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    wal
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    How stiff are fox springs?

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    Reading a review on vanilla forks, someone comment they find the fox recommended spring too soft and to go for the one heavier.

    Anyone else experience this?

    Mine came with a yellow (too soft for me). Im 210lb and considering getting the Red 220-240lb spring.

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    it depends on your riding style. Lots of people like softish springs for the negative travel. xc/roadies usually like it a bit stiffer for pedalling efficiency.

    That said at 210, you are right on the cusp, moving up to the heavier springs will be good.

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    My Vanilla came with all 3 spring weights. They don't do that anymore? You'll be much happier with the heavy spring.
    Like a circus monkey on a stolen Harley......

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    Quote Originally Posted by wal View Post
    Hi All
    Reading a review on vanilla forks, someone comment they find the fox recommended spring too soft and to go for the one heavier.

    Anyone else experience this?

    Mine came with a yellow (too soft for me). Im 210lb and considering getting the Red 220-240lb spring.
    interesting dilemma. I find my fork oversprung. I wonder if RST makes aftermarket springs that I can switch out...

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    I ride the 36 Van and for me I found the stock spring (the ones I "should" be using) too soft but luckly mine came with 3 springs so I just put in the heavy one and was good to go.

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