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  1. #1
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    May 2010

    Need Advice Fork For Carbine 275

    I've got two rides on the new bike with a Revelation RCT3 150mm fork. Old fork was a Talas 29er rebuilt by Push. The RS doesn't feel as plush as what I'm used to or like. Fork has only 6 rides on it, so maybe it will break in? I'm wondering if I should go with another FOX Talas or have push work on the Revelation. I found a 2009 Fox 36 Talas 100-130-160 (for 26" wheels) but not sure if that would be overkill for this frame. Will running a fork for 26" wheels affect the geo at all?

  2. #2
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    Oct 2011
    There is anticipation that new 275 products will be introduced at the Sea Otter Classic in about 3 weeks. Could be more options available.

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  3. #3
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    Oct 2011
    Also 30 pages of discussion on the Official 650b fork thread:

    Official 650b fork thread

  4. #4
    Dude, got any schwag?
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    Nov 2005
    Call PUSH about the Rev. I have one (26") that was super plush at first, but has gotten less so after 2 years of riding. When I talked with Push at one point, they thought Fox & Rockshox were the best designs out there. (Didn't send it in at that time due to the fork being new). I want to learn fork tuning, so will be "Schwagging" my fork at home, just wish I had a $10k dyno to put it on... The 36 Talas is not overkill, but fork offsets are different for specific wheel sizes, and a 26" fork could limit tire size on your bike. If you decide to off-load the Rev, give me a shout. ;o)

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