HOT: Active* forum members generally gain 5% discount at starbike.com store!
Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Articles FAQ Contact About




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 4 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Mon Jan 20, 2014 4:47 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Mar 09, 2009 5:38 pm
Posts: 250
Location: Hampshire, UK
Am currently building up a new trail/all mountain bike (Titus FTM Carbon) and am looking for a set of travel adjustable forks. My requirements are: - 26er, tapered steerer, 15mm axle & 140mm needs to be somewhere in the travel range

The main suspects are Revelations, Pikes, Talas or DT's XMM twinshots... any others that I'm missing or that you would recommend, or which of these would you go for?

Ideally weight as low as possible but performance is more a key factor. The 15mm axle is negotiable as I've not decided on a wheelset but I don't particulary want 9mm/qr. Shock at the back is a Rockshox Monarch RT3 which I could easily be persuaded to swop out.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Mon Jan 20, 2014 8:18 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sat Jan 18, 2014 4:12 am
Posts: 87
Definitely go for 15mm, pretty much any new wheel set for trail/AM will be 15mm compatible.
I've used Rev's before and they were pretty good, I know Pike's get mad reviews but I imagine they would be heavier.


Top
 Profile  
 
Posted: Mon Jan 20, 2014 8:18 pm 


Top
  
 
PostPosted: Wed Jan 22, 2014 6:10 am 
Offline

Joined: Wed Jun 19, 2013 1:30 am
Posts: 69
The new tallas forks I have heard are good. They use to have the resistance of 3 sets of bushings to trave through making them not perform well. But for 2014 there is some new hydraulic system in there. So there is only one bushing same as floats. Making them an excellent fork. Having said that this is only what I've read. No personal experience.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu Feb 06, 2014 10:43 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu Feb 02, 2006 10:26 pm
Posts: 540
Location: NoVA
X Fusion DLAs have been my favorite. Much more plush than a Talas. I love my Sweep.


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 4 posts ] 


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 10 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Which torque recommendation?

in Road

drainyoo

9

482

Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:35 am

em3 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. rain jacket recommendation

[ Go to page: 1, 2 ]

in Road

rOYk

18

1561

Sat Nov 16, 2013 4:15 am

Jmeloy View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Consenus Expander Plug Recommendation

[ Go to page: 1, 2 ]

in Road

FIJIGabe

28

1832

Mon Feb 17, 2014 5:46 pm

Stolichnaya View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Road Wheels recommendation for woman under 105 lb

[ Go to page: 1 ... 4, 5, 6 ]

in Everything wheels

jenfromzen

83

2732

Tue May 06, 2014 2:55 pm

rmerka View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Fork help, need a light 27,5" 140mm fork

in MTB

cerro

7

312

Mon Aug 11, 2014 7:00 am

hjb1000 View the latest post


It is currently Fri Oct 24, 2014 7:25 pm

All times are UTC + 1 hour




Advertising   –  FAQ   –  Contact   –  Convert   –  About

© Weight Weenies 2000-2013
hosted by starbike.com


How to get rid of these ads? Just register!


Powered by phpBB