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Old 11-23-03, 09:33 PM
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My friend just broke my Manitou Six fork, he some how manages to break the R arch while the bike was in his car. Think I should go for the warrenty (if its covered) or try to get a new fork?
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How was the bike positioned in the car? and was the wheel in or not?

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Go for the warranty UPGRADE! See if your LBS will upgrade the fork for you.

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im not sure how it was placed I wasnt there.
will they upgrade for free?
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what? forks don't just break sitting in the back of a car. how did he really break it?
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our guess is he cracked it riding then car finished it off. but hes not sure and neither are we.
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Would it be wise to upgrade bike fork, brakes (GF Marlin 03) or get a whole new bike.
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Ask your shop to send it in for warranty replacement. While talking to them, see if Answer/Manitou will give you a credit for the SIX and will send you a let's say, Black Comp at a discounted price.

Who knows?

Then of course there is always the get the new fork back and eBay the sucker!

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