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  • RS Reba Team

    7 19.44%
  • Fox F100 RLT

    16 44.44%
  • Marzocchi Marathon SL

    5 13.89%
  • Manitou Minute 2:00

    5 13.89%
  • Manitou Skareb Platinum

    3 8.33%
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    Poll: Which 100mm travel XC/Trail fork?

    Which 100mm travel XC/Trail fork is king? Post only forks YOU HAVE RIDDEN and give at least one intelligent reason why it trumps all others.

    1) Rock Shox Reba Team
    2) Fox F100 RLT
    3) Marzocchi Marathon SL
    4) Manitou Minute 2:00
    5) Manitou Skareb Platinum

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    I love fox products. High quality, light, and they have good dampers.
    Rides: 06 Demo8 II, Yeti DJ
    Pin it baby!

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    I highly rate the Fox, but guys i know that have them say they have seal issues. The ones ive ridden seem nice enoughm. that Minute is a damn nice piece of kit and would be my choice for an all mountain / XC bike.
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    Fox Float. Very very light fork.

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    Fox is the only manufacturer that

    a) gives ACTUAL fork weights (no one else does, no matter what they say)
    -not to mention they usually come in UNDER the advertised weight
    b) has very solid metal internals and adjustment knobs, etc
    c) easy to service
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    Quote Originally Posted by seely
    c) easy to service
    Except for the TALAS...
    Rides: 06 Demo8 II, Yeti DJ
    Pin it baby!

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    I like my RS pilot SL. not the higest end fork but one that has served me well on the trail
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    Fox then the Reba

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    I just moved from a Judy race to a Reba SL and the ride feels a lot better and I have just finished adjusting the positive air pressure to 100 lbs. I sill have to adjust the negative air pressure, the flood control valve for the lock out and the rebound has also been untouched.

    Ride hard!!
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    Well the only one I have ridden is the Marzocchi Marathon SL so I say stay away from that one. It rattled straight out of the box, I neeed to send it in.

    My favorite 100 mm fork is not listed, it is the White Brothers XC 1.0.
    I may be fat but I'm slow enough to make up for it.

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    Fox seems very good. Wheres the Rock Shock Judy ?

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    Rockshox Judy....i don't think so.

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    Oh dont you now? Have you ever ridden one before? I have.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blue_neon
    Oh dont you now? Have you ever ridden one before? I have.
    Thats good to hear. If its the Judy TT your talking about, i shake my head. Theres many better 100mm forks out there better then the Judy.

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    Definatley there are, but it all depends on how much you want to spend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blue_neon
    Definatley there are, but it all depends on how much you want to spend.
    True.

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