Extra adjustability, higher efficiency: two new Fox Float shocks be a part of the vary

The Fox Float shock vary goes full-on objective particular with an XC and path shock becoming a member of the all-mountain and gravity shock choices. New internals, extra adjustability, and (Fox says) higher efficiency.

There’s a complete load of latest from Fox, because the model has added two model new shocks to the lineup; the XC-focussed Fox Float SL and trail-ready Fox Float. These be a part of the prevailing Float X path/all-mountain shock, and gravity-focussed Flat X2, with new internals, improved adjustability for fine-tuning the experience, and an in-line design.

Must know:

  • Fox Float vary organised by experience class: XC, path, all-mountain and gravity
  • New Float XC is ultra-light cross-country shock
  • New Float is light-weight path shock

New Fox Float MY24 shock

New Fox Float SL shock

  • MSRP: $349-$519 / £569 – £589 (distant model)
  • Metric sizes – customary eyelet: 170, 190, 210
  • Metric sizes – trunnion: 145, 165, 185
  • Claimed weight: 235g (for 170 x 35)

Fox Float SL mountain bike shock MY24

SL stands for tremendous mild, and that’s a giant clue as to the construct and objective of this new Fox shock. Fox states that is each the smallest and lightest shock within the Fox lineup, designed for cross-country driving and racing, and it replaces the present Fox DPS SV shock.

Fox Float SL in-line and trunnion mount versions

The Float SL comes as each in-inline and trunnion mounted, and with the choice of distant management (proper two shocks)

It options new valving, fundamental piston and IFP or Inside Floating Piston that’s current within the new Float shock (extra on which under) however smaller and lighter, by a claimed 58g. Fox claims it affords improved traction, constant damping and extra adjustability to swimsuit the wants of recent XC athletes and riders.

Fox Float SL shock rebound compression adjustment

The updates means there’s a better diploma of tuneability

Inside there’s the brand new Fox EVOL spring, and the distant change affords three choices: open, medium and agency, with distant compatibility.

New Fox Float shock

  • MSRP: $349 – $499 / £569
  • Metric sizes – customary eyelet: 170, 190, 210, 230
  • Metric sizes – trunnion: 145, 165, 185, 205
  • Claimed weight: 293g (for 170 x 35)
  • Sequence: Manufacturing unit, Elite and Efficiency

Fox Float shock MY24

This one is for the weight-conscious path riders on the market, who’re all about climbs, descents and distance, and who like to have the power to tune their shock to get that ‘precisely proper’ really feel. Fox claims this new shock affords a agency, environment friendly pedalling platform for these uphills, in addition to a descending functionality rivalling the extra aggressive Float X shock, with which it shares damper expertise, plus enhanced tuning choices and damping management.

Fox Float MY24 new shock

Larger internals contribute to a better diploma of adjustability; superb tune your experience

Versus the Float X, the Float has an in-line shock design, which takes up much less actual property throughout the body leaving room for bottles, instruments, and so forth. A brand new two place change affords zero pre-load when in Open mode, and the Agency mode is tuneable. Just like the Float SL, it’s distant suitable.

Wanting extra carefully on the internals, Fox states that the brand new Float shock has bigger valving, piston and IFP, and this enhance in dimension means there’s extra scope for tunability, plus higher damping controls.

Fox Float MY24 new shock trunion or in line

Just like the XC-focussed Float SL, the brand new Fox Float comes each as in line or trunnion mounted

The Float additionally options the brand new bigger quantity EVOL air spring, and once more that bigger quantity signifies that extra detailed changes might be made. It runs at a decrease stress, offers a extra linear motion, and affords higher small bump efficiency and higher tyre grip. There’s but extra exact adjustability within the type of new quantity reducers, which at the moment are out there in smaller increments of 0.1. Lastly, a brand new backside out bumper means extra end-stroke progressivity.