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    Anyone running a Fox 34 160mm on a 2011 spot?

    Anyone running a Fox 34 160mm on a 2011 spot?

    I've currently got 140mm Revs and am finding them too flexy in comparison to the rear however am slightly worried a 34 might be too long?

    I've been offered a Talas 34 brand new at money I can't easily say no to, so was wandering if anyone else had some on theirs?

    Was hoping for a photo showing geometry?

    Paul

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    2013 talas 160 CTD

    was running my 12 spot with a revelation 150 and now with a 34 Talas 160 ( that is now already in for warranty for creaking ) anyway in my opinion the bike came alive and just became more of a ripper on the downs with the 34 great fork while it lasted actually having them convert to float cause bike still climbed awesome at 160 since it is 8mm shorter than a 36 talas... also I am running a external lower cup
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    A bunch of guys are running 160 forks on the 11' and up Spot's. I went from a 140mm rc3 to to a Lryik. Loving the change, a bit more body english as opposed to quicker steering with the 140. Are you asking on geo specifically with a 34? I know with a 36 and other 160 forks, peeps are running them with a zero stack/ inset lwr cup to keep geo at or close to spec I believe.

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    best all around fork u can put on the 5 -spot....34 fox float 160 is the way to go on the spot dont worry about the geometry.34 is way more stiff than rs and fox 32.stiffness more closer to a 36..stills climbs great and it can still even go a little slacker and be ok ! (ran a 36 for awhile and still great geometry)

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    I have a 36 TALAS on mine and like it. I want to swap internals to Float because this bike doesn't need the front end lowered for climbing. It's an older 160-130-100 and i would like more plushness vs travel adjust. The 11/8 steerer allows a flush lower cup and if I went to a tapered steerer then I would need a external cup and raise the front end. The 34 looks good as the ac is lower but it has the POS 15mm axle My front hubs are convertible but I don't want to give up the superior 20mm.
    I got some bad ideas in my head.

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    may as well just go with a 36. plus there's a big difference between the 34 talas and a regular 34 float. talas really is lacking in comparison to the others.
    RIP Adam Yauch

    "M.C. for what I AM and do, the A is for Adam and the lyrics; true"

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    12 spot with 160mm 34 float

    just built up my new 12 5 spot with a new 34 160mm float, cane creek 110 external lower cup. feels great.

    old setup was an 08 rfx w double barrel and 36 van rc2 - for sale by the way
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    I am on a medium 2011 5.Spot running a 170mm RS Solo-Air DH Lyric & extremely loving the balanced ride. For me, RS is way stiffer than Fox and Handling is superb on a this fork! Your 160mm fork choice will leave a dent of a smile to your face after you play around in your favorite trails there...
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