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  1. #1
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    Mar 2018

    Replacing fork with shorter travel?

    Is it possible to replace my current stumpjumper 650b 150mm fork with a 130mm fork? I'm looking a Pike but I want to achieve better climbing. So essentially I'm thinking in "camberizing" my stumpy. Or should I go with the 150 pike?

  2. #2
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    May 2006
    On most forks you can alter the travel without too much work.

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  3. #3
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    Nov 2016
    My SJ is a 29er, but I originally had the 150mm Revelation reworked to have 130mm because I couldn't keep the front wheel down climbing. Now I have a 140mm Pike on it, and I like that.

    I realized later that my main problem was the seat post angle. My seat is extended almost all the way up, and that put my seat too far back. I solved that problem by turning the dropper post around backwards so the offset is forward. It looks kinda silly, but my center of mass is where it should be now.
    2018 Guerrilla Gravity Trail Pistol XXL
    2017 Rocky Mountain Element XXL
    2016 Fuse Pro XXL 29er

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