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Originally Posted by chelboed
As long as he's a smooth rider, that fork MAY be alright. The "small drops/light freeride" part worries me. The Tora is not made for that kind of riding...but since he weighs so few "stones" the Tora may survive a season or two. I guess it all depends on his skill.
The Tora is more robust then you think, especially the U-turn version which is designed for rougher riding.
Of course, they can and will break if your not carefully. Its not a free-ride fork, but it will hold up to 'small drops'.
Then again, you wont get anything better for under 200pounds.