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  1. #1
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    Fork options for a 575? Or should I Push it?

    I have a Fox Vanilla 32 on my 575 and the is the weakest point on the ride IMO-(blows through travel. bottoms out etc with the heaviest spring installed). Sag is set correctly

    2010 575 with a Fox Vanilla 32
    1 1/8 non-tapered headtube
    Best part is that the bike remained basically unridden until I purchased it in May. I guess the guy wanted a pretty bike to hang up in his garage?

    I am having troubles finding an economical fork option with a 1 1/8 straight steer tube. I notice that Push Industries can upgrade the fork to an RLC giving me compression options.

    Any other advice or other forks that might work well? I just can't see spending $600+ for a fork on a bike this old.


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    On my 575 (2009) I started with a 32 Talas 140. That along with the RP23 went to PUSH. Once back, the bike was transformed, both front and rear.

    I have since changed the fork out to a 2011 Lyrik solo air set at 160mm. I have never looked back. It has the dh damper in it. No need for PUSH on this one.

    Hope this helps,

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    Running lyrik as well went from 2010 coil to 2013 rc2dh solo air. You can find the coil's pretty cheap.
    Bender to AZDog: I'm not the best person to give advice on not riding!

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    i ran a fox 36 160 rc2 on mine and transformed the 575..check Craigslist..

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