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    Lyrik Ultimate VS MRP Ribbon Coil for Ripmo

    Looking for increased small bump sensitivity. I have an MRP air now but I am going to swap it to my XC bike and run it at 120mm. Love the fork but can't get full travel on it and would like a little more small bump performance. Thanks!
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    How are you running your MRP air? I have one, and don't have issues getting full travel when I'm supposed to. Local trails in Golden I rarely get full travel, but I also don't expect to. If I head to the bike park, with big drops and jumps, I always get full travel.

    How much negative pressure are you running compared to positive? One of the best things about the MRP is the small bump compliance in my opinion.

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    ACS3 coil coversion in a Yari/Lyrik might be another option

    I have a ACS3 kit in my Fox 36 and love it

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    I run this exact fork on my Ripmo and as you would expect from coil the small bump sensitivity is really good.

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    Thanks for all the info!
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    Can't comment on the Lyrik but got the Ribbon Cool on the Ripmo and it's awesome. BTW, have also a Ribbon Air on the Ripley. Very nice too but cool definitely wins on small bump smoothness.

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    Just make sure your weight matches the recommended weight on the forks. If you don't have enough weight for the coils, you'll get bounced around the smaller bumps.

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    Had both.

    Both very nice, would choose Lyrik though.

    Buttery smooth, silent, composed and 250gr lighter

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    Thanks again. Making the call today. Throwing the Mezzer into the mix as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stgr View Post
    Buttery smooth, silent, composed and 250gr lighter
    I doubt it's that much lighter, but maybe. Published weight for the Lyrik is around 4.5 lbs. (2040g) I believe. Ribbon Coils are generally 4.6 - 4.8 lbs., IIRC, depending on spring, crown, and axle choice. You might be getting close to 250 g if you went QR, 39/41mm offset crown, and x-firm spring. I don't think I've ever weighed one with all the heaviest options.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NoahColorado View Post
    I doubt it's that much lighter, but maybe. Published weight for the Lyrik is around 4.5 lbs. (2040g) I believe. Ribbon Coils are generally 4.6 - 4.8 lbs., IIRC, depending on spring, crown, and axle choice. You might be getting close to 250 g if you went QR, 39/41mm offset crown, and x-firm spring. I don't think I've ever weighed one with all the heaviest options.
    The Ribbon is a great fork for sure. Loved riding mine. But for my riding style, trails and so on I prefer the Lyrik. The guy who rides my Ribbon now, absolutely loves it.

    2020 Lyrik Ultimate, 170mm, 29", 42mm, Maxle light, cut steerer was 1970gr
    Ribbon was 2220gr 160mm, 29", 51mm, Quick release axle, cut steerer as well. Still very good

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    Quote Originally Posted by stgr View Post
    The Ribbon is a great fork for sure. Loved riding mine. But for my riding style, trails and so on I prefer the Lyrik. The guy who rides my Ribbon now, absolutely loves it.

    2020 Lyrik Ultimate, 170mm, 29", 42mm, Maxle light, cut steerer was 1970gr
    Ribbon was 2220gr 160mm, 29", 51mm, Quick release axle, cut steerer as well. Still very good

    My Lyrik RC2 42mm (offset) is 1975gr as well. Absolutely love it.
    No experience with an MRP coil except a short ride on someone elses bike (same weight and size as me). Canīt tell exactly why, but I didnīt like it very much.
    Sensitivity of my Lyrik was at least as good as on the MRP (Iīd even say better, but not 100% sure).

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