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Fox Forx
Vanilla 100 RLC
Psylo SL
Manitou Black
Comp 80-100
Travel 100mm 80~125mm (U-Turn) 80mm or 100mm (RapidTravel)
Spring Type Coil (Peen-Shot) Coil+MCU Coil
Weight 1900~1950g 1900~1950g 1900~1950g
Steerer Aluminum Aluminum Steel
Stanchion diameter 32mm 30mm 30mm
Lower legs diameter 36mm N/A N/A
Preload Yes No Yes
Rebound Damping Yes Yes
(Pure Damping)
Yes (Quick Range)
Low-speed Compression Damping Yes Yes
(Climb-It Control)
Lock-out Lever Yes (independent) Yes (Climb-It Control) No
Lock-out blow-off adjustment Yes No  No
Manufacturer Website Fox Racing Shox Rock Shox Answer Products
Product Photo Photo by Fox Photo by Rock Shox Photo by Answer Products

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