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Old 01-26-05, 07:06 PM   #1
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Hey I'm thinkin of buying a fork to repleace my pilot C, would you recomend it, if yes, what kind? I was thinkin of buying a fox vanilla R. (Staying below $500) My bike is an 04 Giant Iguana if that helps.
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Old 01-26-05, 07:18 PM   #2
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Well a Vanilla R would be a very nice upgrade from a pilot, very plush fork. But it does depend on what kind of riding you want to do with it too.
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If your an XC rider like myself, i would recommend a SID. I have an '04 sid team and i love it. Lots of adjustment and super light. Lockout is nice when im on the road to get to the trail. But it only has 80mm of travel which is plenty for my uses but you might want something more
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Old 01-26-05, 08:52 PM   #4
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So the SID has lockout? That sounds good
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it's also ridiculously light (2.86 lbs)... I think it's the lightest fork around right now. The next lightest I've seen is the Manitou Skareb Platinum.
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So the SID has lockout? That sounds good
The sid is not a under $500 fork.
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The SID Race is $500 even
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hmm... so the SID team is 500 even, does it have a pop-lock remote by any chance?
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I don't think the race comes with the pop lock remote. You have to get the "Team" to get the pop lock remote.
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look into the rock shox reba
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You can get a SID for under 500 dollars dont kid yourself. Maybe not the WOrld cup but you can get the Race or the team. Look at last years model. Look on ebay also, i think the remote lockout is unecessary, it just seems like one more thing to break. Its not that hard to reach down and flip a switch.
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http://www.cambriabike.com/shopexd.asp?id=2548 Under 400
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Would you recomend the pop lock for racing? Thanks for the web address only $369.95 thats nice.
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Also, when it comes to SID or Reba, for XC racing which would you suggest.
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....The SID WC could be had for under $500. For XC racing, id say SID.....Reba is more of a trail fork.
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Thanks for the Advice
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not entirely waht you mean pop lock. you mean the remote lock out? I would not suggest that
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pop lock, remote lockout are the same things, just from different brands.
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