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Old 07-11-07, 04:45 PM
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A new Fork...

Im looking for a new fork for my '06 Kona CinderCone, im looking for something with about 100mm travel, QR, Not too bothered about dampening, but would like something that doesn't weight too much. I currently have 2004 marzzochi DJ3's on which weigh a ton, and are not idea. Ill be using them for XC riding, some small jumps/drops. and some commuting on road. Thus meaning i might like a lock out on them. I was looking at The 426 or the 409 RockShox Revelation. I would preferable like the lowers on fork in white.... but not a big deal.

Any help is good. Cheers
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Given my proclivity for shameless sponsor boosterism, check this out:

http://www.rstmtb.com/f1rst.html

Under 4 lbs., air spring, remote lockout, ti-nitride-coated 30mm stanchions, white lowers . . . for $319.
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Originally Posted by dminor
Given my proclivity for shameless sponsor boosterism, check this out:

http://www.rstmtb.com/f1rst.html

Under 4 lbs., air spring, remote lockout, ti-nitride-coated 30mm stanchions, white lowers . . . for $319.
Never heard of F1irst in my life. Wouldn't trust them. I want something with a good reputation.
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Old 07-11-07, 05:03 PM
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Originally Posted by jag89
Never heard of F1irst in my life. Wouldn't trust them. I want something with a good reputation.
My Bad, i realised they are made by RST, I have had some experience with RST forks, and dont want any more. They usually tend to bend at the steerer, or just goof up.
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Suit yourself. Thought I'd throw it out there. It's an RST; F1rst is the model. I have its predecessor, the Aerosa HT and it's worked pretty well for me. If it resembles a Manitou (sans the reverse-arch of course) there's good reason. RST contract-mfrs a lot of forks for them.
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Originally Posted by dminor
Suit yourself. Thought I'd throw it out there. It's an RST; F1rst is the model. I have its predecessor, the Aerosa HT and it's worked pretty well for me. If it resembles a Manitou (sans the reverse-arch of course) there's good reason. RST contract-mfrs a lot of forks for them.
Thanks, I'll look deeper into this model.

Anybody got any others?
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Their biggest client is Marzocchi.
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