Fox Racing Shox 32 Float 275 140 FIT CTD w Trail Adjust Fork - Road Bike Shop
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FOX Racing Shox 32 Float 27.5in 140 FIT CTD w/ Trail Adjust Fork
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It's a classic Goldilocks scenario -- when 29er wheels aren't responsive enough, and 26-inch wheels aren't smooth enough, then the middle option becomes just right. And since you're not the only one who feels this way, Fox Raccing Shox built the 32 Float 140 CTD FIT 27. 5 Fork to keep your mid-size trail bike rolling smoothly. Like recent generations of Fox's Factory series forks, the Float 140 controls its stroke with the venerable FIT damper. As you may have guessed, 'FIT' is an acronym, and it stands for Fox Isolated Technology. And, unlike a traditional open bath system, FIT means that the damper fluid is sealed in an air-tight bladder. This prevents contamination, which improves the consistency of the damper on long descents. Long-time Fox riders will immediately notice Fox's Climb, Trail, Descend damper adjustments. And there's no need to worry, you're still getting the same adjustments to high- and low-speed compression, only its now packaged in a more user-friendly format. Climb mode provides the most damping for a near locked-out feel. Meanwhile, it still provides a bit of cushion for any unexpected hard hits. Click the damper into the Trail mode, and you'll find that there's ample low-speed compression in order to keep the fork riding high in the travel through berms, jumps, and rocks. Better yet, it still provides plenty of compliance in order to smooth out the ride. Trail mode has three sub-settings that allow you to tune exactly how much feedback that you need from your suspension. And, as you may have guessed, Descend mode provides the lightest compression damping for a plush ride. Depending on your tastes, many riders simply find the trail setting that works best for them, and don't feel the need to make on-the-fly adjustments. However, the CTD lever is easily accessible for those of you whose ride isn't complete until you've flipped your suspension levers a few dozen times. And best of all, those options are presented in a way that makes each a...