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Old 05-06-12, 11:27 AM
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vintage suspension fork question--Judy DH or Judy C?

Thinking about putting a period correct suspension fork on my 93 Titanium Miyata. Right now I have a choice between two forks that are in good shape that fit the bill. Which one is actually the better fork of the two? Any suggestions? Thanks.

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A Mag 21 would be the most period correct fork for 1993. The DH is head and shoulders above the C, but that's not saying much. The DH didn't hit the market until 1995 and the C 1997.
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A Mag 21 would be the most period correct fork for 1993. The DH is head and shoulders above the C, but that's not saying much. The DH didn't hit the market until 1995 and the C 1997.
I know but unfortunatly a working mag 21 is a rare bird these days. The judy is at least an upgrade that would have been made to a rigid bike of this period. Thanks for the info!
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Wish I could get the parts to rebuild my MAG 20 or 21's, sweet fork when they are right! OBTW - the Judy C,... or a Marzocchi
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I think I still have an old Marzocchi laying around with a 1" steerer. What did the zokes have back then 1.5-2" of travel?

edit: There is also a RS quadra on ebay right now. Not top of the line like the MAG21, but lighter and period correct.

edit2: how about a mag 20?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Rock...item48452b15a2

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Originally Posted by cdp8 View Post
I think I still have an old Marzocchi laying around with a 1" steerer. What did the zokes have back then 1.5-2" of travel?

edit: There is also a RS quadra on ebay right now. Not top of the line like the MAG21, but lighter and period correct.

edit2: how about a mag 20?



http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Rock...item48452b15a2
The Mag 20 with the "Killer" fork tube had about 1.5" of buttersmooth travel, the Marzokes did too on the oil/air models. The Quadra's were rubber bumpers, right? Give me oil/air any day. Bummer you just cant get the rebuild kits for these Mag20's anymore, they used to have them at REI. They are a touch heavy, lighter with the alloy steerer tube
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