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Old 08-31-07, 07:51 PM   #1
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Anyone ridden this fork?

http://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...tain+3+07.aspx Anyone tried it?

I need a better fork for my kona shred. I am 150 lbs and like to ride a variety of stuff but mostly just trail riding with many climbs, decents, and tall roots. A few drops usually not over 3 feet for now. I need something more plush then the stock fork which feels more like a pogo stick then a shock. Any advice would be appreciated.
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Old 08-31-07, 08:09 PM   #2
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http://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...tain+3+07.aspx Anyone tried it?

I need a better fork for my kona shred. I am 150 lbs and like to ride a variety of stuff but mostly just trail riding with many climbs, decents, and tall roots. A few drops usually not over 3 feet for now. I need something more plush then the stock fork which feels more like a pogo stick then a shock. Any advice would be appreciated.
I have the All Mountain 3 and it is a pretty good fork.

BUT it is the wrong fork for a Shred. Way too long and will ruin the handling of your bike.
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Old 08-31-07, 08:13 PM   #3
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Have any recomendations for a shorter fork that will work with my existing hub? I would go with a 20mm thruaxle but I dont have the cash to change hubs right now or the desire really.
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Old 08-31-07, 08:42 PM   #4
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well a budget would help... http://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...n+Fork+07.aspx RockShox Tora. $275, adjusts from 85-130mm i dunno, just a suggesion to start. i take it your an all mountain XC rider?
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that bike is a djing bike, just like the cowan and the scrap, they are all meant for 100mm of travel, and dj bike usually have either a very stiff fork such as a marz dj or a rigid fork
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if you put money into it, get air. that way you can drop the pressure for trails.
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i personnaly like coils, because you never have to fill them, they won't loose air in the course of a ride. if you feel like changing the amount of air in your fork before and after you hit the trails have fun, but i would stick with the coil or even a coil with air assist
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Old 08-31-07, 09:09 PM   #8
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well a budget would help... http://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...n+Fork+07.aspx RockShox Tora. $275, adjusts from 85-130mm i dunno, just a suggesion to start. i take it your an all mountain XC rider?
I thought I put the budget in there sorry. I need it below 350$ That tora looks nice I'll have to look into it. I do use the bike for some dirtjumping but for that I can always swap over to my old fork which does well at that. I need a better fork for the XC style trails that I do.
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well theyre are going to be some crazy deals on jenson soon, with all the new stuff coming in, maybe look at something more expensive when they drop the price
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look for older models of really nice forks, or maybe oems
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The perfect fork!rs argyle.jpg

http://jensonusa.com/store/product/F...oloair+07.aspx

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i have the pike for mine, amazing fork. if the tora is anything like the pike with the u turn and all then id get the tora.
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