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Old 08-10-04, 06:15 PM   #1
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RST Forks??

Howzit Guys,

Tomorrow i'm buying some RST HI-5s forks, only costings me 10 so might as well.

Can anyone give me their opinons on these forks?

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They are RST...they are worth what you are paying for them.
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They are RST...they are worth what you are paying for them.
I don't know he might make a good lamp out of it and sell it to some schmuck and make a couple Quid out of it.
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Old 08-11-04, 04:18 AM   #4
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Do you think it would be worth my while to save up and get better forks?, triple clamp ones, if so which forks?, don't want anything too expensive mind you.

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Okay, don't listen to these haughty-taughty guys with their $1500 forks . Depending on what you're planning on using it for, the RST fork may be fine. I have an RST Gila TL on my hardtail, and it does a perfectly serviceable job for my XC riding. At the very least, you can't go wrong at 10 pounds so long as it hasn't been abused. The reviews on mtbr.com (http://www.mtbreview.com/reviews/Fro...ct_21558.shtml) are up and down. I think the point is that you just can't expect them to perform like high-end forks because they're not.
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Old 08-11-04, 06:59 AM   #6
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I know, i don't expect them to proform like high end forks, however i'm going to be doing a few jumps on them, but at 10 punds, if i mess them up or they really are crap, then oh well not too bothered.
Thanks for the advice!
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Hey I wasn't knocking them. Well I sort of was. But you do get what you pay for with an rst. It is an adequate fork.

BTW all of my forks come well under 1000$ cdn
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Got forks today, they are fitted now, and hey look nice, and seem quite nice loving them, will take it for a test tomorrow.
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We now require pics
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i have duke xcs and i love them cuz i got heavier springs and travel kit upgrade. They perform twice as good as my friends manitou blacks now.
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That was in no way related. Or was it?
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Hahaha....not at all...thats hillarious.
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Will get you guys some picture of the bike as a whole, and an old picture with old forks, then new forks on.

Pictures comming tomorrow!!
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Sweet..its a rule. Anything new require a pic.
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oh right, then that mean next week i must get pictures of my new disc brake
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That, for one, was related.
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Before forks fitted.



After forks fitted.



Let me know.
Disc Brake hopefully next week. front that is.
Oh about the rear silver wheel i bought a black one today.
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No comment then guys?
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Nice pics......sorry I really don't know much about the forks. And I still can't tell the bike haha
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Well it's a mod bike, with diffrent parts really, here's another shot of it. Better?

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........rst single crowns are FIIIIINE....My bussy who rides urban (well) uses them as a bckup if his dj 2's are broken. Get a good hardtail......will be stronger/more reliable than that, and you will have a better time possibly
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I don't do DH at all on the bike, just used for going up stuff, and doing drops, jumps.
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