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    yes, just dont use the spacer that sits above the lower headset bearing and you are good to go.
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    Thanks Der Juicen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tystik View Post
    Anybody have problems with stock headset?
    Yes. On (I think) 2010-21012 Enduros, somepeople have had the issue described in this post:
    Causes of Headset Galling?

    I had the same issue on a 2012 Enduro Expert Evo. The real problem is that slip-fit collar (not the actual headset) you have to put on the fork above the race - this is needed for any fork except for a Specialized fork, and that thing was causing insane creaking for me. I'd take everything out, clean it up and grease everything, put it back together, and by the end of the next ride it would be creaking like mad again. Actually so bad that Specialized waranteed it... and guess what, they did away with that design in 2013.

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    A classic never gets old!

    Hi guys,

    i´m a first timer here...

    I leave here my ride (custom built one year ago)

    s-works Enduro 09

    a pic during a ride

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    here a pic for show off.

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    Great bike
    Love every ride, but needs a rear shock upgrade soon... (somewhere near this summer)
    Fox or Bos

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    Nice bike Fox and Bos are at complete opposite ends of the market.
    One is a master of marketing and makes an ok product. The French one makes great out of the box suspension and hasn't got a clue how to market their product. Fox can be made great, but needs expertise.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vikingboy View Post
    Nice bike Fox and Bos are at complete opposite ends of the market.
    One is a master of marketing and makes an ok product. The French one makes great out of the box suspension and hasn't got a clue how to market their product. Fox can be made great, but needs expertise.
    Vikingboy, Thx for the output!
    i've already been advised by a friend to go with the Bos, and he even gets it tuned for me
    so my mind his 80% made.

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    sounds like a good decision, especially if you have local servicing too.
    Welcome to MTBR too BTW

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    Thx!
    Been following it for quite some time, but only now i decided to jump in!

    Great forums...

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    Just placed my 2014 S-Works order this morning!!! Stoke!!!
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    Hi, guys.
    This is my new 2014 S-WORKS. A month of operation. All stok, except grips. I'm excited about a dream come true. Now I do not know what to strive for


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    ^ sweet bike!!!

    Know that feeling of a new Enduro! (and I miss it...)

    Congratulatiions on the new ride. It seems you already know you will enjoy it (a lot)!

    Cheers.

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    Thank you. This is my fourth Spetsialized Enduro, S-WORKS first. I know what to expect from this
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    To owners of current 2012-2013-2014 Carbon Enduros:

    I have a 2013 Expert, it developed a super annoying creaking from the bottom bracket/crank-set (I think) area.
    Anyone else experience?

    Happens under applied power/climbing only. Lubed chain-ring bolts and nothing.
    Doesn't sound like bearings (bike is only 4 months old)
    Any ideas???

    Thanks!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by snow-man View Post
    To owners of current 2012-2013-2014 Carbon Enduros:

    I have a 2013 Expert, it developed a super annoying creaking from the bottom bracket/crank-set (I think) area.
    Anyone else experience?

    Happens under applied power/climbing only. Lubed chain-ring bolts and nothing.
    Doesn't sound like bearings (bike is only 4 months old)
    Any ideas???

    Thanks!!!
    Check that your shock bolt is tight and further try and see if the shock shifts side to side. Do this by just pulling and pushing the shock with good pressure side to side and you will hear it pop/creak. There was some sort of Manufact. defect causing it to loosen up (develop play) and creak like crazy under load. Mine got so bad and could not be tightened, they warrantied the frame. Just a thought.
    Tie two birds together and though they have four wings, they cannot fly!

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    My frame finally came in.....time to start piecing it together.....=)
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    Just arrived: my CCDBA CS for my 2013 Expert Enduro!
    Stoked
    Mounting hardware is set, now I just need to mount it to the bike. Anyone have any experience or tips with mounting/set-up before I proceed tonight?
    Thanks!

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    25.86 lbs with xtr trail pedals and a fox 36. Last name is Buck, thus the custom matching red fork stickers.

    Size med sworks 2013 frame
    Fox Float 36 fork
    Roval Traverse wheels
    Conti Mountain King 2.4 front 2.2 rear protection
    Race Face Next SL 32t/KMC DLC chain
    10spd ZO (Old School) drivetrain
    2014 Reverb internally routed
    XTR brakes
    ENVE bars
    Lizard Skins DSP grips
    Chromag 40mm Ranger Stem with Ti bolts
    Syntace X12 axle


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    Have a nice ride!

