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    Is Fox just mailing it in on their MTB line?

    Fox All Mountain Suspension Gets Official with Updated 34 Talas and New Float X Air Shock - Bike Rumor

    Hard to say I'm impressed.

    Finally the travel adjust fork isn't clearly inferior in performance!

    A CTD shock with an extra thingy hanging off and a rebound adjuster that will be literally impossible to reach!

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    I wonder if that Float X is a decent replacement for an RP23, or if it's like the DHX Air 5.0 where it's only really useful on bikes with linear rate linkages and/or just go downhill (ie. not much pedaling)... ???
    2011 Yeti 575 - 2015 Fox Float 36 RC2 160 / Fox Float X - 30.6 lbs

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    Bike 27.5 Forks | FOX

    Whole lineup of new 27.5 forks... Even a Fox 40 27.5!!
    2011 Yeti 575 - 2015 Fox Float 36 RC2 160 / Fox Float X - 30.6 lbs

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    CTD needs to go away.

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    ^^^^^ agree. I've already replaced the POS CTD fork that came on my sons Nomad.
    I have a RP23 on the way to replace the CYD shock.

    It's all crap and that Float 34 CTD fork with 15mm TA that came on the New Nomad was the most flexy piece of sh1t I've ever seen. Don't even get me started on suspension of the fork; zero small bump compliance, instant bottom out (unless it was set up with virtually no sag) in pretty much any setting other than climb then it would just beat the crap out of you.

    And that iPhone app to set up your suspension; another piece of crap. My son weighs 140, the app says he need 95 PSI in the fork and 240 in the shock.

    Hmmm, come to think of it might be right; that's about the only way to keep them from instant bottom out.

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    I haven't opened up my CTD shock yet, but looking at the cutaway pictures, the piston assembly is the same as the RP's. The only difference is in the lsc adjuster which adds another position (climb) of higher preload on the check valve (PP) spring. Descend and trail are basically the same as propedal off/on. I don't really have any complaints with the shock but would rather have a Monarch because they are easier to tune/service.

    The fork is another story. I haven't ridden one (CTD) yet, but would still prefer the RLC cartridge.

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    Probably . . . if you pay for a rebuild

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