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I am looking at forks for my 26” bike and the Pike 150 fits the bill perfectly. I am also considering long term options though, and if in 2-3 years I move to 650b, can I just buy new lowers and the appropriate air shaft to make the fork a 160mm 650b model? Is it that simple?

Or are the uppers and/or internals very different between the 26 and 650b models?


EDIT: I am only interested in the solo air models.
 

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Why don't you buy the 27.5 version now instead of making changes later. I have a Reign SX and unless RS puts the charger damper in Lyrik I will buy the 160 27.5 Pike.
 

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650 version is a taller A2C (for the same travel) and a 150 26" Pike is already stretching the limits for my frame.

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Why don't you just buy the right fork and if you move to 650 bike then buy a 650 fork. who knows what cool fork will be out in a few years..


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Why don't you just buy the right fork and if you move to 650 bike then buy a 650 fork. who knows what cool fork will be out in a few years..


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That's what I hope to do. Just curious if I'd have the option to rebuild the fork to suit a new bike down the road.

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Honestly you can buy a used one if you're really worried about saving money. Buying lowers can be almost as expensive as buying a used fork. When it's time sell your old stuff to buy your new stuff :)


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