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    Marzocchi 2012 55 AER Air 170mm

    Hey there! Anyone have some solid ride time on the new Air sprung 170mm 2012 55 forks? '10's and '11's have received some great reviews. Now they've stepped up the travel another 10mm and I'm real curious to hear of their performance! Any feedback appreciated!
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    I thought 55's were 150 mm?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Curler View Post
    I thought 55's were 150 mm?
    Fail.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pau11y View Post
    Fail.
    Consider myself corrected. They are in fact 160. And now apparently 170. I don't know why they would go up to 170mm with the 55 when they have the 66 at 180mm. Seems like too much overlap, esp. when most all mountain bikes are set up to take a 160 fork.
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    If it can take a 160, it can take a 170.

    Lyric went to 170, and RS has a 160, 170, 180 lineup. thats probably why. Wanted to be competitive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by One Pivot View Post
    If it can take a 160, it can take a 170.

    Lyric went to 170, and RS has a 160, 170, 180 lineup. thats probably why. Wanted to be competitive.
    Dropping in a 10mm spacer in an air fork to reduce travel is like a 10min job.
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    whatever you do dont get a marzocchi with a micro cart..... my mates lost all damping winthin 4 months and had to get the cart replaced... it gets wearysome after a while.... on the other hand.. ive heard aer is great

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