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    Converted TALAS to Float

    Wow! I had an 09 TALAS 36 that needed new bushings so I decided to have it converted to a Float at the same time. I feels like a brand new PLUSH fork. I was amazed on last night's ride how much better it is. Seems to absorb everything compared to the TALAS. Going to adjust the compression a bit today. I used to leave it pretty open to compensate for the stickiness.
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    It's astounding how long Fox has been playing the "This year we've got it dialed" marketing game with the Talas. And now we're hearing it again for the 14 forks. We'll see, I guess. In the meantime, enjoy the Float!

    Disclaimer: In general, I find Fox stuff fantastic, but the Talas has been a bit of an embarrassment to them for quite awhile (kind of like Shimano and Mavic freehubs).
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    Converted TALAS to Float

    Quote Originally Posted by Travis Bickle View Post
    Wow! I had an 09 TALAS 36 that needed new bushings so I decided to have it converted to a Float at the same time. I feels like a brand new PLUSH fork. I was amazed on last night's ride how much better it is. Seems to absorb everything compared to the TALAS. Going to adjust the compression a bit today. I used to leave it pretty open to compensate for the stickiness.
    Did you have that done at Push? I have the same fork and was considering the same conversion.


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    No, I live in BC so I had it done by the local Fox service centre. I was more patient I would have sent it to Push. Just came back from a big ride and the fork feels great.
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    if all your doing is converting it from Talas to Float, do it yourself. couldn't be an easier job. i've been in on a few conversions & everybody was way happier w/ a Float.
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