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    Anyone recognize this fork?

    Does it look any good? Its brand spankin new for $56.
    Never heard of it... just wondering if it's a ripoff???




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    Looks like a piece to me.

    100MM dual crown, bound to be crap.

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    ZOOOOOOOOOooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooom! WTF?

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    Piece of crap. You get what you pay for and it definately applies in this case. IMO, Any DC with more stanction between the crowns that below them is a piece.
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    DUDE! It has a state-of-the-art Spring Pressure System!!!

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    And its definatley the FASTEST fork i've seen!!!

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    OK, this one I know. Zoom are fitted to bikes that dont justify the expense of an RST.

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    LMAO... I guess I got my answer

    Ok so then, what can I get that wont bottom out while scootn' down the trails/jumps? I cant really spend too much right now since I just bought the bike. Has a weaksauce RST capa T5 on it right now.
    Oh and if it helps... I ride fairly hard and am 5'11 @ 190lbs
    Anybody have something cheap used?! lol

    edit* cool, another V owner

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    Quote Originally Posted by anthonaut
    IMO, Any DC with more stanction between the crowns that below them is a piece.
    ARRR,,,....guy, isn't that just the way they pack them for shipping?

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    NVM about forks. I found some old posts with some good info.

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    Well in a way. You can tell from the picture where the "limit" line is for the travel on the stanctions and its where the lower crown is situated. Also, it has 100 mm of travel which is about where the lower crown is anyway.
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    I think your best bet is an 02 super T. It has V brake mounts, and has 20mm TA. They are cheap too. It might be a little bit flexy with its 30mm stanchions though.

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    get a EXR pro for 190 and throw some stiff springs in it for 40 bucks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirtbike
    I think your best bet is an 02 super T. It has V brake mounts, and has 20mm TA. They are cheap too. It might be a little bit flexy with its 30mm stanchions though.
    Overkill IMO. His bike probably couldnt take them anyway. Also woukd be heaps hard to track down.

    Quote Originally Posted by PWRDbyTRD
    get a EXR pro for 190 and throw some stiff springs in it for 40 bucks.
    Underkill IMO. He should look at a DirtJumper or a Z of some kind.
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    Not that much.

    Okay, so they're easier to track down that i thought. But if his bike came with single crown RSTs i doubt it could take Supers.
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    If anyone doubts the integrity of the EXR Pro with stiff springs, I can show you a proof it can hold up...I've been riding on one for 7 months now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PWRDbyTRD
    If anyone doubts the integrity of the EXR Pro with stiff springs, I can show you a proof it can hold up...I've been riding on one for 7 months now.
    Now that i think about it, and now that i realise he doesnt have much money to spend, an EXR would be pretty well perfect.
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    Wow, thanx for all the VERY helpful info. Very much appreciated guys!

    One mo question. Which is better out of the EXR pro , DJ3, and MZ comp?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vertigo
    Wow, thanx for all the VERY helpful info. Very much appreciated guys!

    One mo question. Which is better out of the EXR pro , DJ3, and MZ comp?
    Worst to best is MZ comp, EXR pro and DJ3. (In a freeride sense)
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    Thanx, that helps a bunch. Now everything is starting to fit.
    The EXRs really fit my budget nicely, AND I like that idea of installing stiffer springs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vertigo
    Thanx, that helps a bunch. Now everything is starting to fit.
    The EXRs really fit my budget nicely, AND I like that idea of installing stiffer springs.
    I'd say buy the fork first and if you think the springs arent stiff enough, THEN you should look at heavier ones. No point getting stiffer springs if you don't need them.
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    Let's try to help people by keeping in mind that the majority of the posters here, (myself included) do not have the cash to be dropping on $500 forks when we just spent $400 on the bike. =)

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    They spelled Disc wrong, they spelled it "Disk".

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    Wow this looks like cruddiest fork i have seen...has anybody heard of zoom before!? Looks like it should be on a Wal-mart bike!

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