FOX Reviews and News


Fox Float 34 fork with EVOL review


For model year 2018, Fox has updated the 34 chassis with a large volume negative air spring. Can something so minor really make a big difference?

Read More »

Fox DPX2 rear shock first ride review


Trail bikes are getting bigger as riders are taking these capable bikes into more aggressive terrain. Fox is here to address this need with a rear shock with a massive sweet spot called the DPX2.

Read More »

10 hot new suspension products for 2017


Mountain bike suspension continues to get better and better. Check out some of the latest developments from BOS, Cane Creek, Fox, RockShox, and more.

Read More »

Five new (and cool) dropper posts


In the hunt for a new dropper post? Here are five new options from some of the best in the business.

Read More »

2018 Fox 36 first ride


Three years ago, Fox was thrust once again into the lead position of big hit fork performance with the introduction of the Fox 36. Today, the chassis is still sound as the latest Fox updates are applied to push it even further.

Read More »

Inside look at Fox’s “budget” Fit Grip Damper


Fox’s new “budget” oriented FIT GRIP forks offer impressive performance for the money. To learn more about how they work, check out this video by suspension tuner Vorsprung.

Read More »

First Ride Review: Fox Float X2 for 2017 Specialized Enduro


Fox has updated its Float X2 shock to fit 2017 Specialized Enduro frames. Our tester would be bouncing with joy, if it wasn’t so well damped.

Read More »

Bid on Rachel Atherton’s World’s winning Fox 40


Want to own a piece of mountain biking history? Over the next eight weeks, Fox is auctioning off a fork from one of their top athletes. All proceeds go to the Road 2 Recovery Foundation.

Read More »

Fox Proframe full face helmet review


If your terrain is DH certified, your helmet should be, too. Enter the new Fox Proframe, which offers top-level safety and maximum ventilation for enduro and all mountain riders.

Read More »

Project Alloy trail bike


For the same money, should you go for a carbon frame with a budget build kit or an alloy frame with a higher end spec?

Read More »

Mtbr Best of 2016 Awards: Dropper Post


The dropper post went from nice to have to an essential piece of equipment in a few short years. Now, we have a crop of reliable posts that will help maximize the mountain bike experience. Here are three of the best from 2016.

Read More »

Mtbr Best of 2016 Awards: Suspension Fork


With more incredible options than ever, picking our favorite fork wasn’t easy. In the end, we voted with our hearts….and wallets.

Read More »

MRP releases Ramp Control Cartridges for Fox 34 forks


With the success of the Ramp Control Cartridge for RockShox, MRP has followed through with Fox compatible cartridges and now has the them available for 2016 or newer Fox 34 forks that have the FIT4 and GRIP dampers.

Read More »

Video: How Fox Float air springs work


Are you curious about the internals of your fork? Let suspension tuning gurus Vorsprung demystify the magic behind air springs.

Read More »

Fox begins repair service for recalled Fox Float X2 shock


Last month, Fox announced a voluntary recall for the Float X2 air shock. This week, they received CPSC approval to start processing repairs. Click through to learn more.

Read More »

Fox Transfer dropper post review


Fox applied its experience from the Fox DOSS to develop a better product. But how does the new Transfer measure up in this Mtbr long term review.

Read More »

10 great upgrades for your bike — and more


It’s easy to get caught up in the latest and greatest. But it’s very possible your best option is not buying all new gear. Instead give one of these upgrades a try.

Read More »

FOX Transfer dropper post first look


The FOX Transfer has all the right moves for a second generation product from a suspension engineering company. But they surprised us with a knockout punch of $264 price.

Read More »

FOX Fork Air Volume Spacer review


Suspension tuning doesn’t have to be scary. Using FOX’s Air Volume Spacer system, you can custom tune your fork or shock in about 20 minutes.

Read More »

FOX Transfer dropper post sneak peak


Following the outgoing FOX DOSS dropper post that was a bit rough around the edges but extremely reliable, FOX is getting ready to introduce the their new dropper called the Transfer.

Read More »

Spy shots of updated FOX Live Valve


It’s no secret that FOX is working on an electronic suspension system, but new spy shots reveal it’s getting much closer to production.

Read More »

Prototype 29er FOX 40 mounted on Evil Wreckoning spy shot


It’s no secret that manufacturers like Trek and Intense have played around with 29er downhill bikes before, but it appears that suspension manufacturers like Fox are also starting to do some serious testing.

Read More »

New suspension products from the Sea Otter pits


Here’s all the new suspension stuff we discovered on our whirlwind tour of the Sea Otter Pits last week.

Read More »

FOX black stanchions, lightweight XC fork, more boost


FOX traditionally waits until the Sea Otter Classic before revealing its 2017 product line, but this year things started a little earlier. Head past the break to see what we know so far.

Read More »

FOX Float X2 review


A FOX Float X2 has been suspending and damping the rear of our Specialized Enduro for the past few months – check the full review to see how it went.

Read More »

FOX 32 Step-Cast fork


FOX went on an all-out assault in the XC fork category as they created an incredibly light, plush and tunable fork called the 32 Step-Cast.

Read More »

Pricepoint’s FOX 34 Float Fork Giveaway Contest


FOX Factory 34 Float fork with 150mm of travel is the prize courtesy of Pricepoint!

