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Old 09-16-05, 09:14 PM   #1
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Marzocchi Dirt Jumper 3/Marzocchi Drop Off 3?

I want to buy an upgrade for my norco wolverine and I was looking into both the Marzocchi Dirt Jumper 3 and Marzocchi Drop Off 3...I'm short on money so I don't want to spend a lot but which of these do you think would be better for some dirt jumping/freeride/DH...nothing too big most air I would end up getting is max 6 feet but landing on a slope. If you guys have any other suggestions I'd be happy to hear them but please try and keep them cheap the Drop Off is already past my limit. Thanks.
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Do you have a price range? If you are loking for a good cheaper fork i would go with the Dj3. just got mine today (see New fork+review thread) and I absolutley love it!
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It would depend on how big the travel on your current fork is. If its around 100mm then the dirt jumper would be best - anything bigger than 120mm and the drop-off would be better.
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Right now I ride really crapy SR Suntour SF-XC50 with 63mm of travel.
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Do you have a price range?
Nothing more than $300 thats my max cause I'm only 16 and don't really have much money.
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id go with the dj3 ive done 7-8 foot drops with it and its still going strong. but then again im quite small and light
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would one of those be good for a hardrock?
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Very good. I'm lovin mine and It's not even broken in!
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Nothing more than $300 thats my max cause I'm only 16 and don't really have much money.
Then the dirt jumper would look your best bet.

However it is 35mm bigger then your current bike - it will increase the stress on your head tube and could lead to it snapping off.
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would one of those be good for a hardrock?
yeh mines on a hardrock. the small frame ive got and the dj3 makes it look like a proper dirt jump bike
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