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    help me with a shock choice

    help me with a shock choice

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    please help\

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    I think you need to be alittle more descriptive.

    What kind of budget, what kind of riding habits?

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    buy mine.
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    Like Bfong said - What kind of riding do you plan on doing? How much travel does your current fork have? Are you looking for features like a lockout or can it be more basic? What price range are you looking at? All of this information is needed to make a good recommendation for a new fork for your bike. You will have much more luck by asking this question in the mountain bike section of the forums (Or asking a moderator to move this one) - More people check it more often, and you will find that most people with the experience to recommend a fork for you will be there to answer questions more often.


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    I've ridden Rock Shox and Manitou and Marzocchi. Marzocchi is by far my favorite. No matter what price range you're looking for i'd go with marzocchi. good quality, it'll hold up. if weight is a big issue then don't go with marzocchi, but i wouldn't sacrifice a little bit of weight for the quality of the marzocchi's.

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    Is this for that Huffy you bought? Not like you'll listen to anyone.

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    Given your description of your riding style and what you will need the shock for, I suggest you get the Marzocchi Monster T. It should be a decent upgrade for you. Also conider the Shiver DC. Great fork.........very plush.........







    Seriously though.................how are we suposed to tell you what kind of shock, fork, or whatever to get if we don't know how your going to use it???

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    Wait a min This post is from FEB!! He didn't give us any new info back then! Looks like we got someone reviving dead threads again.

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    Um Well Its For a G/T 26" Rims And I would Like A Shock That Will hold up To Alot Of abuse I mean alot of hard inpact on rocks ect....My Budget Varies I get paid between $30-$45 every two weeks for a paper rout and $65-$75 A month. well thats my budget right now. I have Element Racing Shocks Are They A Good Shock?????I got them off of a Road master
    from wall mart but they are pretty soft is that a good thing.

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    No Not A revived thread Sorry About THe Lack of Info.

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    Strange...I feel like I answered this...ummm Save your cash up for a cheap marz or rockshox. Marz exr is ten times the fork and only 200$...2.5 months of savings and you will have it...

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    who's the dude in the picture PTerman, and does he ride bikes?

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    That dude is me and yes y???

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    How old are you? Because what you really need to do is get a part time job. No offense or anything, but if you are old enough to then you will be able to buy much better components for your bike. Even working a couple days a week will quadrupal your monthly earnings.

    otherwise, save up your money and dont waste it on low end parts. The Marzocchi exr is a good choice for cheap, and if you want something more hardcare that is designed for abuse and impacts that dirtjumper 3 by marzocchi is on sale for 260 on supergo.

    http://www.supergo.com/itemdisplay.a...pany=Marzocchi

    http://www.supergo.com/itemdisplay.a...mpany=RockShox

    http://www.supergo.com/itemdisplay.a...mpany=RockShox

    Those are some good entry level forks that will suit your needs just fine.

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    What kind of bike is this for?
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    03 Giant iguana marzocchi mx comp fork, time atac alium pedals, race face prodigy crank, sun ringle rhyno lite rims with xt hubs, avid mechanical disc brakes, easton ea 70 riser bar.

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    If I remember he got a huffy or something. If you do a search it is around.

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    Some $150 Wal-mart special.

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    If i were you I would just save up money and buy a better bike. just my opinion
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    you sound like your a beginner so your bike will be fine for now.
    MY BABY:

    03 Giant iguana marzocchi mx comp fork, time atac alium pedals, race face prodigy crank, sun ringle rhyno lite rims with xt hubs, avid mechanical disc brakes, easton ea 70 riser bar.

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    Don't call him a beginner, he'll get mad! Ooooooohhhhh!!!!

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    Rocky Road?

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    actually im not a beginner been riding since i was 10 i'm fifteen now figure out the math.

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    i have 1999 g/t i would like some shocks for it. now please help and if u are going to keep calling me a beginer i would apreiciet it if u would just not help cause i asked for some help and some of u are ratting on me so just leave me alone if yur not going to help

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    u want a pic i have one it will be up soon

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