I am bottoming out the 140mm RL too easily. With proper sag (25%) I can blow through 90% travel doing a bunny hop. It also bottoms out on the trail a lot. The problem seems to be landing to flat, even a tiny height bottoms out (less than a foot)
Currently riding with 5-10% sag to stiffen it up an ... Read More »
I have been running a 2012 XFusion velvet RL for about 18months now. For the money, not sure how you could beat this fork. I put together quick list of pros and cons.
- very tunable fork. even though it is a single air, the fork responses well to small air pressure and rebound adjust ... Read More »
Pulled my 26er out of storage and am rediscovering the joys of riding a hardtail 26er. It's a nice change of pace from my 29er.
However, the 100mm Dart 2 fork is a real bummer. It was sufficient when I was starting out. But it can't compare to the Fox on my 29er and it doesn't really keep up ... Read More »
Anyone here using an X-fusion Velvet on a race-type bike?
Either a hardtail or short travel FS?
Can you compare it to any other forks?
Is it genuinely a good fork or just the only game in town for a 650b race fork?
Is axle to crown such where if I had a hardtail frame made, the frame would work ... Read More »