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Old 01-13-05, 11:08 PM
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i have a question that i could not find an answer for. What is the differce between a single, double, and triple crown fork?
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Old 01-13-05, 11:14 PM
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Double Crown and Triple CLAMP...same thing different name. Common standard today is Dual crown, not many people call them triple clamps. Dual crown has two crowns. One just above the below the steerer and above the steerer

single crown - one crown. Just below the steerer.
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Old 01-14-05, 12:18 AM
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double crown are usually heavier, stiffer and have more travel, too.
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ok, go to www.rockshox.com and go mountain forks, and go boxxers, these are triple clamps, then go sids, these are single, triple clamps are incredibly strong, incredibly expensive and fairly heavy, which is why they are used in d/h riding not cross country
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Old 01-14-05, 01:01 AM
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No way you'd want a Boxxer on a lightweight XC bike. I'd hate to have to climb with one of those boat anchors on the front of my bike!
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If you look back at Marzocchi's older fork line up. Basically last year back. Their triple clamp/ Dual Crown forks all ended in T. ie. Jnr T, Monster T, Super T. This is because it was saying in the name that this fork was a Triple clamp.
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Its Paint time...
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Originally Posted by Hopper
If you look back at Marzocchi's older fork line up. Basically last year back. Their triple clamp/ Dual Crown forks all ended in T. ie. Jnr T, Monster T, Super T. This is because it was saying in the name that this fork was a Triple clamp.
Even older back they used to say triple right on them.The monster Triple down one leg
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Old 01-15-05, 01:31 AM
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I remember that, the red Monsters (2001?) had that
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I always thought it was cool that triple clamp forks could be adjusted for overall length/head angle.
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