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    Quote Originally Posted by NoShirt View Post
    25.86 lbs with xtr trail pedals and a fox 36. Last name is Buck, thus the custom matching red fork stickers.

    Size med sworks 2013 frame
    Fox Float 36 fork
    Roval Traverse wheels
    Conti Mountain King 2.4 front 2.2 rear protection
    Race Face Next SL 32t/KMC DLC chain
    10spd ZO (Old School) drivetrain
    2014 Reverb internally routed
    XTR brakes
    ENVE bars
    Lizard Skins DSP grips
    Chromag 40mm Ranger Stem with Ti bolts
    Syntace X12 axle


    IMG_6377 by The Buck's Adventures, on Flickr

    IMG_6379 by The Buck's Adventures, on Flickr

    IMG_6383 by The Buck's Adventures, on Flickr

    IMG_6385 by The Buck's Adventures, on Flickr

    IMG_6387 by The Buck's Adventures, on Flickr

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    Nice set up but how do you internally route your Reverb with 2013 frame?

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    2013 Enduro

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    VERY NICE ride!!

    Quote Originally Posted by NoShirt View Post
    25.86 lbs with xtr trail pedals and a fox 36. Last name is Buck, thus the custom matching red fork stickers.

    Size med sworks 2013 frame
    Fox Float 36 fork
    Roval Traverse wheels
    Conti Mountain King 2.4 front 2.2 rear protection
    Race Face Next SL 32t/KMC DLC chain
    10spd ZO (Old School) drivetrain
    2014 Reverb internally routed
    XTR brakes
    ENVE bars
    Lizard Skins DSP grips
    Chromag 40mm Ranger Stem with Ti bolts
    Syntace X12 axle


    IMG_6377 by The Buck's Adventures, on Flickr

    IMG_6379 by The Buck's Adventures, on Flickr

    IMG_6383 by The Buck's Adventures, on Flickr

    IMG_6385 by The Buck's Adventures, on Flickr

    IMG_6387 by The Buck's Adventures, on Flickr

    IMG_6388 by The Buck's Adventures, on Flickr

    IMG_6389 by The Buck's Adventures, on Flickr

    IMG_6390 by The Buck's Adventures, on Flickr

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    Okay, how to route that Reverb. Yes, it's the greatest thing ever!

    It's not too tough really. 2014 reverb stealth comes with a nifty little hose coupler piece that you thread into 2 pieces of hose that's key. (I actually didn't even use it, lost it, so I took a few inches of brake cable, doused it in super glue and used it to couple the 2 pieces of hose that I'll refer to later).

    First, take a nut (maybe a 1/2 incher) on a string, drop it down the seat tube, then turn the frame to get it up the downtube, up the headtube, then down the top tube, then out the existing hole above the shock, now using that string, from the seat tube, duct tape or otherwise attach it to clean end of the seat post hose. Pull the hose all the way through the frame (as the string was).

    So, now you can insert the post into the seat tube just a bit maybe an inch or two (don't insert it all the way, you'll need some extra hose for now), clamp it enough so it's not moving around, but don't tighten. If you need some hose to work with for later in the install for any reason, you can insert more post to get you a little more slack, but be sure to put your post where you need it to be for when you trim hose later.

    So now you've got the post on the bike and the only hose is sticking out the hole from the top tube above the shock. Leave it hanging there.

    Now, I'm sure there are a million ways to do this, but you'll need to open up the routing hole in the top tube (near the headtube) just a little bit. It's currently big enough to run shifter housing through it but not quite brake hose. I used some sandpaper i super glued around a spoke. Takes about 5 minutes of sanding, check and check again. You want it just big enough. Once big enough, take a piece of spare brake hose (just long enough to get from the hole you just opened up to the other hole you have the reverb hose hanging out of). Run that length of hose so that you've got maybe a foot of both hoses hanging out of the hole. Use the coupler piece to connect them.

    Now, you'll use the spare hose you've run through to pull the reverb hose. Basically the reverb hose is doing a 180 at this point (yes, the hose can handle it since the top tube is so damn wide). Pull that bad boy back through the guide hole you've been sanding out and there you go. Pull extra cable and put the seatpost where you need it to be. I would suggest you keep at least an extra few inches of hose in the frame, better to not be short.

