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Fox Announces 2016 Float 34 27,5+

Too many numbers, right? But yea, the 2015 is just started but for Fox, a big brand on most extreme sport scene includes the mountain biking scene, this will be good time to release another newest product for 2016. As people know, for the mountain biking scene, Fox is producing many awesome stuffs, spread from apparels to the fork and shock. 
Recently, the newest product from Fox Racing Shox is a Fox Float 34 edition, which is one of the most popular fork product from Fox. For the 2016 edition, Fox will make it suitable for 27,5 or known also as 650b, which is the popular wheelsize today on mountain bike sport. But, Fox makes it a bit different to make it wider to facilitate the wider rims and tires.

This new 2016 Float 34 maybe become the trend setter with this size, because slow but sure the popularity of the Fatbike also increase. Seeing the space, it may that Fox gets idea to build a fork that in the middle of mountain bike and fatbike because this new Float 34 will be able to handle the wider tires up to 3,25".
2016 FOX Factory 34 Float 27.5+ Highlights
Chassis designed specifically for 27.5+ wheels and tires
Hub flanges, brake mount, and rotor moved 5mm outboard
15QR x 110mm wide-flange hub spacing
4th generation FIT4 closed cartridge damper
New FLOAT air spring
New wide crown spacing and lower leg casting providing clearance for super-wide rims
Supports tire sizes up to 27.5” x 3.25”
51mm offset
Travel range 110mm to 150mm

It's interesting to see how's the fans response to this product. Will it be a new trend of the mountain biking sport scene or this just be a flop, let's wait and see. But actually this is a good idea on MTB's development.


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