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    Absolute truth/Ephiphany down to 100mm travel

    I am trying to get a 100mm travel 27.5 frame specifically an Ellsworth. That being said i wish to ask you freaks if the travel can be reduced to 100mm on the Absolute Trurh or Ephiphany.

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    I would guess yes.

    The evolve carbon can be 100 or 120 so I assume the same could be done with the Absolute Truth. I got my Absolute Truth last Wed and it feels great. Ride report coming soon.

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    I believe you could by using a shorter shock on the frame, paired with a shorter, or adjustable fork. Your bottom bracket height will drop, lowering your center of gravity, but also increasing your chances of striking your pedals on technical trails and corners.
    Using a 26" frame with 27.5" wheels and then lowering travel will have a net effect of negligible bottom bracket height change, buttttttt, you would be limited to small tires: 1.9, 2.0..

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    You can use a sort of shim in shock to limit travel (no idea why you really want it). Also it may be useful to put some amount of grease in positive camera to lower air volume. But stock abs. truth with 120 mm may be what you want without any tuning.

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    I post the brief ride report in 650-27.5 section.

    New Ride Ellsworth Absolute Truth

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