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    150mm or 160mm fork on the SB66?

    Which do you prefer and why? I do a lot of big mountain up and down.

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    I ride 160mm slant and have no complaints

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    FOX Float 34 @ 160mm with PUSH Elite conversion. No complaints!

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    I run 160mm....however it does present a few problems depending on the frame size you're running. It slackens the seat angle enough to prevent me getting my saddle far enough forward. I run a large and have lots of seat post showing. If you're running a smaller frame probably not a problem. Just worth pointing out.
    I have to make do.

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    I want to hear about the PUSH Elite setup on your 34, please.

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    I ran a 150 at first and now I am trying 160. I am going back to 150. In my opinion it climbs better and over all corners and handles better at 150.

    160 gives the steering a noticeable flop and makes climbing harder to keep weight over the front. I have not noticed a increase in descending capabilities with the 160 over the 150 to offset the sloppier cornering at 160.
    Last edited by profro; 01-25-2014 at 03:59 PM.

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    I think Yeti has gone 160 up front on the new builds.

    I run a 160mm Talas. I've lowered it once I think.

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    Mine came with a 160mm 36 Float. It is a monster truck descender, and I am getting better at techy climbing moves all the time.

    I've never tried a 150mm for comparison.

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    On my Al SB-66 I had a 1500mm float. On my 66c, I have a 160mm TALAS 34. Can't say that I've really noticed a huge difference between the two travel lengths, but I have cranked down the TALAS when I'm extended climbing or on calmer terrain.

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    I went with a 150mm Pike. The Flow video review pushed me over the top. I want a balanced playful bike. I looked up the Axle to crown measurements and it looks like the Pike is slightly taller for the same travel as Fox. About 5mm. So I'm guessing the Pike will be perfect with just under a 67 head tube angle.

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