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    rigid?

    Im consitering a rigid fork for my p.1, for dirjumping and urban. Does any one have any sugestions on a good strong one.

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    what is the price range for a rigid fork

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    How much more BMX are you looking to get? I'm sure that for just a few more bills, you could get a complete BMX bike, and save the P bike for other things.

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    i used to ride bmx, but i didnt like the way it rode. I like the way my p.1 rides, but the crappy mz comp doesnt help my bmx style riding.if not ridgid any suggestions on a light fork that can handle abuse.

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    In that case, I would go with a solid cro-mo fork. Independant fabrications should be able to help, but it will set you back a few bills. www.ifbikes.com

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    DMR has one too.

    Light fork...handle abuse...I assume cheapish...not possible

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    How about a Marz. DJ1?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MadMan2k
    How about a Marz. DJ1?
    hardly light

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    The Surly Instigator fork should work too. It's suspension corrected for up to 100mm of travel, http://www.surlybikes.com/forks/Instigator_pop.html .

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    How about a fork with lockout or a feature to that effect?

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    hey im just wondering, what advantages does a ridgid fork have over a shock on the dirt jumps?
    i just couldnt imagine DJ'in and ridin urban without my suspension.
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    a rigid fork is better on dirt jumps because its lighter stronger, and doesnt absorb lips on jumps. and i used to ride bmx, so i dont mind the feel.

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    thanks , good to know
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    My freind just got a planet x with a rigid. Man, That just breaks my wrists (not literally) when ever I try it on any drops. I guess they have there good points though. He says he can hop up higher obsticals then when he had his susp.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chris_krueger
    How about a fork with lockout or a feature to that effect?
    here what i think about forks with lock out... why spend money on a fork if your going to not use the travel.

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    Maybe a Kona Project 2 fork? I don't know how strong it is compared to others but it shore is purrrty.

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    my friend rides that fork on his norco trials, so it must be able to handle some hard stuff

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