Originally Posted by mindbogger
Thats quite a jump for a sid to a pilot. I am definetly going to go with a black on this. The TPC dampening feels great and right now i see them on sale everywhere. Careful when you buy. Ive seen many different and all have different adjustments.
There are ones wiht Fluid Flow or TPC Dampening. There are ones with on the fly travel adjustment and there are ones with lock out. Take tiem in picking up the right one
Thanks for the reply.
The Black I am looking at is this one:
Manitou® Black Elite 80/100 Fork – Disc Only
The Black Elite is the ultimate XC fork with on-the-fly travel adjustments. Reverse Arch technology improves lateral stiffness and tire clearance. TPC+ damping with external rebound and preload adjustments.
Weight: 4.1 lbs
Steerer material: aluminum
Steerer dia.: 1 1/8” threadless
Steerer length: 265mm
74mm post disc brake compatible only
The MX would be this one:
MX Comp 04
The 2004 MX Comp model features increased tire clearance thanks to a new monolite magnesium casting. It utilizes a dual coil spring design with air assist, and an external preload and internal rebound adjuster. Marzocchi's Open Bath SSV damping damping is standard.
This fork features a 1 1/8" threadless steerer tube (fits most modern mountain bikes) and 51mm International Standard disc brake mount.
Weight: 4.3 lbs
Spring: Dual coil with air assist
Adjustments: External preload, internal rebound adjuster
Stanchion Tubes: 30mm alloy