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Old 10-27-04, 03:20 PM   #1
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What is the bigest drop that you would be able to do with a dj3? Someone please reply.

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Old 10-27-04, 03:25 PM   #2
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Well....according to pinkbike, 72.10029187305 feet, but thats only if the tranny is at a 35 degree angle.
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Old 10-27-04, 03:27 PM   #3
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Dude, with that attitude, you're gonna get kicked out of here faster than the mods ban a swearing foo'.

Learn to spell and use proper punctuaution. These forums have very tolerant mods. We don't want to trash these forums.

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Old 10-27-04, 03:34 PM   #4
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Well....according to pinkbike, 72.10029187305 feet, but thats only if the tranny is at a 35 degree angle.

I thought it was 82 ft...DANG!!!
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Old 10-27-04, 03:39 PM   #5
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Dude, with that attitude, you're gonna get kicked out of here faster than the mods ban a swearing foo'.

Learn to spell and use proper punctuaution. These forums have very tolerant mods. We don't want to trash these forums.

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I was able to understand what was said.
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Old 10-27-04, 04:05 PM   #6
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Well its 72.10029187305ft with the 03' DJ3 because it was 2lbs lighter. Adding the extra weight bumped it up to 82.10029187305ft
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He edited it.

He wrote "whats the biggest drop a dj3 can handle, SOME1 PLZ ANSWER ME!!!1" or something like that. I get a lil pissed off sometimes.
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Why do people ask questions like this? I don't mean this as criticism necessarily, but I don't understand why this seems like a valid question to anyone.
BTW...good answers
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I win.
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can you really go do a 82 foot drop on that little travel fork? are we talking the XC dj3, or the downhill dj3
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can you really go do a 82 foot drop on that little travel fork? are we talking the XC dj3, or the downhill dj3
I wasn't aware there were two models. I am sure theres only one. But the 82 foot drop......scarasm...
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I doubt any fork could take 82 ft. If there is one...it is in fact just one...the guy dropping would be in the hospital, but the fork MIGHT live
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Don't you usually land on the rear wheel from drops? :/
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Not to tranny...and really over about 7 ft...most people don't do drop to flat. I would hate to attempt a 10footer to flat...bad for the bike and your body. When landing to tranny...ideally you want to land even
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Well....according to pinkbike, 72.10029187305 feet, but thats only if the tranny is at a 35 degree angle.

Do they have a drop calculator or something? Please link!
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The drop calculator is simple.

Eye up a 1 ft drop, add 30 / 15 * 40 and then brag to all friends about how cool you are you can drop 82 ft
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