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Old 07-31-13, 08:44 PM
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No I don't give a hoot about fork weight.

I just want the fork to last.....
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Did you put a new fork on your DMR or is that the Fox you had?
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I do. I dropped a pound last year going from an 8" inverted to a 7" right-side-up fork. What I lost in plusheness I got back in a poppier, more lively bike.
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I like lightness and longevity. Rigid 4 lyfe!
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Did you put a new fork on your DMR or is that the Fox you had?
It's not a fox/rs/marzocchi/manitou/xfusion product.
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Originally Posted by Dannihilator View Post
It's not a fox/rs/marzocchi/manitou/xfusion product.
Avy makes a DJ fork?



But seriously, where'd you find a Space Jump with a white crown? And why'd you take the stickers off - - you ashamed?
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I inflate my Fox with helium.
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Avy makes a DJ fork?



But seriously, where'd you find a Space Jump with a white crown? And why'd you take the stickers off - - you ashamed?
UPS happened thus no stickers and white. I'm enjoying it.
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Glad you're liking it. I was happy with mine . . . unfiortunately, my DJ was more skilled than I was
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