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Old 08-17-08, 03:54 PM   #1
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Rock Shox or Marzocchi

I am using a Rocks Shox Dart 1 on my new bike..Its the stock fork they give at my local shop.

And i was wondering if i should get the 2007 Marzocchi MZ Supercomp.

Its in my price range and was wondering if i should get it or if anyone knows of a nother good XC fork near 200 dollars pleace give me a name and i will look at it.

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Old 08-17-08, 04:27 PM   #2
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Talk to Cheeto,he has all the info on XC forks.
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I'll sell you a Rockshox Mag 21. Magnesium, baby!
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I'll counter with a Marzocchi Atom Bomb.......
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I'll see your Atom Bomb and raise you a 1980's rigid Raleigh fork.
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Save up more and get a better fork. Whatever you're getting for 200 won't be that much better than a Rock Shocks Dart 3 (which goes for around 130). Spending 200 for an upgrade of 70 isn't worth it. However, if you can save up closer to 350, you could get something like a Recon -- which would make a phenomenal difference.
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they dont make those anymore...thank god...
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Save up more and get a better fork. Whatever you're getting for 200 won't be that much better than a Rock Shocks Dart 3 (which goes for around 130). Spending 200 for an upgrade of 70 isn't worth it. However, if you can save up closer to 350, you could get something like a Recon -- which would make a phenomenal difference.
369$ you can get an 06-07 Reba..
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I am using a Rocks Shox Dart 3 on my new bike..Its the stock fork they give at my local shop.

And i was wondering if i should get the 2007 Marzocchi MZ Supercomp.

Its in my price range and was wondering if i should get it or if anyone knows of a nother good XC fork near 200 dollars pleace give me a name and i will look at it.
Both are bottom of the barrel forks for each respective company. I agree with Scratcher to save up a little money. For under $300 you can get the very decent Marzocchi MX Pro Lo.
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Old 08-17-08, 06:44 PM   #11
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Ok its also not a Dart 3 its the 1 i broke my arm so i havnt biked in a while and my friend just got the dart3 on his spare so i was thinking about it.
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I'd still say you should either use the current one until it breaks or until you save up enough for a higher end one. Dart 1 and 3 are very similar except for the added features of lockout and rebound adjustment on the Dart 3.
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Yeah your right ill prolly use one of my friends spare XC's for now.
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I'll sell you a Rockshox Mag 21. Magnesium, baby!
1992 Interloc Racing Design fork? Slightly over 2" of gooshy elastomer love, baby!

Man, was that thing ever flexy...

Also ran one of their rigid ti legged forks for a looooong time. That thing was a sweet ass rigid fork.
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1992 Interloc Racing Design fork? Slightly over 2" of gooshy elastomer love, baby!

Man, was that thing ever flexy...

Also ran one of their rigid ti legged forks for a looooong time. That thing was a sweet ass rigid fork.
So was that a call or a raise?
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I'd raise you a '95 carbon Ballistic if that POS hadn't been ceremoniously cut up and thrown in the trash. I figured it would be a decent raise because of the enormous bushing slop, and the high rating on the Flex-O-Meter.
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So was that a call or a raise?
I'll call that Mag21 and raise you a slightly used SL TI with a long travel kit installed. Please disregard the fact that it's getting raped by a Marzocchi in this photo.



To the OP, I am sorry but I am not familiar with any forks in your price range.
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