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Old 02-09-2013, 12:17 PM   #326
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Originally Posted by Angryrican View Post
if anyone wants to know where the xChallenge gets the extra 40mm of travel take a look at the uppers(gold tube) from both forks and you have your answer, it is ~40mm shorter then the F800GS allowing the fork stroke to be longer giving it the extra travel.
If you are putting the X-Challenge cartridges into the F8 outer tubes, make sure that the travel is limited internally, and not by the longer upper tube bottoming out.
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