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    Giant Talon 2 29er fork upgrade

    So I want to upgrade my front forks but don't know where to start. Any guidance? I've check out forks that require axles instead of quick releases. Should I upgrade my wheels at the same time?

    To explain my use, I mainly hit light trails and commute. I'd appreciate any help. Thanks.

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    If you don't plan on taking off your front wheel, then switch to the axle. If you are ever planning to get your bike in a car or on a stable roof rack, I'd stay with a QR.
    I ride a bike with probably the same Suntour fork as is on yours. I'm considering a Rockshox Recon Silver TK 29 fork to replace mine...
    A lighter wheelset will probably make the most difference in how your bike rides, regardless of the fork!

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