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Old 02-06-08, 11:47 AM
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Suspension Fork Advice Needed

We all wish we had a million dollars, but very few of us do. I have an Access hardtail frame from Performance and I want to finally build it up. Probably keeping it SS for now, using Avid BB7 mec disc brakes and I have everything else...but I don't know what fork to get. I don't have lots to spend, so I'm looking for something economical. Riding I do:

Soleley an XC rider, though I do love to bomb downhill as fast as possible. I grew up racing in the NORBA scene, and am a very technically adept rider. As such I like technical singletrack, get out to Moab once a year to ride Amasa Back, Poison Spider and a lap or two on Slickrock for the nostalgia (before it was a touron-fest).

Last time I bought a fork was in 2000 and I bought a Judy. I have absolutely no idea what's even out there these days. Not looking for 6" of travel or anything. 3" would be fine, more is just icing on the cake.

Like I said, price is the biggest concern. I see so many that are $400+ and that's a pretty hefty tag for me. If it's what I have to spend to get anything of any quality then fine, but I'd prefer less.
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Old 02-06-08, 02:15 PM
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How does this work for ya?

http://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...Xc+600+07.aspx
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That looks awesome! Well in the price range, too. Thanks for that. Any ideas on how it works? Critical feedback? Of course I will be searching the 'net, but firsthand perspectives are great.
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That fork does look good.
I might look into that, I'd just have to get the Vbrake set.
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Here's another fork...with the plus that you can adjust the travel.

http://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...n+Fork+07.aspx
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I've got a manitou minute 3 that i am trying to get rid of. PM me if you are interested.
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