Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Mountain Biking Mountain biking is one of the fastest growing sports in the world. Check out this forum to discuss the latest tips, tricks, gear and equipment in the world of mountain biking.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 12-01-03, 04:16 PM   #1
Spectra
Chicks dig a big fork
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Victoria BC
Bikes:
Posts: 54
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
New fork for the second season

I got a killer deal on a new fork. Lucky for me, I can ride nearly year round out here in Victoria...unlike certain people from Whistler on the board.

What started out as a new tire soon spiraled out of control and this is what I am left with. Happy Xmas to me I guess. But really, the deal was so good, I had to do it. Once I sell my old fork, this is only a $150 upgrade instead of $1000.
Spectra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-01-03, 04:21 PM   #2
mindbogger
Senior Member
 
mindbogger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Bikes:
Posts: 933
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
looking good...that brodie of yours sure looks awesome
mindbogger is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-04-03, 12:11 PM   #3
Cornish_Rdr_UK
Withdrawal Symptoms!
 
Cornish_Rdr_UK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Cornwall UK
Bikes: Specialized Hardrock Sport Disc 2004 And identit Dr Jekyll
Posts: 1,258
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
What travel is that on that fork? Are you sure that fork is compatible with your head tube?

Nice rig
Cornish_Rdr_UK is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-04-03, 12:45 PM   #4
Maelstrom 
Wood Licker
 
Maelstrom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Whistler,BC
Bikes: Transition Dirtbag, Kona Roast 2002 and specialized BMX
Posts: 16,885
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Spectra
I got a killer deal on a new fork. Lucky for me, I can ride nearly year round out here in Victoria...unlike certain people from Whistler on the board.

What started out as a new tire soon spiraled out of control and this is what I am left with. Happy Xmas to me I guess. But really, the deal was so good, I had to do it. Once I sell my old fork, this is only a $150 upgrade instead of $1000.
Whatchoo saying foo ...Well now with a recent promotion I am here for another few years. Congrats on the upgrade. But now I really need to hit up a winter sport...

I love buying a selling stuff. I always end up more or less even. Which reminds me, I sill have stuff to pay for
Maelstrom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-04-03, 12:46 PM   #5
Maelstrom 
Wood Licker
 
Maelstrom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Whistler,BC
Bikes: Transition Dirtbag, Kona Roast 2002 and specialized BMX
Posts: 16,885
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cornish_Rdr_UK
What travel is that on that fork? Are you sure that fork is compatible with your head tube?

Nice rig
I am pretty sure (not 100%) that brodie warranties with a dc fork. It is similar to the Kona Roast of 2002 and Kona was offering full warranties on dc forks...
Maelstrom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-04-03, 07:28 PM   #6
Spectra
Chicks dig a big fork
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Victoria BC
Bikes:
Posts: 54
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
It has 7" of travel. I think the bike is designed to handle 8". Everything feels right so far, infact, better than alright, it's downright amazing. The shop has looked at it and never said anything other then "sweet ride", so I think I'm ok.
Spectra is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:44 AM.