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    ever bent / break your forks?

    what kind of forks were you using? what brand? what material?
    where did you break them? how did you break them?
    share your story.
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    Bent a couple. First one was a mongoose fork off a fuzz pro. I was launching out of a 3.5 ft mini ramp and nose dived, ended up breaking my collar bone too. Second was a Fit flow fork, bent forward a bit from doing alot of disasters.
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    ran into a tyre-height fence at full speed on an old 80s mongoose. forks bent backwards just below where the blades join the steerer, they stopped bending when the tyre hit the frame and i went over the bars. i ended up twisting the stem around (remember quill stems?) and riding home with a crazy 4" rake

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    Quote Originally Posted by ascend View Post
    ran into a tyre-height fence at full speed on an old 80s mongoose. forks bent backwards just below where the blades join the steerer, they stopped bending when the tyre hit the frame and i went over the bars. i ended up twisting the stem around (remember quill stems?) and riding home with a crazy 4" rake
    lmao, wow. so you didnt see the fence or what?
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    hah no, it was about 10pm. by the time i saw there was a fence there i only had time to think "oh ****" and go limp

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    Yeah I bent my first ones, I did a large step up, being first in a 6 person train, and my front tire just clipped the cinder block landing, and I went over, and 5 outta the 6 kids nailed my bike =[, When it was brand new.
    Then I got dk Octanes, and bent them some how, That im not sure.

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    send it back for the warranty.
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    Quote Originally Posted by b3nsonx View Post
    send it back for the warranty.
    I tried that and they told me too send them back were i got them, so I called danscomp and they wouldnt do it, there not bent too bad, its hard too notice, but i know its there, and it kinda bugs me.
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    oh geez!!! broken forks!!
    s&m pitch forks (original ones).... cracked steer tube
    the original 41thermal odyssey's.... bent
    2-hip.... torn off a drop out
    kink forks.... snapped
    race classics.... snapped dropouts
    directors.... so far so good!!! (about a year old now)
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