    From there, you can shorten the reverb hose at the lever end as needed, bleed the hose (it's really pretty simple to do. mine was first try no problem). There you go, good to go! I had stressed about doing it, but after thinking it all through, it's simple. A half hour job (would have been quicker with a dremel).

    One question will be (is the hose long enough?) I have a medium frame and I ended up trimming off about 8 inches of hose, so I would say yes for anything up to a size large frame. To make it work on an XL frame, you might have to slam the seat post all the way into the frame for the install part, then adjust that at the end.

    Maybe 80-100 rides into it and the post still working just fine.

    The End
    Have a nice ride!

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    Quote Originally Posted by NoShirt View Post
    Okay, how to route that Reverb. Yes, it's the greatest thing ever!

    It's not too tough really. 2014 reverb stealth comes with a nifty little hose coupler piece that you thread into 2 pieces of hose that's key. (I actually didn't even use it, lost it, so I took a few inches of brake cable, doused it in super glue and used it to couple the 2 pieces of hose that I'll refer to later).

    First, take a nut (maybe a 1/2 incher) on a string, drop it down the seat tube, then turn the frame to get it up the downtube, up the headtube, then down the top tube, then out the existing hole above the shock, now using that string, from the seat tube, duct tape or otherwise attach it to clean end of the seat post hose. Pull the hose all the way through the frame (as the string was).

    So, now you can insert the post into the seat tube just a bit maybe an inch or two (don't insert it all the way, you'll need some extra hose for now), clamp it enough so it's not moving around, but don't tighten. If you need some hose to work with for later in the install for any reason, you can insert more post to get you a little more slack, but be sure to put your post where you need it to be for when you trim hose later.

    So now you've got the post on the bike and the only hose is sticking out the hole from the top tube above the shock. Leave it hanging there.

    Now, I'm sure there are a million ways to do this, but you'll need to open up the routing hole in the top tube (near the headtube) just a little bit. It's currently big enough to run shifter housing through it but not quite brake hose. I used some sandpaper i super glued around a spoke. Takes about 5 minutes of sanding, check and check again. You want it just big enough. Once big enough, take a piece of spare brake hose (just long enough to get from the hole you just opened up to the other hole you have the reverb hose hanging out of). Run that length of hose so that you've got maybe a foot of both hoses hanging out of the hole. Use the coupler piece to connect them.

    Now, you'll use the spare hose you've run through to pull the reverb hose. Basically the reverb hose is doing a 180 at this point (yes, the hose can handle it since the top tube is so damn wide). Pull that bad boy back through the guide hole you've been sanding out and there you go. Pull extra cable and put the seatpost where you need it to be. I would suggest you keep at least an extra few inches of hose in the frame, better to not be short.

    From there, you can shorten the reverb hose at the lever end as needed, bleed the hose (it's really pretty simple to do. mine was first try no problem). There you go, good to go! I had stressed about doing it, but after thinking it all through, it's simple. A half hour job (would have been quicker with a dremel).

    One question will be (is the hose long enough?) I have a medium frame and I ended up trimming off about 8 inches of hose, so I would say yes for anything up to a size large frame. To make it work on an XL frame, you might have to slam the seat post all the way into the frame for the install part, then adjust that at the end.

    Maybe 80-100 rides into it and the post still working just fine.

    The End
    Wow! Thanks for the detailed instruction. So are the top tube and the down tube connected directly, or does it connect through head tube. I always thought the head tube is sealed.

    Cheers
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    Nice Ride!

    How did you get the weight down so low? I was in the shop the other day and weighed an S-Works Enduro with the XX1 drivetrain, lighter Pike Fork and no pedals, it came in at 27 lbs. What's the secret?

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    my trusty sled always waiting for happy hour after work.

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    Question for owners of a 2013/2014 enduro with the Cane Creek shock. It looks like there are still water bottle mounts on the frame, but can you ACTUALLY fit a bottle in there? On a medium frame?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhsavery View Post
    Question for owners of a 2013/2014 enduro with the Cane Creek shock. It looks like there are still water bottle mounts on the frame, but can you ACTUALLY fit a bottle in there? On a medium frame?
    On my medium 2013 S-Works I can mount the Specialized small bottle on Z cage but the shock rub the cab a bit. I'm not sure if it make the shock not working 100% because my skill is not up to the bike yet!

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    Some secrets are those tires run tubeless. They're much lighter than the stock and great. Also, ti bolts all around. Xtr brakes, very light cockpit, really just picked all the lightest parts that were still burly enough. Figure it could be a pound lighter with a Pike too.

