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Fox 40 r vs. rc2

Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by Gelbwurstbrot, Aug 31, 2005.

  1. Gelbwurstbrot

    Gelbwurstbrot Monkey

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    would you recommend a Fox 40 R or RC2?
    Is the fixed compression on der 40 R well adjusted for DH riding with 82 kg (no drops, hucking ..) or would you recommend the adjustable high- and lowspeed compression for fine tuning?

    For the cost saving of the 40 r I can nearly by an Avy shock für my Dirtworks.
    On my Dorado I have never touched the compression knob.

    A Fox 40 R with an Avy shock for my Dirtworks Piranha would only cost ~ 50 - 60 $ more than a Fox 40 RC2 with a Ti spring for my Romic shock.
    The Romic need a service and a new spring.


    Sorry for my bad english. Had not time to check the writing.
     

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    Jimmy_Pop Turbo Monkey

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    I don't know how much 82 kg is, but my fox is perfect for my 175# (with gear)
    I have the RC2, but the preload is all the way out and I'm only running 1-2 clicks of compression. For me, the stock settings are very good.
     
  4. Gelbwurstbrot

    Gelbwurstbrot Monkey

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    82 kg ~ 180 # (without cloth)

    but I am on a diet :o:
    170 # until next spring