Fox Shox 34 Talas 29 140 FIT RLC 29er Forks

DESCRIPTION

Fox 34 Talas 29 RLC 140mm FIT Kashima QR15 Tapered Steerer 2012: Travel adjustable, air mountain bike suspension forks that are perfect for trail riding and shuttle-less freeriding. Travel adjustability is 2-position.

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[Feb 14, 2013]
Frank

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
4
Strength:

Stiffness, precision, sweet balance between "big" forks and 32mm and weight, TALAS feature

Weakness:

TALAS valving, cost

I bought this when I built a Specialized "Expert" 29 (Brain shock) frame. It has 130mm rear travel and wanted something that would drop the front end to climb and then extend out a bit for the descents. Compared to the stock 130mm Revelation that came on the factory built bike this is a huge bonus. We have some relatively steep climbing in the SoCal area i live. They don't go on for long but get your attention, same goes for the drops. This fork (coupled with the dropper post) makes short work of most trails. Compared to the 120mm Fox i had on a Turner Sultan this thing is night and day as far as lateral stiffness, steering precision and plushness. I'm far from some expert rider, but i'm decent, been doing it a while and for the riding i do in the terrain I ride this fork does EXACTLY what i want. Enough to say if you are thinking about a new 650b consider a 34mm stanchion fork.
Yes, the TALAS valving is less plush and linear than a regular Float. BUT, it's alot better than it used to be. YES, the low speed compression is a bit more touchy than a regular Float. I've adapted, you can too.

Similar Products Used:

TALAS forks starting back in 2003, Float on a 2010 Specialized Carbon 29 HT (converted from 90 to 100mm at PUSH)

[Dec 08, 2011]
Ron
Cross Country Rider

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
Strength:

Nice strong give you very good felling make your ride

Weakness:

Nune

Very nice looking fork , work very smoth you can do every thing make your bike a real mountain bike , you can ride any kind of ground with out fear.
This fork is what every one that ride 29 bike was looking for .

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Nune

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