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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?
    Last edited by Investorofmercy; 09-10-07 at 10:37 AM.

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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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    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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