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Hey guys, I know that Airwreck and a couple of others have used them before but haven't seen any recent postings about it. I love my Vivid, but it would be nice to lighten it up once in a while for the trail rides. Is anyone currently running one? I've seen some used RP23's and Monarchs selling for pretty cheap and thought it would be fun to try for kicks.
 

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A lighter set of wheels/tires will be more effective for what you want to accomplish (albeit more expensive) - that said, I think an air shock is fine as well.
 

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I dont' know; you might drop quite a chunk of weight by bolting on an x-fusion H3 LT:



No, I haven't tried one....yet, but I might.
 

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How about a 8.5" x 2.5" RP23? I"ve got one on my Enduro and have wondered how it would perform on the Highline with some PUSH loving.
 

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How about a 8.5" x 2.5" RP23? I"ve got one on my Enduro and have wondered how it would perform on the Highline with some PUSH loving.
Yeah, thats kind of what I would like to try....It would shave some weight pretty easily! As long as the shock can handle the light duty stuff it should be ok.

Anyone currently running an air shock on a HL that they would like to share their experiences with?
 

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cheezwhip said:
A lighter set of wheels/tires will be more effective for what you want to accomplish (albeit more expensive) - that said, I think an air shock is fine as well.
Hey, you know me. Just want a cheap fun fix :thumbsup: . Plus it would be interesting to feel how the new RP23's feel for us heavier guys since I've read that they've improved. I didn't like my DHX air, but maybe the RP23 is better.
 

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lighten it up! take a decent dump before riding you'll save the same weight! perhaps that just me. i'm looking at shaving some weight off mine but to be honest i'll be going for lighter wheels and tubeless as the suspension works so well i reckon the lighter wheels will survive ok, not really light but something like the crossmax sx. it'll also change the feel a bit as the wheels will accelerate quicker and slow down quicker. they may not carry speed as well but then my 17.5 stone of loveliness will keep the momentum up.
if you want a lighter bike by something else but i doubt it'd climb as well!
merry christmas
 
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