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  1. #1
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    Hypothetical question on a fork for a jet 9 r d o.

    I realize that niner only recommends 100 to 120 millimeter of fork travel on a r d o jet 9. But I was wondering if a guy would run that new Fox 34 Talas 110/140 if it would make a great bike even greater. Set it's on 110 for everything and big downhill desents on 140 every now and then. Like I said I realize warranties and all that stuff I was just wondering if anybody's done it and what they thought if it and if it actually works or is a waste of time and thought.
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    I know a few people who "may" have done this and love it. I went 120 because of where I ride and because I have a Rip and a couple of AM/FR bikes for bigger stuff but if I only had one bike I think I would run the 140 and just keep in on 110 unless I was on tech stuff

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    What is the max fork length Niner allows, they normally have quite large margins. The old 1st gen rip was OK with up to 135
    Why would I care about 150g of bike weight, I just ate 400g of cookies while reading this?

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