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Old 04-04-05, 02:19 AM
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Is it possible to fix shocks

Once your front suspension stops working well, can you replace any parts to make it better or get it fixed?
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Depends on the make and model to determine if it's really worth it.
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my dads bike is somthing like 10 years old, a great bike with a titanium frame, shimano xt group set and rock shox sid front forks. Those Forks broke last week, not sure what exactly happened but they would bottem out after less then 2 inches. He took them to the shop, it would cost 75 to have them repaired by rock shox, yes your forks are probably repairable unless theres structral damage to the lower legs of the fork at which point its a right off, there is no point repairing it. 10 year old rock shox sid are not worth repiaring when you cna buy 2 year old ones off ebay that are much better for <150 but this old frame takes the older forks with the 1 inch steerer tube, very dificult to find a decent pair of those especialy on ebay, not many made so he went ahead with getting them repaired.
 
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Rock Shox (among others) = non-recycle or repair as a company policy.

I don't recommend suspension forks for new bike buyers for this reason (among others). Doesn't fit well with cycling's so-called environmental awareness.

You could try the Google ad here, though:

Shock Shop
Sales & Service, Critical Damping Analysis for peak performance

EDIT: (I thought I should add that in case the Google ad bit was taken seriously)
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