Fox Racing Float RP23

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Fox Racing Float RP23

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 Working with the Fox Float in the front the rear shock eats up everything you throw at it. Smooth travel, and a great bottomless feel. Going around any turn no matter how rooted up it may be it'll keep that back end in tight.
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 Coming off of a Specialized brain shock, i was skeptical about riding a bike that did not have a brain shock on it. I bought a Niner Jet9 and this shock has amazed me, it is just as efficient as the brain shock, the bike pedals amazing, and makes more traction on the loose climbs, I am sure Niners CVA suspension design has something to do with it, but its like have 3 shocks in 1 with the propedal settings. I am very impressed with it, and you can adjust it on the fly also.
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 So light and relatively small you swear it will never last compared to a coil set up. I'm 6'4" 225 and this little shock is so plush and responsive. I don't bother with the pro pedal, but the adjust ability of the preload is so easy. I recently had it pushed and its unbelievable. Huge performance difference.
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 Simple, light, works all the time. Don't forget to keep the dust seal "wet" by using HTF grease spray and you will feel the difference immediately!
Easy to service, seals kit are cheap. Got one on my Spe Enduro exp 2010, Wonderfull!
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 Increasing the preset air pressure behind the damping piston (choose from 175-250psi) increases the force needed to push the shock through its last phase of travel, ideal for linear or falling rate suspension setups or big, aggressive riders.
Higher pressure settings also increase the effective preload of the shock, making it less likely to move under light pedalling loads but it feels fractionally stiffer over small bumps – barely noticeable on lower pressure tunes, though.
The real gains from the position-sensitive damping are in the mid-stroke and transition from ProPedal to open. The IFP-based damping meters oil flow more accurately for better control and stability when all hell breaks loose under your wheel.
It also collects big hits better, and every bike we’ve tried it on has gone noticeably faster and felt tighter as a result. Velocity (ie compression) and rebound tune ranges can be preselected for different bikes, giving you an accurate ‘factory’ feel.
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 Probably the most trusted, reliable and best performing air shock line on the market. Easy as pie to get set up, service and get the most from. On almost all bikes with 160mm or less of travel it's probably the only shock worth looking at.
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 Great shock, came with my Yeti 575. The pro-pedal is great feature and now wouldn't want to ride without it. Also when opened up handles the drops well while maintaining composure to hit the next corner properly.
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 super reliable and good propedal adjustment options, soaks up the bumps well, it only starts to let me down on some of the rougher trails more suited to longer travel bikes as it is in a 100mm travel XC rig.
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 This shock is superb. It's so light, almost feels like it's just a plastic dummy model.

Never had a issue with it.

Propedal is great, but the only downside is I keep forgeting to turn it off..... but that's my issue!
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 I have an RP3 older version but it stills runs sweet. Super durable, just make sure the eye to eye is right when buying. Shock air valve can be in awkward postion, check beofre fitting.
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 this is an amazing shock going up hill and down i love every thing about it the look the performance and especially the tuneabillity if you dont like it one way just flick a switch and youre happy i know i am
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 My first air shock. Propedal setting 3 makes my bike almost a hard tail. I switch it off when Its time to descend and it does its job.
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 Easy to adjust on the fly and simple to overhaul and maintain. Lightweight and makes it feel like your floating over the bumpy stuff.
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 i have this but with the extra volume air chamber looks brilliant in the frame and rides super plush too no issues as yet ! Smile very happy
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 Mine is the 2012 kashima coated model..
It worked absolutely straight out of the box..no wear/settle in time..it just squished..straight off.
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 Best single chamber air can I've ever used. Smooth and the ProPedal adjustments are very useful. Handled Moab and Whistler just fine.
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 Best shock I have ever used. No reliability issues. Just perfect performance in all conditions. I will only put Fox on my bike.
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 Pros:
1. Boostvalve Tech, feels bottomless.
2. Light.
3. Really really plush.
4. Propedal spot on.

Cons:
1. Quite expensive but really worth it.
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 A Brilliant Rear Shock for Mountain Biking which it is really light and it can also be used for xc. It Can also be used to show off to your m8s.
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 RP23 rocks! Prepared for all trackconditons with Propedal and lockout. Adjustable on the fly but... hard to fill (' 07 model)
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 Borrowed my dad's stumpjumper by specialized that has one of these and shreds so hard. Love the lock off capability!
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 Awesome shock but I think mine gives out excessive amounts of very light oil on shock body
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 The Best of the Fox air offerings but still not quite up to the performance of a coil.
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 i have this on my kona cowan ds and it sick, the lock out works so good and its light .................................
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 Awesome shock for a trail bike. Rocking the 7.875x2.25 on my 5.5" travel bike. It's light and works well.
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 Have this baby on my XC bike and love! would recommend it to anyone. Hockeynut recommends the Fox Float RP23
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 sensitive, light (mine 211g), linear progression (dunno how but on commencal meta it's linear), reliable
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 Light as hell! and can really take the hits !
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 Superior adjustability, but needs tlc.
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Fox Racing Float RP23 (MSRP $0) — Light weight, adjustment packed rear shock designed for XC and AM abuse.

Specifications Compare to other Shocks

Release Date 2009
Price
Weight 213.18 g
Configurations 5.5x1.0, 6.0x1.25, 6.5x1.5, 7.5x2.0, 7.875x2.0, 7.875x2.25
Air/Spring Air
Spring Material Air
Adjustments Tuning range adjuster with 3 pro pedal positions, DOHC ProPedal with 2 positions, Rebound Adjust

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