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Old 11-28-06, 11:48 PM
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MTB Front Shocks

I am looking to replace my front shock. I want to spend around $250.00. What is the best shock for this price? I mostly ride XC stuff. Do I have enough bread?
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Old 11-28-06, 11:55 PM
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Do I have enough bread?
you sure do!
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Old 11-29-06, 12:01 AM
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first off you're replacing your fork and yeah 250 crumbs will get you a decent fork

bread, does that mean you bake your money, cause mine is all doughy
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Old 11-29-06, 12:05 AM
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Check out any of the major online dealers, picepoint, jensonusa etc. Their ae some lovely deals out right now. I just purchased from greenfish, they have some good stuff too.
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Old 11-29-06, 12:24 AM
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Wow, you must be really smart. Knowing the difference between a shock and a fork, that's very helpful info you provide. Are you a mechanic or something?
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don't get me started with you newbs who think you know more than you actually do. You wrote "front shock", that's a fork. any person with half a brain realizes that's the correct name for it and not only that it saves you a few key strokes while you're at it.

newbies who are willing to embrace that they're wrong on occasion are AWESOME, newbs like you and ADE to name a few who have to save face because they're wrong give a bad name to newbies.

sorry Mr. FrontShock
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Old 11-29-06, 12:47 AM
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I think we're being invaded by pinkbikers...
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change your name to rpmcholo, then you'll have an excuse to be all up in my face

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Hey, Blazin'.

You cant hotlink anglefire/tripod.
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Originally Posted by Blazinall91
don't get me started with you newbs who think you know more than you actually do. You wrote "front shock", that's a fork. any person with half a brain realizes that's the correct name for it and not only that it saves you a few key strokes while you're at it.

newbies who are willing to embrace that they're wrong on occasion are AWESOME, newbs like you and ADE to name a few who have to save face because they're wrong give a bad name to newbies.

sorry Mr. FrontShock

Bwaaahahaaaaaaa!

You're killing me here. Pot--->kettle--->black, is all I can say after reading some of the stuff on this forum.

Are you this big of a d!ck in real life, too?

Stop the inanity!

For the OP: Yep, as someone else pointed out, check all the online clearance bike sites. You can easily find a fork to fit your needs with that budget.
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Old 11-29-06, 08:42 AM
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I saw a Marzocchi MX Comp on JensonUSA yesterday for something like $215. It reviews very well on mtbr.com.
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http://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...x+Comp+06.aspx
http://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...+Minute+1.aspx
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+1 mx comp w/eta is awesome
or a RS duke on ebay
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front FORK

See Blazin' it isn't that hard to be cool, Jacka--. Thanks for the 411 everyone else!!!
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Hahaha, Blazin, you're being an ******* over something you obviously know nothing about. "Shocks" isn't incorrect, because it's short for "Shock Absorber", which describes pretty well what he wants his fork to do, because as we all know, "fork" could describe something rigid or with suspension. Everyone here, including you, obviously know's what he is talking about, so please, shut the **** up.
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I call it my front squishy boing boingey. But that's because I'm cool, like blazinall.
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Ill sell you my Marzocchi MX PRO 120mm w/ ETA for 150 plus shipping!!!!
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I call it my front squishy boing boingey. But that's because I'm cool, like blazinall.
I wouldn't say cool, maybee a bit "gifted".
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Or maybe a copy cat.
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Or maybe a copy cat.
You call it "Bouncy bouncy boing boing", and ever since I got my new fork I've called it "Squishy boing boingey". Totally different.
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Words can hurt. And people that try to hurt with hurtful words really hurt other people. And people that hurt with sarcastic words are even more hurtful. You see, sarcastic words are like daggers. Daggers really hurt. So people that try to hurt with sarcastic words are hurting other people with dagger words.

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Originally Posted by Pheard
You call it "Bouncy bouncy boing boing", and ever since I got my new fork I've called it "Squishy boing boingey". Totally different.
+2 on the Marz pro bomber ETA, I like mine!...And don't be calling it a "squishy boing boingey", only a female like Sui can call a shock/fork something so "cute"

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Thank you, QT. *curtsies*
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