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Axle to crown measurements of DH forks

Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by travis138, May 23, 2012.

  1. travis138

    travis138 Chimp

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    Is there an up to date thread or list somewhere that has the A2C measurements of all the DH forks currently available? I searched and looked under FAQ's and didn't see anything really. I suppose I could look up each one individually but it would be nice if they were all in one place. I'm specifically looking for how the Dorado compares to 40/Boxxer/888 A2C heights. Also Avalanche and BOS and any others you know of; maybe some long travel single crown forks too. Thanks.
     

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    #2 -   May 23, 2012
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  3. IH8Rice

    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    so basically all the DH forks on the market
     
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    just by looking at them i think you can drop them all to the same minimum height these days (unlike old 888's for example). dorado might go a few mm lower than others.

    so on paper it doesn't really matter.
     
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    I'm pretty sure the quoted axle to crown measurements are the lowest available. I know that is the case on the Dorado (because I just measured mine last week), and I'm pretty sure it's also the case on the 40 that I had been running for the past couple years.
     
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    Surprised to see dorado that high. Kinda makes me cross it off my list. I still tend to ride pretty nose heavy and I used flatbars to lower my front end on an older zoke because it felt high so 591mm? That crosses it off my list if I don't like my boxx after reshimming.
     
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    Yeah that is surprising it's that high. They have it at 567mm A2C at 180mm travel.
     
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    that's really odd, especially since it's an usd fork. :think:
     
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    Maybe they need the extra clearance for those 3" Gazzaloddis... :rimshot:
     
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    They're all the same minimum, give or take 2-3mm in lower crown thickness.