
190862045
200912175
210952314
2201002443
2301052573

Be sure to use your “Rider Weight” when deciding what air pressure is needed. Rider Weight is your weight while wearing your riding clothes, shoes, helmet, pads and hydration pack

Set the Gemini shock to Flow mode

Fill your shock to the recommended air pressure that corresponds to your Rider Weight following the shock manufacturer’s instructions

Set the rebound using the same method.  Start with the rebound dial set all the way clockwise (towards Slow on Fox) and count clicks while turning the dial counter-clockwise.

Gemini FOX FLOAT DPS
Rider Weight Air Pressure Rebound
lbs kg psi bar clicks out from slow*
100 45 102 7.2 13
110 50 118 8.1 13
120 55 131 9.0 12
130 59 144 9.9 11
140 64 157 10.8 10
150 68 170 11.7 10
160 73 184 12.7 9
170 77 197 13.6 8
180 82 210 14.5 7
190 86 223 15.4 6
200 91 236 16.3 5
210 95 249 17.2 5
220 100 262 18.1 4
*Fully close the rebound dial, turn clockwise until dial stops. To set, count clicks turning counter-clockwise.
Gemini FOX FLOAT X
Rider Weight Air Pressure Rebound
lbs kg psi bar clicks out from slow*
100 45 130 9 21
110 50 144 9.0 20
120 55 158 10.9 19
130 59 172 11.9 18
140 64 186 12.9 17
150 68 200 13.8 16
160 73 215 14.8 15
170 77 229 15.8 14
180 82 243 16.7 13
190 86 257 17.7 12
200 91 271 18.7 11
210 95 285 19.6 10
220 100 299 20.6 9
*Fully close the rebound dial, turn clockwise until dial stops. To set, count clicks turning counter-clockwise.
Gemini FOX FLOAT DPX2
Rider Weight Air Pressure Rebound
lbs kg psi clicks out from slow*
120 55 196 12
130 59 208 11
140 64 220 10
150 68 233 10
160 73 245 9
170 77 257 8
180 82 269 7
190 86 281 6
200 91 293 5
*Fully close the rebound dial, turn clockwise until dial stops. To set, count clicks turning counter-clockwise.

Be sure to use your “Rider Weight” when deciding what air pressure is needed. Rider Weight is your weight while wearing your riding clothes, shoes, helmet and hydration pack.

Fill your shock to the recommended air pressure that corresponds to your Rider Weight following the shock manufacturer’s instructions.

Set the rebound using the same method.  Start with the rebound dial set all the way clockwise (towards Slow on Fox, tortoise on RockShox, + on xFusion) and count clicks while turning the dial counter-clockwise.

For models equipped with Lefty, follow the same method to set air pressure.

Lefty 2.0 120mm/130mm FOX Float DPS ROCKSHOX Monarch w/high-volume eyelet X-FUSION 02
Rider Weight Air Pressure Air Pressure Rebound Air Pressure Rebound Air Pressure Rebound
lbs kg PSI PSI *clicks out from slow PSI *clicks out from slow PSI *clicks out from slow
120 55 71 119 10 112 6 87 5
130 59 77 133 9 123 6 95 5
140 64 83 146 9 133 5 102 4
150 68 90 159 8 143 5 109 4
160 73 96 172 7 153 4 116 4
170 77 102 185 7 164 4 124 3
180 82 109 198 6 174 3 131 3
190 86 115 211 5 184 3 138 3
200 91 121 224 5 194 3 145 2
210 95 128 237 4 205 2 152 2
220 100 134 250 3 215 2 160 1
230 104 140 264 3 225 1 167 1
*Fully close the rebound dial, turn clockwise until dial stops. To set, count clicks turning counter-clockwise.

Be sure to use your “Rider Weight” when deciding what air pressure is needed. Rider Weight is your weight while wearing your riding clothes, shoes, helmet and hydration pack.

Fill your shock to the recommended air pressure that corresponds to your Rider Weight following the shock manufacturer’s instructions.

Set the rebound using the same method.  Start with the rebound dial set all the way clockwise (towards Slow on Fox, tortoise on RockShox) and count clicks while turning the dial counter-clockwise.

For models equipped with Lefty, follow the same method to set air pressure.

Scalpel-Si
Rider Weight Lefty 2.0120mm ROCKSHOX Monarch
lbs kg Air Pressure psi Air Pressure psi Reboundclicks out from slow*
120 55 77 80 7
130 59 83 89 7
140 64 90 98 6
150 68 96 107 6
160 73 102 116 5
170 77 109 125 5
180 82 115 134 4
190 86 121 143 4
200 91 128 152 3
210 95 134 161 3
220 100 140 170 2
230 105 >140 179 2
*Fully close the rebound dial, turn clockwise until dial stops. To set, count clicks turning counter-clockwise.
Scalpel SE
Rider Weight Lefty 2.0120mm FOX Float DPS
lbs kg Air Pressure psi Air Pressure psi Reboundclicks out from slow*
120 55 77 89 10
130 59 83 99 10
140 64 90 109 9
150 68 96 119 8
160 73 102 129 8
170 77 109 138 7
180 82 115 148 7
190 86 121 158 6
200 91 128 168 5
210 95 134 178 5
220 100 140 187 4
230 105 >140 197 4
*Fully close the rebound dial, turn clockwise until dial stops. To set, count clicks turning counter-clockwise.
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