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Boxxer with Charger damper???

Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by Ian Collins, Sep 24, 2013.

  1. Ian Collins Active Member

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    Anyone know when this fork will be available to mortals? I saw it in retail ish packaging looking like it will be an option to buy soon but I don't know when...basically a world cup with DLC and a charger damper....I'm floored by my pike and a boxxer that feels like that would be awesome

    I spoke with HB recently and he said the new boxxer is much improved as well....apparently they have much tighter tolerances regarding how the bushings line up, have better bushings, a massively improved air side, and the charger damper....I NEED ONE....what's the deal????

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  2. Transcend My Nuts Are Flat

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    If you take a look at this past season's race photos... there's been a special adjuster/topcaps on boxxers all season.

    Last I heard it was SUPPOSED to be a '14 product, but who knows.
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  3. blindboxx2334 Member

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    talked to someone who was at interbike, and he said there was no boxxer with a charger damper in it.. he 'speculated' that itll be a 2015 product, or atleast be a few more months before they say anything else.

    again, all speculation
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  4. Ian Collins Active Member

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    I would be stoked if it was slated for '14 but the ones listed seem to be be same fork as last years World Cup....bummed. I want one NOW. Haha
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    Do you still want it if it is 650B only and has a 15 mm axle? ;)
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    niceee, there was another company that i saw not too long ago that was doing the same thing.. cept they were pushing for the color thing real bad..

    anyone know who im talking about?
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    fast suspension
    pepe tuning
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    i found what i was talking about.. check out that link for puurrrrrty colors.

    i couldnt navigate through the pepe site, i need to translate it.
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  13. blindboxx2334 Member

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    the only two links that worked for me was the Ti-nitride coating, and this one:



    id totally love that tho^ im a sucker for that burnt ti stuff!
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  14. Uncle Cliffy Active Member

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    So, are you saying you want something better than your AVY Boxxer?

    I'm probably sending mine in this winter, so speak now if I should wait... ;)
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  15. Ian Collins Active Member

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    Well. I would try the charger damper.

    If it's as good in the boxxer as it is on the pike I would possibly run it.

    The real appeal lies in the re worked air side. They felt incredible, and prior to feeling these, I have abhorred air spring forks. Also the fact that the castings are machined to tighter tolerances appeals.

    I might just jump on the fox 40 air and get the avalanche damper for it while I kill some time waiting for this miracle fork. Looks like its gonna be a while.
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    Yes, wait.

    Just sold my AVY Boxxer after two years of use. Yes, it is a nice upgrade when compared to the R2C2 damper, but its not all it is hyped up to be (which I was previously guilty for). My new Dorado is a huge upgrade in terms of damping and sensitivity.
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  17. Jm_ Active Member

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    I wouldn't say my charger damper is quite up to the snuff of Avalanche. It's good, but not quite that good. Could just be the air-spring curve, but it doesn't seem to plow through super chunky stuff at speed quite as good. You lose a little "plush" with the compression cranked up. Make no mistake, it rides well and handles this situation great, but I think the avalanche gets the edge. Then again, the stuff I'm doing on this fork considering it's weight blows my mind.
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