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I have just over 60 miles on my 2010 F120 fork and I'm still waiting for that "buttery" plush feel I've read so much about. It's a bit smoother than when I first rode it, but still has noticable stiction. Can anyone give a rough mileage for this break in period? Closest I found was "serious break in period" and "several weeks."

Maybe I'm just not riding enough rough terrain? SF doesn't really have much in Golden Gate Park (yes, I WILL progress to tougher stuff elsewhere to make better use of my Trek Fuel :p )
 

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I have a 2009 Fox F29 on my 29er. It was very plush right out of the box and definitely much better than my Reba. Do you have the sag dialed in correctly? Try a few psi less.
 

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I have the sag a tiny higher than Fox's recommended psi for my weight, but even when I deflated it to test movement it was sticky, like the bushings are too tight or something. Other than that, it works just fine. I'll try turning the bike upside down to see if the seal needs lubricating..
 

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Do you have FIT damper or open bath? If FIT, check the oil level in right lower leg, new fox forks like to come without oil in it and there should be 30cc of oil
 

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kolarzyk said:
Do you have FIT damper or open bath? If FIT, check the oil level in right lower leg, new fox forks like to come without oil in it and there should be 30cc of oil
It may have some effect, but with the FIT damper being a closed damper the oil in the lowers of the damper side fork is more of an oil bath like it is on the air spring side.
 

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Mine uses the open bath damper :(
Not sure if you need to turn it upside down to lube the seals for FIT dampers.
 
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