Review – Fox 38 Factory Grip 2 does the burly chassis and new features make a better enduro fork?

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The Fox 38 launched last year right at the start of lockdown, but over the year we have ridden various models of this burly enduro fork and this is what we think. There are trends that we can following depending on the market that we are watching. Smartphones are getting more powerful, with bigger screens and better cameras. Home computers are getting thinner. Cars greener and mountain bike suspension forks are getting fatter. Fatter isn’t the best description really, in actual fact stanchion diameters are growing, chassis are becoming tougher, but overall weight isn’t really increasing drastically. 2021 Fox 38 Grip 2 – The outside But why are forks getting chunkier? Has anyone ever complained that a Fox 36 wasn’t stiff enough? Likely not, well no one on the consumer side of things, but as enduro bikes become more capable, racers faster, and with the rise of the Super Enduro bike not to mention eBikes, Fox wanted to offer something a little chunkier. The first benefit to a larger build is stiffness, and the combination......

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