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Which shock for BLT?

  • Rock Shox Monarch 3.3

    Votes: 2 11.8%
  • Fox Float RP23

    Votes: 11 64.7%
  • Fox DHX 5.0 Air

    Votes: 4 23.5%
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What about an isx6?
i had some nice time on it.
to make things short:
if you take air - go with a bottom-out controlled shock/piggyback
if you take air and weigh over 200lbs - consider coil
if you don't take air at all - take the rp23
quite a simplification but this is how i see it.
i run a cane creek double barrel on mine with great luck.

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I have not seen a lot of love for the DHX air.

I replaced the RP23 on my BLT1 with a DHX 5.0 coil. Plusher ride. Hooks up better over roots and rocks. Does not wallow through the mid-stroke like the RP23 did. It was a simple swap on the BLT1. Not sure of the fit on the BLT2, but worth checking out.

Good luck.
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