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    New suspension fork

    I have a 2006 rockhopper, and the fork is pretty pittifull, i was wondering what forks yall would recomend in the same travel range as the stock rockhopper fork, id like to save up and get a fork that i will like enough to keep when i upgrade my frame, but i dont want to spend 500 dollars on it.

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    All mountain, MX.

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    What fork is currently on it?

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    Reba SL $450
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    Recon $300
    Tora $250

    I have a Tora on my RH, and honestly im pretty happy with it. I think buck for buck, its one of the better offerings on the market. Worth looking at if you're on a budget.

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    well of course im on a budget, but im willing to wait and increase the budget to where it needs to be. Im 150 pounds and would like to get a fair amount of travel from the fork. most forks ive seen are too stiff for me, idk, maybe its jsut cheap ones

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    Whats your budget?
    How much travel do you think you want?
    What kind of riding will you be doing?

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    i plan on doing somthing like cross country, but i like drops too, like 2 and 3 foot drops though.

    my budget is about 350 bucks probably.

    100-130mm?

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    brand new or used?
    jenson is selling mx comp for 228 and mx pro for 271

    on ebay, $350 is well within the range to get a used reba u-turn air

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    If you search ebay for a Rockshox Tora, you will find a good deal on a Tora Solo SL Air (hint, hint)...they don't make the air sprung version anymore therefore this is probably the lightest Tora that was made. (as far as I know) The others are coil sprung and boat anchors, but they do work well.

    I must say, the Tora is a great fork for the buck. The Motion Control damper actually works, the 32mm stanchions are stiff, the rebound is effective, the lockout works like a champ...it's just a great budget fork. It's basically a Reba with steel stanchions (instead of aluminum) and the external floodgate adjustment. I'm pretty sure that everything else is the same.

    The only reason there's a Tora Solo SL Air on eBay right now is b/c the owner just had a new kid and is parting out his/her hardtail. (boohoo)

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    I own a Recon, Love it , works well

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