Read More »

Sneak Peek: Prototype XC FOX fork with step down lowers


Spotted on the instagram account of Peter James Lucas, this yet to be released 32mm XC fork from FOX that appears to be close to production. The most interesting feature of the new chassis appears to be the stepped lowers, which taper near the axle.

Read More »

Best new mountain bike components of 2015


Find out what made of our list of best new components from 2015. We think you might be surprised.

Read More »

Best new value priced products of 2015


We love covering the latest and greatest, but the truth is, most of us can’t afford to drop 10 large on a mountain bike or 3k on an electronic shifting drivetrain. Here is our list of 2015 products that offered the best bang for the buck.

Read More »

2015 Holiday Gift Guide: For the crazy competitive cross-country racer


If low weight, speed and efficiency are what matters most, these 10 gifts should be on your holiday shopping list.

Read More »

FOX Interbike 2015


FOX rolls out new negative air spring throughout fork line for improved performance and major weight savings, and launches series of successful new shocks.

Read More »

Interbike 2015: FOX launched all new extended coverage Metah trail helmet


When the FOX Flux was launched over five years ago, it quickly became one of the most popular trail helmets on the market. With the introduction of the new Metah, Fox seeks to recapture that audience with unique styling and improved safety functionality.

Read More »

Video: 2016 FOX Float DPS EVOL shock


For 2016, FOX revamped its Float rear shock with two damping pistons called DPS for better performance. They also added an extra negative spring can called EVOL to make the suspension curve flatter.

Read More »

Outerbike Whistler: Hot bikes, amazing trails, good times


Consumer-facing trade show in B.C. wonderland serves up biking bliss with hundreds of demo bikes, and access to the world’s most famous bike park.

Read More »

Just In: 2016 FOX 34 Float fork


FOX stumbled a bit in fork technology since the inception of CTD forks. But we saw what they were capable of with the performance of their FOX 36 forks last year. Now, all that technology comes to the more popular 34 line of forks.

Read More »

FOX goes 27.5+ with 110mm spacing on Factory 34 Float Fork


If there’s any doubt that 27.5+ would take off this year, they were erased by FOX’s introduction of this 27.5+ fork with 110mm hub spacing. This wider hub allows the fork legs and crown to accommodate a huge 27.5 tire like a 3.0 or 3.5 inch.

Read More »

Outerbike photo preview of 2015′s hottest mountain bikes


Events: Mtbr brings you a look at a dozen of 2015′s hottest bikes from the Outerbike demo fest in Moab, Utah.

Read More »

First Look: 2015 Ibis Mojo HD3


First Look: After much anticipation, Ibis finally reveals their new long-travel 27.5-inch enduro bike–the Mojo HD3.

Read More »

Interbike: Riding the Shimano XTR with Di2 and FOX iCTD


What’s the best thing I saw at the show? XTR Di2 is an easy answer. Is it available today to purchase today and is it practical and affordable? No. But it is a clear demonstration of what is possible today and it opens up a world of possibilities.

Read More »

FOX Interbike 2014


FOX 2015 updates include weight savings for their recently launched 36 RC2 fork, and a redesigned seal head and refined finish on their 32 and 34 stanchion models.

Read More »

Eurobike: 2015 FOX 36 TALAS suspension fork


FOX’s 36 TALAS fork makes an appearance in suspension-makers’ busy booth.

Read More »

Ultimate Base Camp: Santa Cruz mountain bike destination guide


Yep, we’re spoiled. Living near Santa Cruz, Calif. gives us access to nearly year-round awesome mountain biking. Check out our destination guide, then start planning your trip to come see us. You’re welcome.

Read More »

FOX ‘murders-out’ limited edition all-black Stealth forks


FOX releases limited edition Stealth versions of Factory FLOAT 32, 34 and 40 model forks.

Read More »

Video: Transition’s Lars Sternberg shreds on new FOX 36


Transition Bikes’ Lars Sternberg brapps his way through the Pacific Northwest in this sweet launch edit for the new FOX FLOAT 36 fork.

Read More »

Review: New 2015 Fox 36 FLOAT and TALAS fork


The new FOX 36 takes the fight to RockShox in the battle for all-mountain fork supremacy. See who comes out on top in this epic clash of titans.

Read More »

Video: Fox Riders Cam McCaul and Kirt Voreis throw down in new trail shredit


It’s Voreis vs. McCaul, Trek vs. Specialized, and 29er vs. 26er in an awesome new trail shredit from Fox Head apparel.

Read More »

Hot News: New 36 RC2 fork highlights FOX 2015 releases


Suspension-maker FOX announced a new version of their 36 fork as well as updates to their 40, 34 and 32 models in a 2015 product release this week. The company launched 40th anniversary heritage graphics and stealth models as well.

Read More »

Enduro Compare-O: The Mtbr test crew picks their favorite Dream Bike Spec components


Our test crew picks their ultimate, no-holds-barred component mix from the Enduro Compare-O in our Dream Spec feature.

Read More »

Fox Creates Custom Painted Chainsaw for DH Champ Smith


A world championship medal is cool, and those glass trophies they give you for the World Cup are swell too, but the memento clothing-maker Fox gave Steve Smith–the reigning holder of both those prestigious downhill crowns–might just take the cake.

Read More »