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Old 09-10-07, 08:45 AM   #1
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Help with Fork Selection

I'm a total newb here and have been riding for about a month. I am a little heavy (250) but very athletic (not fat). I am riding mainly single track trails and started with a Specialized Hardrock Sport. Well being a person that has to upgrade constantly (paintball background), I purchased a sweet used GT Zaskar race from Craigs list. It came with Rock Shox Sid forks which are probably not the best for my weight. I gave them to my son..(to go on his Rockhopper) and I am searching for a suitable Fork for my bike. I will be upgrading to a Full Suspension after I reach my goal(220) and will want a fork that would be worthy to switch when this happens. I have done alot of research and have kind of narrowed it down and found some good deals. here is what I have found:

2007 Marzocchi XC 700...$264
2007 Marzocchi XC 600 SL ...$350
2007 Marzocchi XC 700 SL ...$389
2007 Marzocchi Corsa Sl World Cup...$450

2007 Rock Shox Reba Dual Air 100mm..$419



any thoughts?

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Old 09-10-07, 10:16 AM   #2
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I will be doing what I'm doing XC, single trail type stuff.

Of the forks listed, which would be best for my weight?
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Old 09-10-07, 12:30 PM   #3
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I weigh in at 250# and I run a Reba Race on my 29" SS and a Fox F100RL on my FS. The Reba should suit you just fine.
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