    Quote Originally Posted by Gilbasa View Post
    Nice Ride!

    How did you get the weight down so low? I was in the shop the other day and weighed an S-Works Enduro with the XX1 drivetrain, lighter Pike Fork and no pedals, it came in at 27 lbs. What's the secret?
    Have a nice ride!

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    Anyone around 5'7" on a Enduro 29 Medium? Seems like a big reach measurement...

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    Craign, I am dead on 5'8" and am riding a medium, if I were one inch shorter I am certain that I would still want to be on a medium.

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    Well, there is nothing smaller!

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    Touché :-) ....still can't get over the amount of travel on this bike, was still thinking like it was a 26" wheeled bike.

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    I'm 5'7" on a 2013 medium 26" enduro with a longer reach at 431mm.
    I love it. The longer reach allows options for running shorter stems, anywhere from 35mm to 50mm for me.

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    ^ I know I have a 2008, but your view on the sizing is the route that I took with bike. I'm 5' 11" and could have gone with the medium or large but chose to go with the large and currently run a 35mm stem and couldn't be happier. I hit my knees on the bars ever so often but the shortened stem really quickens up and makes the front end feel lighter.

    Don't know if I've posted these already but here are some pictures of my bike with a few goodies a couple months back.

    Here is a write-up I did on the ztr flow ex and hope pro 2 evo hubs for anyone in the market them. Hope Hoops Review

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    Nice, I love the color.

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    The new rig
    2014 enduro s works - large
    Bos deville 170mm(did have pikes but put these back on)
    Crossmax enduro 650b
    Xtr trail brakes and cranks.
    Xx1 running gear with raceface narrow/wide 34t
    Enve dh bar
    Funnduro 45mm stem
    Reverb stealth
    Fizik aliante versus saddle

    It's pretty good. Shame I can't fit a larger rear tyre. May put a 26 on the back.
    Base settings on the ccdbair seem to be too fast and soft so that needs some time spent on it.
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    Don't know why it's upside down, damn phone!
    Will take some recent ones with the camera tomorrow.

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    ^Sweet, almost bought the same color scheme but played it safe with the white. But i really wanted the 13' blue.
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    Bye Bye E150s hello Fox 36.

    Anyone else made this transition and what you notice about the difference, haven't had chance to take it out on the trail yet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by waldo1 View Post
    It's pretty good. Shame I can't fit a larger rear tyre. May put a 26 on the back.
    Base settings on the ccdbair seem to be too fast and soft so that needs some time spent on it.
    What size tire can you fit in there with the 650b?

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    New Bike S-Works Enduro 29er

    Hi All

    New to this Forum but been Biking for 20 Years

    I used to have my own Bike shop for 18 Years until I closed it down at the end of Oct last year.
    Current bike is an Ibis Mojo SL-R but I've now made the switch to the Enduro 29er. I used to sell the Gary Fisher 29ers when they 1st came to the UK but I've never actually owned one. Hope I've done the right thing???
    I've not quite finished it yet as it's had to go back to the Concept Store where I bought it from as there's an issue with the Spacing on the Rear Wheel, I bought a set of Roval Traverse SL Carbon's at the same time & they changed the Freehub body to run XX1, they're awaiting a full conversion kit to remedy the problem. So I should hopefully get it the 1st week in Jan, fingers crossed!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jabba69 View Post
    Bye Bye E150s hello Fox 36.

    Anyone else made this transition and what you notice about the difference, haven't had chance to take it out on the trail yet.
    I made the switch last year, it was a very hard decision to make because the dual crown was such an asset to the bike and how it handled rough terrain, corners, and off-landings. But I finally had enough of the thing leaking oil and not working how it should, so I swapped it out for a '12 fox van 36 and cannot be happier.

    The fork just eats everything up on the trail, so buttery smooth and controlled over everything. The e150 does not come close in terms of plushness and control. Low speed compression, mid and bottom out just works so well and you can tune the fork to do exactly what you want. The e150 was plush for the first two inches of travel but after that it was just very stiff through the middle part of the travel. The only time the fork felt at home was when I would ride freeride trails; where there was nothing but jumps and the trail was smooth overall.

