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Old 12-13-04, 10:34 PM   #1
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My Fox Fork is set to 125mm, but the negative spring is overpowering the positive, causing it to only be set at 105mm. The fork is 2 years old, and I only do five-6 footers usually to a landing, on a hardtail. I weigh 95 lbs, and am running the purple spring. Any ideas?
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Sorry I can't help you, but 95 lbs? Are you female, or a growing male? I need to meet someone who can teach me to do drops, I'm not comfortable with more than 1.5 feet yet.
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squeaks - Master the biggest drops you feel safe on, then move up a bit.
Pop the front wheel up, kinda bunny hop out if you can, land on rear wheel, then go down onto front.
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Unless there is a tranny.
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And it seems that what this guy drops to.
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Sorry I can't help you, but 95 lbs? Are you female, or a growing male?
I'm 12 years old
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Old 12-16-04, 12:11 AM   #7
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I'm 12 years old
Fork is 2 years old?...

Fox fork at the age of ten? You are living the dream of almost everyone of this forum...
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Old 12-16-04, 12:51 AM   #8
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Fox fork at the age of ten? You are living the dream of almost everyone of this forum...
got it used in 2004
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got it used in 2004
Has it been serviced recently?
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Yeah, no clue how the last owner treated it. Unless he's someone you know personally and saw how he rode it before you bought it. Outside of that, I'd say it'd be really hard for a 95 lb person to get full travel out of a 125mm fork anyway. I weigh 130 and can't bottom out my 100mm Marzocchi.
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i weigh around 110 and im 14 and i bottom out my 100mm zokey. im looking at the Z1

EDIT: cryogenic, i just read that you have the same fork i have. the MZ COMP. it bottoms out just on little 4 stairs and i want to do this 7 stair at my school but im worried about the fork. i weigh more than 20 pounds less than you and i bottom out? i put the preload all the way up but it hardy makes a difference and still bottoms out.

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I'm 12 years old
And too young to legally be here
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haha youre right. but hey if you were 12 when the internet was around you'd do it. i did
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i weigh around 110 and im 14 and i bottom out my 100mm zokey. im looking at the Z1

EDIT: cryogenic, i just read that you have the same fork i have. the MZ COMP. it bottoms out just on little 4 stairs and i want to do this 7 stair at my school but im worried about the fork. i weigh more than 20 pounds less than you and i bottom out? i put the preload all the way up but it hardy makes a difference and still bottoms out.
I do stairs on mine and can't say I've had any problems with the fork bottoming out, actually... I have the preload wide open (soft as it'll go) and I've done various combinations of stairs with no problems (aside from pulling the front brake too hard with the wheel turned and bailing). I'm not really sure why yours would be bottoming and mine isn't. The only difference seems to be that I have my preload set cranked all the way to the left (wide open) and yours is cranked down to the right from what i can tell. Have you tried it both ways? I know generally lighter riders need less preload.
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haha youre right. but hey if you were 12 when the internet was around you'd do it. i did
Joe can get shut down for having kids under 13 here.

http://www.ftc.gov/ogc/coppa1.htm
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Joe can get shut down for having kids under 13 here.

http://www.ftc.gov/ogc/coppa1.htm
hey 12 year old get lost. well beat u up
getting the site shut down is the last thing we need
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getting the site shut down is the last thing we need
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Joe can get shut down for having kids under 13 here.

http://www.ftc.gov/ogc/coppa1.htm
actually, no he cant. because to sign up for the site, everyone must swear that they are at least 13 years old. if he misrepresented himself in the membership agreement, then that absolves the webmaster of guilt. it becomes the parents fault for not monitoring the child's use of their computer.

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But if the webmaster is made aware that the person is in fact under 13, then there may be possible repercussions.

Sorry kid! Please come back when you make it to 13.
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