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I have a second hand Rockshox Recon Silver TK (2011 I think). The spring is very soft and I would like to replace it with a stiffer one.

I asked my LBS, who said you couldn't replace the springs on cheaper Rockshox and offered to sell me a new fork. This has made me suspicious.

Is it possible to replace the spring? Are springs still available for this model?

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The service manual for SRAM forks is Here.

It has a note on the Recon TK

  1. Use air spring kit to upgrade and change firmness in coil forks

So while it is not possible to get a firmer spring, it is theoretically possible to upgrade the fork to air, if you can find the part for your exact fork model and year.

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