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By "trail fork" I'm assuming you mean any single crown fork. Enduro and Downhill bikes have become interchangeable over the past few years so there are a number of single crown forks that can now be used on downhill bikes. Rockshock's Zeb tops out at 190mm, Lyric at 180mm and Fox's 38 tops out at 180mm. However this frame was designed for use with ...


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If you “don't really want a downhill bike” then you shouldn't buy a downhill frame, simple as that. Although the double-crown fork may be the most visually striking difference compared to a trail or enduro bike, the more important issue is that the frame just isn't designed for efficient climbing at all. Of course, the standard gear selection for downhill ...


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The short answer is you can. While the bike is designed for a 200mm travel, a trail fork with the same axle/crown as the bike is designed for will give the same geometry. Check the axle-crown of this fork against the frame specs (You may be better off with a 29er fork, or run a mullet (Bigger front wheel than rear). Even if the geometry is out, the bike is ...


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That frame is designed for 26” wheels. That fork is designed for 27.5” wheels so would not be a good choice for the frame for that reason. The manufacturer specified 200mm of travel for the production bike in 2013. Trail forks top out at about 160mm travel. So no, you can’t use a trail fork with that frame. If you want a trail bike buy a trail bike frame ...


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