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Nasi0ne
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I have one, but not extensive riding time on it yet. The air spring is fairly linear. I weigh 135-140 pounds and this is much easier to bottom than my former Pike Air U-Turn. It has very good small bump compliance for an air fork.

Again, compared to the Pike is as stiff, the Maxle Lite is (duh!) lighter but it came lose on me (not while riding) once and you have to take an allen wrench to it to set the QR force.

On the Dual Position Air... I haven't found a single document from SRAM that explains how it works. I don't know if it's supposed to extend back by itself or not but mine doesn't. You have to lift the wheel off the ground. No biggie, really. It's a very simple, clever system.

However, I have run into this issue where the fork would sink into about 40%-50% travel... and would not extend back unless you pull the wheel. Sometimes it does it, sometimes it doesn't. It works rather erratic.

I tried to go from grease to oil for lubrication and this made the issue more evident. It is still working on oil and now it kinda works, but again. Erratic.

When it works it's a thing of beauty. I hope SRAM sort this thing out and/or that I just got a Monday's morning assembled fork.

Other than that it's a 2010 Revelation... the rest of internals, chassis, etc. it's the same.
 

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Nasi0ne
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Dam this isnt what i wanted to hear... pritty much have the RS revs dual pos on the way aswell, seems like quite alot of people on here are having problems with the dual position forks! Do you recon its worth pulling the plug on the purchase and going for the fox 32 talas?
 
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