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    Elka Suspension Fork Cartridge


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    Let's hope they are more reliable then the Stage 5 rear shock, speking from personal experience the build quality was not that great, friend had problems too

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    Pretty darn cool! I've had 4 Elkas, no problems here with a ton of ride time on them. Fork cartridge looks like it might be cool. According to the Pinkbike article, looks like they're setting the HSC internally. External adjustments are for LSC and Rebound only. Not sure how I feel about that.

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    Awesomeness! Another player in the game.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Christiaan
    Let's hope they are more reliable then the Stage 5 rear shock, speking from personal experience the build quality was not that great, friend had problems too
    ?? bought mine second hand, and no regrets/complaints. All adjustments work as supposed to, it certainly was an awesome upgrade for my Supreme.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Christiaan
    Let's hope they are more reliable then the Stage 5 rear shock, speking from personal experience the build quality was not that great, friend had problems too
    I have had zero issues with my stage 5 - but I do have some friends that have had issues with their Fox products

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    Looks like a very well thought out and designed product. I really like the floating piston design over a bladder or open bath. It should have the damping consitency of a bladder, but the reliability of open bath. Essentially it is very similair to what most high end MX forks are doing.

    I also like the idea of just an external low speed compression adjuster. Most of the custom tuning we do to forks with high speed compression adjusters is to reduce the effect the HSC adjuster has on low speed (choppy) bumps. I prefer to shim for HS performance and have a LS adjuster for feel and terrain angle.

    Looking forward to trying one of these.
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    What benefits will a rider feel with this upgrade? I'm excited they have a model for Fox 36, but want to be sure it's a good upgrade for my hard earned $$

    I have a 09 Talas R, which I believe is an open bath design instead of the FIT cartridge.

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    As I know 2009 Talas R still has FIT cartridge. 2010 R models are the first 36 having open bath.
    I want to know too how this cartridge works in a Fox 36 before I spend the money.

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    Avy over this any day. Especially that elka is more expensive. WHY?
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    Quote Originally Posted by _dw
    To be blunt;

    6) The Earth would begin to collapse into a black hole and it would make people sad.

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    I have one in my boxxer waiting for the local hill to open. Will report back once I give it a good thrashing.

    All-though it wont be hard for it to out-perform the stock RS internals.

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    yeah, i am interested in mainly Boxxer internal cartridges, any info on the avalanche cartridge going into an older boxxer?
    Quote Originally Posted by _dw
    To be blunt;

    6) The Earth would begin to collapse into a black hole and it would make people sad.

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    I guess what my question is...
    Say I have a 2006 boxxer and add the avalanche kit to it.
    Say my friend has a 2010 or 2011 boxxer and adds the avalance kit to it.
    Are our forks basically the same>?
    Quote Originally Posted by _dw
    To be blunt;

    6) The Earth would begin to collapse into a black hole and it would make people sad.

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    Yes, they are the same internally.
    Avy stuff is magic. Do the upgrade, you will not be disappointed.

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