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    2011 Fox 36 Talas vs. 2010 RS Revelation Team on 2009 Wolfridge

    Hi

    I want to get a new fork for my 09 Wolfridge but I can't decide which way to go. I currently have a Marzocchi Z1 150 mm at 538 mm A2C and 2550g.

    I'm currently down to 2 quite different forks.

    Either I go for a 2010 RS Revelation Team 150 U-turn, about 1850g and 529 mm A2C, which would give me a HA of 66.5 degrees. ~750 USD
    Does anyone know when the 2011 Revelation with carbon steerer will be released?

    Or a 2011 Fox 36 Talas 160 RLC, at about 2150g and 545 mm A2C, which would give me a HA of 65.7 degrees. ~1050 USD
    This would extend the wheelbase 3 mm and pull the BB up by 2.5 mm, so it wouldn't mess up the geometry terribly from what I have now and quite like.

    So it's either trail friendly Revelation or DH friendly 36 Talas. I've dropped forks like Fox 32 because I believe the RS Revelation is better.

    I bike because I like the downhills but the uphills and flats become much more fun when I have a light bike. But what do you think? Will it be enough with the Revelation for downhill trails and the occasional bike park? No big drops though, nothing more then 1-1.5 m.
    Last edited by gladegp; 05-10-2010 at 03:50 AM.

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    I have run the 36 talus on my last two wolf ridges and love it...I run a 32 on my mount vision and the Wolf ridge/Attack trail is my shore more freeridey bike so the 36 is so good for it...here is my wolf ridge in peru...loved it there!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWYXJ9S0fAU

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    I have a 2010 RS revelation team on my intense tracer-vp and love it. It's by far the best fork that I have ever ridden for aggressive trail use. It will handle the downhills and moderate drops with no problem. The RS will also cost you less than the fox.

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    So do you ride a lot of trails that have enough flat and uphill sectoins to warant going that route? I would go with the Rev if it would make your every day riding more enjoyable.
    I am going to put a Rev set at 130mm on my MV when I have the cash. Probably be the end of the summer.

    Good luck, let us know what you decide.

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    sorry to hijack but if i got a 160mm fork for my 14omm marin would it void the warranty?

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