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I just changed my revelation out for a 120 Pike and the difference is huge! I am close to 200 with gear and the extra stiffness is very apparent. So IMO any upgrade to a stiffer fork is a plus. Also FYI I did try a 130mm on my tb and I didn't like it for climbing. Front end wandered more than I liked.
 

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I put a Fox 140 on my TB2 and overall didn't like the longer fork length, raked the bike out too much on climbs. I lowered the fork to 130 and it was better. I think 120mm is the ideal for that bike. The larger fork legs does improve steering and control. The good is you can change the fork travel if you want.
 

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I agree...140 is too tall except for going down the steeps. It climbs best at 100mm but IMO the downhill suffers (I'm not good enough). 110 or 120 is a good all around length. Or just get a talas or dual air.
 

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guys looks like 120 is the sweet spot for the Tallboy, however I ordered a 140 mm Float 34, can we use a zero stack headset to lower the stack height but keeping the 140 mm, what will fit a tapered fork? I did a bit of research and FSA Orbit E 1.5R might do the job but can't find it anywhere... any other option out there? thanks...
 

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I have run 10mm increments between 100-140 on the tallboy 2; and 120 and 130 where the best by far and the choice between the two comes down to riding style. I preferred 120 FWIW. I thought it was the perfect combo between descending and climbing.
 

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I just changed my revelation out for a 120 Pike and the difference is huge! I am close to 200 with gear and the extra stiffness is very apparent. So IMO any upgrade to a stiffer fork is a plus. Also FYI I did try a 130mm on my tb and I didn't like it for climbing. Front end wandered more than I liked.
+1 for the pike. Had a 120 tower pro that performed well, but the pike is another level. 120 seems to be just right for this frame.
 
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