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Old 12-13-06, 08:12 PM
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I am need of a new fork. I was just riding my bike, and hit by a car.

What would you suggest for a DJ/FR in the 100 - 120 range. (No Marz Dj's Please)
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Old 12-13-06, 08:14 PM
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Im assuming 100-120mm travel? Price range?
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Old 12-13-06, 08:18 PM
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Ouch.

Rockshox Argyle, Rockshox Pike, Marzocchi Z1 FR (130mm...?).
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Old 12-13-06, 08:33 PM
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What he said ^^^. A Pike or Z1 is probably your best bet.
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If you don't mind QR then you can probably find a nice deal on a Fox Vanilla 32. With spacers I think you can either have 110mm or travel or the full 130mm travel.
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Pike I think is a little bit out of my price range.

Lets go with $150 - 350.

What is the Argyle Worth?
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Old 12-13-06, 09:10 PM
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Did you file a police report on the guy who hit you? Shoulda had his insurance recoup your losses.
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It was my fault, or atlease my dad keeps yelling that at me.

For the Price, I will actully go from $200 to $400. (CDN)

And For Length, 100 - 130mm.
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Originally Posted by WannaGetGood
What is the Argyle Worth?
The 318 (coil) is around $400 and the 409 is around $500.
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Originally Posted by WannaGetGood
It was my fault, or atlease my dad keeps yelling that at me.

For the Price, I will actully go from $200 to $400. (CDN)

And For Length, 100 - 130mm.
I got my Pike Dual Air for $450cdn brand new off of eBay, shipping included. You'll likely want a Coil version so you could probably hunt around and find something cheaper. The Pike is an awesome fork...it's a popular choice for the DJers around here...
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Old 12-13-06, 11:21 PM
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I got my Pike Dual Air for $450cdn brand new off of eBay, shipping included. You'll likely want a Coil version so you could probably hunt around and find something cheaper. The Pike is an awesome fork...it's a popular choice for the DJers around here...
I am just not so sure about Ebay.
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Old 12-14-06, 12:10 AM
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Originally Posted by WannaGetGood
I am just not so sure about Ebay.
Just make sure the guy has a high postive feedback and he's not dodgy or anything. I got my fork off ebay and i've had no troubles. Might need a service later down the track, but its all good.
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Likewise I got my fork from eBay, the seller owned a bikeshop and had high feedback. As long as you do your part to ensure a safe transaction its all good
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K, I will give it a look tonight.
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Originally Posted by WannaGetGood
K, I will give it a look tonight.
You should be checking local. nsmb.com and pinkbike.com both have solid sales areas with local riders. I have sold a few things to people through nsmb.com. Its always fun to get a call from someone just up the street looking at the part I am trying to sell haha
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