Fox Shox 32 Float RL 2011 Forks

3.5/5 (4 Reviews)
MSRP : $440.99


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Product Description

  • 140 mm travel configurations
  • Optional 15QR thru axle system
  • FLOAT's steering precision


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Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by jparman a Cross Country Rider

Date Reviewed: January 23, 2013

Strengths:    Stiff, easy to adjust

Weaknesses:    maintenance/duty cycle

Bottom Line:   
Came w/ a 2011 hifi pro. I did not maintain it and it lasted 2 summers without performing the recommended maintenance/fluid changes every 30 hours. Loved the performance though - especially compared to my 2003 SID WC. Performance wise, I don't think I've used a finer fork, nor could I ask more out of it. In terms of living with it though, the maintenance cycle definitely leaves one wanting. I would recommend against purchasing ANY fork used with unknown hours on it- the costs can be between $3 and $400 to fix (for the fox in particular).

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Duration Product Used:   2 years


Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:3
Submitted by peanutaxis

Date Reviewed: July 2, 2012

Strengths:    They're nice to ride, though they are the best I've ridden so hard to compare.

Weaknesses:    The seals needed replacing after six month and I only do an average of less than 3 hours a week. Not happy.

The air chamber gradually fills with oil since I first got them. I sent them back but it's still happening. In future I'm going to go Rock Shox or even Marzocchi, because at least they build their forks with sensible tolerances (I suspect that in the pursuit of less stiction fox make their tolerances too slack. Hence the failing seals and leaking of oil.)


Bottom Line:   
Don't buy fox.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:3
Submitted by 11GFHIFI a Weekend Warrior from Kansas City

Date Reviewed: November 8, 2011

Strengths:    smooth, easy set-up

Weaknesses:    creaky crown

Bottom Line:   
The fork is great when no creaking. There apparently is a looseness in the crown that caused the creak. The customer service has been top notch.

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Favorite Trail:   Swope

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Similar Products Used:   Reba SL


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by BikeStuffReviews a Cross Country Rider from SF

Date Reviewed: March 12, 2011

Strengths:    Smooth, full Travel, great fork

Weaknesses:    price

Bottom Line:   
The fork is as good as it gets.
Please read my comprehensive review at:

http://bikestuffreviews.com/2011/02/21/2011-fox-float-f140-rl-review/

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Similar Products Used:   Rockshox revelation, TALAS, F-120, Vanilla,


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