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Fox Or Bomber?

Old 09-02-05, 09:55 PM
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What would you choose?

Bomber or
Fox Forks
Rock Shox?

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Old 09-02-05, 10:03 PM
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For what style of riding?
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Which application? xc? fr? dh? trails?

90% of the time I would pick marzocchi. Fox is ok but to expensive for what the offer.
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Old 09-02-05, 10:37 PM
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If money is no option, get a fox. If it is an option get a marzocchi.
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My Style Of Riding would kind of be alittle bit of everthing, it would be freestyle,DH, Dirt Jumps, Drops.

And Yeah, I like Fox, but they are expensive.
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I had a real hard time for this, for a do all fork I would either choose a Fox 36, a Rock Shox Pike or a marzocchi 66RC or their top Z1Fr. I chose bomber because I have one.

However the fork I think is the best and the fork I'd take are two different things.
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Originally Posted by KonaRider24
If money is no option, get a fox. If it is an option get a marzocchi.
Exactly
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Go ZOCCHI I have them on all my bikes and wouldnt touch anything else....
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I've been doing research because I'll be buying a higher-end XC-style fork next year and had setttled on:
- Fox F100 RLT or Fox F100 X
- Marzocchi Marathon SL or Marzocchi Marathon XC

You get a lot of reviews over at MTBR.com saying how the Fox forks are fantastic except that they keep leaking oil.

Meanwhile the Marzocchi's have nothing but great praise.

The Fox may be a better fork but at what price? It costs more, there's a chance you'll have to send it in for warranty repair (3-6 weeks!!!).

Not sure how the XC fork experience translates to FR/DJ forks but I know that I will probably get a Marzocchi.
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Fox Vanilla or Rock Shox Pike
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i have not ridden many forks since i am still new to this.

but i have heard good things about marz. and i research ALOT before i purchase stuff.
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What would you choose:

Trek, Giant, or Specialized?
Chevy, Ford, or Dodge?
Applebees, TGIFridays, or Chili's?
Bud Light, Miller Light, or Coors Light?

The question is way too general. All make various products designed to do the same thing, some doing it better than others, but not as a rule across an entire brand.

So, if you like McDonalds better than Burger King and Wendy's, that's fine. But they're all gonna give you the craps.
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Originally Posted by Blazinall91
Fox Vanilla or Rock Shox Pike
I would love one of those.
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the zocchi MX comp ETA's look like a good buy??? Some places list em at 209$ for the 2005 model.
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I would go MX pro eta, spend the couple bucks and get a worth while fork, I have one on my XC ride and ME GUSTA
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ford- fix or repair daily...found on road dead....f***ed on race day..... f***ed over redone dodge
dodge- mopar- mostly old parts and rust.... I would pick the chevy
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Originally Posted by santiago
I've been doing research because I'll be buying a higher-end XC-style fork next year and had setttled on:
- Fox F100 RLT or Fox F100 X
- Marzocchi Marathon SL or Marzocchi Marathon XC

You get a lot of reviews over at MTBR.com saying how the Fox forks are fantastic except that they keep leaking oil.

Meanwhile the Marzocchi's have nothing but great praise.

The Fox may be a better fork but at what price? It costs more, there's a chance you'll have to send it in for warranty repair (3-6 weeks!!!).

Not sure how the XC fork experience translates to FR/DJ forks but I know that I will probably get a Marzocchi.
I learned that there was a batch of Fox forks this year with valve problems that were all repaired by Fox and that the problem was resolved.

Just wanted to add closure to the info I provided.
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Originally Posted by Minesbroken
ford- fix or repair daily...found on road dead....f***ed on race day..... f***ed over redone dodge
dodge- mopar- mostly old parts and rust.... I would pick the chevy
Very much agreed.
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