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    Sid or Reba Fork

    I am 250 and looking to replace my stock RS pilot fork. I have found 2011 reba rlt and 2011 sid RLT. Bothe are new and will be going on a trek fuel 80. Both are 9 qr. What are the pros and cons between the two forks.

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    Just stick it in granny and start grinding.

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    thanks for the insight. I picked up the Reba RLT. I can not wait to get on and start riding this year. I have some friends that have been going strong this winter. Expecting a blizzard this week. so hopefully mid to late March it will warm up.

    Out of the clydes running reba's what are the positive and negative air pressure that you are running. This will be helpful so that I can get a starting point. I am 250 lbs.

    Thanks for your help

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    I have had both forks and weigh about the same. I can tell you that the Reba is a much better fork for a clyde. The SID is really flexy. I used to rub the tires on the inside of the lowers in turns. The Reba(I have the RLT Ti) is nice and stiff in comparison and feels much more able to handle the load. I run about 100-110 in each chamber but find that having about 5-10 pounds less in the lower valve keeps it from bottoming out. But try a few tuning setups for your riding style and see what works for you.

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    I weigh about 255 and have about 120 psi in the upper and lower chambers. Fork's been great.
    I like turtles

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    Did you service your fork any earlier than normal?

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    Curious as to the pressures run by some of you. The graph on the side of my REBA says that at >200 lbs, pressure should be at 135 or greater. I weigh about 230, and with clothes pack and all, I've been keeping both chambers at about 150. Is this wrong in some way?

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    Maybe I'm wrong. I'm going on memory.
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    Quote Originally Posted by smokehouse4444 View Post
    Curious as to the pressures run by some of you. The graph on the side of my REBA says that at >200 lbs, pressure should be at 135 or greater. I weigh about 230, and with clothes pack and all, I've been keeping both chambers at about 150. Is this wrong in some way?

    The air pressure suggestion charts on pretty much every RS product are too high, not just for clydes. I don't know anyone that runs what RS recommends.

    Measure your sag. That's what's "right" I'd guess you don't have much, as I weigh a little more than you and run a lot less pressure (110 or so).

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