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I'm looking at replacing my current Fox 140 34 fork on Tallboy LTc with the new Pike 150 or 140mm fork but in the 46mm offset. Here in NZ they are not receiving the 51mm offset fork. Anyone running a 46mm offset fork? and if so how are they finding it?
 

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I'm running the Pike with 140mm & 46 mm offset on my Rip9 RDO & really like it, H/A much the same as LTC.

It is a stand out fork, Others I have ridden to compare, White brothers loop, Revelation RCT3, Revelation RL, Revelation XX , Fox34, I also have a x Fusion Trace to try next week as well.
 

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I'm ordering my new LTC with the 150 mm Pike. It felt very smooth out of the box and looks great with the black frame. I think it will be very plush on small and medium bumps. I will update when I take it out for a ride.
 

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I just put a 150mm Pike on my TBLTc and it transformed the bike. HUGE improvement over the Fox 34 140mm. Bike feels more settled and planted everywhere, almost to the point of making it feel like I upgraded the rear shock too (might be my next move). Be aware that the axle-to-crown measurement of the 150mm Pike is nearly identical to the 140mm 34, so you won't slack out your HA at all, if that's what you're looking to do. I was wanting to slack mine out a bit, so I may look into some sort of angle-set headset, but not the CC, as I didn't like it on my V10.
 

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So, I need a little explanation. I plan on building a new Tallboy LTc sometime in the next 3-6 months. I will be putting a new 140 mm Pike on the LTc. My question is about the offset. Can someone please give me a very good and simple explanation about what the offset is, and how it affects the bike? Here is what I think I understand about it. Based off everything that I can find on these forms is that it has to do with the bottom of the fork where the axle/hub connects to it. The offset is how much the drops come off the fork, which in the case of the Pike you have 46 and 51 mm. Forgive me if I am completely wrong and sound like an idiot. I have noticed that the 51mm offset forks are much harder to keep in stock on QBP. I am just trying to figure out which offset I should get when I build the bike. Thanks for any help given.:cool:
 

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I would still love to know if my understanding of the offset is correct or not if anyone knows.
Read thru this: http://forums.mtbr.com/santa-cruz/tallboy-ltc-pike-160mm-877928.html

I didn't answer the last post because I don't think the OP caught what I was saying...which is I can body-english the bike at slower speeds, but I'll take high speed stability in trade for a more sluggish steering at low speeds any day. Plus, I run a 750mm bar which slows down a bike's steering WAY more anyway...

So, I got a pretty significant HTA change when I slapped the 150Pike on my TBLTc. BUT, it could be that it's NOT the Pike, but the 2.5/2.3, DHF/DHR2 (respectively) on the bike...I got a bit steeper than 67.5*, but not quite 68.
 

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I just put a 150mm Pike on my TBLTc and it transformed the bike. HUGE improvement over the Fox 34 140mm. Bike feels more settled and planted everywhere, almost to the point of making it feel like I upgraded the rear shock too (might be my next move). Be aware that the axle-to-crown measurement of the 150mm Pike is nearly identical to the 140mm 34, so you won't slack out your HA at all, if that's what you're looking to do. I was wanting to slack mine out a bit, so I may look into some sort of angle-set headset, but not the CC, as I didn't like it on my V10.
I have been wondering this as well. I do not want to slack out my HTA so I was thinking I needed to go with a 140mm but after reading this 150mm may be what I need if it doesn't change the HTA.

Is this what others have experienced as well?
 

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So am I better off sending my 2013 CTD fork to Push and get the elite tune for $325 or should I just bite the bullet and get the 150mm Solo Air Pike with the Works Components 1.5 headset. Will the Pike perform better that the Pushed CTD? The 2013 CTD shock is way to harsh on small rocks. The RS Lyrix on my sons Nomad is smooth as butter compared to my 2013 CTD.
Thanks, Also who has the best price on a Pike
 

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I had a 140 pike on my ltc and the bike was just ok. Switched over to my 140 rev coil and it was a whole new bike, love it now. I just cant get over the feel of a coil, I will pedal the extra weigh any day. So, today I put a lyrik u-turn spring in my new pike, max is160mm, fit perfect. Cant wait to take it for a test ride and feel how mjch stiffer it will be than my rev.
 

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So am I better off sending my 2013 CTD fork to Push and get the elite tune for $325 or should I just bite the bullet and get the 150mm Solo Air Pike with the Works Components 1.5 headset. Will the Pike perform better that the Pushed CTD? The 2013 CTD shock is way to harsh on small rocks. The RS Lyrix on my sons Nomad is smooth as butter compared to my 2013 CTD.
Thanks, Also who has the best price on a Pike
given that the Push 34 kit was released last week, I think it highly unlikely you'll find anyone with sufficient time on both the Push kit and the new Pike. As I've posted before, the Push kit is a tremendous upgrade and leaves me wanting nothing more (ok, I agree with morepheus that nothing beats the feel of a well tuned coil, but my LTc is my weight-weenie bike and the Push kit feels close)
 

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I just put a 150mm Pike on my TBLTc and it transformed the bike. HUGE improvement over the Fox 34 140mm. Bike feels more settled and planted everywhere, almost to the point of making it feel like I upgraded the rear shock too (might be my next move). Be aware that the axle-to-crown measurement of the 150mm Pike is nearly identical to the 140mm 34, so you won't slack out your HA at all, if that's what you're looking to do.
What A to C length did you measure for the 150mm Pike and the 140mm Fox 34?
 
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