Reviewed & Recommended: Push Industries ACS3 Fork Coil Spring Conversion Kit

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Push Industries is a US manufacturer that specialises in producing high-end suspension components and upgrades for existing forks and shocks. The ACS3 Fork Coil Conversion kit is one of its newest products, and as the name implies, it’s designed to turn your air-sprung fork into a coil-sprung fork. But is that a good thing? We got Tom Nash on the coil upgrade program to find out. Over to Tom! Coil springs have been on something of a comeback in recent years, and we’re not just talking about those found on heavy duty freeride and downhill bikes. In the search of ultimate plushness and small-bump sensitivity, more everyday trail riders have been sucking up the small weight penalty to seek out the benefits of coil-sprung suspension for use on their all mountain bikes and enduro race rigs. There’s good reason for this too. According to Push Industries, there is nothing that beats a coil when it comes to outright suppleness, traction, and mid-stroke performance. That’s because a coil spring inherently suffers from less friction than an air spring, and the linear rate provides a more consistent feel throughout the entirety of the travel. Because of this linearity however, coil springs can lack big-hit performance when compared to an air spring, since there’s less adjustability when it comes to dialling in bottom-out control. Turn Air Into Coil Aiming to harness the benefits of a coil spring while also addressing the shortcomings, Push developed the ACS3 Fork Coil Conversion Kit. Designed to replace...

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