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FOX Racing Shox 36 Float 29 Grip 2 Factory Boost Fork

$1,099.00

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  • Shiny Black, 150mm, 44mm Offset
    $1,099.00
  • Shiny Black, 160mm, 44mm Offset
    $1,099.00
  • Shiny Black, 160mm, 51mm Offset
    $1,099.00
  • Shiny Orange, 160mm, 44mm Offset
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36 Float 29 Grip 2 Factory Boost Fork

You're probably well aware of just how supportive and plush the FOX 36 Float feels when you're pushing the limit on everything from fast flow trails to the gnarliest tech this side of a dual-crown fork. With its stiff chassis and extremely smooth damping, the 36 makes quick work of even the most challenging terrain. The 36 Float 29 Grip 2 Factory Boost Fork is FOX's flagship model, equipped with Kashima-coated stanchions, the top-level Grip 2 damper with Variable Valve Control, low-friction seals, and a supportive mid-valve design that resists brake dive when the trail gets steep.

  • FOX's premiere fork for aggressive trail riding and enduro racing
  • Choose between 150mm or 160mm of plush, supportive travel
  • Grip 2 damper with Variable Valve Control over HSC/LSC and HSR/LSR
  • Separately dial-in high/low-speed compression, high/low-speed rebound
  • Updated mid-valve design increases support for reduced brake dive
  • Kashima coating and EVOL air spring for small-bump compliance
  • Low-friction seals achieve a more sensitive feel over bumps
  • 44 or 51mm offset for tailoring it to your 29er's geometry
  • Item #FRSC05U

Travel
150, 160mm
Stanchion Material
Kashima-coated aluminum
Lower Material
magnesium
Crown Material
7000-series aluminum
Wheel Size
29in
Steer Tube Diameter
1-1/8 - 1-1/2in tapered
Stanchion Diameter
36mm
Rake
44mm, 51mm
Spring Type
Float air with EVOL
Damper
GRIP2
Adjustability
Variable Valve Control: 4-way adjust over high and low-speed compression, high and low-speed rebound
Axle
15 x 110mm Boost
Brake Compatibility
post-mount disc
Recommended Use
enduro, trail
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year limited

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>Rating: 5

Industry leading fork for enduro

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer
Fit:
True to size
Height
5` 10"
Weight
240 lbs

The Fox 36 with the grip 2 damper was already the industry leading fork, and they went and made it even better! After recently shredding a high elevation mountain bike park and seeing the difference burping my lowers with a zip tie made, I knew I needed the new 36 with the bleed ports. Setting up the fork was easy, and it rides great. I did have to add additional rebound over the recommended amount as it was very slow and wallowy, leading to traction issues when transitioning over certain features as the tire wouldn't get back to the ground in a reasonable manner. I'm a heavy dude and I did find myself near the end of the adjustments. If you are much heavier than myself... this probably won't work for you, but I doubt any product will anyways! Overall though, kicked but as a fork and I'm happy!

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What is the “offset” on a fork and what difference does it make to the performance if any? Thanks