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Old 03-18-05, 05:24 PM   #1
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Making SR Suntour Fork softer

My 11 y.o. son has a GT Bullet MTB with non adjustable SR Suntour fork.
It is too firm and practically doesn't travel at all.

Is it any way to make it softer other than replacing it.

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Old 03-19-05, 04:04 AM   #2
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I would venture to say no, and im sure replace the fork would cost more than the whole bike.

I have no basis for this but i wonder if those forks have break in period . IE get shofter with age before breaking down completly...
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Old 03-19-05, 07:09 AM   #3
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Hi,
you can put less air in the tires. Ideally, find larger tires, and run less pressure. You can try gel gloves, and fancy handlebars. Here's
one..
http://www.airborne.net/eready/janet...u=AB-HB-TI-MTB
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What about softer springs?
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Its too low end to get softer springs. You can find used Marzocchi Dirtjumper series forks for 100 bucks on craigslist or ebay. Is the fork threadless?
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