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increase travel on these forks --help

coblckcoblck Posts: 981
edited May 2013 in MTB workshop & tech
Just about to buy these forks for my 2nd bike and wondering if anyone else out there has these forks (see link)and if so have they pushed suspension out to 120mm as this is the travel i would prefer. many thanks for any help.

http://www.on-one.co.uk/i/q/FORSRECSITK ... o_air_fork


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  • cooldadcooldad Posts: 32,904
    Doesn't sound like it:
    "120mm travel requires 15mm Maxle and tapered steerer only"

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  • coblckcoblck Posts: 981
    i have and they said they couldnt help as it would void warranty, did see that but in the description as well but was still interested if possible, i contacted TF tuned as well but they would need to open them up. Just very good price for what im looking for.
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  • The RookieThe Rookie Posts: 27,747
    TF are right, some RS are 80-100mm and some are 100-120, until you take a 100mm apart you don't know which it is, if it's a 100-120 then increasing travel is fairly easy, you shorten the guide sleeve.
  • coblckcoblck Posts: 981
    Thanks for the replies boys but of a 100 gamble to buy and see if they can be stretched out
    Cannondale Supersix evo Sram Red etap 2016
    Cannondale CAADX Apex 1 2017
    Specialized Allex elite red hook Sram Force 22 2018
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    Voodoo Marasa 2011
  • coblckcoblck Posts: 981
    Well have them ordered now time to do some research in how to increase travel (if possible)
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    Cannondale CAADX Apex 1 2017
    Specialized Allex elite red hook Sram Force 22 2018
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  • The Northern MonkeyThe Northern Monkey Posts: 20,783
    edited May 2013
    As far as I know (and could be bothered to find out before I bought some 2012 Reba dual air forks) all 2013 solo airs need a different air spring assemblies fitting to reduce/increase the travel - not just the all travel spacer.

    Not sure if it applies to all models, but is explained in the user manual (can be downloaded from the RS website).
  • coblckcoblck Posts: 981
    thanks
    Cannondale Supersix evo Sram Red etap 2016
    Cannondale CAADX Apex 1 2017
    Specialized Allex elite red hook Sram Force 22 2018
    Giant Anthem 27.5 Sram 1x11 GX
    Voodoo Marasa 2011
  • edited above, should have been reduce/increase.
  • coblckcoblck Posts: 981
    cheers thought that's what you meant not worth going to the expense I think
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    Specialized Allex elite red hook Sram Force 22 2018
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