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stevelyonstevelyon Posts: 14
edited May 2010 in MTB general
Please tell me what the practical difference is between the the Reba Sl and the Race. Cheers. Steve
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  • supersonicsupersonic Posts: 82,708 Lives Here
    Can depend on year. Main difference is the external floodgate adjuster of the Race. Th SL uses an internal adjuster through the top cap, a 2.5mm allen key.
  • stevelyonstevelyon Posts: 14
    Looking at the 2010 on the merlin site. What does the floddgate thing do and am I likely to change it. Which would you recommend. The SL's are £30 cheaper.
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  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 50,675 Lives Here
    all the info is here ... ox/src/cat

    and a read of the manual will help you understand what does what.

    and Yes you will.
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  • ride_wheneverride_whenever Posts: 13,279
    but you tend to set it once and leave it. It isn't really something that you change on rides.

    They say it's internal, but it isn't exactly a take-the-forks-to-bits-to-chang-it internal more just under a little cover. For me the choice is between the sl and the teams because of the better damping in the teams.
  • The SpidermanThe Spiderman Posts: 5,625
    I have a pir of SLs.For the sake of lifting a cap off with your fingers and using an allen key rather than an external knob,to adjust the floodgate (force required to overcome lockout) I`d save the £30.
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