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    Max fork length on the 575

    Hello!

    I am trying to find out, what the maximum fork length on a 575 would be. So far, I have not found any official information on this.
    Can anyone help me out please?

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    Egika

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    On the Yeti site they show measurements when using both a 130mm and a 160mm fork. So I would guess don't go over 160mm and don't go under 130mm.
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    I think it's 160mm.

    The 575 manual shows the geometry with a 130mm and a 160mm...

    What kind of name is "egika"?

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    I agree, seems like 160mm was the number I've heard tossed around. That would make sense to me as well, as 160mm is going to be some pretty slack angles on the 575. My Pike can feel pretty slack on the bike for general trail riding stuff at 140mm.

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    Ok, thanks alot.
    So I just ordered a Pace RC41 Fighter, that might perfectly fit the bike, since it is right inbetween the ride heights in Yeti's examples..

    Have a nice day,
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    Quote Originally Posted by Egika
    Ok, thanks alot.
    So I just ordered a Pace RC41 Fighter, that might perfectly fit the bike, since it is right inbetween the ride heights in Yeti's examples..

    Have a nice day,
    Egika
    ^^^^
    (that used to be a king of the Goths who lived in 687-702)
    Wish someone would comment on Pace forks, I never see them listed in the ads or reviewed by US magazines. Is this a European thing? I read Singletrack a lot and the Brits seem to love these forks.
    What, me hurry?

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    Ya, it's a British company http://www.pacecycles.com/
    The specs of the fork are impressive (mainly the weight!)

    I will post some pictures and a report if I get mine (should be tomorrow).

    Egika

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    Pace RC41 Fighter

    Ok, yesterday I had a first ride with the Pace RC41 Fighter.
    Before I had the Marz AM1. In comparison, the Pace is about 400g lighter, stiffness ist roughly the same. The Pace makes steering in narrow trails much easier, the Marzocchi is a little more responsive, but that might chage when the Pace beds in...
    Both forks can be reduced in height for climbing, the Marzocchi with ETA, the Pace with it's lauch control, which works like advertised.

    So, in my oppinion, for general use, like trail riding, climbing and also rough terrain, the pace fits the Yeti 575 perfectly. The Marzocchi has around 10mm more travel, since it actually has 158mm.

    And: It looks just great on the black Yeti

    IMG_0023.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by Egika
    And: It looks just great on the black Yeti
    Yes it does. Great looking (and unique) setup. In the US the Pace forks are pretty rare, so your 575 is the first one I've seen with a Pace.

    Let us know how it is once it gets broken in and you get the setup dialed. The AM1 gets a lot of good reviews, so being able to compare it to the Pace should be helpful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jdub
    Yes it does. Great looking (and unique) setup. In the US the Pace forks are pretty rare, so your 575 is the first one I've seen with a Pace.

    Let us know how it is once it gets broken in and you get the setup dialed. The AM1 gets a lot of good reviews, so being able to compare it to the Pace should be helpful.

    Thanks for the photo and I am looking forward to the review. Like I said, I read Singletrack all the time and these seem to be popular there. I bet it handles mud real well, that may be the last photo you have of your bike clean! I'm pretty sure I will want more travel down the road. How useful is the travel adjust for those of you who have it? Considered the Talas but I really need 2 more FS bikes (growing sons) and figure anything I take off the 575 will go on a "bike to be named later."
    What, me hurry?

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    New question here.

    Quote Originally Posted by Egika
    Ya, it's a British company http://www.pacecycles.com/
    The specs of the fork are impressive (mainly the weight!)

    I will post some pictures and a report if I get mine (should be tomorrow).

    Egika
    That fork looks good, but seems awful expensive at 539 British lbs! Thats just under $1000 US! Is it really worth that price?

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    QBP is stocking the Pace Forks

    Thought they were pretty expensive, thought cost was over $500, but vould be wrong. Good looking forks, have a 20mm through axle option.

    Oni

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    Wow, yeah, that's way too expensive!
    I got mine new from the official Italian Importer for 290 pounds, which is around 530 US$ (http://cgi.ebay.de/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?...tem=7247467243)
    This guy seems to have some for sale once in a while...

    I think you only pay the high retail price if you would like to be the first to get the product. After a couple of Weeks, the street price is much lower.

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