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Old 01-08-13, 06:23 PM
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New to mountain biking. And need some advice

Hello everyone! im new to this mountain biking thing and i need a little help. I pulled this old Scwhinn Moab out of my shed. Its in good condition, but the shock are dead. I guess from sitting for sooo long. The shocks are Marzocchi Zokes 2. I am mechanically inclined so i pulled it apart to see if it could be fixed but i dont know where to get the parts. Elastomers and seals etc... Please any advice would help. Or if you have any suggestions to a different set of shocks i could buy (hopefully for a decent price).

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Old 01-08-13, 07:45 PM
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First off, Welcome. And pics so we can assess the overall "damage"

If you dont already have the tools or the desire to work on this you have two options.

1)there are people that rebuild shocks, I dont have any references off hand but google will be your friend.

2)If your bike has the standard 1 1/8 which im pretty sure it is. steerer size then there are plenty of cheap replacement options.


Bikewagon.com had few rock shox's for around 100$
blueskycycling.com has some pretty good deals
pricepoint.com
nashbar.com
ebay as well

dont forget to consider the other neglected parts of the bike though.
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Thanks!^
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Old 01-09-13, 07:57 PM
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Bring it to a bike shop and see what options you have.
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