    The only downside that I can notice so far is cornering really hard while leaning the bike over; you feel a little less stable as apposed to the dual crown. The other area is landing jumps a little off, the dual crown would always shoot straight no matter what. The fox 36 does this very well, but I feel a little less stable when on those weird landings. But trust me, this is nothing that you can't anticipate and correct as you ride.

    You will love the fork, and will be kicking yourself for not doing the swap sooner, trust me. Happy riding.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fujiblue1 View Post
    Beautiful Enduro.

    Gosh I love the black and white paint job on the newer enduros. If I decide to upgrade my frame, this is the exact color combo I'd go with.
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    Thanks! You can't go wrong with the black and white but my original favorite color for the Enduro was the 2013 blue. =)
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    Hi all . Over here in France the hot news trickles down slower but we're starting to hear rumeurs of a spé enduro 650b. Anybody in the know here?

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    Quote Originally Posted by camarosam View Post
    I made the switch last year, it was a very hard decision to make because the dual crown was such an asset to the bike and how it handled rough terrain, corners, and off-landings. But I finally had enough of the thing leaking oil and not working how it should, so I swapped it out for a '12 fox van 36 and cannot be happier.

    The fork just eats everything up on the trail, so buttery smooth and controlled over everything. The e150 does not come close in terms of plushness and control. Low speed compression, mid and bottom out just works so well and you can tune the fork to do exactly what you want. The e150 was plush for the first two inches of travel but after that it was just very stiff through the middle part of the travel. The only time the fork felt at home was when I would ride freeride trails; where there was nothing but jumps and the trail was smooth overall.

    The only downside that I can notice so far is cornering really hard while leaning the bike over; you feel a little less stable as apposed to the dual crown. The other area is landing jumps a little off, the dual crown would always shoot straight no matter what. The fox 36 does this very well, but I feel a little less stable when on those weird landings. But trust me, this is nothing that you can't anticipate and correct as you ride.

    You will love the fork, and will be kicking yourself for not doing the swap sooner, trust me. Happy riding.
    Thanks Camerosam for the reply about the Vans, I'm loving the forks just struggling to find a happy medium with the rebound & compression, what settings you have your rebound and high and low speed compression on.
    Did you find these forks difficult to set up
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    Quote Originally Posted by jabba69 View Post
    Thanks Camerosam for the reply about the Vans, I'm loving the forks just struggling to find a happy medium with the rebound & compression, what settings you have your rebound and high and low speed compression on.
    Did you find these forks difficult to set up
    Hey, not a problem.

    The fork was hard at first because it was my first coil fork I've ever had so there was a learning curve to it. With coils so much is based on your weight, because the coil spring is your compression, too stiff or too soft will affect the way the fork feels. It's not like an air fork where you just add or remove air from the chamber.

    I weigh 175 and am using the Blue spring currently. I use no low speed compression, no high speed compression, and no spring pre-load, the fork is a tad stiff on light trail riding and slower all-mountain style riding. But comes alive on the faster more aggressive style trails where the faster speeds and larger hits truly compresses the spring. I've put up with this trade off just because I don't want to constantly swap springs. I'm going to swap it out to the softer purple spring and just add some clicks of high and low speed compression to compensate for the softer spring. Which I think will do better for the majority of the type of riding I'm doing.

    The rebound will truly come down to how you're riding, depending on how fast really. I like to play between 5 to 7 clicks of rebound from full fast depending on how fast the trail is. The faster trails I ride I stick to 7 clicks and the slower trails I ride I like to run it at 5 clicks. So just keep this in mind, the faster the trail the slower you want the rebound and the slower the trail the faster you will want the rebound. With a fork that only has one rebound adjust, the faster you make the rebound, as the fork compresses the rebound puts force on the compression of the fork, actually stiffening up the fork. This is why you want it to be slower because it allows the fork to function softer for those faster larger hits. Forks with high and low speed rebound adjust do not suffer from this.

    How much do you weigh and what color spring do you have in your fork?
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    I will agree with Jabba69 as I have had a hard time finding the sweet spot on my Pike fork. My fork has yet to live up to the plushness everyone is talking about.

    I have added and taken away the tokens and now have no tokens in the fork. I have gone from 75psi to 50 psi and everything in between. At 70psi the fork is rock solid and at 50psi it bottoms out on bigger jumps.

    I just had it at the bike shop yesterday and now have 60psi in the fork with maybe 5 clicks from rabbit of rebound. I will ride this week to see how it goes.

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    I weigh 184 lbs and i have the standard spring fitted
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