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Old 06-13-05, 11:39 AM   #1
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In an effort to make my bike more XC oriented, Nashbar has approved the return of the Black Super Air 120mm. So with that taken care of, Im in the market for a 100mm fork designed for XC.

These are the current candidates:

Marzocchi MX Comp ETA 105mm - $249

RockShox Psylo XC 80-125 Adjustable - $249

RockShox Reba SL Adjustable? - $329

Marzocchi MX Pro ETA 105 - $299

Any suggestions?

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Old 06-13-05, 11:50 AM   #2
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In an effort to make my bike more XC oriented, Nashbar has approved the return of the Black Super Air 120mm. So with that taken care of, Im in the market for a 100mm fork designed for XC.

These are the current candidates:

Marzocchi MX Comp ETA 105mm - $249

RockShox Psylo XC 80-125 Adjustable - $249

RockShox Reba SL Adjustable? - $329

Marzocchi MX Pro ETA 105 - $299

Any suggestions?
I'd probably go for the Reba or the MX Pro ETA.
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Old 06-13-05, 02:54 PM   #3
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And between those two?
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Why not add the FOX FRLT or the Talas? Both are great forks.

Of the ones you mentioned I would second the MXPro ETA.

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What the heck? They let you return a used fork because you didn't want it anymore? That's pretty sweet. I always thought people complained about Nashbar service. Might be performance though...

But anyways, of those, I would pick the Reba.
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Ill second the Reba. Its the best out of the list you posted.

I would pick a fox RLT or an F100X though.
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I want a Reba. Of course if I get a new fork then there would have to be other changes....... Figures I need to put a new roof on <grumble>
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Why not add the FOX FRLT or the Talas? Both are great forks.

Of the ones you mentioned I would second the MXPro ETA.

Because of the price.
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What the heck? They let you return a used fork because you didn't want it anymore? That's pretty sweet. I always thought people complained about Nashbar service. Might be performance though...

But anyways, of those, I would pick the Reba.
Cool huh. Actually they will return anything up to 12 months old. I called to make sure that I wouldnt get penalized because the fork was used and they said it wouldnt be a problem. Gave me an rma# in two seconds and I shipped it out yesterday.
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I want a Reba. Of course if I get a new fork then there would have to be other changes....... Figures I need to put a new roof on <grumble>
Would you pick the Reba SL over the Zocchi MX Pro ETA?
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Would you pick the Reba SL over the Zocchi MX Pro ETA?
I'd actually go with the MX Pro ETA, but that's just me.
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I'd actually go with the MX Pro ETA, but that's just me.
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Looks like Im getting the SL on friday.
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Because of the price.
Check eBay. Fox forx are superior in every way to those you listed and, occasionally, you can get great deals on them through eBay. Last year I picked up a brand new, 2005 Fox TALUS RLC, uncut, still in the box with all the tags, for $429+shipping. Not bad for a fork that retails for almost $700.
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Check eBay. Fox forx are superior in every way to those you listed and, occasionally, you can get great deals on them through eBay. Last year I picked up a brand new, 2005 Fox TALUS RLC, uncut, still in the box with all the tags, for $429+shipping. Not bad for a fork that retails for almost $700.
I'll be fine. Besides, that leaves room for nicer things in the future. Ordered the SL today, pics after its installed.

Until then, Im taking a week break from the forums.
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Im a fan of ROck shox so i would go for the Reba as well
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