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    hey im brand new 2 this forum. im 14 and a big biker. i have a specialized rockhopper fsr xc with discs. but its got an awful fork.....judy. its a ****hole. whats a good fork that i could get that woulnt be incredibly expensive like the SID but not ****ty like the judy. i want like a midline with fluid. ne suggestions?

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    how did you manage to put a four letter cussword between a and hole?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phatman
    how did you manage to put a four letter cussword between a and hole?


    I think he said ****hole

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    Quote Originally Posted by shimano_cranker
    Hey Im brand new to this forum. Im 14 and a big biker. I have a Specialized Rockhopper FSR XC with discs, but it has got an awful fork. It's a Judy. It's a ****hole. What would be a good fork that I could get that wouldn't be incredibly expensive like a SID but not ****ty like the Judy. I would like a mid-line forkwith fluid (dampening?). Any suggestions?
    Yes I have two suggestions: First: this Forum isn't an IM conversation so please save the AOL'ese for your chat sessions and please do your best to use proper grammar here. Second: I'd check out a Rock Shox Duke XC.









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    wow, actually took the time to make things legible for the rest of us!

    as for the fork i'd recommend buying a used fork. older bams and atom bombs can be had for around a bill.
    i won't deny it i'm a straight ridah

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    As mentioned you're a big rider. So, stay away from air shocks, stick with Coil sprung shocks.

    The Duke is good, older Marzocchi's are even better!

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    You mean damping, raiyn?

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    Quote Originally Posted by a2psyklnut
    As mentioned you're a big rider. So, stay away from air shocks, stick with Coil sprung shocks.

    The Duke is good, older Marzocchi's are even better!

    L8R
    i meant big as in into it. im 14 and 125 pounds. yes i want dampening. do u guys have suggestions for a decent price?

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    Well being that your bike only has up to 90mm of rear travel, I'd stick with a fork under 100mm's. I'm hoping your not trying to turn this thing into anything else other than a good XC/Trail bike. If you do XC/Trail riding the Manitou Skareb would be a good fit.

    Check out www.JensonUSA.com.

    Here: MANITOU SKAREB COMP FORK '03 $249

    The replacement for the Mars cross-country race fork, the 2003 Skareb offers a reverse arch casting, coil spring, and 80mm of travel. Semibath lubrication and Manitou's "Evil Genius" seals. Claimed weight, 3.0-3.4 pounds.


    Travel: 80mm
    Weight: claimed 3.0-3.4 pounds

    Spring: Coil

    Damping: Quick Range

    Adjustments: Preload, Rebound Damping, Compression Damping

    Stanchion Tubes: Anodized aluminum.

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    My fork, I know this is shameless advertising, but I honestly am doing this from the depths of my heart, so Its ambiguous whether im breaking forum rules.
    the 2002 MXC is an air fork and its made by marzocchi which is an excellent high quality name. 100mm travel. mines $100 USD used with amost new lowers so that shouldnt break the bank. Wow, I feel unethical doing this...
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